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Dec 19, 2008

Buy The Best: Consumers Digest Recommends 2 Yamaha Keyboards For Best Buy Awards

Consumers Digest, an independent publication that aims to help consumers make informed buying decisions, has conferred its Best Buy Awards to the portable, great-sounding NP-30 digital piano and to the full-featured YPG-535 digital piano.

NP30 Keyboard
NP-30 Portable Grand Digital Piano
Best Buys are products that offer outstanding value for their price and warrant special attention from consumers.

The new NP-30 Portable Grand Digital Piano represents an entirely new class of Yamaha Digital Piano.

The new NP-30 Portable Grand Digital Piano represents an entirely new class of Yamaha Digital Piano. Designed to offer quality, value and unprecedented portability without sacrificing the playability of the key action, the NP-30 includes 76 Graded Soft Touch piano-style keys and AWM stereo-sampled piano voices.

Weighing only 12 pounds and operating on six AA batteries (or a power adaptor), it is the first Yamaha Digital Piano that can truly be played anywhere. Additional features include convenient transpose and tuning functions, built-in stereo speaker system and ten quality Voices, including pianos, organs and strings.

Yamaha YPG-535
Yamaha YPG-535 Grand Keyboard
The 88-key YPG-535 is a piano-focused Yamaha portable grand keyboard with Graded Soft Touch action, USB connectivity and a stand, adapter and sustain pedal. Performance Assistance Technology ensures error-free performances and a Music Database provides complete keyboard setups by song title. The song recorder is easy to use, and five types of Master EQ allow players to adjust the sound. The model's design accents also add an attractive touch.

Based in Deerfield, Ill., Consumers Digest is issued six times a year and enjoys a circulation of over one million. It publishes buyer's guides, conducts expert product reviews, establishes its Best Buy ratings, offers shopping tips and writes about consumer trends all in an effort to identify outstanding values in the marketplace.

For more information, write Yamaha Corporation of America, Keyboard Division, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; or e-mail

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