Roland KS-18Z Keyboard Stand (Discontinued)
Gearank High Notes
- February 2017: Highest Rated Z-Style Single Keyboard Stand
The Roland KS-18Z has a large range of widths it can be adjusted to which makes it suitable for many 25-Key keyboards as well as larger keyboards.
It can be used in both seated and standing positions.
- Load capacity: 198.4 lb (90 kg)
- Height: Adjustable to the following pre-set heights: 23-15/16", 26-1/2", 29-1/16", 31-5/8", 34-3/16", and 36-3/4"
- Width: Adjustable from 24-1/4" to 36-15/16"
- Depth: 20.5"
- Construction: Not specified
- Weight: 17 lb
Solid and sturdy were two words repeated time and again by people commenting on this stand. Many of the positive reviews came from people who had 'upgraded' from x-style stands and were quite impressed by the additional stability this z-style stand provides.
There were no strong complaints consistently made but a small number of people who were used to X-style stands found the extra weight and added complexity of folding down bothersome (it packs down into 3 pieces). There were a few people who said it had a small amount of sideways movement while playing, but these comments came from people who gave overall positive reviews.
The Roland KS-18Z is still the same good keyboard stand that it was when we put it on our recommended list in February 2017 and the only reason it was replaced in March 2018 was because there were a couple of more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Single Tier Z Style Keyboard Stands.