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Yamaha 88-Key Flagship of the P-Series Digital Piano With Acoustic Pianos Feel, Black

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Yamaha 88-Key Flagship of the P-Series Digital Piano With Acoustic Pianos Feel, Black

The P-515 is the flagship in the P-series. Its advanced sound quality, features and design make this an ideal digital piano for players of all levels.

 

Add style to your room

Modern, stylish and elegant, the P-515 will be a focal point in your den, living room or home studio.

 

With wooden accents and polished details, the P-515 looks as good as it sounds. When you sit down at this beautiful instrument, you will experience the touch of class that it has added to your space and your musical life.

 

It's your piano

Your piano should be an extension of yourself, and just because the P-515 comes out of the box already sounding, feeling and looking great, you can still make it your own. The P-515 provides you with your own personal Piano Room where you can choose the type of piano you play, what kind of room you're playing in, and adjust a variety of settings to shape your sound.

 

Download the Smart Pianist app for iOS, connect your device to your piano, and you have added an intuitive touch screen interface making navigating the sounds and settings of your instrument even easier. Smart Pianist seals the deal by accessing the songs in your iOS device's music library creating a chord chart for you, so you can play along with recordings of your personal favorite songs.

 

Reproducing the Natural Sensation of Sound Distance


P-515 features two advanced technologies that allow you to enjoy exceptionally realistic, natural sound, even when listening through headphones - Binaural Sampling and Stereophonic Optimizer. Binaural sampling technology delivers a three-dimensional sound, which recreates the perspective of the player position through headphones. The Stereophonic Optimizer adjusts the spatial distribution of sound in the listener's headphones, creating the sensation that sound is coming directly from the piano, rather than from the headphones.

 

Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboard - the feel of an acoustic grand piano

 

Yamaha Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboards are created using our unrivaled woodworking expertise, acquired through more than a century of crafting fine acoustic pianos. The material used for NWX keyboards is cut from wood that has been carefully dried, and chosen specifically for use in making musical instruments. Only the best wood from the finest part of the tree is selected, resulting in a keyboard that is more resistant to buckling and warping than common laminated wood keyboards.

 

The NWX keyboard also features an escapement mechanism that reproduces the feel of an acoustic piano as it goes through the let-off and drop of the hammer when a key is played very softly. The action has been designed in such a way that the escapement is discernible only on the lightest keystrokes, similar to the keyboard of a grand piano.

 

Enhanced Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) – the distinctive reverberation generated by the concert grand piano

VRM calculates the various states of the strings for each of the 88 notes of the keyboard, from one instant to the next, and timing and depth of damper pedals pressed to recreate the sound of an acoustic piano. Enhanced VRM 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.

 

Aliquot is a stringing method for pianos that uses extra, un-struck strings in the upper octaves to enhance the tone. These strings sympathetically vibrate with other strings in an acoustic piano, resonating with overtones and adding richness, brilliance and complex color to the sound. Since they do not have a damper, they will continue sounding even after you release your hands from the keyboard.

Powerful onboard speaker system

P-515 features 15w + 5w amplifiers along with a 2-way speaker system that provides an immersive, authentic piano experience with astonishing clarity.

 

P-515 also features the Twisted Flare Port: Yamaha technology that offers a clear and precise bass sound. The flared and gently twisted shape evenly diffuses the air flow through the port. Compared to a conventional port, the Twisted Flare Port reduces air turbulence noise, resulting in clear and accurate low frequency reproduction.

 

Customizing the Sound and the Touch Response of Piano Voices (Piano Room)


The Piano Room function is for those who want to simply, conveniently and fully enjoy playing the instrument as a piano. No matter what settings for Voices you've made, you can instantly call up the optimum settings for piano performance with a single button press. Try creating a custom piano sound by adjusting the various parameters such as lid position, string resonance, damper resonance, touch response and so on.

 

 

In addition to Piano Room, applying on board effects such as reverb, chorus and various effects gives you greater and richer expressive capability.

 

 

Playing the piano along with Rhythm Playback

 

The P-515 comes complete with 40 different rhythm patterns (drums and bass accompaniments) that are perfectly suited to many types of music, allowing you to spice up your performance with some backing musicians, make practice more interesting or open up your creative flow with inspiring new ideas.

 

 

Simple operation using the Smart Pianist app!

 

Our Smart Pianist app allows you to control the many functions included in your P-515 with your iOS device. Voices, rhythms and other settings can be selected right from your smart device’s touch screen, making it even easier to get what you want from your P-515. You can also save your favorite settings for quick recall at any time. Smart Pianist can even access the songs in your iOS device's music library to create a chord chart for you, so you can play along with recordings of your personal favorite songs.

 

Bluetooth audio for wireless listening


Connect your music player via Bluetooth and instantly turn your P-515 into a high-quality speaker system to listen to your favorite songs through.

 

Intuitive Controls

In addition to selecting piano Voices, you can use the Layer function to overlay Voices, or the Split function to play different Voices with the left and right hands.

 

A range of functions such as Transpose, Tuning, Pedal and acoustic settings can be configured easily and intuitively from the touch screen.

 

*Voice selection and configurable functions differ depending on the model.

 

Intuitive Controls

 

Play along with your favorite songs by following the chords


Smart Pianist analyzes the songs in your music library and displays the chord symbols so that you can play along with your favorite tunes.

 

Recommended songs for the Chord Chart feature


The Chord Chart feature of the Smart Pianist app does a great job analyzing tens of thousands of songs. However some songs, especially those that are more harmonically complex or less harmonically defined, are not as well suited for the Chord Chart analysis. We have analyzed a number of popular song titles to give you an idea of what type of music tends to get the best results so that you can get the best experience with this innovative feature. If you like these songs or artists, then it’s likely that other songs like these, by these or similar artists, will also achieve good results with Chord Chart.

 

Size/WeightDimensionsWidthHeightDepthWeightWeightControl InterfaceKeyboardNumber of KeysTypeTouch SensitivityDisplayTypeSizePanelLanguageVoicesTone GenerationPiano SoundBinaural SamplingKey-off SamplesSmooth ReleaseVirtual Resonance Modeling (VRM)PolyphonyNumber of Polyphony (Max.)PresetNumber of VoicesEffectsTypesReverbChorusIntelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)Stereophonic OptimizerFunctionsDual/LayersSplitDuoFunctionsOverall ControlsMetronomeTempo RangeTransposeTuningRhythmStorage and ConnectivityStorageInternal MemoryExternal DrivesConnectivityDC INHeadphonesSustain PedalPedal UnitMIDIAUX INAUX OUTUSB TO DEVICEUSB TO HOSTBluetoothAudioAmplifiers and SpeakersAmplifiersSpeakersPower SupplyPower SupplyPower ConsumptionAuto Power Off FunctionAccessoriesIncluded AccessoriesMusic RestPedal/FootswitchSongs (Audio)Recording TimeCompatible Data FormatRecordingPlaybackSongs (MIDI)PresetNumber of Preset SongsRecordingNumber of SongsData CapacityFormatPlaybackRecording

 

 

P-515


Size/Weight


  • Dimensions Width 1336mm (52-5/8" )
  • Height 376mm (5-11/16")
  • Depth 145mm (14-13/16")
  • Weight Weight 22.0kg (48 lb, 8 oz)
  • Control Interface
  • Keyboard Number of Keys 88
  • Type NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard: wooden keys (white only), synthetic ebony and ivory keytops, escapement
  • Touch Sensitivity Hard2/Hard1/Medium/Soft1/Soft2/Fixed
  • Display Type Full Dots LCD
  • Size 128 x 64 dots
  • Panel Language English

 

Voices


  • Tone Generation Piano Sound Yamaha CFX, Bösendorfer Imperial, CFX Binaural Sampling
  • Binaural Sampling Yes (CFX Grand Voice only)
  • Key-off Samples Yes
  • Smooth Release Yes
  • Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) Yes
  • Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 256
  • Preset Number of Voices 40 Voices + 18 Drum/SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices

 

Effects


  • Types Reverb 6
  • Chorus 3
  • Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) Yes
  • Stereophonic Optimizer Yes
  • Functions Dual/Layers Yes
  • Split Yes
  • Duo Yes

 

Functions


  • Overall Controls Metronome Yes
  • Tempo Range 5 – 500
  • Transpose -12 – 0 – +12
  • Tuning 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
  • Rhythm 40
  • Storage and Connectivity
  • Storage Internal Memory Total maximum size approx. 1.4 MB
  • External Drives USB Flash Memory (optional)
  • Connectivity DC IN 16V
  • Headphones Standard stereo phone jack (x 2)
  • Sustain Pedal Yes
  • Pedal Unit Yes
  • MIDI In/Out
  • AUX IN Stereo mini jack
  • AUX OUT [L/L+R][R]
  • USB TO DEVICE Yes
  • USB TO HOST Yes
  • Bluetooth Audio Yes
  • Amplifiers and Speakers
  • Amplifiers (15 W + 5 W) x 2
  • Speakers (Oval (12 cm x 6 cm) + 2.5 cm (dome)) x 2
  • Power Supply
  • Power Supply PA-300C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
  • Power Consumption 15 W
  • Auto Power Off Function Yes

 

Accessories

  • Included Accessories Music Rest Yes
  • Pedal/Footswitch FC4A

 

Songs (Audio)

  • Recording Time 80 minutes/Song
  • Compatible Data Format Recording WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, Stereo)
  • Playback WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, Stereo)
  • Songs (MIDI)
  • Preset Number of Preset Songs 21 Voice Demo Songs + 50 Classics
  • Recording Number of Songs 250
  • Data Capacity Approx. 500 KB/Song
  • Format Playback SMF (Format 0, Format 1)
  • Recording SMF (Format 0)

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Yamaha 88-Key Flagship of the P-Series Digital Piano With Acoustic Pianos Feel, Black

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Name Yamaha 88-Key Flagship of the P-Series Digital Piano With Acoustic Pianos Feel, Black
SKU P515B
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Manufacturer Yamaha