Musical instrument hire with the option to own


Yamaha U3 upright piano

Built on the popular and acclaimed Yamaha U3 upright piano

Manufacturer: Yamaha


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Rent for as little as £205.29 per month
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  • Fitted with new Yamaha SH silent system enabling practice through headphones at unsociable hours
  • 131cm tall U series upright piano with 88 note keyboard and floating soundboard
  • Silent system offers 256 note polyphony and 19 realistic instrument voices including pianos, electric pianos, strings and harpsichord
  • In addition to USB audio recording, upload your performances to social media through iPad applications!
Manufacturer: Yamaha

Part of the revered Yamaha U series, the Yamaha U3 is an industry standard practice and performance upright piano, and the instrument of choice for beginners, students and professionals alike. Examples of all ages, from the old U3H and U3M to the new U3S can be found in the practice rooms of many of the most prestigious conservatoires, music colleges and performance venues across the world. Adding the new SH silent system builds on this further and the result is an extremely versatile instrument. Activate the silent mode and a rail moves between the hammers and the strings to 'switch off' the acoustic piano. Highly sophisticated optical sensor technology then captures the detailed movements of each key and you can hear the beautiful sound of a Yamaha CFX concert grand piano through your headphones - play a real acoustic piano with headphones at any time, day or night without being disturbed or disturbing others! Not only is the piano sound amazing, there are also 18 other instrument sounds, including grand and electric pianos, strings, organ and harpsichord. You can also play along with MIDI files, and use the USB audio recorder to record your performances as a CD ready file to your USB memory stick. Alternatively, using the iPad Piano Diary app you can upload your performances straight to YouTube or other social media sites. The possibilities are endless!

More info

Yamaha SH Silent system:
• Binaural CFX sampling
• Noncontact continuous detection optical sensors under each key
• Noncontact 2-point optical fiber sensor for each hammer
• 256MB wave memory
• 256 note polyphony
• Motor driven silent activation
• Silent audio output jacks
• New controller design
• 19 Voices
• 480 XG Voices, 12 drum/SFX kits
• 4 reverb settings
• USB port
• Audio .WAV file recording
• MIDI recording and playback
• Metronome
• Transpose function
• Adjustable touch sensitivity, string resonance, damper depth and sustain depth

Yamaha U3S Acoustic piano:
• 131cm upright piano
• 88 note keyboard with acrylic resin keytops
• 3 pedals - damper, sostenuto and soft
• 5 backposts
• U series bespoke hammers
• Floating soundboard
• 2 piece top lid
• Extended music desk
• Fitted with double wheel brass castors
• Soft closing keyboard fall
• Lockable lid and keyboard fall, supplied with 2 keys


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Total rental plan

Plans can be cancelled and the instrument returned anytime after 3 months.
Complete the plan and the instrument is yours to keep!

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