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Yamaha Clavinova CLP695 Digital Grand Piano
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The CLP-695GP is the top-of-the-line CLP Clavinova. The flagship CLP in a grand piano cabinet offers luxury, state-of-the-art technology, and unprece...Click To Read More About This Product
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Yamaha's flagship Clavinova CLP in a a gorgeous grand piano cabinet.
The CLP-695GP is the top-of-the-line CLP Clavinova. The flagship CLP in a grand piano cabinet offers luxury, state-of-the-art technology, and unprecedented sound quality. Grand Touch keyboard action combines with renowned world-class Yamaha CFX and Bösendorfer Imperial piano samples for an unrivaled grand piano experience from a digital piano. You will lose yourself in the sound of the binaurally-sampled CFX which is a totally immersive headphone experience. When you want to sit back and listen, stream audio to the CLP-695GP via Bluetooth and take advantage of the high-fidelity 300W sound system, featuring Spruce Cone speakers made from the same wood used in Yamaha concert grand sound boards.
Clavinova is an innovative lineup of digital pianos that have continued to evolve while seeking to provide the touch and tone of a concert grand piano—the ultimate symbol of piano excellence. This authentic grand piano experience is the product of the knowledge and expertise that Yamaha has accumulated over more than 125 years of crafting acoustic pianos. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology to achieve grand piano quality, Clavinova digital pianos offer an inviting playing experience that is perfect for players of all levels. They emulate the touch and tone of a grand piano to make the transition from digital to acoustic piano a seamless and enjoyable one.
VRM Physical Modeling
In a grand piano, sound resonates throughout the body of the instrument, producing a rich reverberation that envelops the listener in sound. This phenomena is reproduced perfectly in the Clavinova through enhanced Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM). The original VRM calculates the various states of the strings for each of the 88 notes on the keyboard, from one instant to the next, and timing and depth of damper pedals pressed. The enhanced VRM now also calculates aliquot resonance in the upper octaves, and the full resonance of the soundboard, rim, and frame. This technology allows for vivid, bright, richly-varied expression that reflects the limitless number of factors inherent in piano performance.
Clavinova Escapement Mechanism
The escapement mechanism in a grand piano moves the hammers away from the strings quickly after they strike them, in order to prevent any interference with string vibration. This mechanism produces a slight clicking sensation when the keys are pressed gently. Since Real Grand Expression offers players superb sound, touch and pedaling, Yamaha decided to create an escapement that delivers outstanding playability, repetition, and response without impeding performance. The Clavinova keyboards feature an escapement mechanism that reproduces this sensation near the bottom of the key dip. They have been designed in such a way that the click is discernible only on the lightest keystrokes, similar to the keyboard of a grand piano. These keyboards have been adjusted to provide additional friction that balances key repetition and response without impeding performance.
88-Key Linear Graded Hammers
Every single key on a grand piano keyboard is weighted differently. This is because the strings for each note are slightly thinner and shorter in the treble register, becoming thicker and longer towards the bass register. The 88-key Linear Graded Hammers of the Clavinova is the first-of-its-kind to faithfully duplicate this graded touch with differing weights and key return on each one of its keys. This results in a feel and response that is astonishingly like that of a grand piano, and allows players to gain an appreciation of a more authentic touch.[
Similar to an acoustic piano, the Clavinova is calibrated carefully, with speaker positioning and body materials checked to ensure that the entire instrument resonates optimally. For a sound image that is very close to the grand piano, these instruments feature Tone Escapement in several locations throughout the body that allow the sound from the speakers to be projected to the listener’s ears without being trapped inside the instrument. The higher-end models in the CLP-600 Series feature dedicated DSPs, amplifiers and speakers. This vastly improves sound production, ensuring that the volume and quality of sound heard by the performer is flawless, with the output from each speaker arriving at the performer’s ears in perfect synchrony.
Fully Immersive Sound—Even with Headphones
Yamaha’s advanced binaural sampling technology is now available on the Clavinova for the first time. The technology uses samples from the CFX, Yamaha’s acclaimed concert grand piano, recorded with specialized microphones that capture locational information and other nuances discerned by the human ear. The resulting sound is so natural, so enveloping, that you’ll soon forget you’re even wearing headphones at all. Once you choose the Yamaha CFX Grand Voice and put headphones on, the binaural sampled sound is automatically ready and no additional settings are required. Now with or without headphones, you can fully enjoy the concert grand experience at home.
Be sure to check out the complete selection of Yamaha Clavinova Digital Pianos available at Musician's Friend.
- Yamaha CFX & Bösendorfer Imperial piano samples
- Virtual Resonance Modeling of a real concert grand
- 88 Linear Graded Hammer keys with counterweights
- Stereophonic Optimizer adjusts the spatial distribution
- GP Response Damper Pedal provides an authentic grand piano pedal feel
- Connect wirelessly for Bluetooth audio
The touch, tone and feel of a real acoustic grand.
- Number of keys: 88 Key
- Action: Graded hammer
- Key size: Full
- Aftertouch / Velocity: Velocity Sensitive
- Key Type: Wooden keys
- Number of voices: 49
- Polyphony (max): 256-note
- Layers: Yes
- Split: Yes
- AUX input: Yes
- MIDI Connectivity: In/Out/Thru
- Line output: Yes
- Line input: Yes
- USB Connectivity: Yes
- Headphone jacks: 2
- Pedal inputs: 3
- Storage type: USB
- Expandability available: No
- Recording/Playback Yes
- Accompaniment styles: Not specified
- Preset songs: 250
- Display: 128x64 LCD
- Effects: Yes
- Built-in speakers: Yes
- Pitch bend/Modulation: No
- Other controls: Not applicable
- Width: 58.29"
- Height: 36.69"
- Depth: 48.70"
- Weight: 280 lb.
- Power adapter: Included
- Batteries: Not applicable
- Stand or bench included: Sold separately
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- Power surges
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