Yamaha has been successfully serving artists across the musical industry for several decades now and never fails to surprise the music connoisseurs.
Yamaha has been innovating across instruments to cater to the needs of both beginners who are just starting to learn and the professionals who have reached the stage of music creation.
Yamaha has managed to develop Digital Pianos that have high quality design and sound and are affordable at the same time. It has also developed a premium line of Digital Pianos that harbors the most advanced technology developed in-house by Yamaha which are highly popular among the maestros.
In this post we are introducing the best Yamaha Pianos which provide an almost exact touch and feel of a Real Acoustic Piano. You can choose the best fit for you depending on your bank budget and your prerequisites.
List of 5 Best Yamaha Digital Pianos (Table)
|Piano Models under $1k||Editor Ranking||Weight||Price|
|Yamaha P45||#1||25.4 pounds||Check Price|
|Yamaha DGX-650||#2||83.5 pounds||Check Price|
|Yamaha P115||#3||26 pounds||Check Price|
|Yamaha YPG-535||#4||37 pounds||Check Price|
|Yamaha YDP-142R||#5||125.7 pounds||Check Price|
Top 5 Best Yamaha Digital Piano Reviews
The P45 is a real treat when it comes to getting great value for less money. It is endowed with the latest Yamaha technology to provide you with a wonderful sonic experience.
- The P45 features a full-size 88 note Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) keyboard that replicates the key touch of an Acoustic Piano by providing with a lighter touch for the treble and a heavier touch for the bass. The keys are provided with touch sensitivity controls that you can adjust according to your style of play.
- The Powerful AWM stereo sampling generates a marvelous Piano sound that highlights every nuance in the tone beautifully.
- A 64 note Polyphony lets you practice advanced play by swiftly increasing the number of notes you can play at the same time.
- There are 10 preset voices in the Piano that can be played in two special modes. The Layer mode enables you to play two voices at once over the entire keyboard and the Duo mode will split the keyboard in two identical pianos so that two people can enjoy practicing simultaneously.
- In the P-45, four types of reverb effects are provided for acoustical adjustments along with a built-in Metronome and a Transpose.
- Along with a sustain pedal a USB to HOST port is also provided for seamless connection to your computer.
Learning was never more fun than with the Yamaha DGX-650 Digital Piano which provided for exclusive learning software for beginners along with a host of XG song files to learn to play songs from famous artists all over the world.
- The Graded hammer Action 88-note keyboard with adjustable key-touch sensitivity that developed the correct fingering technique to play a real acoustic piano.
- The Pure CF sound engine generates a lush Piano sound that is recorded from the Yamaha’s famed CFIIIS 9’ Concert Grand Piano. The Damper Resonance effect replicates the interaction of the strings to achieve that acoustic realism in the tone.
- It has a maximum Polyphony of 128 notes and comes preloaded with hundreds of different voices including the Yamaha’s featured multi-instrument voices.
- Yamaha has introduces a number of new and exciting features in the DGX-650 like the One Touch Setting, Smart Chord, Style Recommender for a smoother playability.
- For the beginners, the DGX-650 comes loaded with the Yamaha Education Suite (YES) that comes with a built-in Chord Dictionary and a slew of lessons to learn and practice.
- The Piano comes with a built-in six-track recording option and a port for directly connecting a Flash Drive to store your music.
The P-series has been acclaimed for providing a line of compact, stylish and advanced Digital Pianos and the P115 is no exception with its sleek finish and a range of controls including its own iOS app.
- The Piano replicates the ideal Piano tone by recording the CFIIIS 9’ Concert Grand Piano through the Pure CF Sound Engine. It can support a maximum Polyphony of 128 notes for enabling complex playing techniques.
- The full-sized keyboard comes with the weighted hammer action to give the feel of a true acoustic piano and the touch sensitive fingers are equipped with Matte finish on the top for long hours of slipping-free practice.
- A new effect called the SOUND BOOST has been introduced to add an extra vigor to your performance. It brightens up the notes and makes them much clearer to your audiences.
- The P115 comes along with a free Digital Controller App for iOS Devices through which you can remotely control your Digital Piano by just one touch of your finger. You can also save your favorite settings and then recall them in an instant through the Digital Controller App.
- With 14 built-in voices and a variety of Rhythms and Styles, you can play any genre of music with complete accompaniment patterns generated from a single chord.
When you though it couldn’t get any better that’s when Yamaha surprises you with a power-packed Digital Piano that lets you explore the boundaries of good music a little further.
- The YPG-535 features an 88 note graded soft-touch keyboard which offers a premium piano sound by means of the AWM Stereo Sampling for tone generation.
- THE full-dot LCD display provided on board is capable of displaying the lyrics and the score of the song that you are playing on the keyboard which even scrolls automatically as you play on.
- A maximum 32-note Polyphony can be accomplished on this Piano. Now you can easily play along with the Dual and Spilt mode functionality and the Damper Resonance and One Touch Setting without the annoyance of note-slipping.
- Learning is now more fun with the Yamaha Education Suite (YES) and the Performance Assistant Technology that varies the tempo of the song according to your playing ability and then grades your performance so that you can work upon your performance.
The YDP-142R Piano by Yamaha has focused intensively on giving all levels of pianists a magical experience. Believe us when we tell you it will not be easy to distinguish its tone from that of an acoustic piano.
- The standard 88 note keyboard is featured again in the YDP-142R which comes with the graded hammer Standard Action. The Matte finish can be adjusted to your style of touch and 3-pedal unit further portrays the interaction of the strings via hammer action with incredible clarity.
- The 128-note Polyphony is powered by the Yamaha’s signature Pure CF Sound Engine which has established its superiority in many of the previous high-end models of Yamaha.
- There are 10 inbuilt voices in the Piano which can be played in the Dual and the Duo mode. Additionally the Reverb effect and Intelligent Acoustic Control can be used for defining the tone according to the settings.
- A two-track recording option enables you to capture your best moments and transfer them to your computer via the USB to HOST port provided on board.
- With the Acoustic Optimizer Technology developed by Yamaha, the YDP-142R can regulate the string resonance to an optimum level and turn your Digital Instrument in a full-blown Concert Grand.
These are the best picks by many well known piano experts and they love to play with these pianos.
Do let us know If you want to check other pianos. 😀
Published on : February 28, 2016 | Updated on : September 16, 2017