1 vs 1 Comparison

See how the Artesia PE-88 stacks up against the Nektar IMPACT LX88 in today's product comparison. The team take this task very seriously - two products enter, but only one can leave. This article is part of a series called The Most Popular 88-Key Weighted Digital Keyboards in 2023

 Artesia PE-88First, let's have a look at the Artesia PE-88. If you’re looking for a portable keyboard, the Artesia PE-88 hits the mark in terms of portability and professionality.

 Nektar IMPACT LX88Now we will have look at an alternative, the Nektar IMPACT LX88. Nektar is another one of those lesser known piano brands, but you really need to listen up for this particular digital keyboard, because it’s a very interesting choice. Despite the very low price, this is a feature-packed 88key MIDI keyboard that does just about everything you could want a MIDI keyboard to do. Read on to discover why we think it’s well worth taking a look.

Examining the Artesia PE-88


Taking a closer look at the features of the Nektar IMPACT LX88



Artesia PE-88

Nektar IMPACT LX88


+ Amazing sound quality
+ Portably for on-the-go use
+ Practice in private

+ Nice design
+ Lots of sound customisation
+ Well made

- Some buyers have playing experiences cut short with connectivity problems


The best thing about this piano is how portable it is. Get rich, dynamic sound wherever you play.

This is a MIDI controller keyboard that you can use with just about all MIDI software on your laptop, desktop, Mac, or whatever else you have in mind. You get split/layer, 8 drum pads, and an assortment of faders and other knobs that allow you to fully control the sound. It’s a great range of features that means you won’t need many accessories.

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Check out our article The Most Popular 88-Key Weighted Digital Keyboards in 2023 for more info.

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