Price: £1,149 - Free delivery anywhere in the UK
(includes FREE 5 Year 'At-Home'
Delivery 2-5 days
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Colour: Dark Rosewood
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FREE 5 Year UK 'At-Home' Warranty
30 Day Trial Period (If it's not as good as you expected, we'll give you a full
Headphones (deluxe digital piano headphones that cover your whole ear)
Book of 50 Classical Piano Pieces (Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart, Bach...)
Owner's Manual (operating and assembly instructions)
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Perfect for beginning students and experienced players alike, the Yamaha YDP181 Arius provides
true piano sound and feel. The Graded Hammer keyboard makes it a true joy to play, both in practice and in
performance. The 3-level AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling Voices deliver remarkably authentic sound, and YDP181
incorporates a USB device port for storing songs recorded on the instrument. Moreover, the damper pedal includes a
half-damper effect, giving you nuanced expressive control over the sustained sound. Dual Voice capability lets you
play two different instrument sounds at the same time, while a 2-track song recorder allows you to capture your
original musical ideas and performances.
Graded Hammer (GH) Keyboard
Just as on a traditional acoustic piano, lower notes on a GH keyboard have a heavier touch, while the higher ones
are more responsive to lighter playing. GH features an extra key sensor capable of reproducing fast repetitive
playing of a single note with perfect articulation. The matte finish of the black keys enhances the keyboard's
Variable Touch Sensitivity
Select the hard, medium or soft setting to match your playing style or finger strength. Turn off sensitivity for a
fixed response setting, ideal when playing the organ.
Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) Dynamic Stereo Sampling
The AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) is a sampling system which creates the realism of an acoustic instrument by using
digital technology to record the instrument sound and applying high-quality digital filter technology to the
recorded audio samples. The waveform of the sound created by playing the key of an acoustic piano differs depending
on the playing strength from pianissimo to fortissimo. The AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling can produce such dynamic
nuances by recording samples of various playing strengths. The greater the number of samples used, the higher the
USB connectivity for storing and playing music
Insert an optional USB storage device into the USB port to save and transfer your performances.
Conventional digital pianos quickly run out of notes during fast, dense legato passages: sustained notes are cut
off as the instrument "steals" notes to make room for new notes. On the YDP181 a maximum of up to 128-note can be
played at once.
Damper Resonance samples provided the rich and broadening tones produced in pedaling. Using these comprehensive
gradations, YDP-181 model can realistically reproduce the complex sounds of a grand piano.
The built-in, 3-song performance memory allows you to record a song, and then step into the spotlight and solo over
it. Best of all, you can change tempo or Voices even after you've recorded your performance. There's also a
built-in metronome to help you stay in perfect time.
50 Preset Piano Songs
A selection of 50 different piano songs is provided for your listening pleasure. These recordings were chosen for
their beauty as well as their functionality. Since many of the songs are classic piano pieces, anyone taking
lessons can listen to them for reference.
Keyboard Touch Response: Hard, Medium, Soft, Fixed
- Number of Voices: 14
- Number of Polyphony: 128
- Piano Voice Quality: AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling
No. of Dynamic Steps: 3
- Reverb: 4 types
- Effect: 4 types
- Damper Resonance: Yes
- Dual: Yes
- Split: No
- Number of Preset Songs: 14 (Voice Demo), 50 (Piano)
- Number of Songs 3
- Number of Tracks 2
- No. of Pedals: 3 (Damper with half pedal effect,
Sostenuto and Soft)
- Tempo: Yes
- Transpose: Yes
- Tuning: Yes
- Scale Tuning: Yes
- Type: 7-segment LED
Jacks & Terminals:
- MIDI: IN / OUT
- TO HOST: No
- Headphone: 2
- AUX. In (L/L+R, R): No
- AUX. Out (L/L+R, R): No
- AUX. Out (L, R): No
- USB to DEVICE: Yes
Outboard Content - Song
- Pianosoft Solo: Yes
- Amplifier / Speaker Output: 20W x 2
- Speaker: 16cm x 2
- Speaker / Headphones Control: Yes
- Key Cover: Sliding
- Headphone Hanger: Yes
Free delivery anywhere in the UK.
The piano comes flat-packed and is easy to assemble (instructions in English provided). The
keyboard, electronics and cables are all fixed in - all you need to do is assemble the base. There are four
screws that fix the base to the keyboard, four to fix the base together and a few smaller screws to fit the back
board. The screw holes are already made and no gluing is required. Even the screw driver is provided! We do
advise two people to do the job though - purely because of the keyboard's weight - It's heavy and safer to have a
helping hand when lifting it on to the base.
If you would like us to assemble the piano then please call 020 8367 2080.
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FREE items included:
FREE Skytech deluxe digital piano headphones (worth £39.99)
FREE 50 greats for the piano -- View list of pieces here
You get a 5 year, 'at-your-home', parts and labour
This means a technician will come to your home if any repairs are needed.
There is no cost to you... And you won't have to send your piano
Yamaha YDP181 Reviews
1) "Good value for money"
Just bought the Yamaha YDP181 3 days ago. Got this from Graham Howard's 1st
ranking recommendation of £700-£1000 range.
Indeed, it produce great sound, excellent touch and a good value for money..! To be honest, I did't read
everything in your guidebook but good enough the recommended ranking vs £££... Many thanks for the simple
tips that made my decision so simple..!!!
Review by Putra Brunei (17/11/2012)
2) "my YDP181 digital piano is a lovely piece of
Thank you for your excellent book on buying a digital piano. I
bought a Yamaha YDP181 Arius from a very reputable piano shop in Norwich. I knew your prices so I got a very good
deal and being clued up due to your book was able to make a very informed choice.
Funnily enough, just as you said, I was shown many Kawai pianos and told how good they were but not steered
towards any Yamahas. However I was given access to as many pianos as I wanted to try and not pushed into anything.
I can’t wait for delivery and shall enjoy playing much more, also my YDP181 digital piano is a lovely piece of
Review by Theresa (11/12/2012)
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I would like to know if there is a difference between the
Yamaha YDP181 and Yamaha ARIUS YDP181.
I am a bit confused about it.
I am looking forward to your answer.
Reply/ Hi Maurits
ARIUS is the brand name Yamaha give range of
YDP digital pianos.
This range includes:
So, a YDP181 and ARIUS YDP181 are the same piano.
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