Bad lighting makes it difficult to see both the music and piano keys and can result in poor performance and weakens the eyes. Choosing the right piano lamp solves these issues. It would be common for most people to think of many other things needed for their piano. But one of its most important accessories is by far the piano lamp.
Depending on the type of piano a person has, there are different needs when considering a lamp for it. Is it an upright piano, a baby grand, or full sized grand piano? Each of these will require careful consideration for which type of lamp will best suited for the piano player. There are certainly some lamps that might work for all of the different types of pianos, but most are made to work best with only one type.
One of the most popular lamps for this piano is one that clips onto the music shelf. This lamp style fits securely on the top area where the music is located and thumb tighteners on the back area of the clamp allow the user to easily tighten the lamp.
Clamps are lined with felt to help protect the piano from any damage. The clamps are tightened only by hand and this also helps protect the piano from damage. As well as the practical use of light, most people are also concerned about image.
These lamps come with many choices of styles and colors. They can be purchased in many sizes and the choice of light emissions is also available. For those interested in using low energy consumption, the LED style lights are available. The features included with this choice are reduced glare, it is never necessary to replace the bulb, and heat emissions are greatly reduced.
For this type of piano, it is most popular to use a desktop style lamp. The ones specifically made for this type of piano, function and look mostly like a desktop style, but with some differences. This style of lamp will commonly have an adjustable arm and weighted base to keep it from easily falling over. The shades on these lamps are often able to be adjusted so that the user can have the light directed at the music and piano keys. A choice of wattage is available for this type of lamp.
For this type of piano, a floor lamp can work well. The type used for a Baby Grand has a long arm and body and is adjustable to have the light fall where it is needed. This light is easily used on either side of the piano and the long arm extends the light to where it is suitable to read the music and easily see the keys.
The key to choosing the right lamp is to pick one that provides the functionality that is needed and a style that compliments the other decor in the room. Good lighting protects our eyes and enhances your performance.