i'm using a roland a-90 currently and am considering a stereo setup.
i'd like to have the ability to use for tight stage areas, just the one amp. but would like to buy down the road a portable hammond and use the stereo amp with a cabinet i made with two 15" speakers and tweeters to get a nice leslie effect.
also, wondering how much improvement the piano sound would be with the two cabinets, using headphones seems to improve the sound.
i've read alesis makes two but am wondering how much power i'd need to push two cabinets for a beefy hammond sound.
thanks for any input.
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hi, i too have the roland a90! that's quite an old keyboard now! the thing i like about it most is the stereo vibrato effect on some of the rhodes sounds (accessed via the modulation wheel). no other digital keyboard i've come across has this effect, which although not as good as the original rhodes (as found on the suitcase model) is still pretty damn funky! a few times i've tried it on stage with two dis to get the truly stereo effect and it has been awesome, but mostly the pa guys baulk a little at letting you have two channels for one keyboard, especially if you have other keyboards as well. i guess getting two foldback combos would be a good solution but it gets a bit fiddly with all those leads, so i've never gone down that road.  

you mention using two speakers with your organ - well that wouldn't so much give you the leslie efect as the stereo vibrato, i think. the leslie sound comes form a single rotating speaker - but you must know this already. why don't you just buy a leslie instead of getting two speakers? i believe hammond make much more compact ones these days...

i use two mackie self powered amps.  i find that i get the best stereo separation that way.  as for stages go, i actually couldn't care less what the mixing guy does and what the audience hears. they usually don't have the ears to know the difference, but for my own personal sound, i'm not going to leave it up to some house monitors.  if i have a great personal sound, which i get from my mackies, then i'm all smiles.  keep that in mind- make sure your sound, the way you hear it on stage, is exactly how you want it before worrying about the rest of the room.
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i had the powered mackies and the jbls. i use the ev sxa360 powered speakers now.
stereo keyboard amps are kind of heavy and don't have tghe clarity of powered speakers:

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