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Yamaha Arius YDP181 Digital Piano with Bench

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Product Description

3-level AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling Voices deliver remarkably authentic sound!!
Perfect for beginning students and experienced players alike, the ARIUS / YDP series provides true piano sound and feel. The Graded Hammer keyboard makes it a true joy to play, both in practice and in performance. Moreover, the damper pedal includes a half-damper effect, giving you nuanced expressive control over the sustained sound. Dual Voice capability lets you play two different instrument sounds at the same time, while a 2-track song recorder allows you to capture your original musical ideas and performances.

Yamaha Arius YDP181 Features

  • 88-key Graded Hammer (GH) Keyboard
  • Variable Touch Sensitivity
  • Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) Dynamic Stereo Sampling
  • 128-note Polyphony
  • Damper Resonance
  • Song Recorder
  • 50 Preset Piano Songs
  • USB Connectivity for Storing and Playing Music
Graded Hammer (GH) Keyboard
Just as on a traditional acoustic piano, lower notes on a GH keyboard have a heavier touch, while the higher ones are more responsive to lighter playing. GH features an extra key sensor capable of reproducing fast repetitive playing of a single note with perfect articulation. The matte finish of the black keys enhances the keyboard's luxurious appearance.

Variable Touch Sensitivity
Select the hard, medium or soft setting to match your playing style or finger strength. Turn off sensitivity for a fixed response setting, ideal when playing the organ.

Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) Dynamic Stereo Sampling
The AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) is a sampling system which creates the realism of an acoustic instrument by using digital technology to record the instrument sound and applying high-quality digital filter technology to the recorded audio samples. The waveform of the sound created by playing the key of an acoustic piano differs depending on the playing strength from pianissimo to fortissimo. The AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling can produce such dynamic nuances by recording samples of various playing strengths. The greater the number of samples used, the higher the expression.

USB Connectivity for Storing and Playing Music
Insert an optional USB storage device into the USB port to save and transfer your performances.

128-note Polyphony
Conventional digital pianos quickly run out of notes during fast, dense legato passages: sustained notes are cut off as the instrument "steals" notes to make room for new notes. A maximum of up to 128-note can be played at once.

Damper Resonance
Damper Resonance samples provided the rich and broadening tones produced in pedaling. Using these comprehensive gradations, YDP181 model can realistically reproduce the complex sounds of a grand piano.

Song Recorder
The built-in, 3-song performance memory allows you to record a song, and then step into the spotlight and solo over it. Best of all, you can change tempo or Voices even after you've recorded your performance. There's also a built-in metronome to help you stay in perfect time.

50 Preset Piano Songs
A selection of 50 different piano songs is provided for your listening pleasure. These recordings were chosen for their beauty as well as their functionality. Since many of the songs are classic piano pieces, anyone taking lessons can listen to them for reference.

Product Specifications
Yamaha Arius YDP181 Digital Piano with Bench Specifications

  • Touch Response: Hard, Medium, Soft, Fixed
  • Type: GH
  • Number of Voices: 14
  • Number of Polyphony: 128
  • Piano Voice Quality: AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling
  • No. of Dynamic Steps: 3
  • Reverb: 4 types
  • Effect: 4 types
  • Brilliance: Yes
  • Damper Resonance: Yes
  • Dual: Yes
  • Split: No
  • Playback:
    • Number of Preset Songs: 14 (Voice Demo), 50 (Piano)
  • Recording:
    • Number of Songs: 3
    • Number of Tracks: 2

Metronome: Yes

Overall Control

  • No. of Pedals: 3 (Damper with half pedal effect, Sostenuto and Soft)
  • Tempo: Yes
  • Transpose: Yes
  • Tuning: Yes
  • Scale Tuning: Yes
  • Display Type: 7-segment LED
Jacks and Terminals
  • MIDI: IN / OUT
  • TO HOST: No
  • Headphone: 2
  • AUX. In (L/L+R, R): No
  • AUX. Out (L/L+R, R): No
  • AUX. Out (L, R): No
  • USB to DEVICE: Yes
Outboard Content
  • Pianosoft Solo: Yes
  • Output: 20 watts x 2
  • Speaker: 16 cm x 2
  • Speaker/Headphones Control: Yes
  • Key Cover: Sliding
  • Headphone Hanger: Yes

Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  714-522-9000 Warranty:  7 Years: DSR, DXR, and DXS Speakers; 3 Years: Power Amps, Speakers; YDP, CP, N100, PF & P Series Digital Pianos
1 Year: Digital Mixers, Studio Monitors, Analog Consoles, Powered Mixers, Multi-Track Recorders, Digital Effect Processors, Signal Processors, Synthesizers, Drum Machines, Sequencers, Tone Modules, Portable Keyboards, Guitars, Drum Shells & Hardware, Drum Shell Finish.
1 Yr Parts, 90 Days Labor: Drum Pedals, Cymbal Stands, Rack Systems
John from Chicago Submitted: 8/30/2011

Excellent for home
Michael Wilwerding from Clark Fork Idaho USA Submitted: 10/20/2010

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