The Clavinova CSP-170 teaches anyone how to play their favorite songs, right out of their music library. Stream Lights, exclusive to the CSP, move towards each key showing users which notes to play and when to play them. Users can adjust the speed at which they’re learning, as well as the difficulty of the piano arrangement as they improve.
Two world class concert grands in one digital piano
Two world class pianos are contained within the CVP Clavinova, the CFX, Yamaha’s finest concert grand, and the Imperial from Bösendorfer. These two pianos are characterized by distinctive traits such as power, versatility, and subtlety.
Tuned to perfection by an experienced piano technician and having the sound from each key recorded individually, Clavinova captured the unique tonal character of each of these instruments.
Natural Wood X keyboard
Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboards are created using Yamaha’s unrivalled expertise of wood acquired through more than a century of crafting fine pianos. Just as with grand pianos, the material used for NWX keyboards is cut from wood that has been carefully dried specifically for use in making musical instruments.
Utilizing the same hammering system and spring-less mechanism as a grand piano, NWX keyboard action reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano from the heavy feel in the lower register to the lighter touch in the upper octaves. The three-sensor configuration accurately senses and interprets the behavior of the keyboard for a response and feels very similar to that of a grand piano.
NWX keyboards also feature an escapement mechanism that allows the player to re-strike a note without the key returning to the full upright position, just like the keyboard of a grand piano.
Synthetic ivory key tops—a pleasure to play even after hours of performance
Reproduces the gentle, tactile surface of the ivory keyboards once used in only the finest pianos. It features highly-absorbent material that prevents fingers from slipping even after hours of performing, while retaining the ideal texture and feel.
Keyboard Stabilizers—Yamaha-exclusive technology for improved keyboard stability and durability
Keyboards fulfill the vital role of transforming emotion from your fingertips into sound and therefore, must be smooth to play in order to maintain superb touch for prolonged performances. That is why Yamaha has fitted Keyboard Stabilizers to all 88 keys, offering players a natural touch and improving the stability and durability of the keyboard.
High-quality instrument voices
The CSP-170 features hundreds of high-quality instrument Voices including “Natural!”, “Sweet!” and “Cool!” Voices sampled specially to compliment the instrument types. Yamaha’s Super Articulation Voices (SA) add genuine performance attributes of the real musical instruments as though they were being naturally performed by a virtuoso of that instrument instead of from the keys of a piano keyboard. Examples include “fret noise” or “body knocks” from a guitar or the “inhales”, “exhales” and glissandos from wind instruments. By simply varying your touch and playing techniques or using the pedals, SA voices will add significant authenticity to your sound.
Connect wirelessly for Smart Pianist
Smart Pianist App supports not only wired connection but also wireless connection via UD-WL01, Wi-Fi USB wireless LAN adaptor.
Record performances to Smart Pianist App and create audio files* you can save and play back on a Smart device.