What We Think
Yamaha's YDP series has always been a much loved series for reasons such as affordability and outstanding quality. The brand new YDP-144 now features a sound sample of Yamaha's premium concert grand piano, the CFX. Once you experience this, you will not want to stop playing, it is truly amazing! This piano is now compatible with Yamaha's free App "Smart Pianist". This is an alternative controller for your piano which boasts beautiful graphics and it is so easy to use. Other important features include 88 fully weighted keys with a GHS action, 2 track recorder and headphone outputs for silent practice. It's a beautiful piano and definitley one worth trying. Why not come down to one of our stores and try it out for yourself?
Never once seen in the YDP series. The Yamaha's flagship 9' CFX concert grand piano, has been faithfully sampled for the YDP 144. The world-renowned CFX, played at the prestigious International Chopin Competition in 2010, has since been recognised one of the greatest concert grands of all time. And all thanks to the YDP 144, you can reproduce this incredible sound in the comfort of your own home, or studio. The sparkling highs and the most powerful resonant bass notes. Combine the two and you can produce a sound that projects to the furthest reaches of any concert hall.
Yamaha understand that you cannot always play the piano at a high volume. The Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) technology has been introduced so that you can adjust your sound automatically and enjoy a balanced sound at any volume level.
Incredible touch. Thanks to the Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) keyboard action. You can enjoy a heavier touch in the lower end of your keyboard and lighter touch at the higher end. Inevitably replicating the touch and feel of the hammers inside an acoustic piano. Great for the aspiring pianist. You can develop your playing technique with the YDP 144. So when it comes to playing an acoustic piano, your hands will be ready! Take control over your playing experience with the matte finish of the black keys can absorb moisture from your hands, making them less slippery even after hours of practice.
The YDP 144 opens up a new world of apps to enhance your experience. The user-friendly set-up allows you to connect your smartphone or tablet to a series of bespoke apps. So you can explore endless playing possibilities. With the range of compatible apps, you can analyse your favourite songs, calculate the chords, display and play.
The Smart Pianist app offers a variety of features that allow you to personalise your sound and performance. The world famous CFX can be played alongside other acoustic instruments of your choice. Swipe left or right to change the instrument voices. Explore an array of in-depth piano settings to suit yourself. With the LCD display, the YDP 144 offers a graphical way for customers to easily control the piano’s sound. And manipulate its hammer strength, brightness, pedal point, resonance, and reverb. Explore endless possibilities with the YDP 144.
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