Yamaha Arius YDP143 Digital Piano, Dark Rosewood
Yamaha Arius YDP143 Digital Piano, Dark RosewoodDetails
Special Offer - In a limited time offer Yamaha digital pianos and keyboards purchased between the 15th July 2016 and 31st March 2017 include a free 3 month subscription to the flowkey interactive learning app for your smartphone or tablet.
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Limited flowkey Offer
Yamaha and piano tutorial company flowkey have collaborated for a limited time offer to give you 3 months of premium learning. Simply download the flowkey app on your smartphone or tablet, register your instrument and begin your subscription. Premium flowkey members have access to over 500 songs covering major hits from pop, classical, rock and more. The user friendly interface allows you to learn each song in both a sheet music format as well as a play-along video. Thanks to the adjustable difficulty settings, flowkey can be used by complete novices and developed musicians alike. This intuitive app can even track your playing and offer instant feedback to help improve your skills. Any Yamaha digital piano purchased between 15th July 2016 and 31st March 2017 is now eligible for three months of premium flowkey access.
How to claim
- Purchase a new Yamaha digital piano or keyboard between 15th July 2016 and 31st March 2017
- Visit member.europe.yamaha.com/flowkey to register your instrument
- Follow the link to the flowkey site and use your unique code to enjoy three months premium access, worth €38.99/£34, completely free of charge!
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.
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).
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 the YDP142
- Improved Pure CF Sound Engine
- Polyphony increased to 192 notes
- Improved reverb
- Stereophonic Optimizer
- Compatible with apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
- New white colour option
- Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) keyboard with 88 keys and matte black 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
- USB-to-Host, 2 headphone connections
- 6W + 6W amplifier
- Available in dark rosewood (YDP-143R), black walnut (YDP-143B) and white (YDP-143WH)
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.
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.
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