Williams digital pianos have been crafted for musicians and music enthusiasts who want the look, feel and sound of a fine acoustic piano, combined with the amazing range of effects and other features ... Read More
Williams digital pianos have been crafted for musicians and music enthusiasts who want the look, feel and sound of a fine acoustic piano, combined with the amazing range of effects and other features that only a digital piano can offer.
The Williams Allegro follows closely to this tradition with 88 hammer-action, velocity-sensitive keys that provide you with the realistic touch and feel of a full-scale piano in an affordable, portable solution. The Allegro is a great fit for both beginners and pros, with 64-note polyphony and eight different piano and keyboard sounds at a price that will fit into any budget. An advantage of a digital piano versus an acoustic one is its features, and with the Allegro you get a built-in metronome with variable tempos, multiple demo songs corresponding to each voice, MIDI in/out connections so you can connect it with your favorite DAW, stereo/mono line outputs to hook up to monitors or speakers, a sustain pedal, music rest, and a two-track recorder that allows you to record songs and play them back right from the piano. Your friends and family will appreciate the remarkable acoustic sound and feel of the Allegro, and all at a great price.
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Most Liked Positive Review
This piano is a bit on the heavy side at 48 lbs (according to UPS). It looks much better than it does in the pictures. The buttons do feel rather cheap and the...Read complete review
This piano is a bit on the heavy side at 48 lbs (according to UPS). It looks much better than it does in the pictures. The buttons do feel rather cheap and the features are limited, but the keys easily compensate. They do give you the feel of an authentic piano. I was rather disappointed with the sound at first. There's not much bass and not much to be excited about, but since then, the sound has grown on me. This piano really shines when used with the excellent reverb and the included sustain pedal. Compared to other 88 key digital pianos, this piano holds its own very well. It does feel like it would last many years, and the quality feels on par with similar keyboards from better known manufacturers. It's a very good value for the price and I would recommend it to anyone moving on up to an 88 key. I would be very comfortable performing live on it. Overall, I am satisfied with my purchase.
Most Liked Negative Review
This piano has an acceptable piano sound and feel for the price. I don't care for the other sounds such as organ and upright bass, but then again I bought it because it's a...Read complete review
This piano has an acceptable piano sound and feel for the price. I don't care for the other sounds such as organ and upright bass, but then again I bought it because it's a piano, if I wanted a bass I would have bought one so that's not a big deal. The one major downside is as others have said playing loud or soft on it can be kind of funky at times. Sometimes I'll be trying to play louder or softer and it will just be choppy loud/soft. For the price it is definitely worth it though. If you're planning on playing shows or if you're an advanced pianist..spend some extra $$ on something better.
Reviewed by 39 customers
I am most pleased with the "feel" of this instrument. I can practice on this and go play at the church or someone's house or a club and play almost any piano without adjustment. There is less "clicking" of the keys than I have with my $800 Yamaha CGX-640, which I appreciate. It seems sturdy and well made.
The keys feel very much like the weighted keys of a piano. The sound of the piano is fairly accurate, however, some parts of the sound do not sustain long enough, and other parts sustain too long, so the sound of a sustained note after several seconds, becomes less realistic. For 95% of what I play, the sound is realistic, so I am pleased with it. I don't use the non-piano sounds very much, but they are a nice addition to add variety. The two-track recorder is simple, but limited, in that it will only hold one song along with the demo songs that are pre-programmed into it. Since I didn't buy the keyboard for its sequencer capabilities, I consider it an added bonus that allows me to quickly record an idea for use and development at a later time. It is very heavy, so I keep this one in the studio, and use a different keyboard for traveling. I recommend a double-braced keyboard stand, if you are using the X-type. The sustain pedal, like most included sustain pedals, is not the best, so I bought a sturdier type. The price was outstanding, and the quality and features for the price were excellent.
I like a "real" piano feel and this fills the bill completely - (I use a midi cable to a Kurzweil Micropiano) and I couldn't be happier - bottom line - lightweight, really good piano feel and everything worked right out of the box...! Couldn't be happier...
I consider myself a beginner, and so I thought this would be a good digi piano for me. However, even with my untrained ear, the inconsistent volume of the keys was enough for me to return this purchase. The black keys are significantly louder than the whites, especially in the middle octaves. Unless this is for a child slamming on the keys and giving no care to the quality of sound, DO NOT BUY. It's very hard to play with any sort of consistent flow on this piano. However, it's sleek and has a nice feel to it.
This keyboard has surprisingly good feel for its price. The only downside is the built-in speakers, which are mediocre quality. However, it sounds great through headphones or an external amp. Overall, a good keyboard for the price.
This is my second Guitar Center purchase this year and I am becoming a huge fan. This Williams digital piano is value for money- not full featured but with good basic features. The velocity sensitive keys feel like a real piano. Yes, the sustain pedal is light and is definitely a candidate for replacement, but it works just fine and is stable on carpet or rubber surface. I plan to purchase a stand and bench soon so I can better enjoy playing my new piano. I am not a performer or advanced player, I am just a newly retired guy who enjoys playing and is delighted with my purchase of this basic Williams digital piano. I recommend it to you.
The keys feel like those on a "real" piano. This is our favorite feature as we purchased it for our daughter to practice on and they use an upright piano at lessons. I am happy with it. Don't buy a lightweight keyboard stand for it though, it is quite heavy!
For the low price, of course I was apprehensive, thinking it would be in the realm of some glam toy, but talk about being fooled from the start!! The instrument is amazing in its tonal quality!! Nothing fancy, just a basic, in your face keyboard that delivers great true piano and organ sound... The full size keyboard should be a delight for anybody wishing to learn or even an intermediate player with limited space or a professional to have..... I would and did recommend this to a friend!
If you are looking for an inexpensive starter piano, this is a great one for the price. Definitely does not match the sound or touch of my Steinway, but it's portable and does have weighted/touch sensitive keys.
I was looking to buy a more expensive keyboard, but the Williams Allegro caught my eye at $249.99 for a fully weighted keyboard. I decided to buy it on sale today for 199.99, with the intention of returning it if the feel wasn't "right". 4 hours after opening the box, and I am pleased, and impressed to say this keyboard is very well built at its price range, and will be part of my studio. The keys feel great. Not 5 stars because the midi out is not usb, but that is so minor of a problem. One major plus that isn't well said on the specifications, the Allegro has one 2 track recording slot and split/dual sound modes. Buy one, you really can't go wrong at this price.