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Yamaha DGC1EN Disklavier ENSPIRE grand piano


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  • 5'3'' grand piano, the first model in the range to be built in Japan
  • Based on the same frame design as the more expensive Yamaha C1X grand piano
  • 88 keys and three pedals, including full sostenuto and solid soundboard
  • All new Yamaha ENSPIRE Disklavier system for the most realistic record and playback
  • Allows private practice through headphones or audio output to a PA system without microphones
  • Built in speakers and XG sound engine - play along with pre-recorded MIDI and backing tracks

Introducing the Yamaha Disklavier GC1 ENSPIRE Grand Piano

The DGC1EN offers an upgrade in performance quality from the DGB1KEN. The acoustic piano benefits from a significant improvement in hammer felt quality and action components and consequently is a very refined piano to play sharing much with the more expensive C1X grand piano.

Player pianos have been around for many years. First and foremost an acoustic piano, a Disklavier piano can play itself for you, bringing the possibility of piano ownership and enjoyment to a whole new audience – you don’t have to be a pianist to have a piano! .

Now in its eighth generation and known as ‘ENSPIRE’, the record-and-playback system of Disklavier is better than ever before, while additional functionality makes it a useful tool for composing, recording and teaching.

Dominic Barnett – Chamberlain Pianos

Incredible accuracy

Disklavier ENSPIRE not only plays each note at the right time, it also ingeniously controls speed and timing of the note’s release to ensure every nuance of the pianists original performance is accurately delivered. This makes Yamaha Disklavier ENSPIRE the world’s most authentic reproducing piano system.

A huge selection of content

There are 500 built-in songs, from solo piano tracks to ones with MIDI backing tracks and even real audio tracks. Alternatively, you can select Music Shop on the app to access a library of thousands more titles from contemporary recording artists and jazz to classical masterpieces. A subscription streaming service, ‘Disklavier Radio’, enables the piano to continuously stream music from Yamaha’s database, including real artist recordings.

Wireless control and discreet control panels

A discreet, slimline control panel is hidden underneath the keyboard, while the instrument’s main control interface completely wireless via an app for your iOS or Android device. The piano becomes a part of your wireless network via WPS, eliminating the need for cables and chunky control boxes bolted to the piano.

Integrated SH Silent Piano

Built into the Disklavier ENSPIRE is an SH Silent system, so that the piano can be played privately via headphones. Alternatively, the speakers built in underneath the grand piano can be used to play the piano at a lower volume, making it ideal for dinner parties or playing at unsociable hours.

Make the piano a part of your home HiFi system

The Disklavier ENSPIRE can be connected to Yamaha’s MusicCast system enabling multi room listening. The piano can be playing acoustically in your living room, but the digital sound of the SH Silent system can be heard in other rooms around the house, all transmitted wirelessly via Wi-Fi.

Installation at the Yamaha factory

Unlike most player piano systems, Yamaha Disklavier ENSPIRE is installed during the manufacturing process. Yamaha piano actions are designed to accommodate these systems, so you can be sure of the highest quality performance and reliability. Nothing has been compromised!

More useful information

ENSPIRE built-in song list Disklavier Controller operation manual Disklavier Controller operation manual How to care for your Yamaha Piano
Width149cm (59")
Height99cm (39")
Depth161cm (5'3")
Weight311kg (684lbs)
Piano silencing mechanismYes (Motor-driven hammer shank stopper)
Piano soundCFX Binaural Sampling / CFX Stereo Sampling
Polyphony (max.)256
Number of Voices (playing)16 (Piano, Electric Piano 1-3, Harpsichord 1 & 2, Vibraphone, Celesta, Pipe Organ 1-4, Jazz Organ, Strings, Choir, Synth Pad)
Number of voices (playback)480 XG Voices & 12 Drum Kits
Compatibility XGYes
Compatibility GMYes
Number of built-in songs500 (Pop, Jazz, Classical, Smart Key etc . 380 piano solo son gs (PianoSoft Solo), 72 songs with instr umental accompanimen ts (PianoSoft Plus), and 48 songs with a udio backing (PianoS oft Audio))
Compatible data formatSMF (Standard MIDI File, Format 0 & 1), MP3, WAV
Compatible song formatPianoSoft, PianoSoft Plus, PianoSoft Audio, SmartKey
Recording functionsYes
Tuning414.8 HZ- 466.8 Hz (Tunable in ±0.2 Hz)
Headphones connectivityMini stereo jack (x2)
USB flash memory (optional)Yes
Power requirementsAC100 V - 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Included accessoriesMonitor Speaker x2, Speaker Hanger x2, Stereo Headphone, Operation Manual, Built-in Song List, Music Book 50 Greats for the Piano, USB Wireless LAN Adaptor (UD-WL01)
Key sensorsNon-contact Optical Fiber Grayscale Shutter Sensing System for 88 keys (Sensors for the key position, keying velocity, and key releasing velocity)
Hammer sensorsNon-contact Optical Fiber/grayscale Sensing System
Pedal sensorsDamper & Shift pedal: Non-contact Digital Optical Position-sensing System, Sostenuto pedal: ON/OFF Detection Sensing System
Key driveDSP Servo Drive System (High-power servo-controlled solenoids with supersensitive magnetic sensor, Key/hammer sensor feedback)
Pedal driveDSP Servo Drive System (Servo-controlled solenoids)

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