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      Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova

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      Two world class concert grands in one Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova digital piano.

      Two world class pianos are contained within the CVP Clavinova. The CFX, Yamahas finest concert grand, selected and played by the winner of the 2010 International Chopin Piano Competition, and the Imperial from Bosendorfer, one of the oldest piano manufacturers in the world and a brand held in high esteem by pianists throughout its long history. These renowned pianos are characterised by distinctive traits such as power, versatility, subtlety, lightness and mellowness.

      Both of these superb pianos` Voices are featured by name in the Clavinova. Tuned to perfection by a highly experienced piano technician and having the sound from each key recorded individually, Clavinova truly captures the unique tonal character of each of these outstanding instruments.

      With Clavinova, you can choose from and enjoy the amazing digital reproductions of the exquisite beauty tone that only the Yamaha CFX and B�sendorfer Imperial can deliver.

      The Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova digital piano has an awesome sound and a touch to match

      By using a similar hammer mechanism (with no springs) as is found in a grand piano, the GH3X keyboard action reproduces the touch of an acoustic instrument, from the heavier feel in the lower register to the lighter touch in the upper octaves. It also features a three-sensor configuration which accurately senses and interprets the behavior of the keyboard to create a response and feel very much like that of a grand piano.

      The newly developed GH3X keyboard features an escapement mechanism that reproduces the feel of an acoustic piano as it goes through the let-off of the jack and the fall of the hammer when a key is played very softly.

      Synthetic ivory keytops reproduce the tactile surface of the ivory keyboards once used in acoustic pianos. It features highly absorbent material that prevents fingers from slipping even after hours of performing, while retaining the ideal texture and feel.

      Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova - For a sound that truly resonates with the listener.

      In a grand piano, strings and sounds resonate throughout the entire body of the instrument producing a rich reverberation that envelops the listener in sound. Not only are the strings you are playing vibrating, but other strings ring as a reaction to ones you play. This is one reason the pianos sound is so complex and rich.

      This phenomena is reproduced perfectly in the Clavinova through Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) which calculates the various states of the strings for each of the 88 notes on the keyboard from one instant to the next. As a result, the Clavinova reflects the limitless number of factors inherent in playing an acoustic piano such as which keys are pressed, the strength with which the keys are played and pedal timing.

      The Yamaha CVP-701 gives you a new kind of headphone experience.

      Unique to Yamaha, the Stereophonic Optimizer adjusts the spacing of the sound and the separation from the piano when listening via the headphones, resulting in a spacious sound image that will inspire you to play for hours at a time. Using this private listening environment, the sound of the Clavinova appears to come from the body of the instrument rather than from the headphones, providing a more realistic and naturally comfortable experience.

      The voices on the Yamaha CVP-701 are so realistic, you wont believe the sound is coming from a keyboard.

      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.

      All you need to know is the song. This Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova does the rest.

      Music Finder is great when you are looking for just the right Style or Voice combinations so YOU can perform a particular song. Simply choose the name of the song you want to play from the Music Finder list and the CVP will call up the proper settings so you can get playing right away. These settings were created by professional musicians from around the world specializing in particular genres of music.

      Cant remember the name of a song? No problem. Just play! The Yamaha CVP-701 will help you out

      The Style Recommender is an intelligent function that allows you to find a Style that suits the type of music you feel like playing. You dont even need to know the name of the song; the rythmic feel alone will do. Just play a bar or two of a simple rhythm or piano tune and a list of Styles that match your playing will instantly be displayed.

      the Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova has an automatic page turner with Guide Lamps to light the way.

      Follow along with the bouncing ball shown on the score as you play to be sure of never losing your place. Pages turn automatically or you can flip through pages by swiping the screen horizontally. If reading music isnt your fort�, you can follow the guide lamps above the keyboard that will show you the correct keys. With guide activated, CVP will wait until you play the correct note so you can practice at your own pace.

      The CVP-701 will help you sing in perfect Harmony�

      You can enjoy karaoke backing with songs stored in your Clavinova or downloaded from YamahaMusicsoft.com. The lyrics are shown on the display* and the words change color as the song advances, so you know exactly when to come in. You can even display the lyrics on a big TV screen so everyone can join in! *Only if the song data includes lyrics.

      Plug in a microphone to the Yamaha CVP-701 digital piano, and you can sing along with your playing.

      Turn the Yamaha CVP-701 into a portable recording studio with just a USB stick.

      The USB Audio Recorder* allows you to record your performances on a USB flash drive for emailing, uploading to the internet or sending to your MP3 player. This lets you compare two different performances to gauge your progress or allows you to share your music with friends and family. *Stored as WAV.

      [Other Functions] - Pitch Shift: Change the key without changing the tempo - Time Stretch: Slow down or speed up the tempo without changing the pitch - Vocal Cancel: Cancel or suppress signals like vocals and solos that exist in the center of an audio file

      Optimal tone at any volume level Yamaha texchnology on the CVP-701 digital piano.

      When playing in a home environment, people often enjoy the Clavinova at much less than full volume. However, the physics of sound at low volumes results in a loss of treble and bass. On a Clavinova, however, the Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) automatically adjusts the sound so you enjoy proper excellent bass and treble sound balance even at low volumes. Additionally, the volume dial automatically makes fine adjustments to the overall sound of the speaker system (EQ) at low volume. This ability to adjust volume without losing the rich and balanced sound is an exclusive Yamaha benefit, ensuring you always play with the utmost sound quality.

      Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova - Wireless audio and wireless MIDI with iOS devices.

      If you use an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, Yamaha apps will make playing more convenient and enjoyable. Quickly set the ideal Voice and accompaniment Style for the song youd like to play. Record your own performance and share it with a friend. Add to visual effects to your performance with computer animation that repsonds to what you play. Check out the apps and find the ones that meet your needs. Several Yamaha apps are designed to work only with Clavinova digital pianos.

      Note: Some apps require a connection to your instrument. Wired connections are possible with devices such as the Yamaha i-MX1, i-UX1 or Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter. Wireless connection may require a wireless router. Wireless audio connection requires bundled USB wireless LAN device.

      Teach your iPad to play by ear. With this exciting Yamaha app, your iOS devices will listen to recordings of virtually any song* and tell you the chords required for playing it. Bring the song file into the CVP where guide lamps can show you how to play those chords, and also teach your virtual backing band to play along with you using Styles. Yamahas exclusive Chord Tracker app is optimized to work with CVP Clavinovas for unlimited self-taught musical possibilities. *Recordings must be in MP3 or WAV formats on your iOS device.

      Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova - Your dream piano studio awaits.

      The enhanced Piano Room now includes the world-class Yamaha CFX and B�sendorfer Imperial grand pianos, plus vintage electric pianos. In Session Mode, you can invite three virtual musicians into the room to "jam" with you as you practice and perform in one of 40 different musical styles. These session musicians will automatically follow your harmonies and your volume expression using the new Dynamics Control feature. You can selectively activate and deactivate each one depending on your musical needs at the time. Within this special room, you can even record your sessions with the touch of a single button.

      Yamaha CVP-701 - Variety is the spice of life.

      The CVP-701 features hundreds of high-quality instrument Voices including "Natural!", "Sweet!" and "Cool!" Voices sampled specially to compliment the instrument types. Yamahas 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. When you want to play more than just piano.

      One of the defining features of a CVP Clavinova is the multitude of different Styles that can be controlled in real-time by playing chords on the keyboard. Accompaniment Styles introduce ensembles of virtual musicians to your performances in a variety of musical genres. From small jazz ensembles to full orchestras, you control what chords or harmony they play by what YOU play, plus you control the dynamic of the ensemble. Developed by professional session musicians from around the world, Styles add authentic, studio-quality backing players to your performances - even when you play by yourself. You can use Styles to add embellishing Intros, Endings & Fill-Ins and even arrange songs in real-time.

      Yamaha CVP-701 - Now anyone can play a hit song, one light at a time.

      CVP Clavinovas are very patient: if you dont play the right notes, they wait until you do! This is made possible with the CVPs unique Guide feature. As the easiest way to play a song, the Follow Lights library teaches you popular melodies in a way only possible on a CVP Clavinova. Just follow the lights one note at a time, and fully-arranged orchestrations and arpeggios embellish your playing. Here, you dont play along with a recording, the recording literally plays along with YOU. Visit www.yamahamusicsoft.com/followlights to browse the entire library today.

      Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova - Get connected and start singing.

      You can connect a microphone to enjoy singing along with your keyboard performance or using Karaoke song files from YamahaMusicSoft.com. All input jacks are conveniently located at the front of the instrument, under the keybed for easy access. Alternatively, you can connect a portable music device such as an MP3 player or smart phone to enjoy listening through the Clavinovas high-definition speaker system. *Vocal Harmony is only available on the CVP709GP/709/705.

      Yamaha CVP-701 Clavinova Digital Piano Specifications


      Dimensions Width 1,352 mm (53-1/4") (Polished finish: 1,355 mm (53-3/8"))
      Height 918 mm (36-1/8") (Polished finish: 921 mm (36-1/4"))
      Depth 595 mm (23-7/16") (Polished finish: 596 mm (23-7/16"))
      Weight Weight 59.0 kg (130 lbs., 1 oz) (Polished finish: 61.5 kg (135 lbs., 9 oz))

      Control Interface

      Keyboard Number of Keys 88
      Type GH3X (Graded Hammer 3X) keyboard with synthetic ivory keytops, escapement
      Touch Sensitivity Hard2, Hard1, Medium, Soft1, Soft2, Fixed
      Counterweight Yes
      Pedal Number of Pedals 3
      Half Pedal Yes
      Functions Sustain, Sostenuto, Soft, Glide, Song Play / Pause, Style Start / Stop, Volume, etc.
      Display Type TFT Color LCD
      Size 4.3 inch (480 x 272 dots)
      LCD Brightness Yes
      Color Yes
      Score Display Function Yes
      Lyrics Display Function Yes
      Language English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Italian
      Panel Language English only


      Key Cover Key Cover Style Sliding
      Music Rest Yes


      Tone Generation Piano Sound Yamaha CFX, B�sendorfer Imperial
      Key-off Samples Yes
      Smooth Release Yes
      VRM Yes
      Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 256
      Preset Number of Voices 777 Voices + 29 Drum / SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices
      Featured Voices 10 VRM Voices, 49 Super Articulation Voices, 23 Mega Voices, 13 Natural! Voices, 26 Sweet! Voices, 58 Cool! Voices, 70 Live! Voices, 20 Organ Flutes! Voices
      Custom Voice Edit Yes
      Compatibility XG, GS (for Song playback), GM, GM2


      Types Reverb 58 Preset + 3 User
      Chorus 106 Preset + 3 User
      DSP 295 Preset + 3 User
      Master Compressor 5 Preset + 5 User
      Master EQ 5 Preset + 2 User
      Part EQ 27 Parts
      Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) Yes
      Stereophonic Optimizer Yes
      Functions Dual/Layers Yes
      Split Yes

      Accompaniment Styles

      Preset Number of Preset Styles 310
      Featured Styles 253 Pro Styles, 21 Session Styles, 36 Pianist Styles
      Fingering Single Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard
      Style Control INTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3
      Custom Style Creator Yes
      Other Features Music Finder 1,200 Records
      One Touch Setting (OTS) 4 for each Style
      Style Recommender Yes
      File Format Style File Format GE (Guitar Edition)


      Preset Number of Preset Songs 65
      Recording Number of Tracks 16
      Data Capacity approx. 300 KB / Song
      Recording Function Yes
      Compatible Data Format Playback SMF (Format 0 & 1), XF
      Recording SMF (Format 0)


      Demo Yes
      Registration Number of Buttons 8
      Control Registration Sequence, Freeze
      Lesson/Guide Lesson/Guide Follow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo
      Guide Lamp Yes
      Performance Assistant Technology (PAT) Yes
      Piano Room Yes
      USB Audio Recorder Playback WAV
      Recording WAV
      USB Audio Time Stretch Yes
      Pitch Shift Yes
      Vocal Cancel Yes
      Miscellaneous Metronome Yes
      Tempo Range Yes
      Transpose Yes
      Tuning Yes
      Scale Type 9

      Storage and Connectivity

      Storage Internal Memory approx. 2.8 MB
      External Drives USB Flash Drive
      Connectivity Headphones x 2
      Microphone Input Volume, Mic / Line In
      MIDI IN / OUT / THRU
      AUX IN Stereo mini
      AUX OUT L / L + R, R
      AUX Pedal Yes
      USB TO HOST Yes

      Amplifiers and Speakers

      Amplifiers 25 W x 2
      Speakers 16 cm x 2 [6 - 5/16" x 2]
      Acoustic Optimizer Yes

      Power Supply

      Power Consumption 22 W

      YAMAHA CVP-701 Clavinova SHOP DEMO


      Wow the 701 has just come in, literally just unpacked and built it, I absolutely love it, this is the first 01 model (the baby of the range) that I've really enjoyed playing, its just got such a great sound and feel now, much more like a high end product, the new VRM piano's and the the Bosendorfer samples sound really nice, coupled with the nice ivory feel action makes this a really strong product, the expanded piano room function works great, more info below on that, having just unpacked it I wanted to add these impressions to the review while its still fresh in the mind! Basically its awesome and compared to the CVP601, It might look similar but I promise you its a gazillion times better!

      An Exciting day with Yamaha! Staff Review by Justin Myerscough

      Every now and again myself and colleague Keith Rawlinson get to escape the shop for the day to preview new products with Yamaha , on this occasion it was for the August 2015 launch of the new PSRS series Keyboards - PSR-S670 - PSRS-770 - PSR-S970 and the new CVP700 series Digital Pianos - CVP701 - CVP705 - CVP709

      First Impressions of the Yamaha CVP701.

      The most obvious difference I think was the basic Piano sound itself, having now received the Bosendorfer piano sample, this is a completely different sound to the main Yamaha Grand Piano sample that we have been used to, a sound that is more mellow and full of character is the way that it comes across to me.

      To add to this having just played it, its clear that its not just the addition of the Bosendorfer sample that is the big new thing, its also the other samples that benefit from this new VRM technology, I'm usually a little sceptical when manufacturers come out with new technology/jargon, all that matters surely is does it sound or play better, in this case there is a notable difference and definitely these VRM piano's have a character and playability that is markedly different (in a good way) from all previous Yamahas.

      Piano Room

      This was an interesting new feature of the previous range that gave you lovely clear images of your chosen piano type ( grand, upright etc ) and the ambience from your desired location (stage, hall, room etc). This time they have made this feature into what I think is the most exciting and will be the most used feature of the product, because it is so simple and clear and intuitive. What happens is that if for example you start off with just the piano, you have a very clear image of the piano on the screen, you can then very easily just add your bass player and drummer or the complete backing band, it works so beautifully people are just going to love this feature, it also means you can use the instrument without even having to touch a single button, just operating it from the screen, it even crossed our minds when we tried this that if you had some kind of "blanking plate" to cover all the buttons you would still be able to use it very nicely.

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