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Yamaha ARIUS YDP-161 Digital Piano Gets 5 Stars

The Yamaha ARIUS YDP-161 Digital Piano has achieved a top 5 star rating by all 14 customers who have left a review. That is a really good recommendation for this digital piano. However, at nearly $2000 in price we need to be sure that this is a great buy and will last and not leave you disappointed in any way. So lets find out more about it.

Yamaha ARIUS YDP-161 Features

  • Yamaha ARIUS YDP-16188 full size keys with Graded Hammer action to feel and play like an acoustic piano
  • 3-level Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) Dynamic Stereo Sampling create realistc sounds
  • 128-note polyphony allows you to play any piece and hear every note played
  • 2 Track Recording and you can also play your recorded pieces back
  • Comes with 50 preset piano songs and a music book
  • Dual voice allows you to play 2 different sounds at the same time – there are 10 sounds available
  • There is a sustain, soft and damper pedal. The damper also features a half damp effect depending on how hard you press it.
  • 4 levels of touch sensitivity or you can turn it off completely
  • Inbuilt metronome
  • PC connectivity

Customer Feedback

  • Love the 50 preset songs because you can mute either the right or left hand and use it for practice
  • Sounds great and feels like a real piano
  • Fantastic sound quality
  • Looks great and not too big
  • Like that it has 2 headphone sockets
  • Great to have volume control available
  • Package is heavy so be careful when it arrives

Demo Video

Close your eyes and see if you can tell the difference – I think it has a really authentic sound.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Yamaha ARIUS YDP-161

  • Do the weighted keys feel like an accoustic?

Yes they do. They are hammer weighted and also have Yamahas Graded Hammer Effect action which gives a really authentic feel.

  • Can I connect it to my computer?

Yes although you will need to buy a USB to MIDI interface separately.

  • Yamaha YDP160 vs Yamaha YDP161

Basically the YDP 161 is the upgraded version of the YDP160. The main upgrade was the addition of multi-layer piano samples.

  • Yamaha YDP161 vs Yamaha YDP141

The YDP161 has much better sound quality and realistic feel. Also it has better performance capability with 128 polyphony rather than just 64 polyphony with the YDP141.

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