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Yamaha intros YDP-135R digital piano

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Yamaha has extended its range of YDP series digital pianos, which also includes the YDP-161B and YDP-V420, with the introduction of the YDP-135R Arius model.

Decked out in an attractive dark rosewood finish, Yamaha has attempted to make this entry-level instrument highly playable and realistic. This makes it an ideal first full-size digital piano for the budding home pianist.

Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) keyboard with matte black keytops

The YDP-135R has an excellent entry-level piano action with graded keys that have a heavier touch in the low end and a lighter touch in the high end.

Variable Touch Sensitivity

Customise the response of the the keyboard to your playing style.

Advanced Wave Memory(AWM) Stereo Sampling

High-quality, spacious, stereo grand piano sound.

Three Piano-Style Foot Switches

The built-in soft, sostenuto and damper pedals complete the piano playing experience.

1-Track Sequencer

The built-in, 1-track performance memory allows you to record a single performance and play it back instantly, ideal for either review or to play along with. There’s also a built-in metronome to help you stay in perfect time.

50 Preset Piano Songs

50 classic piano songs are provided in the song player and as a music book, “50 Greats for the Piano.” These songs can be used for background music or as learning reference.

Simple, elegant design

A simple and elegant design fits into a wide range of decor and living spaces.



Cabinet Color Dark Rosewood


Dimensions Width 1,357mm (53-7/16")
Height 815mm (32-1/16")
Depth 422mm (16-5/8")
Weight Weight 37kg (79 lbs., 6oz)

Control Interface

Keyboard Number of Keys 88
Type Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) Keyboard with matte black keytops
Touch Sensitivity Hard/Medium/Soft/Fixed
Pedal Number of Pedals 3
Functions Damper, Sostenuto, Soft
Panel Language English


Key Cover Key Cover Style Sliding
Music Rest Yes


Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology AWM Stereo Sampling
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 64
Preset Number of Voices 6


Types Reverb Yes
Functions Dual/Layers Yes


Preset Number of Preset Songs 6 Demo Songs, 50 Piano Prest Songs
Recording Number of Songs 1
Number of Tracks 1
Data Capacity 65KB (ca. 11,000 notes) for User Song
Recording Function Yes
Compatible Data Format Playback Original Format, SMF(Format 0)
Recording Original Format


Overall Controls Metronome Yes
Tempo Range 32 – 280
Transpose -6 to 0, 0 to +6
Tuning Yes

Storage and Connectivity

Storage Internal Memory 65KB for a user song, maximum 307KB for other songs.
Connectivity Headphones x 2

Amplifiers and Speakers

Amplifiers 6W x 2
Speakers (12cm x 6cm) x 2


Included Accessories Song Book "50 greats for the Piano"


Available now for a RRP of around $1,199