Yamaha B1 Upright Acoustic Piano, Polished White
Yamaha B1 Upright Acoustic Piano, Polished WhiteDetails
Invest in the immense heritage of Yamaha. The Yamaha b1 upright acoustic piano is the benefactor of 100 years of piano craftsmanship. You can expect the b1 to last a lifetime of music. Resistant to the aging effects of temperature and humidity, the Yamaha b1 is built in a unique, dedicated workshop to the narrowest of tolerances.
The b1 is notable for it’s decisive, harmonic sound – you only need hear it to understand the rich nature of its tone. The sound is uniquely Yamaha, the result of bespoke parts designed and built in-house using a one of a kind process.
You’ll get the benefit of that care and attention every time you start to play.
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Please note: This is only available where all items in the order are dispatched in a single delivery.
To make it as easy as possible for you to get the gear you want, we offer a range of instant finance options. If you spend £250 or more online, you can choose to pay over 48, 36 or 24 months. The majority of decisions are given instantly, so you could get your new gear sooner than you thought!
To help you understand how our finance options work, the examples below are based on a total order value of £250:
|Finance||APR||Deposit to Pay||Payments||Total Payable|
|Classic Credit 48 Months 14.9%||14.9%||No Deposit||48 months: £6.83 |
Final payment: £6.83
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 36 Months 15.9%||15.9%||No Deposit||36 months: £8.65 |
Final payment: £8.65
No settlement fee
|Classic Credit 24 Months 18.9%||18.9%||No Deposit||24 months: £12.41 |
Final payment: £12.41
No settlement fee
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You should get an instant answer on whether your application has been successful, though in some rare cases V12 may need to look at the application in more detail.
Please note: This is only available on orders placed via the website consisting of a single delivery, and is not available in store or via phone currently.
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A Bespoke Experience
The rich acoustic experience made convenient. You’ll instantly notice the b1’s bright, engaging sound from the first note you play. Projecting a very ‘focused’ sound, it accurately delivers every note. That means the b1 is a fantastic piano for training or do justice to every song you play. It is the ideal long-term option for a piano student.
The b1 is a total joy to play. Yamaha have gone to great lengths to achieve a tactile and highly responsive keyboard action. The nature of the action means you can achieve a huge range of dynamic nuances in your playing. Made up of more than 5,500 unique, custom built pieces the action of the b1 helps you keep a natural flow in your playing.
Exceptional Materials and Construction
Each b-series piano is created in a purpose-built workshop. Every last detail of construction was designed so that your b1 is effortlessly brilliant every time you start to play. That reliability is all down to the meticulous nature of the b1’s creation. The keyboard is made from solid Sitka Spruce, which is kiln dried until it’s just right. Resulting in keys that go unharmed by the changing conditions the piano lives in.
From the moment you press the keys, Yamaha have carefully designed the next few milliseconds. The unique key hammers (which are created in machinery Yamaha custom built themselves) strike the strings. The bridge, where the strings meet the soundboard, is milled Beech hardwood, ensuring that string vibrations are accurately transferred to the soundboard. The sound emanates from the cabinet filling the room with a rich, resonant sound.
A Beautifully Crafted Finish
You can see Yamaha’s obsession with quality is not just on the inside. Visually, the black Yamaha b1 embodies the quintessential piano aesthetic. The finish is highly resistant to delamination and colour fading – so it’s going to look great for some time to come. The b1 also features a legless design, which is a slightly more modern take on the upright silhouette.
As you might expect, the substantial frame upon which the b1 is built, comes from a unique process. Machined using the advanced ‘V-Pro’ method, Yamaha can more accurately construct the frame - ensuring that your piano will be structurally sound for decades.
- Width: 1480mm
- Height: 1090mm
- Depth: 540mm
- Weight: 174KG
- Number of Keys: 88
- White Key Tops: Acrylic Resin
- Black Key Tops: Phenolic Resin
- Action: Hammer Felt
- Feel: Weighted
- Lid Type: Folding
- Caster: None
- Pedals: Soft, Muffler, Damper
- Colour: White Polyester
The b1 is incredibly stable, capable of holding its tuning for extended lengths of time. Your piano will be individually prepared and set up prior to being dispatched, which can take 3-4 weeks.
You should note, all Pianos are delivered by Gear4music having been tuned and prepared before delivery. It is recommended that you have your new Piano tuned 4-6 weeks after delivery to its final location. The cost of this tuning is the responsibility of the customer and is not part of the purchase price.
The product price includes 5 years' warranty and 30 day money back guarantee.
However, the Gear4music extended warranty scheme provides an enhanced service, and is designed to offer a higher level of protection than many 'free' warranties offered by some retailers and manufacturers.
The highlights of this enhanced warranty service are:
- Warranty is extended to 5 years from the date of delivery.
- Our Money Back guarantee is extended from 30 days to 30 days (terms apply after 30 days)
- Collection and delivery costs are included for the first 2 years
- Claim 50% cash back on the cost of the policy after 5 years if it has not been used!
- Warranty is transferable if the item is re-sold
- Loan or replacement equipment will be provided if the product isn't repaired within 30 days
- If an item can not be repaired, a similar alternative product or cash discount (as defined in this policy) will be offered
- The policy can be cancelled within 30 days, and at any time after that for a pro-rata discount
Please note that this extended warranty is currently only available on products sold within the EU or EEA, and is subject to the terms and conditions as detailed on the extended warranty certificate provided.
For customers in outlying areas of the country, the price of the Extended Warranty may be marginally higher, due to the potential for higher collection and redelivery transport costs.
This enhanced warranty is in addition to the standard Gear4music and manufacturer warranty policies, and the Gear4music terms and conditions of trade. No statement or condition of sale contained within these terms affects or restricts your statutory rights as defined under the Consumer Contracts Regulation 2014.
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