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Yamaha YUS3 TransAcoustic upright piano

Upgraded specification over the popular U3S upright piano making for a more refined playing and listening experience

Product code: YUS3TA Manufacturer: Yamaha
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Rent for as little as £291.34 per month
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FEATURES

  • 131cm tall with solid spruce soundboard, concert grade hammers and hand-wound bass strings
  • Featuring Yamaha's incredible TransAcoustic technology which uses the piano's soundboard as a speaker - turn down the volume or play along with backing tracks without the need for speakers!
  • 256 note polyphony and 19 realistic instrument voices including pianos, electric pianos, strings and harpsichord
  • USB audio record facility to save your performances, and iOS/Android connectivity for using the NoteStar and PianoDiary apps
  • An elegant instrument in a traditional style cabinet, with brass fittings and a soft-closing keyboard fall
Product code: YUS3TA Manufacturer: Yamaha
Description

Sharing many components with the industry standard U3 upright piano, the YUS3 is a further refined, semi handcrafted instrument with wonderful projection and resonance. Hand wound bass strings and mahogany hammers are among this pianos many refinements, making it an excellent choice for the professional pianist or enthusiastic amateur. But it is so much more than just a piano!

Yamaha's incredible TransAcoustic system allows you to not only play silently through headphones but also to use the pianos naturally resonant soundboard as a speaker, enabling you to physically turn down the volume of your piano. As with Yamaha's Silent piano range, the hammer stop bar prevents the hammers from hitting the strings and the sound that you hear becomes a beautifully sampled Yamaha CFX concert grand. Select from the 19 built in instrument voices, including grand and electric pianos, harpsichord, organs and strings, or plug in an external tone generator. Sounds played through speakers often sound confined due to the size of the speaker itself, but Yamaha's TransAcoustic system turns the whole piano into that loudspeaker, thus generating a much larger and richer sound.

The instrument also has a USB audio recorder allowing you to record your performances, and is also iPad compatible - download Yamaha's piano diary app to keep track of your progress or to upload your performances to social media sites!

More info

TransAcoustic system:
• Binaural CFX sampling for Silent mode
• Stereo CFX sampling for TransAcoustic mode
• Non-contact continuous detection optical sensors on each key
• Continuous detection on the sustain pedal
• 256MB wave memory
• 256 note polyphony
• 4 reverb settings
• Motor driven silent activation
• Silent audio output jacks
• New controller design
• 19 Voices, plus 3 dual voices
• 480XG sounds + 12 drum/SFX kits for MIDI file playback
• 53 preset songs
• USB port
• Audio WAV recording
• Metronome
• Transpose function
• Adjustable pitch, touch sensitivity, string resonance, damper depth and sustain

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

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