The Arius YDP-142 digital piano provides authentic piano touch and tone suitable for any aspiring pianist. The Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) action builds proper fingering technique for an easy transition to playing on acoustic pianos. PureCF Sound Engine delivers expressive recordings of Yamaha's concert grand piano.
Advanced piano sound to support your expressiveness
Pure CF Sound Engine starts with a meticulous recording of Yamaha's acclaimed concert grand piano. This recording contains a number of dynamic levels from pianissimo to fortissimo so you can experience the delicate touch of a soft passage or the pure pow...
Advanced piano sound to support your expressiveness
Pure CF Sound Engine starts with a meticulous recording of Yamaha's acclaimed concert grand piano. This recording contains a number of dynamic levels from pianissimo to fortissimo so you can experience the delicate touch of a soft passage or the pure power of two-handed chords.
And the 128 note polyphony ensures that YDP-142 can handle demanding repertoire, even in complex passages, without losing notes.
GHS keyboard with matte black keytops, the keyboard with long reputation
For every piano player, the touch feeling like acoustic piano is essential. Yamaha's Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) Keyboard realizes the heavier touch on lower notes, and ligther response on higher notes. The YDP-142 can be a reliable partner for you with this GHS keyboard having receivied high reputation for long time.
To make the YDP-142 be your favorite, you can select touch sensitivity from 3 types - hard, medium, or soft - depending on your finger strength or playing style. You can play with your favorite keyboard setting which matches to you.
The latest acoustic technology, "Acoustic Optimizer" for incredible sound
The Acoustic Optimizer is a new, unique Yamaha technology. Using a special design and position within the instrument, the Acoustic Optimizer physically adjusts the acoustical flow which controls resonances and enriches the overall sound. The combination of Acoustic Optimizer and digital technologies provides an incredibly expressive capability.
For comfortable practice at home
For pianists who want to practice quietly, Intelligent Acoustic Control function automatically adjusts the sound so that you can still experience a balanced, rich tone even at low volumes.
For silent practice, a headphone connection socket is provided. Thanks to the dual headphone jacks, up to two people can enjoy playing the piano together in total privacy. Practice as much as you need before unplugging the headphones to let others hear your progress.
Continuous or half-damper pedal control provides detailed nuance and subtlety experienced when pedaling on a grand piano. This is done by allowing continuously increasing amounts of note sustain from slight to full as you depress the sustain pedal deeper.
Damper Resonance digitally reproduces the sympathetic interaction between strings on acoustic pianos. When the damper pedal is used in a performance, the harmonics of other strings wash over the notes you play until the pedal is released.
Record for self-check. Convenient 2-track song recording for every piano player.
The built-in, 2-track song recorder is a great way to capture a performance and play it back to hear your progress. You can also record the right and left hands separately for hands-separate practicing at any tempo you're comfortable with. So now you can practice one hand while song recorder plays the other.
50 Preset Piano Songs with music book
50 classic piano songs are provided in the song player and as a music book, "50 Greats for the Piano." Learn how to play these pieces at your own pace either one hand at a time or at a reduced tempo. Or, just listen to the songs as background music.
USB TO HOST
Easily connect and interact with a wide variety of educational, music creation or music entertainment apps on computers or mobile devices. Some apps help you learn to play, others help you share your music. The MusicSoft Manager app let's you store songs you make with the built-in recorder, but also lets you add songs obtained from 3rd parties.
Audio & Video
YDP-142 product overview video
|Depth||422 mm (16-5/8")|
|Weight||Weight||38kg (83 lbs., 12 oz)|
|Keyboard||Number of Keys||88|
|Type||Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) Keyboard with Matte Black Keytops|
|Pedal||Number of Pedals||3|
|Functions||Damper, Sostenuto, Soft|
|Key Cover||Key Cover Style||Sliding|
|Tone Generation||Piano Sound||Pure CF Sound Engine|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||128|
|Preset||Number of Voices||10|
|Intelligent Acoustic Control||Yes|
|Preset||Number of Preset Songs||10 Demo Songs, 50 Piano Preset Songs|
|Recording||Number of Songs||1|
|Number of Tracks||2|
|Compatible Data Format||Playback||Standard MIDI File (SMF) Format 0&1|
|Recording||Standard MIDI File (SMF) Format 0|
|Tempo Range||5 - 280|
|Transpose||-6 to 0, 0 to +6|
Storage and Connectivity
|Storage||Internal Memory||Uer song : One song approx. 100 KB Loading song data from a computer : Up to 10 songs; Total maximum size approx. 900KB|
|USB TO HOST||Yes|
Amplifiers and Speakers
|Amplifiers||6W x 2|
|Speakers||Oval (12cm x 6cm) x 2|
|Power Supply||AC power adaptor : PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha|
|Power Consumption||9W (when using the PA-150)|
|Auto Power Off||Yes|
|Included Accessories||Song Book||50 Greats for the Piano|
|Others||Owner's Manual, Quick Operation Guide|
- USB-MIDI Driver V3.1.2 for Win 64-bit (XP SP3 / Vista SP2 / Win7 SP0, SP1 / Win8)
- USB-MIDI Driver V3.1.2 for Win 32-bit (XP SP3 / Vista SP2 / Win7 SP0, SP1 / Win8)
- Music Soft Downloader V5.7.1 for Win (XP 32-bit / Vista 32-bit / Win7 32-bit, 64-bit / Win8 32-bit, 64-bit)
- MIDI Basics [English / 142KB]
- Computer-related Operations [English / 409KB]
- YDP-162/142 Owner's Manual [English / 5.3MB]
- YDP-162/142 MIDI Reference [English / 1.1MB]
- YDP-162/142 Quick Operation Guide [English / 163KB]
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