Roland FP 90 vs Yamaha P515 Comparison

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Roland FP90

(Roland FP 90)

Yamaha P515

(Yamaha P515)

Roland And Yamaha both been the most popular brands that buyers consider and compare when they need to buy a digital piano.

Roland FP 90 is the successor of Roland FP 80, and Yamaha P515 is the successor of Yamaha P255.

These two pianos are the flagship pianos of its company.

FP 90 was announced in September of 2016 and P515 was announced June of 2018. Though there is a 2-year difference, because Roland aimed a bit higher price range for FP 90, it is fair to compare these two pianos.

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Roland FP 90 vs Yamaha P515 Comparison

FP90 vs P515 comparison

Our review for Roland FP 90: click here.

Our review for Yamaha P515 is coming soon.

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Roland FP 90 Specifications

Sound Generator Piano Sound Piano Sound: SuperNATURAL Piano Modeling
Max. Polyphony Piano: Limitless (solo playing using “Concert Piano, Ballad Piano, Mellow Piano, and Bright Piano” tones)
Other: 384
Tones Piano: 15 tones
E.Piano: 16 tones
Strings: 11 tones
Organ: 15 tones
Pad: 15 tones
Other: 278 tones (including 8 drum sets, 1 SFX set)
KEYBOARD Keyboard PHA-50 Keyboard: Wood and Plastic Hybrid Structure, with Escapement and Ebony/Ivory Feel (88 keys)
Touch Sensitivity Key Touch: 100 types, fixed touch
Hammer Response
Keyboard Modes Whole
Dual
Split (split point adjustable)
SPEAKER SYSTEM Speakers Speakers: 8 x 12 cm (3-3/16 x 4-3/4 inches) x 2 (with speaker box)
Dome Tweeters: 2.5 cm (1 inches) x 2
HEADPHONES Headphones capable of Headphones 3D Ambience
TUNING, VOICING Master Tuning 415.3–466.2 Hz (adjustable in increments of 0.1 Hz)
  Temperament 10 types (Equal, Just Major, Just Minor, Pythagorean, Kirnberger I, Kirnberger II, Kirnberger III, Meantone, Werckmeister, Arabic), selectable temperament key
  Effects Ambience
Equalizer (3-band digital equalizer)
Only for organ tones:
Rotary Speaker Effect
Only for E.Piano tones:
Modulation Speed
  Piano Designer (Only for “Concert Piano, Ballad Piano, Mellow Piano, and Bright Piano” tones) Lid
Key Off Noise
Hammer Noise
Duplex Scale
Full Scale String Resonance
Damper Resonance
Key Off Resonance
Cabinet Resonance
Soundboard Type
Damper Noise
Single Note Tuning
Single Note Volume
Single Note Character
  Rated Power Output 25 W x 2
5 W x 2
  Volume Level (SPL) 107 dB (This value was measured according to the method that is based on Roland’s technical standard.)
BLUETOOTH Bluetooth Audio: Bluetooth Ver. 3.0 (Supports SCMS-T content protection)
MIDI, Turning music sheet: Bluetooth Ver. 4.0
MIC Effects Compressor
Doubling
Echo
  Controls Mic Gain knob
Mic Volume slider
DATA PLAYBACK Playable Software Standard MIDI Files (Format 0, 1)
Audio File (WAV, 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear format, MP3, 44.1kHz, 64kbps–320kbps, require USB Flash Memory)
  Internal Songs Total 10 songs
RECORDER Recordable Software Standard MIDI Files (Format 0, Approx. 70,000 notes memory)
Audio File (WAV, 44.1 kHz, 16-bit linear format, require USB Flash Memory)
CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS Convenient Functions Metronome (adjustable Tempo/Beat/Down beat/Pattern/Volume/Tone)
Transpose (Keyboard/Song: in semitones)
Registration (30 registrations, capable of pedal shift)
Registration Set
Tone Demo
Auto Off
OTHER Display Graphic LCD 132 x 32 dots
  Controls Volume slider
Equalizer sliders (Low/Mid/High)
Part sliders (Lower/Upper)
Song Vol. slider
Speaker switch
  Connectors DC In jack
Pedal (Damper/R, Sostenuto/C *1, Soft/L *1) jacks: TRS 1/4-inch phone type
Input jacks: Stereo miniature phone type
Output (L/Mono, R) jacks: 1/4-inch phone type
Mic Input jack: 1/4-inch phone type
MIDI (Out/In) connectors
USB Computer port: USB B type
USB Memory port: USB A type
Phones jack x 2: Stereo miniature phone type, Stereo 1/4-inch phone type
*1: Assignable
  Power Supply AC adaptor
  Power Consumption 12 W
  Accessories Owner’s Manual
Leaflet “USING THE UNIT SAFELY”
AC adaptor
Power cord
Music rest
Damper pedal (DP-10; capable of continuous detection)
  Option (sold separately) Dedicated stand: KSC-90
Dedicated pedal board: KPD-90
Keyboard stand: KS-G8B, KS-18Z, KS-12
Pedal unit: RPU-3
Damper pedal: DP series
Pedal switch: DP-2 (*2)
Expression pedal: EV-5
USB Flash Memory
*2 Cannot use for Damper/R.
SIZE  Width 1,340 mm
52-13/16 inches
  Depth 390 mm
15-3/8 inches
  Height 136 mm
5-3/8 inches
WEIGHT Weight 23.6 kg
52 lbs. 1 oz.

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Yamaha P515 Specifications

P-515
Size/Weight
Dimensions Width 1336mm (52-5/8″ )
Height 145mm (14-13/16″ )
Depth 376mm (5-11/16″)
Weight Weight 22.0kg (48 lb, 8 oz)
Control Interface
Keyboard Number of Keys 88
Type NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard: wooden keys (white only), synthetic ebony and ivory keytops, escapement
Touch Sensitivity Hard2/Hard1/Medium/Soft1/Soft2/Fixed
Display Type Full Dots LCD
Size 128 x 64 dots
Panel Language English
Voices
Tone Generation Piano Sound Yamaha CFX, Bösendorfer Imperial, CFX Binaural Sampling
Binaural Sampling Yes (CFX Grand Voice only)
Key-off Samples Yes
Smooth Release Yes
Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) Yes
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 256
Preset Number of Voices 40 Voices + 18 Drum/SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices
Effects
Types Reverb 6
Chorus 3
Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) Yes
Stereophonic Optimizer Yes
Functions Dual/Layers Yes
Split Yes
Duo Yes
Functions
Overall Controls Metronome Yes
Tempo Range 5 – 500
Transpose -12 – 0 – +12
Tuning 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
Rhythm 40
Storage and Connectivity
Storage Internal Memory Total maximum size approx. 1.4 MB
External Drives USB Flash Memory (optional)
Connectivity DC IN 16V
Headphones Standard stereo phone jack (x 2)
Sustain Pedal Yes
Pedal Unit Yes
MIDI In/Out
AUX IN Stereo mini jack
AUX OUT [L/L+R][R]
USB TO DEVICE Yes
USB TO HOST Yes
Bluetooth Audio Yes
Amplifiers and Speakers
Amplifiers (15 W + 5 W) x 2
Speakers (Oval (12 cm x 6 cm) + 2.5 cm (dome)) x 2
Power Supply
Power Supply PA-300C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
Power Consumption 15 W
Auto Power Off Function Yes
Accessories
Included Accessories Music Rest Yes
Pedal/Footswitch FC4A
Songs (Audio)
Recording Time 80 minutes/Song
Compatible Data Format Recording WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, Stereo)
Playback WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, Stereo)
Songs (MIDI)
Preset Number of Preset Songs 21 Voice Demo Songs + 50 Classics
Recording Number of Songs 250
Data Capacity Approx. 500 KB/Song
Format Playback SMF (Format 0, Format 1)
Recording SMF (Format 0)

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