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        Yamaha CLP-545-B
        This instrument is discontinued


        Yamaha CLP-545-B features

        • Piano voicing sampled from Yamaha CFX and BÖsendorfer Imperial grand pianos
        • 34 voices
        • Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboard with synthetic ivory keytops and escapement
        • 16 track recording & USB audio recording
        • 303 lesson songs
        • Rhythms
        • 16 track recording & USB audio recording
        • Liquid Crystal Display
        • Stereophonic Optimizer
        • Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)
        • Acoustic Optimizer

        Real Grand Expression: sound, touch and pedals, all perfectly integrated to give you the sensation of playing a grand piano.

        Real Grand Expression; a phrase that defines the expressive capability of Clavinova. It is the key components of the sound, the touch and the pedals, together with the application of technology developed through a history of acoustic piano manufacturing. With Real Grand Expression, these elements are combined perfectly into a single instrument, creating the exact sound you want through the touch of the keys and the feel of the pedals. When you play a Clavinova, you can imagine that you are playing a grand piano.

        The CFX, Yamaha's finest concert grand selected and played by the winner of the 2010 International Chopin Piano Competition and the Imperial from BÖsendorfer, 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 in the Clavinova. Tuned to perfection by a highly experienced piano technician with the sound from each key sampled individually, Clavinova truly captures the unique tonal character of each of these outstanding instruments.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Two of the worlds finest grands....

        With Clavinova, you can enjoy the exquisite beauty of the sought-after tone that the CFX and BÖsendorfer Imperial deliver.

        Smooth tonal transitions, perfectly matched to the players touch

        A pianist changes the volume and dynamics of the sound by varying the pressure applied to the keys. A Clavinova responds perfectly to give the player an outstanding level of performance control. By using long, carefully-sampled recordings of notes on a piano and unique Yamaha technologies to achieve smooth tonal transitions, rich sonic detail is delivered in response to the touch of the player.

        The Clavinova features long, carefully-sampled recordings of notes on a piano, reproduces them in rich detail and utilizes unique Yamaha technologies to achieve smooth tonal transitions in response to the touch of the player.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Key-off samples

        The moment a pianist's fingers are lifted from the keys of a grand piano, subtle changes occur in the instrument's tone as the damper is lowered onto the strings to mute the sound. Key-off samples feature actual recordings of these changes, offering a faithful reproduction of the most subtle nuances in the piano's tone, creating a more realistic overall sound.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboard

        Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboards are created using Yamahas unrivalled expertise of wood acquired through more than a century of crafting fine pianos. Just as with grand pianos, the material used for NWX keyboards is cut from wood that has been carefully dried specifically for use in making musical instruments.

        Utilizing the same hammering system and spring-less mechanism as a grand piano, NWX keyboard action reproduces the touch of an acoustic piano from the heavy feel in the lower register to the lighter touch in the upper octaves. And the three-sensor configuration accurately senses and interprets the behaviour of the keyboard for a response and feels very similar to that of a grand piano.

        The NWX keyboards also feature an escapement mechanism that reproduces a slight clicking sensation near the bottom of the key travel, and they have been designed in such a way that the click is discernible only on the lightest keystrokes, similar to the keyboard of a grand piano.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Synthetic Ivory key tops

        Synthetic Ivory key tops 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 CLP-545 Black Walnut - Full-bodied tone and resonance

        The sound of a Clavinova is calibrated in fine detail, with speaker positioning and body materials checked to ensure that the entire instrument resonates optimally. To create a sound field that is very close to that of a grand piano, the Clavinova features tone escapements in several locations throughout the body that allow the sound from the speakers to be projected to the listener without being trapped inside the instrument.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - 2-way speakers

        Dedicated drivers for mid and high frequency ranges provide astonishingly powerful an detailed sound.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Acoustic Optimizer

        The body of the Clavinova contains Acoustic Optimizers that regulate the flow of sound and control tone. A new technology developed from Yamahas intimate knowledge of the acoustic properties of musical instruments, Acoustic Optimizers deliver a natural, smooth sound across the entire keyboard.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Easy-to-use interface

        An easy-to-read LCD and intuitive layout enable simple operation of your Clavinova, giving you more time to focus on playing.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - A variety of piano lesson pieces

        Features exercises for building piano technique from Hanon, Bayer, Czerny and Burgmüller.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Play along with a variety of rhythms

        Enjoy performing with rhythms such as jazz, pop, latin and more.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Multi-track song recording

        The recording function featured in Clavinova digital pianos allows you to record your performances with a single touch, which is useful when you want to review or archive your playing. You can record up to 16 tracks for simultaneous playback, so that each hand can be recorded separately or parts recorded using different sounds.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - USB Audio Recorder

        Record performances to USB flash memory and create audio files (WAV format) you can save and play back on a computer or portable audio device, share with friends or use to create a CD.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - A comprehensive range of keyboard voices

        In addition to pianos, the Clavinova CLP Series boasts an impressive library of additional voices including electric pianos, strings and organs. Enjoy the freedom to choose the ideal voice for the genre of music you want to play.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - New reverb that offers dynamic ambience and spatial effects

        A new reverb system allows to you experience the sensation of playing in a large concert hall, cathedral or other venue, adding depth and atmosphere to the sound. Now you can experience concert hall ambience and spaciousness in the privacy of your own home.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - IAC (Intelligent Acoustic Control), perfect for playing at home

        The ability to adjust performance volume is extremely useful at home where players may not always be able to play at high volume levels. However, at low volumes, bass and treble may become difficult to hear. To counter this, Clavinova is equipped with Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC), which adjusts the sound automatically, allowing players to enjoy balanced sound at any volume level.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Stereophonic Optimizer: 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 headphones, resulting in a spacious sound image that will inspire you to play for hours at a time.

        Yamaha CLP-545 Black Walnut - Powerful connectivity

        A range of Apps to expand your musical horizons

        If you use an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, Yamaha apps will make playing more convenient and enjoyable!

        Yamaha CLP545 Black Walnut Specs


        Dimensions Width 1461mm (57-1/2") (Polished finish: 1466mm (57-11/16"))
        Height 927mm (36-1/2") (Polished finish: 930mm (36-5/8"))
        Depth 459mm (18-1/16") (Polished finish: 459mm (18-1/16"))
        Weight Weight 61.5kg (135lbs., 9oz) (Polished finish: 65.0kg (143lbs., 5oz))

        Control Interface

        Keyboard Number of Keys 88
        Type NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard with synthetic ivory keytops (wood is used for the white keys), escapement
        Touch Sensitivity Hard 2, Hard 1, Medium, Soft 1, Soft 2, Fixed
        Pedal Number of Pedals 3
        Half Pedal Yes
        Functions Damper with half pedal effect, Sostenuto, Soft
        Display Type Full Dot LCD
        Panel Language English


        Key Cover Key Cover Style Sliding
        Music Rest Yes


        Tone Generation Piano Sound Yamaha CFX, Bsendorfer Imperial
        Key-off Samples Yes
        String Resonance Yes
        Smooth Release Yes
        Damper Resonance Yes
        Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 256
        Preset Number of Voices 34


        Types Reverb 6
        Chorus 3
        Brilliance 7
        Master Effect 12
        Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) Yes
        Stereophonic Optimizer Yes
        Functions Dual/Layers Yes
        Split Yes


        Preset Number of Rhythm 20


        Preset Number of Preset Songs 18 (Voice Demo), 50 (Piano), 303 (Lesson)
        Recording Number of Songs 250
        Number of Tracks 16


        USB Audio Recorder Playback WAV
        Recording WAV
        Metronome Tempo Range 5~500 (quarter note)
        Overall Controls Transpose Yes
        Other Control Tuning, Scale Type, etc.

        Storage and Connectivity

        Storage Internal Memory approx. 1.5MB
        External Drives USB Flash Memory
        Connectivity Headphones 2
        MIDI IN, OUT, THRU
        AUX IN Stereo Mini
        AUX OUT L / L+R, R
        USB TO DEVICE Yes
        USB TO HOST Yes

        Amplifiers and Speakers

        Amplifiers (25W + 25W) x 2
        Speakers (16cm + 8cm) x 2 [(6-5/16" + 3-1/8") x 2]
        Acoustic Optimizer Yes

        Power Supply

        Power Consumption 30W


        Accessories Headphones Hanger, "50 greats for the Piano"

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