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Yamaha CLP525 v CLP535 comparison - What piano should I buy?

I've just finished a video where I compare the first two pianos in Yamaha's CLP Clavinova range. They are both excellent pianos so it was a pleasure to sit with my notebook and get into the finer details of what each one has to offer.

The CLP535 definitely has the edge as you'd expect for the extra £250(ish) it costs, but I couldn't say a bad thing about the CLP525, ok it's not as special as the CLP535 but what a brilliant little piano and for under £1000!

What it really comes down to is longevity, it's highly likely that if you're a beginner and you go for the CLP535 you are not going to outgrow it as fast as the CLP525. And if you're an experienced player I think if you get the chance to try them side by side you will come to the same conclusion as me; the CLP535 is simply a better piano. Like the old maxim says "you get what you pay for', certainly the case here.

Watch the video and see what you think!

More videos coming soon, and if you're reading this and want us to demonstrate a different model, or compare other keyboards just get in touch and let us know!

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