Yamaha Clavinova CVP-701PE
"Real Grand Expression" Sound, touch, pedals–perfectly integrated to give you the sensation of playing a grand piano.
By harmonizing the three key elements of sound, touch and pedals in a single piano, the CVP Series gives you the feeling that you are playing a grand piano.
The RGE Sound Engine delivers the ultimate expressive capability.
The Yamaha Clavinova uses the RGE (Real Grand Expression) Sound Engine,the next-generation piano sound source. This lets you enjoy the playing response and expressive capability of a concert grand piano.
It features a new Smooth Release function which can express sound with great clarity, and clearly enunciate staccato notes with the sound of lingering resonance heard when gently lifting your fingers from the keys. It succeeds in capturing the essence of a piano performance to create grand piano-like, richly expressive experiences.
Subtly reproduces resonance with the depth you hear from an acoustic piano.
Yamaha Clavinova subtly reproduces even the unique resonances of an acoustic piano. It features String Resonance that expresses the mellow sounds of the other strings resonating, and Key-Off samples that actually deliver the delicate change in sound the instant the damper touches the string, just before you raise your finger from the key. The addition of these sounds results in tonal resonances that are not only beautiful, but also deep and rich.
The GH3 (Graded Hammer 3) keyboard faithfully reproduces the touch of a grand piano.
The touch of the Yamaha Clavinova keyboard has been praised by pianists for a performance feel that makes you forget it’s a digital piano. The secret behind this superior touch is the same hammering system and spring-less mechanism as a grand piano. Depending on the weight of the hammer, the force of your touch and the natural key return when you release it, the Clavinova faithfully reproduces the keyboard touch of an acoustic piano from the heavy feel in the lower range to the light feel in the higher range. Also important is Yamaha’s unique three-sensor system, which accurately senses and interprets the behavior of the keyboard, just like a grand piano.
When playing continuously or with a light trill, techniques used in many pieces such as Für Elise, you can play with a bright, vivid feel.
Accompaniment Styles let you play along with virtual bands in numerous genres including rock and jazz. Change the Style and you can perform the same piece with a completely different mood.
Music Finder is useful when you can’t decide on the right Style or a Voice for ensemble performance. All you have to do is choose the name of the song you want to play and the CVP will call up the proper settings so you can get playing right away.
Style Recommender allows you to quickly find a Style that suits the way you want to play. Just play a bar or two of a simple rhythm, and a list of Styles that match it will be displayed.
On-Screen score display shows you what to play and when.
Follow along with the bouncing ball shown on the score as you play, to be sure of never losing your place.
Enjoy performing − even if you're just starting out.
The guide lamps wait until you play the correct note, so you can practice at your own pace.
LCD is easy to see and understand.
Musical notation and text are clearly displayed on a large screen, making the many functions easier to use. The screen not only shows the musical notation, it can display lyrics and chords.
USB Audio for recording your own performance.
The USB Audio Recorder* to record your performances on a USB flash memory for storage on your PC. This lets you compare two different performances to gauge your progress, or listen to them on a portable music player.
* Stored in WAV format.
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How could Yamaha improve the design of the ultimate Clavinova CVP-709 digital piano?
Put it in a polished grand piano cabinet.
With its large cover, beautiful curves and other styling accents, the CVP-709GP has a grand piano-like presence that will take your breath away. The NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard with escapement is finished with synthetic ivory keytops for an outstanding tactile touch response. Its sound is impressive, thanks to an exclusive acoustic design that achieves grand piano-like tonal resonance and a powerful subwoofer. And of course it includes all of the features that can only be found in CVP Clavinovas.