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Digital Piano Dexibell Vivo Stage S3 Full Review. Is it a good choice?

Digital Piano Dexibell Vivo Stage S3 Full Review. Is it a good choice?

Dexibell is an Italian brand that little by little is filling the market with its models of digital keyboards. A digital piano from a brand that is reaching popularity, Dexibell, and this model has an approximate price of £1,390:

Digital Piano Dexibell Vivo Stage S3 Full Review. Is it a good choice?

Now that we’ve listed and described the features of this digital piano there’s no better than taking a look at the following video where they tell us more about the Dexibell Vivo Stage S3 and you can hear the different sounds of this piano.

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Now let’s compare the Dexibell Vivo Stage S3 with its more common alternatives. Also at the end of the post, you will find a section with the best shopping possibilities for this digital piano. But you can go directly to that part of the post by pressing the following button.

Dexibell Vivo Stage S-3 vs Korg Grandstage 73

We will now compare the Dexibell Vivo Stage S-3 which is priced at 1390, and the Korg Grandstage 73 which is priced at 1599. We will analyze their differences and similarities in the following face-to-face:

Dexibell Vivo Portable S-3

Korg Grandstage 73

 

  • Keyboard with 73 weighted keys with a hammer mechanism
  • 3 sensors per key
  • 113 sounds
  • Compatible with Sound Font
  • More than 81 memory recordings
  • Unlimited user memories on USB media
  • 3 pedal inputs
  • 7 rotary encoders
  • 2 assignable buttons
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Connections: Stereo Outputs, Stereo Audio In, USB to Host, USB to Device, 2 Headphone Jacks, MIDI in, out, thru
  • 4 MIDI zones
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 1077 x 370 x 136 mm
  • Weight: 11.8 kg
  • 73 speed-sensitive, hammer-action weighted keys (Real Weighted Hammer Action 3)
  • Contains five concert grand pianos plus upright (Berlin, German, Austrian, Japanese and Italian)
  • Seven different sound engines with polyphony up to 128 voices (depending on the sound engine)
  • 500 sounds
  • 2 OLED screens
  • 3-band equalizer and 4 insertion effects
  • Reverb/Delay Section
  • Screen
  • Partition and layer function
  • Pitch bend and modulation wheel
  • Includes power cable, music stand, pedal ‘Damper’ (DS-1H) and piano stand (Standard-M-SV)
  • Dimensions: 1099 x 359 x 140mm
  • Weight: 17kg
  • 2 balanced XLR L/R line outputs
  • 2 jack line outputs from ¼”
  • Stereo headphone jack output from ¼”
  • Input for Damper, Switch, and Pedal

We find two digital pianos with good performance, the S3 has 73 keys, when the Korg 73, both are counterbalanced. In its sounds, the S3 has 113 sounds that can be loaded by the user with unlimited polyphony and the Korg with its 500 sounds (from 7 sound engines) with up to 128 notes of polyphony. Both with good effects and good functions, the S3 has an input for the triple pedal, and the Korg has an input for damper, switch, and sustain. They are both very good options, the Korg has time on the market, while the Dexibell has little time but is gaining ground in the music market.

If you are interested in learning more, we invite you to see our review of the Korg Grandstage 73.

Dexibell Vivo Stage S-3 vs Studiologic Numa Concert

As a first comparison we will have the following models of digital pianos, the Dexibell Vivo Stage S-3 which as we have already mentioned has an approximate price of 1,390 euros, and the Studiologic Numa Concert which has an approximate price of 1,258 euros with such a similar price, it will be very interesting to compare them, let’s do it:

Dexibell Vivo Portable S-3

Studiologic Numa Concert

  • Keyboard with 73 weighted keys with a hammer mechanism
  • 3 sensors per key
  • 113 sounds
  • Compatible with Sound Font
  • More than 81 memory recordings
  • Unlimited user memories on USB media
  • 3 pedal inputs
  • 7 rotary encoders
  • 2 assignable buttons
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Connections: Stereo Outputs, Stereo Audio In, USB to Host, USB to Device, 2 Headphone Jacks, MIDI in, out, thru
  • 4 MIDI zones
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 1077 x 370 x 136 mm
  • Weight: 11.8 kg
  • 88 keys
  • Keyboard: Graded Hammer Action (TP/40wood)
  • Sound generation: Stereo-Multi-Sample DSP with True-Sound technology
  • 128 notes of polyphony
  • 12 selected sounds: Concert Grand, Stage Grand, E Piano 1-3, Clavier, Pad 1 & 2, Organ 1 & 2, Bass 1 & 2
  • MIDI: On/Off switch
  • MIDI Volume Knob
  • 2x MIDI zones (according to keyboard division)
  • Parameters: Program change, Bank select LSB, Bank select MSB, Channel, Octave
  • Features: 2 Keypad Zones for Split/Layer
  • 4x Speed curves
  • 1x User speed curve with 10 memories of the Fatar Touch self-learning system
  • 50x Preset
  • Effects Auto Adjust Panel
  • Effects/Processing: Master Volume Knob, Bass Clef Knob, Treble Knob, Balance Knob
  • Modulation Effects Settings: Chorus, Phaser, Rotary, Tremolo
  • Reverb Effects Settings: Room, Hall, Delay
  • Connectors: Audio input: 1x 3.5 mm stereo mini-jack
  • Audio output: 2 x audio outputs (L/R)
  • 6.3 mm jack
  • 2x Headphone outputs
  • 1x USB
  • 1x MIDI In / Out / Thru
  • 2x Pedals (sustain / Expression)
  • Dimensions: 1300 x 310 x 130 mm
  • Weight: 20.1 kg
  • Power supply cable
  • User’s manual
  • Sustain pedal VFP1
  • Score support

In this comparison, we have two well-performing digital pianos, where it will be difficult to choose a winner. On the one hand, the Dexibell Vivo S3 offers 73 weighted keys, while the Studiologic Numa Compact offers 88 weighted keys. In terms of sounds, the S3 gives us 113 sounds that can be loaded by the user, with unlimited polyphony, which for the price of the piano is highly valued. The Numa Compact offers only 12 sounds and 128-note polyphony. In weight, the S3 is only 11.8 kg, so it is very portable, while the Numa Concert is 20 kg, which even though it is somewhat heavier, it is still very portable. Depending on your needs, you will make the best decision.

Dexibell Vivo Stage S-3 vs Kurzweil SP6

Now we will compare the Dexibell Vivo Stage S-3 which is priced at 1390 euros, and the Kurzweil SP6 which is priced at 999 euros. We will analyze their differences and similarities in the following face-to-face:

Dexibell Vivo Portable S-3

Kurzweil SP6

  • Keyboard with 73 weighted keys with a hammer mechanism
  • 3 sensors per key
  • 113 sounds
  • Compatible with Sound Font
  • More than 81 memory recordings
  • Unlimited user memories on USB media
  • 3 pedal inputs
  • 7 rotary encoders
  • 2 assignable buttons
  • Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Connections: Stereo Outputs, Stereo Audio In, USB to Host, USB to Device, 2 Headphone Jacks, MIDI in, out, thru
  • 4 MIDI zones
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 1077 x 370 x 136 mm
  • Weight: 11.8 kg
  • With counterbalanced hammer action
  • With 88 speed-sensitive keys (Medeli K6)
  • Monochrome LCD with 128 x 64 pixels
  • 128 dynamically assigned polyphony voices
  • Sound generation: VAST — Variable Architecture Synthesis technology
  • KB3 Real Tone Emulation
  • VA1 — Oscillators with Anti-Aliasing and Power-Shaping as well as DSP processing of the Kurzweil VA1 concept synthesizer
  • Quick Partitioning/Layering up to 4 zones
  • Factory program memory locations: 256 factory programs, 130 multi factory programs, 1024 user programs, 1024 multi-user, 5 favorites
  • 100% compatible with Forte SE programs
  • Compatible with Forte family and PC3 programs (with minor limitations)
  • Extensive effects section
  • Pitch wheel and modulation wheel
  • Tap Tempo button
  • 2 inputs for double shift pedals (support for two switching functions and half-damper operation)
  • 1-foot switch connection
  • Analog outputs: 2 balanced 6.35mm jacks (32-bit D/A converter)
  • 1 6.35mm headphone output with 130mW at 32 Ohms
  • MIDI and MIDI input/output via USB
  • 2 USB ports (one USB-A / one USB-B)
  • Editing applications: External editors for Mac OS X, Windows PC, and iOS devices
  • Free operating system updates: Operating system update via USB or USB key
  • Included accessories: External 15V DC 2.5A power supply, foot switch, USB cable, self-adhesive feet
  • Dimensions: 133.3 x 38.1 x 14.6cm (width x depth x height)
  • Weight: 12,36kg
As a last comparison, we have these two digital pianos, where we start with the difference in their keys, the S3 has 73, and the SP6 has 88, both counterbalanced. And in terms of sound, the S3 offers 113 sounds that can be loaded by the user, when the SP6 has a large number of sounds, both from the user and from the factory. In pedal inputs, the S3 has 3, when the SP6 has 2. Both have many effects and functions, and in weight, they are similar, with the S3 (11.8 kg) being lighter than the SP6 (12.36 kg). For its price and functions, I would go for the Kurzweil, maybe you have a video so you can hear the sound quality of it.

If you are interested in knowing more, we invite you to see the review of the Kurzweil SP6.

Where to buy Dexibell Vivo Stage S3

Amazon

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  • Full Guarantee but they are no experts in music equipment.
  • Sometimes better price.
  • He’s got worse stock than Thomann.

 

Thomann

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  • Full warranty. If you have any problems, they take care of everything.
  • 100% reliable payment.
  • Leader in trouble-free shipping.
  • Usually Best price.
  • Best Reputation: They are the leading online store in Europe and have the best catalog and information.

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