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Yamaha Arius YDP144 digital piano


3 in stock
  • 88 note, fully weighted hammer action digital piano in an attractive, compact cabinet
  • Newly sampled Yamaha CFX concert grand piano sound with 192 note polyphony
  • Stereophonic Optimiser for improved spacial tonality through headphones
  • Compatible with Yamaha Smart Pianist app
  • Two track record facility, metronome, USB to HOST
  • Available in a selection of finishes including Black Walnut, Rosewood and White

Introducing the Yamaha Arius YDP144 digital piano

The Yamaha YDP144 is the first 'piano style' model in the latest digital piano lineup, and with its fully weighted 88 note, graded hammer action keyboard and authentic piano sound in a compact, piano style cabinet is the ideal first step on your musical journey. The Yamaha CFX concert grand piano has been re-sampled for this latest range of YDP series digital pianos, and also includes key-off resonance, string resonance and damper resonance for an authentic response.

Features such as Stereophonic Optimiser and Intelligent Acoustic Control for improved tonality through headphones have been borrowed from the higher end Clavinova models, and there is also a two track record facility with a metronome to assist with practising. Compatibility with Yamaha's Smart Pianist app makes learning fun and intuitive, and it also acts as a remote control for the pianos sounds.

The ARIUS YDP-144 is an affordable digital piano, perfect for students or hobbyists looking for an attractive instrument for their home.

The powerful tone of the acclaimed CFX concert grand piano

Newly sampled for the YDP-144, the Yamaha's flagship 9' CFX concert grand piano, offers sparkling highs and a powerful resonant bass combined in a sound that projects to the furthest reaches of any concert hall. The CFX was played by the winner of the prestigious International Chopin Competition in 2010, and has since gained recognition as one of the greatest concert grands of modern times.

Authentic acoustic piano playability

With an 88-key piano action, the Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano, from the heavy feel in the lower register to a lighter touch in the upper octaves.

Designed for your personal enjoyment

The YDP-144 offers convenient functions for when you cannot always play the piano at high volume. Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) adjusts the sound automatically to allow players to enjoy balanced sound at any volume level. Stereophonic Optimizer lets players enjoy the natural, spacious sound experienced when sitting in front of an acoustic piano, even when wearing headphones. When using this function, voices sampled from acoustic pianos are perceived to come from the body of the instrument itself, not your headphones, providing a comfortable, natural experience.

Get more with the Smart Pianist App

Enjoy the piano more with Smart Pianist, a dedicated app that adds a beautiful graphic interface and a variety of incredible features to your compatible Yamaha digital piano. From selecting instrument Voices or adjusting settings to practicing with a metronome or recording your masterpieces, Smart Pianist gets you to making music faster and lets you focus on the fun. It even helps you learn your favourite songs by analysing the chord progressions from the audio file and displaying them on the screen of your smart device for you to play.

Classic & elegant design

Designed to elegantly fit into your home decor, the YDP-144 represents the traditional design of the acoustic piano while delivering the technology and convenience of a state-of-the-art digital piano. Choose from three finish options to best match your music-making space.

More useful information

Delivery is fast to all UK mainland addresses. Depending on your location we will select a courier - normally TNT, UPS or a Pallet service. At Chamberlain Music we aim to deliver as quickly and safely as possible and do our best to keep you informed all the way. Delivery of digital pianos is to doorsteps however many drivers are happy to assist further although they are not contracted to do so. Your piano will be delivered boxed and will require self-assembly

Manufacturer warranty: 2 years
Width1,357mm (53 7/16")
Height815mm (32 1/16")
Depth422mm (16 5/8")
Weight38.0kg (83lbs, 12oz)
Number of keys88
Keyboard typeGHS keyboard with matte black key tops
Touch responseHard/Medium/Soft/Fixed
Number of pedals3
Half pedalYes
Pedal functionsDamper/Sostenuto/Soft
Panel languageEnglish
Key cover styleSliding
Music restYes
Piano soundYamaha CFX
Damper resonanceYes
Polyphony (max.)192
Preset number of voices10
Reverb4 types
Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)Yes
Stereophonic optimiserYes
Damper resonanceYes
Number of preset songs10 Voice Demo Songs, 50 Classics
Recording number of songs1
Recording number of tracks2
Data capacity100 KB/Song (Approx. 11,000 notes)
Playback compatible data formatStandard MIDI File (SMF) Format 0 & 1
Recording compatible data formatStandard MIDI File (SMF) Format 0
Dual/layers functionsYes
Tempo range5 – 280
Transpose-6 – 0 – +6
Tuning414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz
Internal memory storageTotal maximum size approx. 900 KB (User song : One song approx. 100 KB Loading song data from a computer : Up to 10 songs)
Headphones connectivityStandard stereo phone jack x 2
Amplifiers8W x 2
Speakers12cm x 2
Power supplyPA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
Power consumption9W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
Auto power offYes
Accessories50 Classical Music Masterpieces (Music Book), Owner's Manual, Quick Operation Guide

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