Digital Piano


Building on the DP990R digital piano launched this time last year, Roland has introduced two new digital pianos — the DP990F and DP990RF. At-a-glance features include Roland’s SuperNATURAL piano engine for enhanced audio authenticity and sophistication, 337 onboard tones, the PHA II piano feel with escapement, twin-piano keyboard splitting feature, […]

Roland introduces two new digital pianos: DP990F/DP990RF





Yamaha has announced a redesigned series of CP digital stage pianos, including the CP1, CP5 and CP50. The top-of-line CP1 features the new NW-STAGE weighted wooden keys plus Yamaha’s new Spectral Component Modelling process which is touted to reproduce the sound and expressiveness of acoustic and vintage electronic pianos better […]

Yamaha introduces new CP series of digital stage pianos






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Rather quietly, with no obvious press release, Casio last week announced the latest in its line of Privia stage/studio digital pianos. The PX-130 and PX-330 are relatively lightweight, portable block digital pianos featuring realistic grand piano sounds, a range of other voices, expressive touch thanks to the Tri-Sensor 88-note scaled […]

Casio intros two new stage pianos: PX-130 and PX-330


The latest in the M-Audio line of digital console pianos has arrived, with Avid’s announcement of the DCP-300. Main features include: Sixteen premium sounds including Steinway Model D concert grand piano plus two vintage electric pianos, FM electric piano, clav, harpsichord, church organ, rock organ, strings, upright bass, electric bass, […]

M-Audio DCP-300 digital console piano now available from Avid



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If you want the lowdown on Yamaha’s new portable digital piano, the P155, then look no further. Here are complete specifications, pictures, and comparison with Yamaha’s earlier P series instruments. Overview The Yamaha P155 features samples taken directly from the CFIIIS 9-foot grand piano Uses Yamaha’s Pure CF sampling technology […]

Yamaha P155 digital piano: Complete specifications and gallery



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The gap between acoustic and digital pianos just closed up a little with Yamaha’s latest innovation, the AvantGrand hybrid instrument that combines the best of both worlds. Physically, it replicates a much larger acoustic grand piano in a much smaller (but not insignificant) space. It features highly realistic key and […]

Yamaha shows off its “AvantGrand” hybrid digital/acoustic grand piano





“Recreational keyboard” suggests to me some hybrid instrument that can not only function as a decent digital piano but also play back pre-recorded music and audio, thus making it more of an entertainment centre than a mere instrument. That seems to be the thinking behind one of Roland’s latest keyboards, […]

Roland launches VIMA RK-300 recreational keyboard [NAMM09]



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Roland claims that its latest digital piano pushes the boundaries of realism far beyond that of existing sample-based digital pianos thanks to new “from scratch” technology that can be easily and creatively adjusted in real time to suit a pianist’s needs. Rather than simply sampling real acoustic pianos, Roland created […]

Roland shows off revolutionary new V-Piano [NAMM09]



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Yamaha will show off its latest Disklavier E3 series at Winter NAMM. The three “E”s stand for easy, enjoyment, and elegance, and encapsulates what this more entry-level digital piano is all about. Many of the Disklavier functions are present, such as recording and playback and whisper soft playing, 450 built-in […]

Yamaha intros Disklavier E3 entry-level digital piano [NAMM09]



Yamaha’s latest Clavinova, the CVP409GP, will be on show at this year’s Winter NAMM exhibition. Claiming it to be the world’s most innovative and technologically advanced digital piano line, the CVP409GP offers a luxurious mini-grand piano style cabinet option. The ebony polished cabinet, synthetic ivory keytops and natural wood keyboard […]

Yamaha shows off new Clavinova CVP409GP digital piano [NAMM09]



Yamaha’s YPG (Yamaha Portable Grand) digital pianos have been upgraded, to now include the YPG-635, YPG-535 and YPG-235. The YPG-635 includes weighted Graded Hammer action; the YPG-535 and YPG-235 feature a new Graded Soft Touch action and piano-style keys, providing top-quality playing experiences. The 88-key YPG-635 is a weighted graded […]

Yamaha intros upgraded YPG line of digital pianos



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The Yamaha P85 has been superseded by the Yamaha P95. Part of Yamaha’s P Series of digital pianos, the new P85 and P85S (differentiated by their body colour: black or silver) are slim digital pianos featuring high-quality piano sound and feel. With 88 Graded Hammer Standard keys, the digital pianos […]

Yamaha introduces P85 and P85S digital pianos


Roland has announced its new SA-1000 stage amplifier, a super-lightweight and portable stage amp customised for use with organs such as new ATELIER series and digital pianos. Features include an Organ Enhance button which adds bass nuances to a sound, onboard Anti-feedback function to automatically cancels unpleasant howling from being […]

Roland intros SA-1000 stage amplifier ideal for organs and digital ...


Yamaha has reintroduced its high-end Clavinova CGP1000 digital piano featuring the technologically advanced function of the Clavinova CVP400 Series housed within an elegantly crafted 4ft 11in grand piano cabinet. This hybrid piano combines the accurate reproduction of sampling technology with the richly textured harmonic nuances of a real grand piano. […]

Yamaha reintroduces Clavinova CGP1000 digital piano









We’ve looked at Yamaha’s Disklavier in the past, and now they’ve upgraded the beast with the introduction of their Disklavier 2.0 service, available to Disklavier Mark IV owners who install a software update. Yamaha has introduced the DisklavierRadio and the DisklavierMusicStore services, combining the best aspects of live performance with […]

Yamaha introduces “Disklavier 2.0”, greater Internet connectivity for Disklavier Mark ...



Yamaha has introduced what it says is the most innovative and technologically advanced range of digital pianos, in the CVP400 series. “No question about it: the Yamaha CVP400 Series Clavinova Digital Pianos are the most exciting CVP Series ever,” says Jim Levesque, Clavinova Marketing Manager, Yamaha Corporation of America, Piano […]

Yamaha unveils CVP400 digital piano range


Yamaha has introduced two new models in its CLP-200 range of Clavinova digital pianos. Clavinova CLP-265GP The CLP-265GP (click image for large view) offers a luxurious polished ebony mini-grand case cabinet, along with a range of the key CLP-200 Series technologies, including a Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard for true […]

Yamaha intros Clavinova CLP-265GP and CLP-295GP


Yamaha has unveiled its NP-30 Portable Digital Grand Piano, featuring 76 Graded Soft Touch piano-style keys and AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) stereo-sampled piano voices, weighing just 12 pounds, and able to operate on six AA batteries or a power adaptor. With an emphasis on portability, the Graded Soft Touch keys […]

Yamaha intros NP-30 portable digital grand piano



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Yamaha’s new MODUS H01 digital grand piano continues the line of compact, stylish digital grand pianos. As with their CLP-F01, Yamaha’s designers have addressed the needs of luxury homeowners who need to use space efficiently whilst accenting their rooms with stylish furniture. “Though we are catering to the new design-conscious […]

Yamaha intros MODUS H01 stylish, compact digital piano


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Yamaha has introduced its CVP300 Series of Clavinovas, which includes the CVP301, CVP303, CVP305, CVP307, CVP309, and CVP309GP models. They all come with Internet Direct Connection, song and lyric displays, floppy disc drive, and Smart-Media slots, as well as the USA Edition upgrade. Assuming the user has an Internet connection, […]

Yamaha Clavinova CVP300 Series include direct Internet connection for web ...






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Yamaha has added to its Clavinova range of world-class digital pianos with the CLP-F01 “Slimline” Clavinova digital piano. These Clavinovas come with a choice of four designer back plate colours – Polished Orange, Polished Ebony, Polished Blue and Polished Red – that stands against the wall and frames the whole […]

Yamaha CLP-F01 Slimline Clavinova released



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Yamaha has unveiled their latest digital grand piano in a new contemporary design. The Nocturne Grand N100 in attractive black finish has speakers tucked conveniently into the rear cabinet and pedal frame, a slim look top-to-bottom, and a tasteful soft-glow blue-lit control surface. “This strikingly visual instrument will undoubtedly expand […]

Yamaha Nocturne Grand N100 digital piano released