Real Grand Expression
This phrase defines the expressive capability of Clavinova. It is not only the full realisation of the sound, the touch and the pedals, but the application of technologies nurtured by crafting acoustic pianos to perfectly integrate these three elements into one piano. This piano produces that exact sound you want through the touch of the keys and the feel of the pedals. As you play, you will truly feel as though you are playing a grand piano.
CFX and Bosendorfer Samples
The CFX - Yamaha's finest concert grand selected and played by the winner of the 2010 International Chopin Piano Competition - and the Imperial from Bösendorfer - a brand held in high esteem by pianists throughout its long history - are renowned pianos characterized by distinctive traits such as power, versatility, subtlety, lightness and mellowness. Both of these superb pianos' Voices are featured in the Clavinova. Tuned to perfection by a highly experienced piano technician with the sound from each key sampled individually, Clavinova truly captures the unique tonal character of each of these outstanding instruments. The Clavinova faithfully reproduces the sound of an acoustic piano utilizing features like String Resonance to emulate the mellow tonal colour that occurs when strings react to one another. The result is a beautiful tone with rich, deep reverberation.
Smooth Tonal Transformations
Pianists can change the volume of the sound - as well as its dynamics - to achieve both mellow and bright tones by simply changing the pressure they apply to the keys. The Clavinova features long, carefully-sampled recordings of notes on a piano, reproduces them in rich detail and utilises unique Yamaha technologies to achieve smooth tonal transitions in response to the touch of the player.
The moment a pianist's fingers are lifted from the keys of a grand piano, subtle changes occur in the instrument's tone as the damper is lowered onto the strings to mute its sound. Key-Off samples features actual recordings of these changes, offering a faithful reproduction of the most subtle changes in the piano's sound, allowing for a more realistic performance.
Natural Wood X (NWX) Keyboard
Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboards are created using Yamaha's unrivaled expertise of wood acquired through more than a century of crafting fine pianos. Just as with grand pianos, the material used for the NWX keyboards is cut from wood that has been carefully dried specifically for use in making musical instruments. Utilising the same hammering system and spring-less mechanism as a grand piano, NWX keyboard action reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano from the heavy feel in the lower register to the lighter touch in the upper octaves. And the three-sensor configuration accurately senses and interprets the behaviour of the keyboard for a response and feels very similar to that of a grand piano. The NWX keyboards also feature an escapement mechanism that reproduces a slight clicking sensation near the bottom of the key dip, and they have been designed in such a way that the click is discernible only on the lightest keystrokes, similar to the keyboard of a grand piano.
Unrivalled Listening Experience
The ability to adjust performance volume is extremely useful at home where players may not always be able to play at high volume levels. Often at low volumes, both bass and treble may become difficult to hear. To counter this, Clavinova is equipped with Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC), which adjusts the sound automatically, allowing players to enjoy balanced sound at any volume level. Unique to Yamaha, the Stereophonic Optimizer adjusts the spacing of the sound and the separation from the piano when listening via the headphones, resulting in a spacious sound image that will inspire you to play for hours at a time.
- Width: 1461mm
- Height: 927mm
- Depth: 459mm
- Weight: 61.5KG
- Keys: 88
- Keyboard Type: NWX with Escapement
- Key Material: Wood (White), Plastic (Black)
- Keytops: Synthetic Ivory
- Touch Sensitivity: Hard 2, Hard 1, Medium, Soft 1, Soft 2, Fixed
- Piano Sound: Yamaha CFX, Bösendorfer Imperial
- Maximum Polyphony: 256
- Number of Voices: 34
- Key Effects: Key Off Samples, String Resonance, Smooth Release, Damper Resonance
- Reverb: 6
- Chorus: 3
- Brilliance: 7
- Master Effect: 12
- Intelligent Acoustic Control: Integrated
- Number of Rhythms: 20
- Preset Voice Demo Songs: 18
- Preset Piano Songs: 50
- Preset Lesson Songs: 303
- Metronome: Integrated
- Tempo Range: 5 – 500, Quarter Note
- Transpose: Integrated
- Number of Songs: 250
- Number of Tracks: 16
- USB Audio Playback: WAV
- USB Audio Recording: WAV
- Colour: Black Walnut
- Internal Memory: 1.5MB
- External Drives: USB Flash Drive
- Amplifiers: 2
- Amplifier Size: 25W + 25W
- Speakers: (16cm + 8cm) x 2
- Power Consumption: 30W
- Included Accessories: Headphones Hanger, "50 greats for the Piano"
Standard Courier Delivery
When you add this product to your shopping basket, you will be provided with our standard courier delivery option. This will deliver the piano to the ground floor of your house or building. Please note that if there is not a ground floor entrance we may not be able to deliver there. You may also need to help the delivery driver as this product comes packaged in large boxes.
This option may not be suitable if you are unable to help the driver if required, or if you need the piano delivering upstairs. Please consider whether this is the most appropriate delivery service for you, as other delivery options are available at an additional cost.
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 prefer a delivery and installation service please contact our sales team on 0843 515 0600 who will be happy to set up a quotation for you.