Korg Weighted Key Digital Piano

Last updated: July 26, 2021

The Korg Weighted Key Digital Piano features Partner Mode, which makes it easy to play alongside someone else. This makes it the perfect keyboard for teachers. It's also a quieter keyboard — ideal for smaller rooms or homes where you don't want to disturb other household members.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Grab a partner and create a masterpiece on this attractive digital keyboard.

In our analysis of 49 expert reviews, the Korg Weighted Key Digital Piano placed 9th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Korg B1SPBK is a compact digital piano that’s designed for beginner and veteran players alike. Realistic sound reproduction is accomplished using Korg’s servo-assisted Motional Feedback (MFB) technology combined with a pair of full-range speakers and a passive radiator. To further replicate the feel of an acoustic piano, the B1SPBK has weighted keys that simulate resistance depending on the register you’re playing. In addition to emulating the sound of a classic grand piano, this electric piano can also simulate seven other instruments including a harpsicord and two types of organs. This digital piano also includes a three-pedal unit so you can fully recreate the range of sounds an acoustic piano is capable of. This is a great digital piano for creating, sharing, recording, and performing.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

Accurately weighted keys are a pleasure to play.
In addition, it has a Partner Mode, which is like a Duet Play in most digital pianos. This mode splits the piano into two equal parts with the same pitch ranges for side-by-side practice.
Partner Mode is a special feature that is meant to support duets or student/teacher pairs. It reprograms the keys so that the keyboard becomes split into a pair of two evenly-sized half-boards. That makes it possible for a teacher and a student to play the same notes at the same time, so the student can follow the teacher along.
It comes with damper, sustain and soft pedals for more expressive play.
It’s a well-built unit with metal construction and half pedal support. So there is absolutely no reason to buy a replacement to the included damper pedal unless you need all three piano pedals (3-pedal unit).
There is a 1/8” headphone jack that could also double up as a Line Out. A ¼” sustain pedal jack that is used to connect to the provided sustain pedal or a 3-pedal unit that can be bought separately.

What reviewers didn't like

Keys may "clunk" and reverberate if pressed too hard.
It only has the headphone jack and the pedal jack located on the rear panel, but it doesn’t have USB option.
Not loud enough for performance in large rooms
The B1SP has limited sound options.
Unfortunately, there are no strings, vibraphone or bass sounds, which would be nice to have and most of the B1’s competitors offer that.
Unfortunately, the B1SP cannot be connected to the computer or other smart devices since it does not support USB or Bluetooth.
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