Yamaha

N1 AvantGrand Hybrid Piano

in Polished Ebony finish

 
£5,279.00
incl. VAT
( SRP: £5,696.00 )
N1 AvantGrand Hybrid Piano
N1 AvantGrand Hybrid Piano N1 AvantGrand Hybrid Piano
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Overview

The Yamaha N1 delivers the captivating sound of this hybrid piano series in its simplest form.

The N1 easily does justice to the grand piano in terms of playing feel and responsive action, setting a new standard with its perfect integration of acoustic and digital technologies.

  • Specialized Grand Piano Action
  • Spatial Acoustic Sampling, Spatial Acoustic Speaker System

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Features

The nuanced touch and response of the grand piano are an essential standard yardstick for piano quality. The AvantGrand offers the player a specially-developed grand piano action that features the same configuration as the action of a real grand. The hammers strike the “strings” from underneath, allowing minute adjustments to the weight distribution of the hammers, and to the movement of the hammers themselves, for a smoother feel when playing. In addition to a hammer sensor, the AvantGrand employs a non-contact key sensor that has no effect on the movement of the keys, affording excellent recognition of the player's pressure on the keyboard, timing, and the other delicate nuances that affect musical expression. This combination provides an impressive sensitivity for the entire range from pianissimo through to fortissimo, and the ability to translate even the swiftest trills of the pianist with transparency.

Spatial Acoustic Sampling, Spatial Acoustic Speaker System

With the introduction of the AvantGrand, Yamaha ignited a revolution in the approach to sampling recording and playback of the notes of the actual acoustic piano. Treating the sound-board not simply as a point source of sound but as a plane, we took samples at four positions, adding optimum center and rear locations to the traditional left and right. As a sound source, we carefully selected the best single instrument from among our CFIIIS full concert grand pianos for sampling. The end result of these efforts is that AvantGrand series instruments recreate the original sound of a superb grand piano almost to perfection. Meanwhile, the AvantGrand’s speaker system has been designed to ensure that this sound is heard best at the playing position. A three-way system featuring woofer, mid-range and tweeter speakers reproduce the rich natural resonance of the soundboard accurately. What’s more, each of the low-, mid-, and high-frequency bands has been given its own amplifier to prevent interference between bands. This innovative configuration allows the instrument’s outstanding sound system to reproduce the nuances of each individual note. For even greater sonic accuracy, feature speaker layouts optimized for the size of the instruments.

Specs

 Color/Finish

  • Cabinet Color Polished Ebony
  • Finish Polished
Size/Weight
  • Width 1,465mm (57-11/16")
  • Height 995mm (39-3/16")With music rest : 1,170mm (46-1/16")
  • Depth 618mm (24-5/16")
  • Weight 120.5kg (265lbs., 11oz.)
Control Interface
  • Keyboard Number of Keys 88
  • Type Acrlic resin (white keytops)
  • Keyboard Action Specialised Grand Piano Action
  • Pedal Number of Pedals 3
  • Half Pedal Yes
Cabinet
  • Key Cover Soft-Close Fallboard Yes
  • Music Rest Yes
Voices
  • Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology Spatial Acoustic Sampling
  • Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 256
  • Preset Number of Voices 5
Effects
  • Reverb Yes
Songs
  • Number of Preset Songs 10
  • Recording Number of Songs 1
  • Number of Tracks 1
  • Data Capacity 300KB (approx. 30,000 notes)
  • Recording Function Yes
Functions
  • Overall Controls Metronome Yes
  • Tempo Range 5 - 500
  • Transpose Yes
  • Tuning Yes
  • Scale Type 7 types
Storage and Connectivity
  • Connectivity Headphones x 2
  • MIDI In/Out
  • AUX IN L/L+R, R
  • AUX OUT L/L+R, R
  • USB TO DEVICE Yes
Amplifiers and Speakers
  • Spatial Acoustic Speaker System Yes
  • Amplifiers 25W x 1 + 30W x 5
  • Speakers 8cm x 3 + 13cm x 2 + 16cm x 1
Power Supply
  • Power Supply AC Inlet
Product IDYAM-N1-AVANTGRAND-PI
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