Realistic Piano Sound, Touch, and Looks
The Yamaha Arius YDP-144 brings together true piano sound and feel for an outstanding playing experience. Yamaha incorporated their high-tech sampling system into the Arius YDP-144, so you get the rich sound of Yamaha’s flagship 9' CFX concert grand. Damper Resonance digitally re-creates the depth of tone of a real acoustic piano while pedaling, while high-quality reverbs replicate the sound of playing in a variety of rich environments. The Arius YDP-144’s classic looks will fit perfectly into your home, church, or school — and students and teachers will appreciate the onboard song recorder. Sweetwater’s advice is this: If you’re looking for an excellent, affordable digital piano, you can’t go wrong with the Yamaha Arius YDP-144.
Yamaha quality throughout
The Yamaha Arius YDP-144’s spacious stereo grand piano sound is the result of Yamaha’s century-plus expertise in making acoustic pianos — in concert with their industry leadership in digital sampling technology. It’s uncanny the way the Arius YDP-144 naturally responds to your touch — radiating full, lustrous grand piano sound into the room. Perfect for aspiring pianists, the Arius YDP-144 provides realistic acoustic piano sound and touch. The Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) weighted keyboard helps develop finger strength and proper technique for easy transition to acoustic piano.
Yamaha Arius YDP-144 88-key Digital Piano Features:
- CFX Premium Grand Piano Voice re-creates the power and tone of flagship CFX concert grand piano
- GHS weighted action is heavier in the low keys and lighter in the high keys, just like an acoustic piano
- Special matte black key tops designed to absorb moisture and remain tactile after extended use without becoming slippery
- Half-damper pedal control for continuously increasing amounts of sustain as the pedal is depressed
- The Smart Pianist app gives full control over the piano’s major functions and analyzes your favorite songs from your music library using Chord Tracker technology
- Damper Resonance DSP re-creates the sound of the inside of a grand piano when the dampers are off the strings
- 50 classic piano songs are provided in the built-in song memory and in a music book, 50 Greats for the Piano
- The 2-track song recorder allows you to practice one hand at a time or record your next hit single
- Dual Mode lets you combine 2 Voices, like piano and strings, for an inspiring new playing experience
- Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) automatically adjusts the EQ of the built-in stereo speaker system to the setting of your choice, ensuring the richest tone at any volume level
- Acoustic Optimizer physically adjusts the acoustic flow by using a special design and position within the instrument to control resonance and enrich the overall sound
- Dimensions: 54.5" W x 17.75" D x 32.95" H
- Weight: 83.3 lbs.
- Included accessories: BC108BK bench, 50 Greats for the Piano music book, owner’s manual, PA150 power supply
- Number of Keys:88
- Type of Keys:Graded-hammer
- Touch Sensitivity:Hard, Medium, Soft, Fixed
- Presets:10 Grand Piano voices
- Polyphony:192 Notes
- Effects Types:4 x Reverb
- Sequencer:2-track (SMF)
- Song Playback:10 Voice Demo, 50 Classics
- Recording:2-track, 1 song
- Storage:900KB (internal)
- USB:1 x Type B (to host)
- Headphones:2 x 1/4"
- Number of Pedals:3 (damper, sostenuto, soft)
- Built-in Speakers:2 x 4.7"
- Amplifier:2 x 8W
- Software:Smart Pianist companion App
- Bench/Stand Included:Bench
- Power Source:AC adapter
- Weight:83.3 lbs.
- Manufacturer Part Number:YDP144R