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NEW Yamaha Clavinova CVP805 digital piano

£4,789.00

  • 88 note GrandTouch keyboard with wooden naturals, escapement & ivory feel
  • 7" full colour LCD touchscreen user interface
  • 1844 instrument voices with 227 SuperArticulation & 14 VRM voices
  • 525 preset rhythm accompaniment styles with 4 variations & One Touch Settings
  • Onboard Bluetooth audio

The highly anticipated CVP805 digital piano is now on display and ready to try in our Haslemere showroom!

The new Yamaha Clavinova CVP805 digital piano offers a refined playing experience and shares much of its features and functionality with both the fantastic CLP range and the flagship new CVP809. Its GrandTouch keyboard with linear weighting makes for a comfortable and realistic touch, while the samples from Yamaha's CFX, C7, and SU7 models and a Bosendorfer Imperial concert grand are sublime. This model has an intuitive touch screen user interface with a similar operating system to the Genos workstation and all buttons concealed in a soft closing lid - a nice touch! With a huge variety of rhythm accompaniment styles, built in lessons, and hundreds of instruments sounds, the CVP705 is a great value instrument that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Two world class concert grands in one digital piano

The CFX, Yamaha's flagship 9’ concert grand piano, offers sparkling highs and a powerful resonant bass with a sound that projects to the furthest reaches of any concert hall. The Bösendorfer Imperial is a piano known throughout its long history for its classic Viennese sound. Both are outstanding pianos characterized by distinctive traits of power, versatility, subtlety and lightness. And both are found only in a Clavinova digital piano.

Each instrument voice reproduced in perfect detail

From breathy saxophones to ringing guitars and warm, resonant strings, the CVP Series features an impressive collection of natural instrument Voices. Thanks to acclaimed Super Articulation technology, the distinctive characteristics of each instrument are reproduced in incredible detail as you play.

The CVP-800 series also boasts astonishing spatial acoustics and ensemble functionality so realistic that you can almost feel the presence of the other performers around you.

Featuring a wide array of backing Styles, the CVP Series also allows you to enjoy great-sounding performances with polished introductions and endings, delivering authentic accompaniments that will enhance your playing across a diverse range of musical genres. In the CVP-800 Series, these accompaniments come with dramatically improved sounds to enrich your performances.

VRM physical modeling—the distinctive reverberation generated by the entire body of a concert grand piano

In a grand piano, sound resonates throughout the body of the instrument producing a rich reverberation that envelops the listener in sound. This phenomenom is reproduced perfectly in the Clavinova through enhanced Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM). It calculates the various states of the strings for each of the 88 notes on the keyboard from one instant to the next, and the timing and depth of damper pedals depression. This technology allows for vivid, bright, and richly-varied expression that reflects the limitless number of factors in piano performance.

Smooth tonal transformations perfectly matched to key pressure

Sound in an acoustic piano attenuates over a long time. Pianists can change the volume of the sound—as well as its dynamic—to achieve both mellow and bright tones by simply changing the pressure they apply to the keys. The Clavinova features long, carefully-sampled recordings of notes on a piano, reproduces them in rich detail and utilizes unique Yamaha technologies to achieve smooth tonal transitions in response to the touch of the player.

The moment a pianist’s fingers are lifted from the keys of a grand piano, subtle changes occur in the instrument’s tone as the damper is lowered onto the strings to mute its sound. Key-off samples features actual recordings of these changes, offering a faithful reproduction of the most subtle changes in the piano’s sound, enabling a yet more realistic performance.

From staccato to legato – superbly expressive sound that responds to the player’s touch

Featuring Yamaha Smooth Release technology, the Clavinova's finely-nuanced response offers the crisp tone heard when playing staccato as well as the lingering sound produced by releasing the keys more slowly.

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 and 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.

Built on a Legacy of Concert Grand Piano Craftsmanship

Grand Piano keyboards are characterized by a light feel when played gently and a heavier feel when played with more strength. Conversely, a non-grand piano keyboard has a uniform resistance regardless of whether the player uses a gentle or heavy touch. This has traditionally been one of the most significant differences between the touch of a grand piano and that of a digital piano. However, when developing GrandTouch keyboard action, Yamaha sought to reproduce the true key resistance that is unique to the grand piano, with greater fidelity. The result is an instrument with a more responsive touch, offering a greater dynamic range than ever before. Now you can experience a much more controlled nuanced sound when playing softly or powerful brighter tones when playing with a stronger touch — just like a grand piano.

Our fingers are more sensitive than we think and for pianists, the texture of the piano keys is extremely important. The GrandTouch keyboard features white keys made from the highest quality synthetic ivory, developed independently by Yamaha. The black keys are finished in synthetic ebony. Synthetic ivory keytops reproduce the tactile surface of the real ivory keyboards once used in older acoustic pianos. It features highly absorbent material that prevents fingers from slipping even after hours of practice, while retaining the ideal texture and feel.

Escapement mechanism of Clavinova Keyboards

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, we 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.

When playing a digital piano, the back area of the keys may prove to be a challenge to full musical expression. This is because the back of the key is closest to the fulcrum of the action. The closer to this pivot point that you strike the key, the less leverage you have and the more strength you need to apply. The greater length of GrandTouch keys give the player MORE leverage, allowing for better expressive control, even at the backs of the keys. This is the same support length found on the Yamaha S3X premium grand piano (as of April 2017), and is the longest support length used on any digital piano.

A fully immersive concert grand experience—even with headphones

Yamaha’s advanced binaural sampling 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.

When using headphones, the Stereophonic Optimizer lets players enjoy the dispersed sound heard when sitting in front of an acoustic piano. With the Stereophonic Optimizer, Voices sampled from acoustic pianos* appear to come from the body of the instrument. This provides a comfortable, natural experience that removes the drawbacks of performing with headphones.

* The CFX Voice utilizes binaural sampling technology

Bluetooth® audio and USB recording

You can steam music wirelessly through the audio system on the Clavinova by using a Bluetooth-enabled smart device. Enjoy playing along with any songs on your smart device as you stream audio such as mp3 files.

Record performances to USB flash memory and create audio files* you can save and play back on a computer, share with friends or create a CD. Connect the Clavinova to a computer or a USB memory device to manage your library.

* Data is saved in WAV or mp3 format

Multi-track Song Recorder

The recording function featured in Clavinova digital pianos allows you to record your performances* with a single touch, which is useful when you want to review your playing objectively. Additionally, you can record up to 16 tracks for simultaneous playback, so different hands can be recorded separately or overdub parts with different Voices.

* Recordings are made in MIDI format, and can also be recorded to USB flash memory. Compatible software is required for playback of recorded data on a computer.

** Yamaha CVP800 Series supplied on behalf and in the name of Yamaha Music Europe GmbH.**

More useful information

Owners' manual Reference manual
CVP805
Size/Weight
DimensionsWidth1,420 mm (55-15/16") (Polished finish: 1,423 mm (56-0"))
Height868 mm (34-3/16") (Polished finish: 871 mm (34-5/16"))
Depth592 mm (23-5/16") (Polished finish: 593 mm (23-3/8"))
WeightWeight80 kg (176 lb, 6 oz) (Polished finish: 84 kg (185 lb, 3 oz))
Control Interface
KeyboardNumber of Keys88
TypeGrandTouch™ Keyboard: wooden keys (white only), synthetic ebony and ivory key tops, escapement
Touch SensitivityHard2, Hard1, Medium, Soft1, Soft2
88-key Linear Graded HammersYes
Counterweight-
PedalNumber of Pedals3
Half PedalYes
FunctionsSustain, Sostenuto, Soft, Glide, Song Play/Pause, Style Start/Stop, Volume, etc.
GP Response Damper Pedal-
DisplayTypeTFT Color LCD
Size7.0 inch (800 x 480 dots)
LCD BrightnessYes
Touch ScreenYes
ColorYes
Score Display FunctionYes
Lyrics Display FunctionYes
Text Viewer FunctionYes
LanguageEnglish, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Italian
PanelLanguageEnglish
Cabinet
Key Cover StyleFolding
Music RestYes
Music ClipsYes
Voices
Tone GenerationPiano SoundYamaha CFX, Bösendorfer Imperial
Binaural SamplingYes (CFX Grand Voice only)
Key-off SamplesYes
Smooth ReleaseYes
VRMYes
PolyphonyNumber of Polyphony (Max.)256
PresetNumber of Voices1,315 Voices + 49 Drum/SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices
Featured Voices14 VRM Voices, 227 Super Articulation Voices
CustomVoice EditYes
CompatibilityXG, GS (for Song playback), GM, GM2
Effects
TypesReverb65 Preset + 30 User
Chorus106 Preset + 30 User
Master Compressor5 Preset + 30 User
Master EQ5 Preset + 30 User
Part EQ27 Parts
Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)Yes
Stereophonic OptimizerYes
Insertion Effect322 Preset + 30 User
Variation Effect322 Preset + 30 User
Vocal Harmony54 Preset + 60 User
FunctionsDual/LayersYes
SplitYes
Accompaniment Styles
PresetNumber of Preset Styles525
FingeringSingle Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard
Style ControlINTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3
CustomStyle CreatorYes
Other FeaturesMusic Finder-
One Touch Setting (OTS)4 for each Style
Style Recommender-
Chord LooperYes
File FormatStyle File Format (SFF), Style File Format GE (SFF GE)
Songs
PresetNumber of Preset Songs50 Classics + 303 Lesson Songs + 50 Popular
Number of Tracks16
Data Capacityapprox. 3 MB / Song
Recording FunctionYes
Compatible Data FormatPlaybackSMF (Format 0 & 1), XF
RecordingSMF (Format 0)
Functions
DemoYes
RegistrationNumber of Buttons8
ControlRegistration Sequence, Freeze
PlaylistNumber of Records2,500 Records
Lesson/GuideLesson/GuideFollow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo
Guide LampYes
Performance Assistant Technology (PAT)Yes
Piano RoomYes
USB Audio RecorderPlaybackWAV (44.1kHz, 16bit, stereo), MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3)
RecordingWAV (44.1kHz, 16bit, stereo), MP3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3)
USB AudioTime StretchYes
Pitch ShiftYes
Vocal CancelYes
MiscellaneousMetronomeYes
Tempo Range5 - 500, Tap Tempo
Transpose-12 - 0 - +12
Tuning414.8 - 440 - 466.8 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
Scale Type9
Display OutYes* (by using a commercially available USB display adaptor**)
BluetoothYes (Audio)
Storage and Connectivity
StorageInternal Memoryapprox. 2 GB
External DrivesUSB Flash Drive
ConnectivityHeadphonesStandard stereo phone jack (x2)
MicrophoneInput Volume, Mic / Line In
MIDIIN / OUT / THRU
AUX INStereo mini
AUX OUTL / L + R, R
AUX PedalYes
USB TO DEVICEYes (x 2)
USB TO HOSTYes
Amplifiers and SpeakersAmplifiers(45 W + 20 W) x 2
Speakers(16 cm + 2.5 cm (dome)) x 2
Power SupplyPower ConsumptionPower consumption is described on or near the name plate, which is at the bottom of the unit.
AccessoriesAccessoriesHeadphones (HPH-150/HPH-100/HPH-50), Footswitches (FC4A/FC5), Foot controller (FC7), USB wireless LAN adaptor (UD-WL01), Wireless MIDI adaptor (MD-BT01/UD-BT01)

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