Combining compact form-factor with incredible sound and authentic touch, the Yamaha YDP-S54 Arius Slimline Digital Piano is perhaps the best slimline available on the market today. Ideal for student flats, small homes and venues where space is limited, this lightweight yet elegant digital piano is a dream.
Slender but powerful
The YDP-S54 makes use of Yamaha’s powerful CFX sound engine to deliver a stunning piano sound sampled directly from a CFX concert grand piano, one of the most acclaimed pianos to grace stages the world over. This is coupled with a huge 192 note polyphony so that you can be sure of no note drop-outs when playing incredibly complex pieces or duets. For added realism, the YDP-S54 also includes key-off samples to imitate the internals of an acoustic piano and also string resonance to emulate the natural sympathetic resonance you would get from nearby piano strings.
Alongside the grand piano, there is a collection of electric pianos and other chromatic instruments to create expressive performances. These can also be used in single, duo, dual or layered modes to create rich soundscapes or use as part of a student/teacher scenario.
True piano feel
When you initially lay your hands on the Yamaha YDP-S54’s Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard, you will notice the synthetic ebony and ivory keytops that give you an authentic touch that will remain smooth and fluid to play over long performances. The keyboard action itself imitates that of a grand piano with incredible accuracy, you even have the option to choose the response sensitivity to your liking, ideal for newer players that need to develop finger strength.
Hi-fidelity, spacious sound
The Yamaha YDP-S54 comes with built-in effects to give your playing some additional polish. Halls, chamber and club are ideal and work with all kinds of musical styles. The YDP-S54’s excellent sound is also present when using headphones thanks to the built-in stereophonic optimiser, this makes “boxed in” headphone sound a thing of the past so that you can play for longer periods of time without listening fatigue.
Smart Pianist Compatability
The Yamaha YDP-S54 Digital Piano includes an easy to use 2 track sequencer that is an exceptional tool for capturing performances or as a practice aid. Combine different voices and overlay passages to make your own compositions. All recordings are made in a standard MIDI format and as such can be stored on a computer via the built-in USB port.
However, the real jewel of the crown here is Yamaha's Smart Pianist app for iPad. Have you ever tried to figure out what the chords are to your favourite songs? The Smart Pianist app can analyse audio from any song of your choice and displays all the chord symbols for you. This makes it possible for you to play along and improvise with virtually any song available today.
Smart Pianist also makes it possible to control deeper functions within the YDP-S54 and also lets you change sounds at a swipe of the screen.
The YDP-S54 Arius Digital Piano is such a versatile instrument. Beginners or professionals will both be impressed by its capability. For players that need large piano capability but are low on space, the YDP-S54 is absolutely for you.
Manufacturer Yamaha Model Name YDP-S54 Slimline Digital Piano Dimensions (H x W x D) 792 x 1353 x 309 mm Weight 40kg Keyboard Number of Keys: 88
Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard with synthetic ebony and ivory keytops
Touch Response: Hard/Medium/Soft/Fixed
Cabinet Folding key cover
Voices Tone Generating Technology: Yamaha CFX
Number of Polyphony (Max.): 192
Number of Preset Voices: 10
Effects Reverb x 4
Intelligent Acoustic Control: Yes
Stereophonic Optimizer: Yes
Damper Resonance: Yes
Dual Layer Functions: Yes
Songs Number of Preset Songs: 10 Demo Songs, 50 Piano Preset Songs Recording Number of Songs: 1
Number of Tracks: 2
Data Capacity: 100 KB per song (approx. 11,000 notes)
Format Playback: SMF (format 0, format 1)
Recording: SMF (format 0)
Functions Number of Preset Songs: 10 voice and 10 piano demo
Tempo Range: 5 to 280
Transpose: -6 to 0, 0 to +6
Tuning: 414.8 - 440.0 - 466.8 Hz
Connectivity Headphones x 2
USB to host
Amplifiers and Speakers Amplifiers: 20W x 2
Speakers: 12 x 2
Power Supply Power Supply: PA-150B
Auto power off
Included Accessories 50 Greats for Piano (Music Book)
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