The Yamaha Disklavier E3 combines technology with tradition to open up a whole new world of musical possibilities to explore. The E3's innovative features help you find your own customized way to relax. When you pick up the remote control, you are instantly ready to enjoy new music over the Internet or listen to an old favorite from your personal CD collection. The E3 also comes with built-in speakers as well as exclusive Yamaha CD's, allowing you to start listening right away without a complicated set-up process. And no matter where you live, when you connect the E3 to the Internet, you gain access to a treasure trove of musical performances from the finest musicians in the world.
The Disklavier E3 Pro model consists of a Yamaha C6X - an instrument with a powerful and forceful presence and an abundance of reverberation - to which high-grade auto-playback functionality has been added.
Relax to the sounds of the world's greatest music
Start listening the same day it arrives in your home
There is no special software to install, and you don't need to purchase any music - special music CDs come included with every E3. You can literally start listening as soon as the E3 is delivered to your home. With over 400 songs prepared for you by Yamaha, all you have to do is sit back and let the E3 turn your living room into a concert hall.
Hear subtle sounds with crystal clarity
The volume on the E3 can be adjusted to meet your particular needs and ensure that your entertainment never disturbs. With the volume set at its lowest levels, the E3 can play whisper-soft sounds while retaining all of the clarity you expect from a Yamaha acoustic piano.
The convenience of DisklavierRadio
Wit the E3's Internet Direct Connection (IDC), you can listen to DisklavierRadio by "streaming," receiving radio-type broadcasts from the Internet. DisklavierRadio offers uninterrupted streams of music on over 11 different channels full of tunes to match your mood.
Let Disklavier E3 help you create your own music
Simple and easy controls
Sleek and elegant controls employ a minimum of buttons to keep things simple. The clear and logically laid-out remote is designed to be easy to read as well as easy to use; anyone can quickly and effortlessly enjoy all the E3 has to offer.
Built-in amplified speaker system
The E3 is more than just a top-quality piano. With its genuine Yamaha speaker system, it is truly an all-in-one entertainment system. Each speaker is angled to create a spacious overall sound that beautiful complements the sound quality of the acoustic piano. Whether playing the piano yourself of listening to recordings, the E3's state-of-the-art speaker system will bring your music to life like never before.
Bright and clear Display
The E3 features a cutting-edge, easy-to-see display panel called an organic electro-luminescent display. Not only is it bright and easily readable from any angle, but it can be seen clearly from a distance as well.
Preserve your musical memories
Easy recording and ample storage space
The E3 also comes with enough built-in digital storage to hold literally hundred of hours of music and still have room to spare. So feel free to record whatever and whenever you want, all with just the touch of a button.
Listen to music directly from USB memory
Listening to your favourite music is as easy as plugging a USB memory stick into one of the E3's USB ports. Transfer music from anywhere and listen to it on your E3, or replay your own performances for friends and family.
CD synchronized recording
The E3 allows you to effortlessly record yourself playing along with commercial CDs of your favourite artists, bands, and symphony orchestras. Your entire performance, including all key presses, pedal movements, and dynamics, will be recorded as MIDI data and stored in the E3's internal memory. Then, your recorded piano performance will play back in perfect time with the music from your audio CD.
Controlling Disklavier with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
With the latest firmware update for Disklavier MarkIV and E3 it is possible to control a Disklavier remotely using an iPhone, iPod touch or an iPad.
To enable this convenient function and begin using these devices to choose music, record and connect to Disklavier Internet Radio, you must ensure that the instrument has the latest firmware installed.
For MarkIV models you need version 4.0 and for E3 models version 3.0. To update the Disklavier please consult the user manual on how to use the network update function. Alternatively, download the latest update from the download section.
You can control basic Disklavier functions including: Media Select, Start / Stop, Tempo / Transpose, New Recording, Connect to Disklavier Radio, Volume Control and more.
Main features of the CX Series
|Keyboard||Number of Keys||88|
|Keyboard Action||Made by Yamaha|
|Key Surfaces - White||Ivorite|
|Key Surfaces - Black||WPC|
|Pedal||Type||Damper / Sostenuto / Shift|
|Sensor/Driver||Hammer Sensors||Noncontact optical fiber/ grayscale shutter sensing system|
|Key Sensors||Non-contact optical fiber/grayscale shutter sensing system for 88 keys(senses the key position, keying velocity, and key releasing velocity)|
|Pedal Sensors||Damper & shift pedals: Noncontact optical position-sensing Sostenuto pedal: Optical ON/OFF detection sensing system|
|Key Drivers||DSP servo drive system (servocontrolled solenoids)|
|Pedal Drivers||DSP servo drive system (servocontrolled solenoids)|
|Hammer||Type||CX Series Special|
|Lid||Prop Safety Stop||Yes|
|Key Cover||Lid/Fallboard Locks||Yes|
|Piano Silencing Mechanism||Motor-driven hammer shank stopper|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||Advanced Wave Memory 2 (AWM2)|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||32|
|Preset||Featured Voices||Normal Voices: 676Drum Voices: 21 kits total|
|Overall Controls||Tuning||Set at A=440, tunable ┬▒50 cents in 1-cent increment|
|Compatible Storage Media||Internal Memory||128 MB|
|CD||Audio CD (ISO 9600-compliant), Data CD (ISO 9600-Level1-compliant)|
|USB Flash Memory (Optional)||Yamaha does not assure the operation of the commercially available USB flash memories.|
|USB Hard Disk (Optional)||FAT32 format (Yamaha does not assure the operation of the commercially available USB hard disks)|