Roland was founded by Ikutaro Kakehashi in Osaka in 1972. Currently, it has factories in Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan, and the USA manufacturing Pianos, Organs, Synthesisers, Keyboards, Guitars, Drums, Professional Audio gear, Amplifiers and more. Roland made a name for itself with the Juno-106 Synthesiser back in the 1980s. They were also renowned for their design and production of the TB303 synth, and TR909 drum machine.

Roland only manufactures digital pianos. From the most affordable mini-grand RG3F to their most expensive V-Piano Grand, all their Digital Grands use the ‘SuperNATURAL’ sound engine. As an added benefit to being digital, you get DAW connectivity, volume control, portability, and ease of maintenance.

At the lower end of this spectrum is the F-140R that goes up till the LX700 Series. The Kiyola KF10 makes for a great addition as a home decor unit and a digit...