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Roland F701 and RP701 are the latest releases, evaluation comparison [2021 latest version]

[新產品/電子鋼琴] Roland的緊湊型入門機型“ F701”將發布!

超靚日本輕橡木色

時尚的數碼鋼琴Roland F701,專為現代家居而設計。纖巧而精緻的櫥櫃以緊湊的尺寸完成,適合狹窄空間。

它融入室內,可隨意搭配任何房間。上一代型號F-140R流行的鍵盤和聲源具一樣的高質量聲音,功能和設計。

與舊型號F-140R有何不同?

①改善音質和性能

除常規聲源外,同時發聲的最大數量為256,這
使得可以在更大的空間中表現演奏。

此外,聲音和鍵盤觸摸之間的平衡已得到修改,以改善聲音和可玩性。
音質不僅限於經典,還可以用於流行音樂和爵士樂等各種流派。

②設計與功能

F701簡單,苗條和時尚,
旨在將鍵盤蓋滑到隨便倒圓的餐具櫃上。
考慮到鋼琴的背面,我們還設計了一種使接線不明顯的方法。
您可以將其自由放置在房間中,而不必擔心鋼琴的位置和方向。

輕橡木風格因其柔和的紋理而廣受歡迎,現在可在F701中使用!
外部的樹脂部分使用了時髦的“ Greige”顏色,並更時尚地融入了空間。

複雜的白色融入白色牆壁,標準黑色具有類似鋼琴的音質。
您可以根據房間的內部和您的喜好進行選擇。

 

顯示屏已變成大屏幕顯示,使其更易於理解和直觀。

支持藍牙音頻功能


您可以將其連接到智能手機或平板電腦,並通過鋼琴揚聲器播放喜歡的歌曲,

因此可以作為高品質的Bluetooth®揚聲器欣賞它。

還支持Bluethooth®MIDI,因此您可以使用Roland獨有的應用程序“ PIANO EVERY DAY(免費)” 

③配件

配有可調節高度的椅子,可調節以匹配鋼琴的顏色。

 

 

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Recommend top ten popular wooden guitars for novices [the latest version in 2021]

How to buy a guitar? Can't understand the introduction of guitar? In fact, as long as you understand the following six things, you can choose a guitar more smoothly!
1. [Travel Guitar] Can it be used as a novice guitar?

Many people always have some doubts-should I buy a big guitar or a travel guitar? Are there many disadvantages of traveling guitars?

In fact, guitars have been available in different sizes since ancient times.

For beginners, the taller friends have relatively longer arms and larger palms. It is easier to hunch back when using a small guitar. Pay special attention to the posture. Petite friends have relatively small hands. If you buy a large guitar and find that your arms are not long enough and your hands can’t hook the strings, you may also have poor posture.

When buying a novice guitar, it is recommended to choose a suitable guitar according to your physical condition

Therefore, when buying a guitar, novices don’t have to worry about whether they want to buy a "big" or a "small" guitar. They should still make a comprehensive assessment based on their height, arm length, palm size, and comfort. As long as the performance is not too laborious, the body will not feel any discomfort after playing for a long time, at least in terms of feel and durability, it is a guitar that suits you.

Guitar size from smallest to largest is 34.36.38.39.40.41.42

Common guitar sizes:

General folk guitar: 40 inches ~ 42 inches Classical guitar: 39 inches Travel guitar: less than 38 inches

*1 inch = 2.54 cm

There are some opinions that small guitars are limited by the size of the speakers, resulting in less resonance than large guitars. However, because the size is made smaller, in exchange for its convenience, it also allows guitar learners with small hands or young children to have more choices.

In addition, after raising the budget a little, small guitars can also choose better-quality woods or well-known big brands. In addition to making up for the original lack of resonance, they also have the same sound quality as large guitars!

2. [Veneer] [Plywood] What is it?

If you go to a musical instrument store and ask a clerk to introduce the guitar, you may hear: "This is a side sheet, made of XXX wood." "This hand is plywood, using the OOOO method." What does the side sheet, plywood, or full sheet mean? What?

Sandwiches and thick slices of toast

"Plywood" is like a sandwich-like plywood. It is actually a three-layer board with poor quality boards or even wood chips. Of course, the resonance is no better than solid wood.

On the other hand, the so-called "single" guitar is a piano made of solid wood on the front panel and plywood on the back and sides; the "full single" guitar is all made of solid wood; there is another less common one. "Single back sheet" means that the front panel and back panel are made of solid wood.

Supplementary note: Since the panel affects the sound the most, the "single board" generally refers to the "face sheet"!

3. [Budget] How to estimate?

The price of a guitar includes a comprehensive addition of workmanship, sound, and brand value. When the sum is very low, problems such as "poor sound quality", "poor workmanship", and "inaccurate sound" are likely to occur.

  • Poor sound quality- refers to the feeling that the sound contains impurities and is not saturated, but it has nothing to do with the volume and tone (for example: bright, warm, etc.).
  • Poor workmanship- ranging from poor settings, high string pitch makes you painful to press the strings, posture is easy to make mistakes, and even hurt. If it is heavy, the angle of the fingerboard is wrong, and the string is still playing at a high pitch, and the maintenance cost may exceed the price of a piano. Then there is a sloppy finish on the appearance details, without texture.
  • Inaccurate pitch- Inaccurate setting of the scale grid position will cause you to be inaccurate even if the open string is tuned correctly, but it is inaccurate when you press it down, so no matter how you play it, it won't sound good. *Note: Inaccurate sound is a workmanship problem. If there is too much sound difference, it is almost irreversible.

Therefore, even if you are a novice guitar player, we still do not recommend buying a guitar under 5000 yuan.

And the price is more than 5,000 yuan, you can buy a high-end piano with good quality; novices with ample budget can choose a veneer piano with a price of 10,000 yuan, which has obvious differences in sound quality and sustain performance compared to a plywood, and It can avoid the loss of having to spend a lot of money to change the piano after learning for a while (usually there are requirements for the timbre after learning for a while, so you will not buy a plywood).

High chord distance of nearly one centimeter

It is impossible for any brand in the world to achieve "the string pitch setting of every guitar is the same" when it leaves the factory, but of course, the higher the brand, the smaller the error value; the lesser-branded and lower-priced guitars are more likely to have excessive Opportunity for high string distance.

A good store will do the string pitch setting once before the guitar is put on the shelf! Therefore, if pianos of the same brand and model are purchased in different places, they are likely to have a completely different feel.

*Note 1: The picture is a schematic diagram of super high chord distance.
*Note 2: The string pitch of our company is set to 12 fret (fret): the first string is 2mm, and the sixth string is 2.5mm.

4. What are the barrels?

The guitar barrel is definitely not just its appearance. "Different" guitar barrels will have different sound characteristics, and the "same" barrel may be slightly different on different brands. For those who are new to the term "barrel body", you can first understand which barrels are there and what kind of sound it will probably make.

Establish the basic cognition of the barrel sound when choosing a novice guitar, it will be a lot more fun when learning

Parlor barrel high waist and visible waist

Parlor barrel

This barrel has a long history and a strong retro feel. It is the favorite of Wenqing. The styles of various manufacturers are slightly different, and the size is also different. It is less common in Taiwan. The unique vocal resonance is very suitable for brushing chords, blues, and country music. The sound characteristics are crisp and clear, mostly 36 and 38 inches.

Martin O barrel

0 barrel

It is similar in shape to the Parlor barrel but larger overall. It is the form of the guitar at the beginning, from 0 barrels to 00 barrels and 000 (OM) barrels that gradually increase later.

O O O barrel

0000 / OM barrel

One of the most common guitar barrels on the market, mostly 39 or 40 inches. It has the characteristics of meticulous and grainy, similar to the classical guitar, suitable for playing genres. The two barrels are the same, but the chord length is 24.9 inches for the 1000 barrel and 25.4 inches for the OM barrel.

GS Mini barrel

GS mini

The representative of traveling guitar, Taylor guitar broke through the innate resonance shortcomings of small guitars in 2010, and was subsequently imitated by guitar manufacturers around the world to drive the traveling guitar trend.

GA barrel

GA barrel

The barrel body, which is the most difficult to distinguish from the OM barrel, has the upper shoulders narrower, more inclined, and wider bottom than the OM barrel. The sound quality is clear and distinct, which is the favorite of finger bomb players, so it is also the barrel with the most missing corners.

OM barrel similar to GA

OM barrel

The barrels of each brand have their own merits and are slightly different. This guitar is the appearance of Martin guitars, and the upper and lower parts are more flat.

Small Jumbo barrel

Small Jumbo bucket

Like the big Jumbo barrel, it has the characteristics of large volume. The appearance is slightly different from the same 36-inch GS mini barrel, commonly known as Small Jumbo (SJ barrel) and Little Jumbo (LJ barrel). A round butt is the most recognizable feature!

Jumbo barrel

Jumbo bucket

The large-volume speaker has an explosive resonance effect, suitable for playing, singing, and fingerstyle. It is an all-round barrel. The standard Jumbo barrel is 42 inches, but due to its large size, many small Jumbo forms have appeared in recent years, ranging from 36 to 40 inches.

GJ barrel

GJ barrel

In 1937, Gibson first published an enlarged Jumbo barrel, so it is called the Grand Jumbo (GJ barrel). It has an inherent resonance advantage and a comprehensive sound, but the disadvantage is that it is too bulky. It can be up to 43 inches.

D barrel body, waist is less obvious, the overall vertical width is similar

D bucket

It is a standard and classic body, with a large barrel and excellent low frequency. Compared with other barrels, the sound frequency is the most average and full of resonance. It has a sense of surround and covering. It is suitable for playing and singing and brushing chords. It is mostly 41 inches.

Drop shoulder D barrel

Shoulder D bucket

It is obviously different from the common D barrel, which became a classic in 1942 due to the introduction of Gibson. But in fact, similar barrels appeared long before that. Because of the warm color and full bass, it is also suitable for singing and playing musicians.

34-inch baby barrel

Baby bucket

It is commonly known as the small D bucket, but there are still obvious differences between the two in actual observation. The 34-inch design is most suitable for small guitars to be carried when traveling, and also suitable for petite women or young children. It is easy and effortless to play. However, due to the limitation of the barrel body, volume guides recommend that you purchase the styles above the sheet to reach the standard.

5. Do you value [appearance]?

Appearance is often an important consideration for many people. After all, a good guitar may accompany you for a lifetime. Maybe you are not a person who pays attention to appearance, but at the beginning, you can also follow the guitar "wood" or "painting method" as the basis for your consideration, because these will have an impact on the tone.

  • Wood <br>In addition to affecting the sound, the wood of the guitar also has its own unique color. The following is a list of three common woods and their characteristics.
    Others include red pine (cedar), which is often used for classical guitars, or sapele, which is commonly used on ukulele.
Spruce Glossy appearance similar to maple
Spruce

Yellow, the tone is brighter (bright).

Mahogany dark surface texture
mahogany

Orange-red, the tone is more mellow.

Acacia wood, obvious and deep lines
Acacia

There are obvious deep and shallow lines, the tone is more rounded, and the penetrability is better.

  • How to paint <br>If you don’t understand, you can get a rough understanding of the following two lacquer surfaces and their effects on the sound. When testing the piano, you can try the sound characteristics of the two lacquer surfaces, and then choose your own favorite:

1. Open style : Because this kind of lacquer eliminates the process of filling the wood grain, the cost is low. It is common in the beginner piano models. The grain can be seen with the naked eye . The advantage is that the sound transmission is more direct and the penetration is better. it is good.

2. Closed type : As the wood grains have been filled, the texture will be improved whether it is bright or matte. However, because the thickness of the lacquer will affect the tone, the sound will be more concentrated if handled well, and too thick will blind the sound and affect the resonance of the wood. Low-cost beginner pianos often save workmanship and only need brightness regardless of thickness, which greatly increases the possibility of sound dull.

Beginner heavy opaque paint guitar

For pianos at the initial price, unless you have a special appearance preference, it is not recommended to buy pianos with opaque lacquer. Heavy lacquer will affect the resonance effect of the wood, and it may also cover up the possibility of inferior wood.

Finally, there are all single pianos that are extremely simple in workmanship and are completely focused on sound; there are also gorgeous plywood pianos that focus on beautiful appearance; of course, the more work, the more time-consuming and the more expensive it is, these will be reflected in the pricing. So understand your own demand orientation, so you won't waste money when you buy it!

[Extended reading] Lacquer: the protection between guitar and danger

Martin is gorgeous and exaggerated 20 million guitar commemorative models

Martin made a two million guitar commemorative model in 2017. The workmanship is complicated, beautiful and exaggerated.

Pukanala OM99 Taiwanese brand acoustic guitar

Taiwanese brand-Sunrise Guitar Pukana La has made an undecorated all-single guitar. There are ten thousand yuan to find!

6. Do I need to buy [Electric Acoustic Guitar]?

Regardless of whether you are a novice guitar or not, unless you have performance or recording needs, it is not recommended to buy a guitar with pickups~

Three reasons!

  • A. Pickups are not "given" to the guitar, but are "added" to the price.
  • B. The pickups also have different grades and suitable usage differences, so the original pickups may not be suitable for your accustomed playing method. For example, the Fingerstyle technique that requires percussion on the panel is not suitable for lower-string pillow-type pickups.
  • C. Electronic equipment is prone to oxidation and rust, wire damage and other problems if it is not used for a long time.

Therefore, we suggest that after you have learned to a certain level and have basic equipment knowledge, you can find an experienced instrument store to buy and install it!

to sum up:
  • From the experience of the physical store, it is not easy to be deceived to seek advice from the store after understanding your needs, and it is easier to find, especially the first guitar is particularly important!
  • The barrel and neck of each guitar have different thicknesses, widths, and narrowness. How does it feel to be hugged? Is it comfortable to hold? Will affect the willingness to learn. Even if it is an old piano gifted by relatives and friends, it is recommended that it be handed over to a musical instrument store for professional inspection and tidying up.

In addition, the following introduction is also for your reference. In addition to a basic humidity storage environment, a good musical instrument shop should also have:

1. Guitar quality and brand selection (choose high CP value products at the same price)
2. New product defect inspection (defects may occur if it is not paid attention to when leaving the factory or during delivery)
3. Check and adjust the string pitch before putting it on the shelf (the string pitch will affect the quality of playing, the lower the better, but if it is too low, the string will produce noise)
4. Loosen the guitar strings on the rack (the tension of the strings tuned to the tuning can reach 60-80 kg, which is easy to cause the neck to bend for a long time)
5. Deal with consumers honestly (not arbitrarily pricing, not concealing the advantages and disadvantages of products)
6. Commodity warranty (protecting the basic rights and interests of consumers)
7. After-sales service (most needed by novices, including: maintenance instructions, auxiliary string change, neck adjustment, string pillow setting...)

"A good piano will make you go to heaven, and a bad piano will make you go to hell." This is of course exaggerated, but it is not unreasonable.
Let me talk about this first. I believe you already have a certain understanding of guitars, but Jiang is still hot. I hope you don’t run into bad stores when buying guitars!

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[Out of the box evaluation] The difference between Roland FP-30X and Roland FP-30

Roland 在 2021年2月,發行了最新款的 Roland FP-30X。

現比較以下:

(一)外表分別

外表上完全一樣。Roland FP-30X 把型號從以前的左手邊,搬到過去了現在的右手邊。

跟 Roland FP30 一樣, FP30X同樣有黑色和白色兩種選擇。也可以配置原裝的木架和三腳踏。

(二)鍵盤分別

Roland FP-30X 同樣採用88 鍵 PHA-4 Standard Keyboard,

具有擒縱機制(Escapement)及象牙質感) 的琴鍵,跟上一代完全一樣,

觸鍵靈敏度觸鍵力度 5 種,

所以手感上是沒有分別的。

(三)聲音分別

Roland FP-30X 採用了 2個11W的喇叭,直徑為12CM。這跟FP-30是一樣。

在音源方面,兩者同樣採用了 SuperNatural的音源。

(四)藍芽功能分別 

Roland FP-30x 和 FP-30 同樣有 Bluetooth 功能,

支援市面上所有藍芽功能的APP。

Roland FP-30x 新增了 Audio 制式,可支援藍芽Speaker 功能,

即是說,可以手機連接琴,以用作播歌。

(五)Apps支援分別 

Roland FP-30x 和 FP-30 同樣支援 Roland 的 APP,

FP-30 支援 Roland Piano Partner,

FP-30x 支援 Piano Every Day 和 Roland Piano Designer。

 (六)音訊輸出分別 

Roland FP-30x 和 FP-30 同樣有音訊輸出的功能,

Roland FP-30x 則另外新增了獨立的輸出插口,

方便音樂制作人可同時插耳機和輸出音訊到 Mixer。

總結

2020年為多事的一年,Roland 等大廠根本沒有時間人力去研發再新功能的產品,但由於每年都需要更新型號 (要加價),所以就出現了 Roland FP-30x 這個沒有太大改變的型號。

然而,店長認為,Roland的 FP 系列,已超前了其他品牌很多年,即使 FP-30這個級數的數碼鋼琴,在 2021 也能保持業內的霸主地立。

 

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(2021 Featured) YAMAHA YDP-S54 DIGITAL PIANO

YAMAHA YDPS54 DIGITAL PIANO

✅Compact digital piano with GH3 keys and Yamaha CFX flagship performance grand piano sampling.

CFX sampling and ring speakers show a richer piano sound

GH3 (Graded Hammer 3), black keys in ebony tone, white keys in ivory tone

✅Sustained resonance/string resonance

✅Smooth release and off-key sampling

✅Integrate the iOS app "Smart Pianist"

✅New soft design and multiple color change options

✅Headphone stereo optimization

1 92 total polyphony

3 pedals (damper pedal with half pedal effect, special damper pedal and soft pedal)

Lightweight home piano, bringing you unparalleled musical feast

Whether you are purely interested in playing the piano or to perfect your technique, ARIUS can let you indulge in the flowing music. This digital piano is a carefully crafted musical instrument, perfected by Yamaha's advanced technology and expertise for more than a century.

ARIUS YDP-S54 is very suitable for piano lovers and students. It is a lightweight and space-saving instrument that can be placed in any space perfectly.

White

Perform demo music

Real and expressive piano music experience

Use with Smart Pianist for unlimited functions

Modern and stylish design

Real and expressive piano music experience

YDP-S54 provides the user's grand piano experience, with Yamaha CFX performance grand piano sound and expressive progressive hammer keyboard (GH3).

Powerful sound of the acclaimed CFX grand piano

Yamaha's flagship 9-inch CFX performance grand piano samples the YDP-S54's latest sound source, providing crisp treble and deep bass resonance, combined with the sound that can be projected to the farthest point of the concert hall. The winner of the prestigious International Chopin Piano Competition played the CFX series in 2010 and has since become one of the greatest concert grand pianos in modern times.

Real acoustic piano performance

With 88-key smart clutch, ivory white keys and ebony black keys, the progressive hammer keyboard (GHS) reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano, reproducing the heaviness of the lower range and the lightness of the higher octave. GH3 uses three sensor configurations to accurately perceive and interpret the key mechanism, simulating the reaction and touch of a grand piano, allowing the player to quickly play repetitive notes and real expressive control. .

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Designed for your music playing fun

When you cannot continue to play the piano at high volume, the YDP-S54 provides convenient functions. The Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) function can automatically adjust the tone, allowing the player to play a balanced tone at any volume.

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Headphone stereo optimization allows the player sitting in front of the acoustic piano to experience a natural and rich sound, even when wearing headphones. When using this function, the sampled sound of the acoustic piano will be used as the sound of the instrument itself instead of the earphones, allowing the player to enjoy a comfortable and natural experience.

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Use the Smart Pianist app to be more effective

Smart Pianist is a dedicated application that adds a gorgeous graphical interface and various amazing functions to compatible Yamaha digital pianos, allowing you to enjoy the pleasure of playing the piano even more.

From choosing instrument sounds or adjusting settings to using the metronome to practice or record your musical masterpieces, Smart Pianist allows you to create music faster and enjoy exclusive musical fun.

Audition of acoustic piano sound:

Audition of electronic piano sound:






Other tones audition:

Play your favorite music

ARIUS can easily match your space

The compact and modern design of Yamaha YDP-S54 can be ingeniously integrated with the interior design, making the interior design of any space more complementary. With three colors to choose from, you can find the perfect piano for your home and bring you endless fun.

YDP-S54
YDP-S34
volume width 1,353 mm [53-1/4"] 1,353 mm [53-1/4']
height 792 mm [31-3/16"] (the key cover opens 976mm [38-27/64"]) 792mm [31-3/16'] (Key cover opening 968mm [38-27/64'])
depth 309 mm [12-11/64”] (317 mm [12-15/32'] when the key cover is opened) *When the anti-fall bracket is connected: 404 mm [15-57/64"] 296 mm [11-5/8'] (309 mm [12-3/16'] when the key cover is opened) *When attaching the anti-drop bracket: 388 mm [15-1/4']
weight weight 40.0 kg (88 lbs., 3 oz.) 35.9 kg (79lbs., 2 oz.)
keyboard Number of keys 88 88
Types of GH3 (Graded Hammer 3), black keys in ebony tone, white keys in ivory tone GHS keys, matte black keys
Touch sensitive Strong/medium/weak/fixed Strong/medium/weak/fixed
Foot pedal Number of pedals 3 3
Half effect pedal Yes Yes
Features Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone
panel Language English language English language
Keyboard cover Keyboard cover style Flip cover Flip cover
Music rest (depending on the location, may not be available for purchase) Yes Yes
Audio source sampling Piano tone Yamaha CFX Yamaha CFX
Damper Resonance - Yes
Number of voices Number of voices (maximum) 192 192
Built-in Number of tones 10 10
Types of Reverb 4 types 4 types
Intelligent Audio Control (IAC) Yes Yes
Headphone stereo optimization Yes Yes
Damper Resonance Yes Yes
Preset Number of built-in music 10 demonstration songs + 50 classical piano masterpieces 10 demo songs, 50 piano classics
recording Number of Songs 1 1
Number of recording tracks 2 2
Data capacity 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes) 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes)
Compatible data format Play Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1
recording Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0
Miscellaneous Duo (Duo) / Tone Overlap (Dual) Yes Yes
Duo Yes Yes
Metronome Yes Yes
Tempo range 5 – 280 5 – 280
transposition -6 – 0 – +6 -6 – 0 – +6
tuning 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz
store Built-in memory The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs) The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs)
connection Headphone jack Standard stereo headphone jack x 2 Standard stereo headphone jack x 2
USB TO HOST Yes Yes
Amplifier 20W x 2 8W x 2
speaker 12Cm x 2 12Cm x 2
power supply PA-300C or equivalent recommended by Yamaha PA-150 or equivalent recommended by Yamaha
power consumption 13W (using PA-300C AC power supply) 9W (using PA-150B AC power supply)
Auto shutdown function Yes Yes
annex Piano chair - -
Sheet music 50 classic music (music scores) 50 classic music (music scores)
other User manual, quick operation guide User manual, quick operation guide
Tone Generation Damper Resonance Yes -

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(2021) YAMAHA YDP-164 DIGITAL PIANO

The YAMAHA YDP164 digital electric piano is equipped with GH3 keys and Yamaha CFX flagship performance grand piano sampling.

CFX sampling and ring speakers show a richer piano sound

GH3 (Graded Hammer 3), black keys in ebony tone, white keys in ivory tone

✅Sustainer resonance/string resonance

✅Smooth release and off-key sampling

✅Integrate the iOS app "Smart Pianist"

✅New soft design and a variety of color change options

✅Headphone stereo optimization

192 total polyphony

3 pedals (damper pedal with half pedal effect, specific damper pedal and soft pedal

✅Lightweight home piano, bringing you unparalleled musical feast

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Whether you are purely interested in playing the piano or to perfect your technique, ARIUS can let you indulge in the flowing music. This digital piano is a carefully crafted musical instrument, perfected by Yamaha's advanced technology and expertise for more than a century. ARIUS YDP-164 is very suitable for piano lovers and students. It is not only your trusted music partner, but also adds a touch of elegance to home decoration.

Yamaha’s flagship 9-inch CFX performance grand piano samples the latest YDP-164 sound source, providing crisp treble and deep bass resonance, combined with the sound projected to the farthest part of the concert hall. The champion of the prestigious International Chopin Piano Competition played the CFX series in 2010 and has since become one of the greatest performance grand pianos in modern times.

    With 88-key smart clutch and ivory white keys and ebony black keys, the progressive hammer keyboard (GHS) reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano, reproducing the heaviness of the lower range to the lightness of the higher octave. The GH3 uses three sensor configurations to accurately sense and interpret the key mechanism, simulating the reaction and touch of a grand piano, allowing the player to quickly play repetitive notes and real expressive control.

      YDP-164 maintains a rich and balanced tone at any volume you choose. Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) function can automatically adjust the balance of bass and treble, even if the volume is not high, the player can still feel the complete sound experience.

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      Headphone stereo optimization allows the player sitting in front of the acoustic piano to experience a natural and rich sound, even when wearing headphones. When using this function, the sampled sound of the acoustic piano will be used as the sound of the instrument itself instead of the earphones, allowing the player to enjoy a comfortable and natural experience.

      Audition of acoustic piano sound:

      Audition of electronic piano sound:






      Other tones audition:



        Use the Smart Pianist app to be more effective

        Smart Pianist is a dedicated application that adds a gorgeous graphical interface and various amazing functions to compatible Yamaha digital pianos, allowing you to enjoy the pleasure of playing the piano even more.

        From choosing instrument sounds or adjusting settings to using the metronome to practice or record your musical masterpieces, Smart Pianist allows you to create music faster and enjoy exclusive musical fun.

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        Play your favorite music

        Smart Pianist scans the audio songs loaded in the music library, analyzes the chords, and displays them on the screen of the smart device. When playing a chord, listen to the track played from the speaker system of the instrument. Load MIDI songs into the app, allowing you to play the instrument with digital scores.

        YDP-164
        YDP-144
        YDP-S54
        YDP-S34
        volume width 1,357 mm [53-7/16"] 1,357 mm [53-7/16"] 1,353 mm [53-1/4"] 1,353 mm [53-1/4']
        height 849 mm [33-27/64"] 815 mm [32-1/16"] 792 mm [31-3/16"] (the key cover opens 976mm [38-27/64"]) 792mm [31-3/16'] (Key cover opening 968mm [38-27/64'])
        depth 422 mm [16-5/8"] 422 mm [16-5/8"] 309 mm [12-11/64”] (317 mm [12-15/32'] when the key cover is opened) *When the anti-fall bracket is connected: 404 mm [15-57/64"] 296 mm [11-5/8'] (309 mm [12-3/16'] when the key cover is opened) *When attaching the anti-drop bracket: 388 mm [15-1/4']
        weight weight 42.0 kg (92 lbs., 10 oz) 38.0 kg (83 lbs., 12 oz) 40.0 kg (88 lbs., 3 oz.) 35.9 kg (79lbs., 2 oz.)
        keyboard Number of keys 88 88 88 88
        Types of GH3 (Graded Hammer 3), black keys in ebony tone, white keys in ivory tone GHS keys, matte black keys GH3 (Graded Hammer 3), black keys in ebony tone, white keys in ivory tone GHS keys, matte black keys
        Touch sensitive Strong/medium/weak/fixed Strong/medium/weak/fixed Strong/medium/weak/fixed Strong/medium/weak/fixed
        Foot pedal Number of pedals 3 3 3 3
        Half effect pedal Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Features Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone
        panel Language English language English language English language English language
        Keyboard cover Keyboard cover style Sliding Sliding Flip cover Flip cover
        Music rest (depending on the location, may not be available for purchase) Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Audio source sampling Piano tone Yamaha CFX Yamaha CFX Yamaha CFX Yamaha CFX
        Damper Resonance Yes Yes - Yes
        Number of voices Number of voices (maximum) 192 192 192 192
        Built-in Number of tones 10 10 10 10
        Types of Reverb 4 types 4 types 4 types 4 types
        Intelligent Audio Control (IAC) Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Headphone stereo optimization Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Damper Resonance Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Preset Number of built-in music 10 demonstration songs + 50 classical piano masterpieces 10 demonstration songs + 50 classical piano masterpieces 10 demonstration songs + 50 classical piano masterpieces 10 demo songs, 50 piano classics
        recording Number of Songs 1 1 1 1
        Number of recording tracks 2 2 2 2
        Data capacity 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes) 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes) 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes) 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes)
        Compatible data format Play Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1
        recording Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0
        Miscellaneous Duo (Duo) / Tone Overlap (Dual) Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Duo Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Metronome Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Tempo range 5 – 280 5 – 280 5 – 280 5 – 280
        transposition -6 – 0 – +6 -6 – 0 – +6 -6 – 0 – +6 -6 – 0 – +6
        tuning 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz
        store Built-in memory The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs) The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs) The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs) The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs)
        connection Headphone jack Standard stereo headphone jack x 2 Standard stereo headphone jack x 2 Standard stereo headphone jack x 2 Standard stereo headphone jack x 2
        USB TO HOST Yes Yes Yes Yes
        Amplifier 20W x 2 8W x 2 20W x 2 8W x 2
        speaker 12Cm x 2 12Cm x 2 12Cm x 2 12Cm x 2
        power supply PA-300C or equivalent recommended by Yamaha PA-150 or equivalent recommended by Yamaha PA-300C or equivalent recommended by Yamaha PA-150 or equivalent recommended by Yamaha
        power consumption 13W (using PA-300C AC power supply) 9W (using PA-150 AC power supply) 13W (using PA-300C AC power supply) 9W (using PA-150B AC power supply)
        Auto shutdown function Yes Yes Yes Yes
        annex Piano chair Yes (may be an optional item depending on the region) Yes (may be an optional item depending on the region) - -
        Sheet music 50 classic music (music scores) 50 classic music (music scores) 50 classic music (music scores) 50 classic music (music scores)
        other User manual, quick operation guide User manual, quick operation guide User manual, quick operation guide User manual, quick operation guide
        Tone Generation Damper Resonance - - Yes -
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        (2021) YAMAHA YDP-144 DIGITAL PIANO

        Yamaha YDP144 digital piano

        The digital piano is equipped with GHS keys and Yamaha CFX performance grand piano sampling.

        CFX sampling and ring speakers show a richer piano sound

        GHS keys, matte black keys

        ✅Sustained resonance/string resonance

        ✅Off- key sampling

        ✅Integrate the iOS app "Smart Pianist"

        ✅New soft design and a variety of color change options

        ✅Headphone stereo optimization

        192 total polyphony

        3 pedals (damper pedal with half pedal effect, special damper pedal and soft pedal)

        ✅Lightweight home piano, bringing you unparalleled musical feast

        Whether you play the piano for pure interest or to perfect the technique, you can indulge in the flowing music. This ARIUS digital piano is a carefully crafted musical instrument, perfected by Yamaha's advanced technology and expertise for more than a century. ARIUS YDP-144 is an economical digital piano, suitable for students or enthusiasts who buy exquisite musical instruments at home.

        Real and expressive piano music experience

        Use with Smart Pianist for unlimited functions

        Classic and elegant design

        Audition of acoustic piano sound:

        Audition of electronic piano sound:






        Other tones audition:



          YDP-144 provides convenient functions when you cannot continue to play the piano at high volume. The Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) function can automatically adjust the tone, allowing the player to play a balanced tone at any volume.

          Headphone stereo optimization allows the player sitting in front of the acoustic piano to experience a natural and rich sound, even when wearing headphones. When using this function, the sampled sound of the acoustic piano will be used as the sound of the instrument itself instead of the earphones, allowing the player to enjoy a comfortable and natural experience.

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          The powerful sound of the acclaimed CFX concert grand piano

          Yamaha’s flagship 9-inch CFX performance grand piano samples the YDP-144’s latest sound source, providing crisp treble and deep bass resonance, combined with the sound that can be projected to the farthest point of the concert hall. The winner of the prestigious International Chopin Piano Competition played the CFX series in 2010 and has since become one of the greatest concert grand pianos in modern times.

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          Real acoustic piano performance

          With the 88-key smart clutch, the Progressive Hammer Standard (GHS) keys reproduce the touch of an acoustic piano, reproducing the heaviness of the lower range and the lightness of the high octave.

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          Designed for your music playing fun

          YDP-144 provides convenient functions when you cannot continue to play the piano at high volume. The Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) function can automatically adjust the tone, allowing the player to play a balanced tone at any volume.

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          Headphone stereo optimization allows the player sitting in front of the acoustic piano to experience a natural and rich sound, even when wearing headphones. When using this function, the sampled sound of the acoustic piano will be used as the sound of the instrument itself instead of the earphones, allowing the player to enjoy a comfortable and natural experience.

            Use the Smart Pianist app to be more effective

            Smart Pianist is a dedicated application that adds a gorgeous graphical interface and various amazing functions to compatible Yamaha digital pianos, allowing you to enjoy the pleasure of playing the piano even more.

            Intuitive operation

            From choosing instrument sounds or adjusting settings to using the metronome to practice or record your musical masterpieces, Smart Pianist allows you to create music faster and allows you to enjoy exclusive musical pleasure.

            Play your favorite music

            Smart Pianist scans the audio songs loaded in the music library, analyzes the chords, and displays them on the screen of the smart device. When playing a chord, listen to the track played from the speaker system of the instrument. Load MIDI songs into the app, allowing you to play the instrument with digital scores.

            YDP-164
            YDP-144
            YDP-S54
            YDP-S34
            volume width 1,357 mm [53-7/16"] 1,357 mm [53-7/16"] 1,353 mm [53-1/4"] 1,353 mm [53-1/4']
            height 849 mm [33-27/64"] 815 mm [32-1/16"] 792 mm [31-3/16"] (the key cover opens 976mm [38-27/64"]) 792mm [31-3/16'] (Key cover opening 968mm [38-27/64'])
            depth 422 mm [16-5/8"] 422 mm [16-5/8"] 309 mm [12-11/64”] (317 mm [12-15/32'] when the key cover is opened) *When the anti-fall bracket is connected: 404 mm [15-57/64"] 296 mm [11-5/8'] (309 mm [12-3/16'] when the key cover is opened) *When attaching the anti-drop bracket: 388 mm [15-1/4']
            weight weight 42.0 kg (92 lbs., 10 oz) 38.0 kg (83 lbs., 12 oz) 40.0 kg (88 lbs., 3 oz.) 35.9 kg (79lbs., 2 oz.)
            keyboard Number of keys 88 88 88 88
            Types of GH3 (Graded Hammer 3), black keys in ebony tone, white keys in ivory tone GHS keys, matte black keys GH3 (Graded Hammer 3), black keys in ebony tone, white keys in ivory tone GHS keys, matte black keys
            Touch sensitive Strong/medium/weak/fixed Strong/medium/weak/fixed Strong/medium/weak/fixed Strong/medium/weak/fixed
            Foot pedal Number of pedals 3 3 3 3
            Half effect pedal Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Features Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone Sustain/Specific Sustain/Soft Tone
            panel Language English language English language English language English language
            Keyboard cover Keyboard cover style Sliding Sliding Flip cover Flip cover
            Music rest (depending on the location, may not be available for purchase) Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Audio source sampling Piano tone Yamaha CFX Yamaha CFX Yamaha CFX Yamaha CFX
            Damper Resonance Yes Yes - Yes
            Number of voices Number of voices (maximum) 192 192 192 192
            Built-in Number of tones 10 10 10 10
            Types of Reverb 4 types 4 types 4 types 4 types
            Intelligent Audio Control (IAC) Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Headphone stereo optimization Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Damper Resonance Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Preset Number of built-in music 10 demonstration songs + 50 classical piano masterpieces 10 demonstration songs + 50 classical piano masterpieces 10 demonstration songs + 50 classical piano masterpieces 10 demo songs, 50 piano classics
            recording Number of Songs 1 1 1 1
            Number of recording tracks 2 2 2 2
            Data capacity 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes) 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes) 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes) 100 KB per song (approximately 11,000 notes)
            Compatible data format Play Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format 0 & 1
            recording Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0 Standard MIDI file (SMF) format0
            Miscellaneous Duo (Duo) / Tone Overlap (Dual) Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Duo Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Metronome Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Tempo range 5 – 280 5 – 280 5 – 280 5 – 280
            transposition -6 – 0 – +6 -6 – 0 – +6 -6 – 0 – +6 -6 – 0 – +6
            tuning 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz
            store Built-in memory The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs) The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs) The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs) The maximum total size is about 900 KB (user music: about 100 KB for one song, loading music data from the computer: up to 10 songs)
            connection Headphone jack Standard stereo headphone jack x 2 Standard stereo headphone jack x 2 Standard stereo headphone jack x 2 Standard stereo headphone jack x 2
            USB TO HOST Yes Yes Yes Yes
            Amplifier 20W x 2 8W x 2 20W x 2 8W x 2
            speaker 12Cm x 2 12Cm x 2 12Cm x 2 12Cm x 2
            power supply PA-300C or equivalent recommended by Yamaha PA-150 or equivalent recommended by Yamaha PA-300C or equivalent recommended by Yamaha PA-150 or equivalent recommended by Yamaha
            power consumption 13W (using PA-300C AC power supply) 9W (using PA-150 AC power supply) 13W (using PA-300C AC power supply) 9W (using PA-150B AC power supply)
            Auto shutdown function Yes Yes Yes Yes
            annex Piano chair Yes (may be an optional item depending on the region) Yes (may be an optional item depending on the region) - -
            Sheet music 50 classic music (music scores) 50 classic music (music scores) 50 classic music (music scores) 50 classic music (music scores)
            other User manual, quick operation guide User manual, quick operation guide User manual, quick operation guide User manual, quick operation guide
            Tone Generation Damper Resonance - - Yes -

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            (Newest unboxing evaluation in 2021) Roland FP10 FP-10 DIGITAL PIANO

            ROLAND FP10 DIGITAL PIANO

            ✅Size: The smallest and lightest 88-key model

            A simplified version of FP-30, the keyboard also uses PHA-4 Standard Keyboard

            ✅It also uses the sound of SuperNatural, the tone is less than FP-30

            ✅It also has Bluetooth function, which can be connected to Roland Piano Partner or phone for recording

            The following is a comparison between Roland FP-10 digital piano and Roland FP-30:

            The difference between the two is that the store manager believes that the most important factors affect the functions of most users. There are three points as follows:

            1. The W number of the speaker is almost doubled, only 6W. This may be the result of Roland's pursuit of a lighter version.

            2. Three-pedal pedals are not supported. After purchasing an X frame, it will not be supported even if you purchase a wooden frame and even three-pedal pedals in the future.

            3. The color is only black . For many buyers who must be white, it is a big obstacle.

            4. The headphone jack is on the back of the piano, and there is only a 3.5mm hole

            In other words, although all are new, from the perspective of FP30, there is nothing new at all.

            It is a simplified FP30. But don't look at it from the perspective of FP30.

            The keyboard weight is exactly the same as the FP30. My intuition is that the Yamaha P-45 should be discontinued directly. The price is cheaper than P45.

            1 5 tones are really enough. In addition, Key touch six-stage adjustment, effects, metronome, transposition, and built-in music playback are all the same as the FP30. In addition, there are twin pianos, splits, and layers that are the same as the FP30.

            Audition of acoustic piano sound:

            Audition of electronic piano sound:






            Other tones audition:





            The most popular FP series of portable pianos appeared in the most compact models with high portability and high piano quality. The 88-key piano, with a reputation for super expressiveness, is equipped with a natural piano sound source with a PHA-4 standard keyboard hammer mechanism.

            Roland FP-10 digital piano, a small body with built-in speakers, 1284 x 258mm, tiny size in the living room, practice playing in a small room, you can enjoy the piano anytime, anywhere. It has unique digital features supported by Bluetooth. It is the best choice for the first piano and the second piano.

            Unparalleled performance, unbelievable price. When inspiration strikes, sit down on the latest model of Roland's famous FP piano series; the entry-level FP-10.

            This affordable digital piano can be played at any time, the 88-key PHA-4 standard keyboard has a reassuring sense of reality, and Roland's evocative SuperNATURAL piano sound is added through the onboard speakers or headphones.

            With its portable, space-saving design, the FP-10 is an ideal instrument for home use, whether you are practicing techniques in a spare room or performing in the living room.

            In addition, with Bluetooth® connectivity and powerful onboard functions, no other digital models are available at this price. The FP-10 is an ideal second piano for more experienced players.



            Compact body, complete piano touch

            The most important keyboard to play the piano. FP-10 is a portable piano, it realizes a mature piano touch, small size but hammering action. The PHA-4 standard keyboard reproduces the touch of an acoustic grand piano. The different key areas depend on the hammer, the bass is heavy, and the treble is a relaxing play.

            The most important keyboard to play the piano. FP-10 is a portable piano, it realizes a mature piano touch, small size but hammering action. The PHA-4 standard keyboard reproduces the touch of an acoustic grand piano. The different key areas depend on the hammer, the bass is heavy, and the treble is a relaxing play.

            Work with iPad via Bluetooth

            As long as Roland FP-10 can be connected to the iPad, use the built-in GarageBand of the iPad to complete recording, notation and other tasks. You can even use the foot pedal to control the page-turning action of the score on the iPad.

            The high-precision sensor faithfully expresses the sound of the fingertips. The escapement that reproduces the click feeling when the keyboard is pushed weakly is the real touch of the grand piano itself. In addition, the white keys use moisture-absorbing materials and the natural texture of ivory for a comfortable touch. It has achieved full piano strength.

            In addition, the sustain pedal is necessary for piano expression, and you will use your DP-10 option to also allow half-pedal expression. It will enrich the performance.

            The great charm of the FP-10 lies in its expressive piano sound. Mature equipped with Roland's "super natural piano sound source" proprietary technology, from the delicate and soft tone to the dynamic and clear tone, will provide a vivid and true piano sound.

            You can use the built-in speakers to play immediately, and you can enjoy playing at any time without worrying about the environment around the headphones. From people to touch the piano for the first time, to people who are skilled musicians, enjoy anyone, is a convincing piano sound.



            Various unique functions, you can enjoy music creativity, unique
            FP-10 is also full of the latest digital functions. Organ, electric piano, strings, such as instrument ratio piano, meeting sound and other musical instruments, you can enjoy performances of various music genres.

            The rhythm of the metronome is maintained, and the double piano can be divided into two keyboards by two people. It is not necessary to be a function, which is helpful for practicing the piano. Bluetooth MIDI connection with the original free application "Piano Partner 2".

            In addition to the music display and sound destined to be built-in music you can enjoy, it can also be the feeling of operating games, such as tone selection and keyboard settings from the smart phone remote control. It is easier to use and expands the pleasure of playing the piano.



            * FP-10 does not support the rhythm function of Piano Companion 2.

            88-key piano The smallest size of a portable piano To play any piano song, you need 88 kinds of keys, the same as the acoustic piano. FP-10 achieves the most compact size in the 88-key level, with a width of 1,284 mm × a depth of 258 mm.

            It is also in the living room at home, even in a small room, where it is not considered, it is a digital piano, and you can use it as you like.

            In addition to achieving stability and the firm belief of the piano, the dedicated KSCFP10 seems to have an appearance, and also supports the portable keyboard stand KS-12. You can choose according to your performance style.

            Technical specifications

            Keyboard: 88 keys (PHA-4 standard keyboard: with escapement, ivory)


            Keyboard touch: key·touch: five stages, fixed


            Keyboard mode: full keyboard, dual, dual piano, one pedal, shock absorber (compatible with half pedal when using optional pedal)


            Additional pedal DP-2 (pedal switch)


            Optional pedal DP-10 (semi-pedal compatible)


            Sound source: piano sound SuperNatural


            Maximum polyphony: 96 voices


            Tone: 4 piano tones
            E. Piano: 2 tones Other: 9 tones


            Stretch adjustment
            415.3 to 466.2 Hz (0.1 Hz increments)


            Reverse transposition: -6 to +5 (semitone)
            Effect atmosphere (0 to 10)
            Brilliant (-10 to +10)
            piano:
            String resonance (on)
            Damper·Resonance (open)
            Key resonance (open)
            Metronome beat quarter note = 10 to 500
            hit
            0 / 4,2 / 2,3 / 2,2 / 4,3 / 4,4 / 4,5 / 4,6 / 4,7 / 4,3 / 8,6 / 8, 8,12 / 8
            Volume adjustment
            10 stages of Bluetooth
            MIDI
            Bluetooth Standard Edition 4.0
            Internal song internal song listening: 17 songs
            TONE DEMO: 15 songs otherwise connect to the terminal
            DC In terminal
            USB COMPUTER terminal: USB Type B update terminal: USB Type A telephone terminal (shared with output terminal) × 1: Stereo mini type rated output
            6 W×2
            speaker
            12 cm × 2
            Language English control volume (including automatic switching of speaker volume/headphone volume)
            Other functions automatically turn off the power AC adapter power consumption
            4 W (3 to 6 W)
            4W: Estimated power consumption when playing the piano at center volume
            3 W: Power consumption when no sound is played after booting
            6 W: Rated power consumption accessory instruction manual music stand AC adapter power cord (for AC adapter connection)
            Pedal switch written guarantee Roland user registration card optional item dedicated bracket (KSCFP 10)
            Bracket (KS-12)
            Damping pedal (DP-10)
            Carrying bag (CB-88RL, CB-76RL)
            headset


            External dimensions/quality (when the music rest is removed)
            Width (W)
            1,284 mm depth (D)
            258 mm height (H)
            140 mm

            12.3 kg external dimensions/mass (including optional KSCFP 10 stand, music stand)


            Width (W)
            1,284 mm depth (D)
            298 mm height (H)
            929 mm block
            19.7 kg

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            [2021Latest] Yamaha Ydp-S34 DIGITAL PIANO

            To experience the design of a real acoustic piano

            Realistic and expressive piano experience

            The critically acclaimed CFX powerful tone

            Yamaha's flagship 9'CFX grand piano has clear treble and resonant and powerful bass, which can be projected to the far end of any concert hall. CFX was once selected by the winners of the prestigious 2010 Chopin International Piano Competition, and has since been regarded as one of the best pianos of the time.

            Off-key sampling

            This function can reproduce the subtle changes when your fingers leave the keys. What's more, it will produce different key-off sounds when you play staccato and smooth sounds.

            String resonance

            When the hammers of the grand piano strike the strings, the other strings will also resonate. YDP-S34 can use the string resonance function to reproduce this effect.

            The playability and comfort of classic acoustic piano

            The Progressive Hammer Standard (GHS) 88-key piano keyboard can provide heavier touch in the low range and lighter touch in the high range, just like an acoustic piano. The newly designed speakers can deliver very powerful sounds, from treble to bass, more like an acoustic piano. Using the following Yamaha technology, YDP-S34 can also create characteristic acoustic piano sounds that are closer to real life.

            When using headphones, the stereo optimizer will immerse the player in a distributed sound field that can be felt as if sitting in front of an acoustic piano. With the stereo optimizer, the timbre samples from the acoustic piano will be transmitted from the instrument itself, creating a comfortable and natural experience, removing all the shortcomings that would have occurred when using headphones.

              The speakers connected to the piano body will have an effect: when there is no movement, the sound volume will increase due to the resonance frequency of the piano body; on the contrary, if the sound tube of the same resonance frequency is installed in the piano body, the resonance will be suppressed. . The acoustic optimizer takes full advantage of this effect. This sound improvement effect can only be achieved with the help of Yamaha's extensive knowledge of the internal acoustic characteristics of the instrument.

                Smart Pianist V2.0 is compatible with YDP-S34.

                Have you ever wanted to figure out the chords of your favorite song?

                The Smart Pianist application for iPhone / iPod touch / iPad can help you practice and execute songs by analyzing the audio songs stored in the iOS device, and then display your chord symbols.

                Smart Pianist allows you to use your iOS device to control many functions in the piano for easier operation.

                Smart Pianist ver.2.0

                Simple tone selection and simple settings

                In addition to selecting piano sounds, you can also use the layer function to layer sounds.

                A series of functions such as transposition, tuning, pedal and acoustic settings can be easily and intuitively configured from the touch screen.

                *Sound selection and configurable features may vary by model.

                YDP-S34
                size width 1353 mm
                high 792mm (Key cover open 968mm)
                deep 296 mm (Key cover open 309 mm) *With anti-fall brackets attached: 388 mm
                weight weight 35.9 kg
                keyboard Number of keys 88
                species Graded hammer Standard (GHS) keyboard with Matte Black Keytops
                Touch sensitivity Hard/Medium/Soft/Fixed
                pedal Number of pedals 3
                Half effect pedal Yes
                Features Damper/Sostenuto/Soft
                control Panel Language English
                Keyboard cover Keyboard cover style Folding
                Music rest (depending on the location, may not be available for purchase) Yes
                Sound source Audio source sampling technology Yamaha CFX
                Number of voices Maximum number of simultaneous voices 192
                Preset Number of tones 10
                species echo Yes (four types)
                Intelligent Audio Control (IAC) Yes
                Stereophonic Optimizer Yes
                Sustained resonance Yes
                Features Duet (Duo) / Tone Overlap (Dual) Yes
                Overlay Yes
                Preset Number of built-in music 10 Demo Songs, 50 Piano Preset Songs
                recording Number of Songs 1
                Number of recording tracks 2
                Data capacity 100 KB per song (approx. 11,000 notes)
                Compatible data format Play SMF (format 0, format 1)
                recording SMF (format 0)
                Overall control Metronome Yes
                Rhythm range 5-280
                transposition -6 to 0,0 to +6
                tuning 414.8-440.0-466.8 Hz
                store Built-in memory Total maximum size approx. 900 KB (User song: One song approx. 100 KB, Loading song data from a computer: Up to 10 Songs)
                Connect headset Standard stereo phone jack x 2
                USB TO HOST Yes
                Amplifier 8 W x 2
                speaker 12 cm x 2
                Acoustic Optimizer Yes
                Power supply PA-150B or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
                Automatic shut-down Yes
                Power consumption 9W (When using PA-150B AC adapter)
                Original accessories Sheet music 50 classical music masterpieces
                AC rectifier PA-150B or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha

                Play your favorite song right away as the chord progresses

                Smart Pianist can analyze chords from audio and automatically create chords from audio songs on smart devices, so that you can enjoy them along with your favorite songs.

                Use Smart Pianist V2.0 to install the connection method of the instrument to the iOS device.

                Apple Lightning-Requires USB camera adapter and USB cable (sold separately).

                Connect the USB cable to the USB TO HOST port on the instrument.

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                (2021) Roland TD-17K-L; TD-17KV; TD-17KVX electronic drum

                May 8, 2018, the latest release in Japan , Roland Three combinations of home practice electronic drum TD17K:

                TD-17K-LS (Starter Edition)

                TD-17KV-S (Intermediate Edition)

                TD-17KVX (Advanced Edition)

                Roland held an online global launch event Totally Drums on May 8, and released the new TD-17 series, TD-25KVX and TD-50KVX electronic drums.

                The first to be listed on the Japanese market is the TD-17K-L. This is a set of electronic drums that integrates home practice, recording, and stage performances, especially powerful and professional practice functions. If you have made up your mind to become a drummer, TD-17K-L will be your best choice.

                Excellent sound source

                The sound source of TD-17-L is derived from the sound source of Roland's flagship product TD-50. It uses Prismatic Sound Modeling (prismatic sound analog) technology, which means that every detail of your performance will be accurately captured.

                Once you start playing, you can feel a wider range of velocity control, as well as intense timbre changes, depending on the location and method of hitting. Continue to play and begin to use various playing techniques, including the half-open position of the hi-hat and the different sounds of the side and the edge.

                You will find that even the sound of Cha times vary depending on the time or hit batter. No matter how you play, you will feel very comfortable on the TD-17-L:

                 

                Real playing feel 
                Although the TD-17K-L is very compact, its performance is at the professional performance level.

                In addition to the PDX-8, PD-8A and other Roland's highly acclaimed pads, the position and angle of each pad can be fully adjusted, but the distance between the pad and the drummer can always be maintained and used with traditional drums The distance is very similar, so that you will not be unfamiliar with the performance of acoustic drums because of long-term use of electric drums:

                Professional and efficient skill training artifact

                1. Enhance your sense of rhythm
                Time Check (time value detection) mode can improve the accuracy when you play with the beat track. The number of precise hits will be displayed as a percentage value, and the screen will indicate whether the time you hit the pads is accurate, faster than the beat or slower than the beat. If you can practice regularly, the help of timing detection to improve the sense of rhythm is immeasurable.

                2. Fine-tuning your self-time value Quiet Count (beat silent) mode helps to improve the feeling of time value and speed inside the body. In the first few bars, the metronome sounds at the specified volume, but in the next few bars, the metronome will not sound. In the silent section, you need to keep in sync with the beat according to your inner time value, to ensure that the beat sound is consistent with it when it is restored. The more you use the "metronome" in your mind, the stronger you will become.


                3. An effective warm-up program becomes simpler
                Warm Up mode can make your daily practice more enjoyable, which means you will be easier to achieve your practice goals. Choose to warm up for five minutes, ten minutes or fifteen minutes, and have different difficulties, and then choose the speed.

                Through a series of exercises, you will be ready for a real drumming performance. The exercises include changes in rhythm types, changes in speed, and an assessment of performance accuracy. In the end, you will get a comprehensive score indicating that you understand the areas that need improvement:

                ・Using a larger 12-inch double-mesh snare drum to improve drumstick control and correct playing skills
                ・VH-10 Hi-Tat, which conforms to the law of natural movement, and its on/off detection function helps to learn hi-Tat control
                ・Inherit the natural, rich and dynamic drum sound of the flagship TD-50 sound engine
                ・Use KD-10 kick pads to learn expressive foot control and pedal techniques
                ・Two slings and expansion possibilities to support your personal playing style and performance
                ・As part of the coaching mode, improve your sense of timing through Time Check (time detection) and Quiet Count (beat silence)
                ・The warm-up menu provides basic daily practice programs to help you make progress
                ・Choose from 50 high-quality preset drum kits that match the music or style you are playing
                ・Adjust the spatial reverberation of each drum kit to match the performance venue
                ・Customize preset drum kits to match your favorite drum sounds
                ・Import your own samples to get drum sounds that match the original recording
                ・Watch the video lessons on your smartphone and follow the performance, and the audio can be output via Bluetooth connected earphones
                ・Free download of "Melodics for V-Drums" software (PC/Mac) to cultivate your expressiveness and sense of time value

                TD-17K-L configuration:

                Kit configurationDrum sound module: TD-17-L x 1
                Snare: PDX-8 x 1
                Tom: PD-8A x 3
                Hi-hat: CY-5 x 1
                Hi-hat control pedal: FD-9 x 1
                Crash: CY-8 x 1
                Ride: CY-8 x 1
                Kick: KD-10 x 1

                The price includes drum chairs, drum sticks, and pedals.

                Extra trigger input jack2 (CRASH 2, AUX)

                AccessoriesSound module mount
                AC adaptor
                Special connection cable
                Drum key
                Setup guide
                Owner's manuals

                Size and Weight

                (including Sound module, Kick pad, Kick pedal、Cymbals and Drum throne)

                Width 1,300 mm
                51-3/16 inches

                Depth 1,100 mm
                43-5/16 inches

                Height 1,200 mm
                47-1/4 inches

                Weight 21.9 kg
                48 lbs 5 oz

                 

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                (Latest in 2021) KORG announces the latest digital steel piano G1 and G1 AIR

                Which electric piano is imported from Japan, the weight and response of the ultra-real keys, and four 20-watt bluetooth speakers...

                KORG is also entering the market for high-end electric pianos. The all-machine made in Japan is basically an upgraded version of the LP380...

                Recently, KORG released new electric pianos G1 and G1 AIR (Bluetooth speaker version), friends who have research on electric pianos or KORG products

                You will find that the appearance of this new electric piano is very similar to the KORG LP380 electric piano, but after a closer look, it is not the same. Let’s take a look at the appearance first.

                The same is made into a clamshell shape, or the main space application, but the operating buttons have been changed to the middle (more clearly visible)

                The keys are still the same with the RH3 weight, which is very heavy, and the keys are very powerful in response and weight.

                The main feature of the new G1 electric piano is the built-in three well-known grand piano sounds, German, Austrian, and Japanese grand pianos.

                There is also a function to store favorite tones (it seems that few electric pianos have this function), a total of 32 tones

                I personally love this simple and powerful interface. I am very clear and easy to use, and both adults and children can operate it.

                In terms of speakers, there are two more tweeters on the upper layer, a total of two 12 cm, two 2.5 cm, dual-channel,

                20 watts on one side, the reason for the two high pitches sitting on the upper layer is to make the sound more surround, and the details are clear (emphasis)

                Many customers who have tried KORG electric pianos feel that the keys are good, but the sound is too bright

                Okay, here is the opportunity for the editor to educate that the brightness of the tone can actually be adjusted. Then why is the original sound so bright?

                Because it can stand out in music, in other words, the sound of KORG electric piano can be clearly heard in the sound of a bunch of musical instruments.

                Instead of the muffled piano sound.

                Next, the lower side panel part has a hollow design (yes, it has a texture), and the pedal is the same as the LP380.

                And have you found that the piano chair lift... But it is not included, it must be purchased separately, there are two models

                PC550 and PC770 seem to be the difference in size, and the pre-order price is unknown.

                Okay, then our old man Richard Clydeman is endorsing it again. This G1 electric piano was used at the concert in Japan at the beginning of the year, and it had a signature.

                The current price of this unit will probably fall at more than 50,000, because it has not yet been launched, so I don’t know how much the price difference between the two versions is

                So if you want to consider more than 50,000 electric piano friends, there are new options.


                • KORG G1 Air is a platform has three world-class piano sound (from Germany, Austria, Japan, three well-known brands piano sound).
                • Multi-velocity layer non-cyclic sound sampling, real timbre presentation.
                • And use Korg's flagship RH3 keyboard touch, which is completely realistic to the touch of a grand piano and has a key-off sound simulation.
                • The keys can be selected from five velocities.
                • There is a Bluetooth audio playback system, which can be played by G1Air's speakers along with the music in the mobile phone through Bluetooth and played together.
                • KORG G1 Air is completely designed and manufactured in Japan to ensure the best quality of products.
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