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Yamaha U1TA2 TransAcoustic Upright Piano

£10,469.00

  • 121cm tall upright piano in a traditional style cabinet
  • 88 keys and 3 pedals, solid spruce soundboard and a soft closing lid
  • Yamaha's latest TransAcoustic TA2 technology, using the soundboard as a natural loudspeaker
  • Enhanced treble response over the outgoing U1 TA model for a more resonant digital tone
  • 20 high quality instrument voices, Bluetooth audio streaming and 10 track song recorder
  • Also with headphone sockets for use as an SH2 silent piano

Introducing the Yamaha U1 TA2 TransAcoustic Upright Piano

A perennial favourite among discerning pianists, the U1 offers outstanding musical performance, defining the standards by which other upright pianos are measured.

Silent pianos have been around for many years, but wearing headphones to practice the piano quietly or privately is not always convenient. Sometimes there may be a teacher or a duet partner to consider, or a parent wishing to make sure that their child is doing their piano practice!

First and foremost an acoustic piano, a TransAcoustic piano is a versatile tool which combines the best features of a digital piano with the inimitable resonance and feel of an acoustic instrument.

Specially positioned transducers transform the piano's soundboard into a natural loudspeaker, meaning you can practice at a lower volume without wearing headphones.

Dominic Barnett – Chamberlain Pianos

Quiet practice without headphones

Activate the TransAcoustic mode and a rail moves between the hammers and the strings to 'switch off' the acoustic piano. Highly sophisticated optical sensor technology captures the precise movement of each key and you can hear the beautiful sound of a Yamaha CFX concert grand transmitted through the soundboard, sympathetically vibrating the bridges and strings for the most authentic digital piano sound ever produced!

TA2 TransAcoustic system

Now in its second generation, TransAcoustic technology is better than ever before! Select from a pallet of 20 high quality instrument voices to suit your musical genre, or layer digital samples on top of the acoustic piano sound. TA2 also features a metronome, 10 song on-board record facility and a USB audio recorder, all of which can be controlled via the sleek and intuitive control panel. MIDI IN/OUT and USB to HOST enables the TA2 piano to be used as a controller, or for the player to control the sound engine via an external source. Connect to your Smart device via Bluetooth and play along with your favourite songs.

Binaural Sampling

The sound of the Yamaha CFX concert grand has been captured from the perspective of the pianist to create a truly spacial and immersive sound. The piano sounds like it is in front of you rather than in your ears, which also reduces fatigue and enables you to practice for longer!

Virtual Resonance Modelling technology

Virtual Resonance Modelling technology reproduces the resonance produced by the frame, rim and strings of an acoustic piano and brings the sound of the fabulous Yamaha CFX concert grand piano to life.

Download the Smart Pianist app

Smart Pianist connects your iOS or Android device to the piano, either via USB or via the optional UD-WL01 wireless LAN adaptor to remotely control the instrument's sounds, control the record facility and metronome and even display music notation on screen. The app will also scan your iTunes library and produce a basic score so you can learn to play your favourite songs!

Installation at the Yamaha factory

Unlike most silent systems, Yamaha's Silent and TransAcoustic systems are installed during the manufacturing process. Yamaha piano actions are designed to accomodate these systems, so you can be sure of the highest quality performance and reliability. Nothing has been compromised!

More useful information

TA2 owners' manual How to care for your Yamaha Piano
Width153cm (60 1/4")
Height121cm (47 3/4")
Depth62cm (24 1/2")
Weight242kg (534lbs)
 
Number of keys88
White key surfacesAcrylic resin
Black key surfacesPhenolic resin
Hammer typeU series special
Pedal typeDamper / Muffler / Soft
 
Caster typeDouble caster
 
Lid/fallboard locksYes
Soft-close fallboardYes
 
Key sensorsNon-contact continuous detection optical sensor
Damper pedalContinuous detection sensor
Soft/shift pedalOn/off detection sensor
 
Silencing mechanismHammer shank stopper operated by center pedal
 
Soundboard drive system mechanismTransAcousticâ„¢ technology
 
Piano soundYamaha CFX, Bösendorfer Imperial
Binaural samplingYes (CFX Grand Voice only)
VRMYes
Key-off samplesYes
Smooth releaseYes
Polyphony (max.)256
Preset number of voices20
Voices for song playback480 XG Voices + 12 Drum/SFX Kits
 
Reverb effectsYes
Brilliance effectsYes
Stereophonic optimiserYes (Piano Voices other than CFX Grand)
 
MIDI number of preset songs20 Voice Demo Songs, 50 Classics
Recording number of songs10
Data capacityApprox. 550 KB/Song
Playback format (MIDI songs) SMF (Format 0, Format 1)
Recording format (MIDI songs)SMF (Format 0)
 
Recording time (max.)80 minutes/Song
Audio playback formatWAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
Audio recording formatWAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
 
MetronomeYes
Tempo range5 - 500
Transpose-12 - 0 - +12
Tuning414.8 - 440.0 - 466.8 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
BluetoothYes (Audio)
 
Internal memory storageApprox. 1.3 MB
External drivesUSB flash drive
Headphones connectivityStereo mini jack (x2)
MIDIIN/OUT
AUX INStereo mini jack
AUX OUT[L/L+R][R] (Standard phone jack)
USB TO DEVICEYes
USB TO HOSTYes
 
Power consumption40 W
Auto power offYes
 
Included accessoriesHeadphones, headphone hanger, attachment screws for headphone hanger, “50 Classical Music Masterpieces” music book, Owner’s Manual.
Separately sold accessoriesUSB wireless LAN adaptor (UD-WL01), wireless MIDI adaptor (UD-BT01/MD-BT01)

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