Yamaha N3X Avantgrand Hybrid Digital Grand Piano

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18,752.00 RRP 19,887.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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Product Ref: 80188

  • Specialised Grand Piano Action with Ivorite®
  • Spatial Acoustic Sampling
  • Yamaha CFX Binaural sampling
  • Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM)
  • Tactile Response System

Yamaha N3X Avantgrand Hybrid Digital Grand Piano

The Yamaha N3X Avantgrand Hybrid Digital Grand Piano is designed to allow you to experience the response and feel of an authentic acoustic piano, with the increased functionality of a modern digital piano. Interpreting the latest reproduction techniques including Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) and a Tactile Response System, the Yamaha N3X Hybrid remains faithful to the tones and sounds of the original grand pianos upon which it is based. A four-channel Spatial Acoustic Speaker System offers an immersive three-dimensional experience, whilst Yamaha's binaural sampling technology provides a remarkably lifelike alternative if using headphones. Equipped with real wooden keys with Ivorite keytops to allow for excellent dynamics and expression during your performances, the Yamaha N3X Avantgrand Hybrid Digital Grand Piano is a perfect replication of a classical, authentic grand piano.

Product Ref: 80188

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The Perfect Balance of Acoustic and Digital

The Yamaha N3X Avantgrand Hybrid Digital Grand Piano is the ultimate no-compromise Hybrid Digital Grand Piano, combining the authentic feel of an acoustic grand with the functionality and versatility of an digital piano. The N3X uses real wooden keys with Ivorite® keytops that both look and feel just like natural ivory keys. To enhance the feeling of these high-quality keys, Yamaha employed a non-contact optical sensor system to provide you with a perfectly weighted and responsive playing experience, allowing for maximum expression and dynamic control throughout your performance. These sensors carefully measure the speed and depth of which the key is pressed, whilst a second sensor, located on each hammer shank, captures the strength and timing of the hammer. Each sensor and key works in perfect harmony and the result is a truly unique and authentic sound, perfect for capturing the essence of the music you are performing.

TRS Technology

The Yamaha N3X Avantgrand Hybrid Digital Grand Piano makes use of the latest Tactile Response System (TRS) technology. The aim is to recreate the subtle vibrations produced by classic acoustic pianos, offering the most realistic playing experience, even when wearing headphones. The physical sensation that is achieved through this technology is one of the fundamental features which help to make the N3X so original.

Rich, Authentic Tones

The Yamaha N3X integrates a four-channel Spatial Acoustic Speaker System alongside a flat-panel Soundboard Resonator. An oscillating transducer is used to transmit vibrations to the flat-panel soundboard, providing a classical tone with a realistic sound response, essential for replicating sounds from the original pianos. Yamaha took a unique approach to creating the AvantGrand series, capturing samples from four different locations around the soundboard (left, right, center, and rear). When compared to the conventional stereo sampling, the latest approach offered exceedingly rich and authentic sounds, complemented by the four-point speaker configuration. The speaker placement on the N3X matches up with the microphone positions from the recordings of the original piano, to accurately reproduce every nuance of sound as it should be heard.

Virtual Resonance Modeling

With 2 world-class grand pianos to choose between, you have access to two unique characters and styles to best match your preference or performance style. One simple button press can transform the way you play to best match your situation. The AvantGrand N3X interprets Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) technology, a replication of the resonance and string vibrations found on the original pianos. Traditionally in a grand piano, strings and sounds resonate throughout the entire body of the instrument which produces the rich reverberation that acoustic grand pianos are well know for. In the N3X, VRM is used to calculate the various states of the strings for each of the 88 notes. The N3X interprets the endless number of factors including key identification, key press strength, pedal timing, and more to perfectly reproduce the reverberation as it should be heard.


  • Specialised Grand Piano Action with Ivorite®
  • Spatial Acoustic Sampling
  • Sound sampled on four channels from the Yamaha CFX and Bösendorfer Imperial
  • Yamaha CFX Binaural sampling
  • Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM)
  • Spatial Acoustic Speaker System
  • Soundboard Resonator
  • Tactile Response System
  • Specialised Grand Piano Pedal
  • USB Audio Recorder
  • XLR jack outputs


  • Cabinet:
    • Colour: Polished Ebony
    • Finish: Polished
  • Dimensions:
    • Width: 1,481mm (58-5/16")
    • Height: 1,014mm (39-15/16") Lid up : 1,734mm (68-1/4")
    • Depth: 1,195mm (47-1/16")
  • Weight:
    • Weight: 199kg (438lbs., 12oz.)
Control Interface
  • Keyboard:
    • Number of Keys : 88
    • Key Surfaces - White: Ivorite®
    • Key Surfaces - Black: Phoenolic resin
    • Touch Sensitivity: Hard/Medium/Soft/Fixed
  • Tactile Response System (TRS): Yes
  • Pedal:
    • Type: Specialised Grand Piano Pedal
    • Number of Pedals: 3
    • Functions: Damper (with half-pedal effect) , Sostenuto, Soft
  • Sensor/Driver:
    • Hammer Sensors: Non-contact optical fiber
    • Key Sensors: Non-contact optical fiber
  • Tone Generation:
    • Piano Sound: Spatial Acoustic Sampling
    • Binaural Sampling: Yes (CFX Grand Voice only)
    • Key-off Samples: Yes
    • Smooth Release: Yes
    • VRM: Yes
  • Polyphony:
    • Number of Polyphony (Max.): 256
  • Preset:
    • Number of Voices: 10
  • Types:
    • Reverb: Yes
    • Brilliance: 5
    • Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC): Yes
    • Stereophonic Optimiser: Yes
  • Preset:
    • Number of Preset Songs : 10 preset songs, 10 voice demo songs
  • Recording:
    • Number of Songs: 10
    • Number of Tracks: 1
    • Data Capacity: approx. 550KB/Song
  • Overall Controls:
    • Metronome: Yes
    • Tempo Range: 5 - 500
    • Transpose: -6 - 0 - +6
    • Tuning: 414.8 Hz – 440.0 Hz – 466.8 Hz
    • Scale Type: 7 types
  • Audio Recorder/Player:
    • Recording Time (max.): 80 minutes/Song
    • Recording: WAV (44.1kHz, 16bit, stereo)
    • Playback: WAV (44.1kHz, 16bit, stereo)
Storage and Connectivity
  • Storage:
    • Internal Memory: approx. 1.4 MB
    • External Drives: USB Flash Drive
  • Connectivity:
    • Headphones: Standard stereo phone jack (x 2)
    • MIDI: In/Out
    • AUX IN Stereo Mini
    • AUX OUT: [L/L+R] [R] (Standard stereo phone jack, unbalanced)
    • OUTPUT: [L] [R] (XLR jack, balanced)
    • USB TO HOST: Yes
Power Supply
  • Auto Power Off: Yes
Sound System
  • Spatial Acoustic Speaker System: Yes
  • Soundboard Resonator: Yes
  • Amplifiers: 80W x2 + 45W x4 + 35W x5 + 25W x4
  • Speakers: (16cm + 13cm + 2.5cm) x 4
  • Acoustic Optimiser: Yes

5 Year Free Extended Manufacturer's Guarantee

Yamaha has now introduced the 5 year free extended guarantee when you register your new digital piano online. This offer is available to all CLP, CVP, AvantGrand, NU1 and Modus F02 purchased between now and 31/03/2017.

Simply go to the Yamaha website here and follow the steps to register your new digital piano. Once completed, you will receive an email confirming an additional 3 year guarantee, which will commence 2 years after your date of purchase.

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Courier Delivery

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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. 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 delivery date after you have placed the order.

Delivery & Installation

This is our premium service and includes full delivery, installation and setup in any room you wish. The installers will also take away the packaging.

For the 2 man or delivery and installation services, please call us if your home is on the 2nd floor or above or has unusual access circumstances on 0843 155 0800.

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