1 Start listening the same day it arrives in your home
There is no special software to install, and you don't need to purchase any music - special music CDs come included with every E3. You can literally start listening as soon as the E3 is delivered to your home. With over 400 songs prepared for you by Yamaha, all you have to do is sit back and let the E3 turn your living room into a concert hall.
2 Hear subtle sounds with crystal clarity
The volume on the E3 can be adjusted to meet your particular needs and ensure that your entertainment never disturbs. With the volume set at its lowest levels, the E3 can play whisper-soft sounds while retaining all of the clarity you expect from a Yamaha acoustic piano.
3 The convenience of DisklavierRadio
Wit the E3's Internet Direct Connection (IDC), you can listen to DisklavierRadio by "streaming," receiving radio-type broadcasts from the Internet. DisklavierRadio offers uninterrupted streams of music on over 11 different channels full of tunes to match your mood.
1 Simple and easy controls
Sleek and elegant controls employ a minimum of buttons to keep things simple. The clear and logically laid-out remote is designed to be easy to read as well as easy to use; anyone can quickly and effortlessly enjoy all the E3 has to offer.
2 Built-in amplified speaker system
The E3 is more than just a top-quality piano. With its genuine Yamaha speaker system, it is truly an all-in-one entertainment system. Each speaker is angled to create a spacious overall sound that beautiful complements the sound quality of the acoustic piano. Whether playing the piano yourself of listening to recordings, the E3's state-of-the-art speaker system will bring your music to life like never before.
3 Bright and clear Display
The E3 features a cutting-edge, easy-to-see display panel called an organic electro-luminescent display. Not only is it bright and easily readable from any angle, but it can be seen clearly from a distance as well.
1 Easy recording and ample storage space
The E3 also comes with enough built-in digital storage to hold literally hundred of hours of music and still have room to spare. So feel free to record whatever and whenever you want, all with just the touch of a button.
2 Listen to music directly from USB memory
Listening to your favorite music is as easy as plugging a USB memory stick into one of the E3's USB ports. Transfer music from anywhere and listen to it on your E3, or replay your own performances for friends and family.
3 CD synchronized recording
The E3 allows you to effortlessly record yourself playing along with commercial CDs of your favorite artists, bands, and symphony orchestras. Your entire performance, including all key presses, pedal movements, and dynamics, will be recorded as MIDI data and stored in the E3's internal memory. Then, your recorded piano performance will play back in perfect time with the music from your audio CD.
|Cabinet||Color||Polished Ebony *Availability of other finishes depends on model and is subject to regional variation. Please consult your Yamaha dealer for further information.|
Number of Keys
|Key Surfaces - White||Ivorite|
|Key Surfaces - Black||Wood composite|
|Sensor/Driver||Hammer Sensors||Noncontact optical fibre shutter sensing system*Only for Europe area|
|Key Sensors||Non-contact optical fiber/grayscale shutter sensing system for 88 keys(senses the key position, keying velocity, and key releasing velocity)|
|Pedal Sensorss||Sustain & shift pedals: Incremental, optical position-sensing system, Sostenuto pedal: Optical ON/OFF, detection sensing system|
|Key Drivers||DSP servo drive system (servocontrolled solenoids)|
|Pedal Drivers||DSP servo drive system (servocontrolled solenoids)|
|Prop Safety Stop||Yes|
|Key Cover||Lid/Fallboard Locks||Yes|
|Piano Silencing Mechanism||Motor-driven hammer shank stopper*Only for Europe area|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||
Advanced Wave Memory 2 (AWM2)
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||32|
|Preset||Featured Voices||Normal Voices: 676Drum Voices: 21 kits total|
|Set at A=440, tunable ±50 cents in 1-cent increment|
Storage and Connectivity
Floppy Disk Drive
|3.5" 2DD (720 KB) or 2HD (1.44 MB) floppy diskPossible for optional floppy disk drive|
|CD||Audio CD (ISO 9600-compliant), Data CD (ISO 9600-Level1-compliant)|
|Power Requirements||Local AC current, 120V, 60Hz|
|Included Accessories||Others||Control Unit (1), control unit suspension bracket (1), monitor speaker installation kit (1), remote control (1), battery for remote control (2), sample Pianosoft CD software (2), quick reference (1), operation manual (1)|
Q1: Yamaha pianos are mass-produced, but how do they compare with a handmade piano?
A1: The process of manufacturing a piano requires a large-scale facility and a hundredth of millimetre accuracy. A well engineered piano cannot be made by hand or with out dated facilities. Yamaha Pianos are crafted with a blend of leading-edge technology and innovation with timeless skills of expert artisans.
Q2: What does Yamaha make its soundboard out of?
A2: The soundboard is the heart and soul of the piano’s sound. For such an important part, Yamaha crafts its soundboard from select, high-quality Alaskan or Romanian Spruce.
Q3: What is a reconditioned piano?
A3: Reconditioned pianos are Second-hand pianos whos age could range between 20 to 50 years. Majority of reconditioned pianos are beyond the lifespan of a good piano and are imported from other countries at a low cost after being discarded by the customer.
Q4: What is the Big difference between a new Yamaha piano and a reconditioned piano?
A4: Although externally no visible difference can be made out between a brand new Yamaha piano and a reconditioned piano, the reconditioned piano undergos cosmetic touch-up work to cover its actual age and many worn out parts will be replaced with non-original parts to keep the cost low. All new pianos undergo a stringent stage of material selection and processing to ensure that the pianos are suitable for its country of destination. In second hand pianos, the materials in the piano may not necessarily be suitable for your climate.
Q5: Some Dealers offer a 10 year warranty on the piano?
A5: All genuine Yamaha pianos come with a warranty of term 1 year. However, if there is any abnormality that is a result of the manufacturing process, we take responsibility and guarantee the product.
The reason some retailers offer a voluntary long term warranty without authorized manufacturers warranty is because they may be obtaining their products through distribution channels that are not clear. The contents of the Warranty may not also be clear.
Q6: Is there a difference between pianos manufactured in Japan and Indonesia.
A6: The quality of pianos manufactured in Indonesia and Japan are the same. The difference lies in the cost factor as labour in Indonesia is more economical. Our manufacturing units in both countries are owned, managed and run by Yamaha employees.
Conditions for a good piano are:
Superior Sound Balance
All these characteristics can be found in pianos manufactured in Japan and Indonesia.
Q7: How often should I get my piano tuned?
A7: Generally a piano is tuned once in every 6 months considering the change of seasons. However, a piano will lose its tuning under different conditions of temperature, humidity, frequency of playing, movement of the piano etc.
Nippon Enterprises South
‘Sterling Silver’ No. 24 & 25, Siva Ganga Road,
Off Sterling Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600 034.
Tel: +91-44 4290 9800
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