Yamaha Arius YDP163 Digital Piano, White Ash

£921.00 RRP £976.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 71641

  • Graded Hammer 3 Keyboard
  • Synthetic Ivory Key Tops
  • Pure CF Sound Engine
  • Stereophonic Optimiser for Use with Headphones
  • Controller App for iPad, iPhone and iPod

Yamaha Arius YDP163 Digital Piano, White Ash

The Yamaha Arius YDP163 is an excellent choice for the developing student or more experienced player. This digital piano features an upgraded hammer keyboard with synthetic ivory tops for an authentic piano feel. With an improved pure CF sound engine and an increased polyphony, the YDP-163 opens up more possibilities for expression. A Stereophonic Optimiser guarantees you the very best sound even when playing with headphones whilst the new improved reverb brings depth to your playing. This piano is also now compatible with a host of apps including the Digital Piano Controller for easy and intuitive control.

Product Ref: 71641

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Pure CF Sound Engine

The custom sound engine from Yamaha is the result of years of piano-making expertise and state-of-the-art technology, producing exceptionally accurate and natural piano tones. The Pure CF Sound Engine utilises the latest digital piano technology to deliver unparalleled quality and accuracy, reproducing the sound of the renowned Yamaha CFIIIS 9' concert grand piano. The technology and the original sound of the CFIIIS grand piano results in an articulated and natural response, capturing the sound of the CFIIIS piano perfectly; so you hear every nuance of the sound with exceptional clarity. As well as the Pure CF Sound Engine, the YDP-163 also features a built-in powerful 20W + 20W amplifier and speaker system, delivering a high-output and exceptional detail.

Graded Hammer 3 Piano Action

As well as the Pure CF Sound Engine, the Arius YDP-163 features fully-weighted keys, reproducing the touch of an acoustic piano for natural playability. The Graded Hammer 4 (GH3) 88-key piano action recreates the natural feel when touching the keys, reacting accordingly to velocity changes and providing that 'heavy feel' in the lower register. The piano action also features a three-sensor configuration which analyses and interprets the behaviour of the keyboard, providing a natural response and feel. This lets you hear ever nuance of the sound, providing authentic expressive control with the synthetic ivory key tops only adding to its natural feel.

Built-In Recording Function

As well as the natural sound and authentic feel, the YDP-163 features a range of features that adds to its versatility and functionality. One of the most unique features of this digital piano is the ability the record your performances with a single touch of a button. This recording function allows you to record up to 2 tracks for simultaneous playback, allowing you to record both hand separately or allowing you to overlay different voices and parts. Recordings are created in the Standard MIDI file (SMF) format, which can be played back on a computer using compatible software (not included).

Digital Connectivity

Expanding on its integrated recording functionality, the YDP-163 also features a range of digital connections for connecting your digital piano to devices such as your computer or an iOS device. The Digital Piano Controller app is available for all iOS touch screen devices and it adds a new level of functionality to your instrument. The app lets you access features, adjust settings, select voices and record performances all from your chosen device at the touch of a button. The YDP-163 can also be connected to your computer or mobile device via a standard USB cable. This enables the instrument to be used in conjunction with other software such as Digital Audio Workstations, allowing you to use the digital piano as a controller for software and VST instruments.

Stereophonic Headphone Optimiser

A great feature of digital pianos is the ability to practice in silence using headphones. The YDP-163 has catered to this feature with the Sterephonic Optimiser. The Sterephonic Optimiser works by adjusting the spacing of the sound and the separation from the instrument, resulting in a natural and spacious, surround sound quality, immersing you within the pianos natural tones. This helps to perceive the sound of the piano as coming from the body of the instrument rather than the headphones, providing a more realistic and natural playing experience.

Upgrades from YDP162

  • Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard with synthetic ivory key tops
  • Improved Pure CF Sound Engine
  • Polyphony increased to 192 notes
  • Improved reverb
  • Stereophonic Optimizer
  • Compatible with apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
  • New colour options: white and white ash


  • Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard with 88 keys and synthetic ivory key tops
  • 192 note polyphony
  • Pure CF Sound Engine
  • Damper resonance
  • 10 voices
  • 4 reverb types
  • Dual function and Duo mode
  • 2 track recorder (1 Song)
  • 10 voice demos and 50 preset songs
  • Stereophonic Optimizer
  • Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)
  • Acoustic Optimizer
  • Keycover
  • USB-to-Host; 2 headphone connections
  • 20W + 20W amplifier
  • Available in dark rosewood (YDP-163R), black walnut (YDP-163B), white (YDP-163WH) and white ash (YDP-163WA)

Delivery Options

When you add this product to your shopping basket, you will be provided with several delivery options. As digital pianos can be quite heavy and delivered in large boxes, please select the most appropriate delivery service for you.

Courier Delivery

This option is a 'to your door' service. You may need to help the delivery driver as this product comes packaged in large boxes!

There are several options to select, including AM and Saturday services. This option may not be suitable if you are unable to help the driver if required, or if you need the piano delivering upstairs but you don't have anyone else available to help.

2 Man Delivery Service

If you select this option, two delivery personnel will deliver the piano boxes to any ground floor room of your choice, rather than just your front door. Please note that this service will take a few days longer than the standard courier service and the courier company will call you to arrange a convenient delivery date after you have placed the order.

If you would like more information please call us on 0843 155 0800.