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.

Roland Official Website

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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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Compared to its predecessor, Roland FP 90 came up with variety of new things. New modern design with flat-profile buttons, sliders, and EQ, Bluetooth 4.0 for convenient wireless connection, unlimited polyphony for acoustic piano tones, stronger speaker, and Roland’s best key action PHA-50 hybrid. Roland FP 90 is currently the best piano for the money. It can be used at anywhere like home, outside, church and stage.

Let us take a look at this new Roland FP 90 + comparison with previous model FP 80

 

Listen to beautiful and natural sound of Roland FP 90 along with violin sound.

Roland FP 90 white cabinet stand + 3 pedals

Roland FP 90 White with matching cabinet stand + 3 pedals

Roland FP 90 PHA-50 Plastic + Wood Hybrid Keys

Roland PHA50 action

PHA-50, which is Roland’s best key action yet, is included in FP 90. The combination of plastic and wood makes FP 90 look more natural, and escapement feature integrated in PHA-50 will make players to feel action of actual piano because the wood parts will vibrate. It also feels natural when sliding keys.

*Escapementthe mechanism that allows the hammer to clear the string after striking, so that the string can vibrate (TheFreeDictionary).

Hammers of grand piano positioned horizontally therefore get affected by gravity directly, which enables faster key recovery. Hammers of upright piano are positioned vertically with springs (jack).

Roland FP 90 Escapement

(Picture from Piano-tuners)

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Roland FP 90 Powerful Onboard Speakers

Roland FP 90 internal speaker

Even though Roland FP 90 is a portable digital piano, it has powerful speakers and newly developed tweeters that can fill a small venue with rich sound.

Roland FP 90 vs FP 80 Comparison

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Roland FP 90

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Roland FP 80

Compared to design of Roland FP 80, Roland FP 90 came up with matte color, bigger speaker, wood+plastic hybrid keys, sliders, and flat profile control buttons.

FP 80 FP 90
Max. Polyphony 128 Piano: ∞, Other: 384
Key Action PHA-3 with S PHA-50
Bluetooh No Yes
# of Voices 372 350
Power Output 7W x2, 6W x2 25W x2, 5W x2
3D Headphone Ambience No Yes
Volume Level 101dB 107dB
Note Memory 30,000 notes 70,000 notes
Playable Software MIDI Format 0 MIDI Format 0,1
# of Songs 1 10
# of registration 25 30
E.Q (Low/Mid/High) Control No Yes
Song Vol. Slider No Yes
Part Slider (Lower/Upper) No Yes
Phone Jack ¼” ¼” + Stereo miniature phone
Display Graphic LCD 128x64dots 132×32 dots
Power Consumption 10W 12W
Size in inch 55”x18-1/16”x36-13/16” 52-13/16”x16-1/2”x36-3/4”
Size in mm 1396x48x935mm 1340x418x932mm
Weight (w/ stand & rest) 80 lbs. 1oz (36.3kg) 83 lbs. 6oz (37.8kg)
Weight (w/ piano only) 52 lbs. 8oz (23.8kg) 52 lbs. 1oz (23.6kg)

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Apps| Roland provides several helpful apps for FP 90 (official website) for both IOS and Android now.

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They have very useful apps such as Piano Partner 2, Piano Designer, and Cube Kit

Sound| Roland FP 90 has

-15 piano tones

-16 e-piano tones

-11 Strings tones

-15 organ tones

-15 pad tones

-278 other tones (including 8 drum sets, 1 SFX set)

-GM2 (Roland’s General Midi 2 Sound Library) which supports hundredths of different midi generated instrument sounds (source from SinclairDesign).

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Touch| Roland FP 90 has PHA-50 hybrid action

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Bluetooth| Roland FP 90 supports bluetooth 4.0. It can be connected to multiple devices (supports Android, Windows, and IOS) for music applications (ex. GarageBand). And it has bluetooth recognition function, which means, you can connect the piano to apple devices, and have the device to turn the sheet music automatically for you. The app gives user easier control for piano setting changes.

Color| Roland FP 90 is available in black and white color.

Warranty| Roland offers 3 years of parts warranty + 2 years of labor warranty for FP 90.

Owner’s Manual

New 1.05 firmware update is available for Roland FP 90.

-Bass+Cymbal tone added

-Support for Piano Partner 2

The update can be downloaded at Roland official website

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Specification (Roland Official Website)

SOUND GENERATOR

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: 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)

Temperament10 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 SongsTotal 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 (DETACHED MUSIC REST)

Width: 1,340 mm, 52-13/16 inches

Depth: 390 mm, 15-3/8 inches

Height: 136 mm, 5-3/8 inches

SIZE (FP-90 WITH KSC-90 AND MUSIC REST)

Width: 1,340 mm, 52-13/16 inches

Depth: 418 mm, 16-1/2 inches

Height: 932 mm, 36-3/4 inches

WEIGHT (FP-90 WITH MUSIC REST)

Weight: 23.6 kg
52 lbs. 1 oz.

WEIGHT (FP-90 WITH KSC-90, KPD-90, AND MUSIC REST)

Weight: 37.8 kg
83 lbs. 6 oz.

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