The new P-255 from Yamaha adds to their impressive line of P-Series digital and stage pianos. The sleek lines, crisp tones, wide range of sounds and superb playing feel makes the P-255 a must-have for serious pianists who need a compact digital piano but do not want make sacrifices with regard to quality.
Yamaha have incorporated Graded Hammer (GH) action across keyboard of the P-255. This means that lower keys are heavier to the touch and higher keys are lighter to the touch, mirroring the playing experience of an acoustic grand piano. Therefore, the P-255 an excellent digital piano for those who are looking for an instrument to practise on that accurately offer the sensitivity and control of an acoustic grand piano, without occupying the same amount of floorspace.
Synthetic Ivory Keytops
Playing seamlessly at high speed requires precision and accuracy. The synthetic ivory keytops attract and absorb moisture so that you can play unfettered across a clean surface throughout each and every performance.
Impressive Sound Quality - Pure CF Sound Engine
The Pure CF Sound Engine ensures that tones and sounds that are generated by the P-255, recreate the nuances and delicacies of Yamaha's acoustic grand pianos as accurately as possible. Even the most discerning of pianists can be satisfied with the excellent response and output guaranteed by the P-255. A range of voices allow you to vary the sound output of the P-255 to meet your practising and performance requirements including (amongst others): Grand Piano, Live Grand, Synth Piano, Jazz Organ, Harpsichord, Strings, Choir and Synth Pad.
At your fingertips lies a wide selection of built-in rhythm tracks, each one bringing greater depth to live performances with accompaniments across Pop, Jazz and Latin styles. The rhythm tracks enhance your playing experience whether you're: a soloist, perform as part of a group, or simply wish to make practising more fun.
The P-255 has built-in EQ controls, which allow you to adjust the sound output. This can be useful if you wish to change the output in relation to your environment, or even for creative purposes.
Sounds are projected through two built-in 15W speakers that deliver sounds with power and precision.
USB Recording and Playback
Using the built-in USB drive, you can readily record and store your performances to a USB flash drive as full .wav audio files. Not only does this allow you to track and monitor your progress over time, but it makes transferring files over to Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) software much easier for recording and editing purposes or transferring to friends without having to compromise on sound quality.
Compact and versatile
Drawing from their many years of experience, Yamaha have gone to every effort to ensure that the P-255 offers the best value for money, without compromising on build quality. The stylish black finish of the P-255 makes it as beautiful as it is compact.
Dedicated Controller App
The P-255 is compatible with the free-to-download "P-255 Controller" app via your iPhone or iPad. A wide of functions can be controlled through the intuitive graphical user interface, such as adjusting settings and controls, and recording settings to be recalled at a later time. An Apple Lightning to USB Camera Adapter/iPad Camera Connection Kit or dedicated Yamaha cable such as the i-MX1/i-UX1 is required for connection.
Manufacturer Yamaha Model P-255 Stage Piano Dimension (H x W x D) 148 x 1333 x 351 mm Weight 17.3kg Keyboard 88 Graded Hammer (GH) Keyboard with Synthetic Ivory Keytops Sensitivity Soft, Medium, Hard, Fixed Voices Tone Generation: Piano Sound Pure CF Sound Engine Stereo Sustain Samples: Yes Key-off Samples: Yes String Resonance: Yes Damper Resonance: Yes Polyphony: Number of Polyphony (Max.) 256 Preset: Number of Voices 24 (Grand Piano: 4, E.Piano: 4, Organ: 4, CLV/VIB: 4, Others: 8) Effects Types: Reverb 4 types (Room, Hall1, Hall2, Stage) Chorus: Yes Equalizer: 3 bands Phaser: Yes Rotary Speaker: Yes Tremolo / Auto Pan: Yes SOUND BOOST 3 types Dual/Layers: Yes Split: Yes Rhythm Preset: Number of Rhythm 10 Functions: Start/Stop, Intro/Ending Songs Preset: Number of Preset Songs 24 Voice Demo Songs, 50 Piano Preset Songs Recording: Number of Songs 10 Number of Tracks: 2 Data Capacity: approx. 1.5 MB (approx. 550KB/Song) Compatible Data Format: Playback SMF (Format 0, Format 1) Recording: SMF (Format 0) Other Functions: Part Cancel, A-B Repeat, Start/Stop with pedal, Changing Voice & tempo after recording Display Type: LED Size: 7-Segment Panel Language: English Functions Overall Controls: Metronome Yes Tempo Range: 5 - 500 Transpose: -12 to 0, 0 to +12 Tuning: 414.8 - 440 - 466.8 Hz Scale Type: 7 types Songs (Audio) Recording Time: 80 minutes/Song Compatible Data Format: Recording .wav (44.1 kHz sample rate, 16-bit resolution, stereo) Playback: .wav (44.1 kHz sample rate, 16-bit resolution, stereo) Storage and Connectivity Storage: Internal Memory approx. 1 MB External Drives: USB Flash Memory (optional) Connectivity: DC IN DC IN 16V Headphones: x 2 Sustain Pedal: Yes Pedal Unit: Yes MIDI: In/Out AUX IN: Yes AUX OUT: [L/L+R][R] USB TO DEVICE: Yes USB TO HOST: Yes Amplifier Speakers Amplifiers: 15W x 2 Speakers: (10cm + 2.5cm) x 2 Power Supply Power Supply: AC Power Adaptor (PA-300C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) Power Consumption: 15W (when using the PA-300C) Auto Power Off Function: Yes
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