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This specific upright piano has a luxury Mahogany Polish finish that is guaranteed to stand out and it is designed for Professional players and it would also be suitable for players who are getting started.
Boston UP-126 PE Performance Edition Mahogany Polish
The Steinway designed Boston Piano is unrivaled in its class and unmatched in value. It has been significantly enhanced with the introduction of the new Performance Edition. The Boston Performance Edition features improvements in materials, specifications, and performance never before seen in the mid-price range. This Boston upright piano makes a great addition to any teaching studio or home
|Rim/Backframe||Mahogany foot-piece soundboard lining and backboard. Specially-designed grand-type mahogany closing rim; unequaled vertical strength and stability and improved acoustics. Backposts have staggered spacing to enhance tone and provide support where needed.|
|Braces/Posts||Full-length laminated mahogany posts assure that the backframe will remain straight and consistent and tuning will remain stable. Mahogany fill-blocks between posts at the top and bottom of the backframe, capped with a mahogany backboard for positive vertical alignment. Solid filler blocks (no hollow spots). 5 posts. Total cross sectional area: 450 cm2 (69.8 in2). Thickness of post: 9 cm (3 1/2ΓÇØ). Width of post: 10 cm (4ΓÇØ).|
|Pinblock||OctagripΓäó pinblock made of 11 layers of hard rock maple ΓÇô glued in different grain angles of 60 degrees ΓÇô affording the tuning pins greater stability under tension and enabling the piano to stay in tune longer.|
|Soundboard||Close and straight-grain solid (not laminated) Sitka spruce. Minimum 3 annual growth rings per cm (minimum 8 per inch). Tapered from treble to bass, to provide a rich tone in the bass, and a brilliant and crisp tone in the treble, creating a well-balanced and lasting tonal response. Tapered from 9 mm to 7 mm dual tapered. Vibrating area: 1.07 m2 (1,659 in2). Closing rim evens out the soundboards response to all frequencies, eliminating ΓÇ£hotΓÇØ spots. Emulates shape of grand soundboard.|
|Ribs||Made from durable spruce to assure strong and constant support of the strings bearing down on the soundboard. Ribs are fully let-in to the liner to support the important soundboard crown and prevent the piano from losing its tone. Number of ribs: 11|
|Bridges||Treble: Solid maple, curved to fit the crown of the soundboard. Bass: Solid maple mounted to cantilevered base. Doweled, glued, and screwed to soundboard. One continuous base and treble bridge.|
|Scale||Overstrung: Lower tension scale for longer sustaining tone and longer life of the whole piano. 16,727 kg (36,877 lb) tension.|
|Plate||Cast from grey iron, bronze-painted and lacquered. Vacuum cast.|
|Tuning Pins||Nickel-plated steel, cut threaded.|
|Strings||Treble: Highest grade steel (in half size increments). Number of sizes: 12. Lowest tenor note: 28. Bass: Steel core wire wound with solid copper. Number 1 speaking length: 117.3 cm (46.2ΓÇØ)|
|Hammers||Premium wool topfelt over premium wool underfelt. Weight of topfelt: 9.4 kg (20.8 lb). Compression-wired to retain permanent shape. Mahogany moldings. Hammer-shanks from select resilient maple or horn-beam. Computer-designed pear-shaped hammers with reinforced shoulders result in superior tone, increased durability and greater voicing ability.|
|Action||Solid maple (all wood, no plastic) for all moving parts. Extruded aluminum action rails for increased stability and less frequent regulation. Dependable direct-blow design.|
|Keys||Genuine spruce, individually balanced and weighted. Synthetic ivory and ebony key covers. Length of key: 36.8 cm (14.5ΓÇØ).|
|Keybed||Made from laminated hardwood. Strong, rugged construction provides a solid mount for the keyframe and action allowing for precise and prolonged action regulation. Keybed thickness is 42 mm.|
|Keyframe||Spruce with hardwood inserts in the balance rail and front rail for added stability.|
|Pedals||Heavy solid castings. Soft (half-blow), damper (sustaining), and muffler.|
Music desk: Professional music desk. Two-position upper panel for tone escapement and solid music support. Fallboard: Soft fall fallboard. Casters: Solid brass casters. Locks: No locks. PropSticks: Top prop sticks.
|Height:||126 cm (49 1/2ΓÇØ)|
|Width:||151 cm (59 1/4ΓÇØ)|
|Depth:||62 cm (24 1/4ΓÇØ)|
|Net Weight:||278 kg (612 lb)|
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