Yamaha Clavinova CVP-705

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Featuring the Real Grand Expression (RGE) Sound Engine for outstanding playing response, the Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboard with escapement and with synthetic ivory keytops for classic piano touch, the CVP-705 offers extremely high-quality piano performance.

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Description

Featuring the Real Grand Expression (RGE) Sound Engine for outstanding playing response and the NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard with escapement, and with synthetic ivory keytops for classic piano touch, the CVP-705 offers extremely high-quality piano performance.

But you’ll also get a level of musical fun and interactivity only found on Yamaha CVP Clavinovas. Choose from hundreds of ultra-realistic instrument Voices. Learn to play hit songs with professionally-arranged accompaniment. Plug-in a microphone to sing-along with on-screen lyrics for karaoke fun. Plus, you can add lush harmonies to your singing voice with virtual backup singers. The color touch panel is simple to understand and makes operating a wide selection of functions quick and easy. You can also wirelessly connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to easily share the music you make with friends. With the CVP-705, endless musical fun is always close at hand.

Features

Piano samples from two of the world’s finest grand pianos: the Yamaha CFX & Bösendorfer Imperial.

Two of the world’s finest concert grand pianos are at your fingertips. The Yamaha CFX is the finest 9-foot concert grand piano, selected and played by the winner of the 2010 International Chopin Piano Competition. The Imperial from Bösendorfer has been held in high esteem by pianists throughout the brand’s long history. These renowned pianos are characterized by their distinctive power, versatility, and subtlety.

 

NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard with Synthetic Ivory Keytops and escapement provides superb playability and feel.

Yamaha Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboards are created using our unrivaled woodworking expertise, acquired through more than a century of crafting fine acoustic pianos. The material used for NWX keyboards is cut from wood that has been carefully dried, and chosen specifically for use in making musical instruments. Only the best wood from the finest part of the tree is selected, resulting in a keyboard that is more resistant to buckling and warping than common laminated wood keyboards.

The NWX keyboard also features an escapement mechanism that reproduces the feel of an acoustic piano as it goes through the let-off and drop of the hammer when a key is played very softly. The action has been designed in such a way that the escapement is discernible only on the lightest keystrokes, similar to the keyboard of a grand piano.

 

Touch Panel: Get in touch with the features you use most.

This easy-to-understand touch screen makes the CVP simple to operate: you can touch, slide, swipe or rotate contents in the screen to access different functions make adjustments. Adjustable brightness ensures an easy-to-read screen in all situations. Other buttons on the panel are laid out in easy-to-see and reach locations.

 

Piano Room with Session Mode: The Clavinova is ready for your jam or recording session

The Piano Room has been expanded to include the world-class CFX and Bösendorfer Grand Pianos, as well as vintage Electric Pianos. In Session Mode, you can invite three additional session musicians into the room to accompany you as you practice and perform in 40 different musical styles. These session musicians will automatically follow your harmonies in either full-keyboard mode or split mode, and will also follow your volume expression. These session musicians can selectively be activated and deactivated depending upon your musical needs at the time. Within this special room, you can even record your sessions with the touch of a single button.

 

 

Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM): For a sound that truly resonates with the listener.

In a grand piano, strings and sounds resonate throughout the entire body of the instrument to produce a rich reverberation that envelops the listener in sound. Not only are the strings vibrating as you play, but other strings ring as well, in reaction to ones you play. Some keys strike a different number of strings depending on their position on the keyboard; this explains why the sound of an acoustic piano is so complex and rich.

This experience is reproduced perfectly on select Clavinova models through Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) which calculates the various states of the strings for each of the 88 notes on the keyboard, from one instant to the next. As a result, the Clavinova sound features a seemingly limitless number of elements in common with an acoustic piano.

 

USB audio (MP3/WAV) recording/playback

Easily share performaces with friends and family

 

You Are the Artist series (CVP): Let your CVP Clavinova help you learn to play hit songs.

Yamaha has partnered with music publishing giant Hal Leonard to prepare professionally arranged backing tracks to best-selling songbooks. Learn to play songs made popular by artists like Elton John, Taylor Swift, Adele and more. Simply purchase “You Are the Artist” series books wherever quality print music is sold, then download the song files at www.yamahamusicsoft.com/xg. Play with the pros – play Yamaha!

 

Super Articulation 2 (SA2) Voices: So realistic, you won’t believe the sound is coming from a keyboard.

Yamaha’s Super Articulation 2 Voices (SA2) add genuine performance attributes of the real musical instruments as though they were being naturally performed by a virtuoso of that instrument instead of from the keys of a piano keyboard. Examples include “fret noise” or “body knocks” from a guitar or the “inhales”, “exhales” and glissandos from wind instruments. By simply varying your touch and playing techniques or using the pedals, SA2 Voices will add significant authenticity to your sound.

 

Accompaniment Styles: When you want to play more than just piano.

One of the defining features of a Clavinova are the hundreds of different Styles that can be controlled in real-time chords on the keyboard. Accompaniment Styles introduce ensembles of virtual musicians to your performances in a variety of musical genres. From small jazz ensembles to full orchestras, you control what chords or harmony they play based on what YOU play. Plus, you control the dynamic of the ensemble. Developed by professional session musicians from around the world, Styles let you recreate sound ranging from a small band to a full orchestra – even if you’re playing by yourself. You can use Styles to add embellishing Intros, Endings & Fill-Ins, and even arrange songs in real-time.

 

USA Edition v7.0: Exclusive content for American customers of CVP Clavinova

With content created exclusively for American Clavinova users, USA Edition turbo charges your CVP-700 series Clavinova with extra Voices, Styles, and over 1,000 Music Finder setups for specific songs so you can get playing quickly. New to USA Edition 7.0, are Style Guides which use the Score Display feature to show you when to press Intro and Variation buttons to get the most out of recreating some classic songs. There’s even a talking panel tour that tells you the function of each button on the panel!

 

Follow Lights with Guide Mode: Now anyone can play a hit song, one light at a time.

The CVP is very patient: if you don’t play the right notes, it waits until you do! This is made possible with the CVP’s unique Guide feature. As the easiest way to play a song, the Follow Lights library teaches you popular melodies in a way only possible on a CVP Clavinova. Just follow the lights one note at a time, and fully-arranged orchestrations and arpeggios embellish your playing. Here, you don’t play along with a recording, the recording literally plays along with YOU. Visit www.yamahamusicsoft.com/followlights to browse the entire library today.

 

Style Recommender: Can’t remember the name of a song? No problem. Just play!

The Style Recommender is an intelligent function that allows you to find a Style that suits the type of music you feel like playing. You don’t even need to know the name of the song; the rythmic feel alone will do. Just play a bar or two of a simple rhythm or piano tune and a list of Styles that match your playing will instantly be displayed.

 

Voice Guide: If you want it to, the Clavinova will even talk to you!

When Voice Guide is active, the Clavinova speaks information from the current display or operation being executed. This allows those who have visual impairments to enjoy playing and using the instrument.
Note:
*When using Voice Guide, make sure that the USB flash memory containing the Voice Guide files is connected to the instrument.
*The audible information of the functions/screen supported by the Voice Guide is limited.

 

Performance Assistant Technology (P.A.T.): Never hit a wrong note!

Performance Assistant Technology (P.A.T.) lets you focus on playing the rhythms while the instrument worries about playing the right notes of MIDI songs. Simply enable P.A.T., press play, and play along with the MIDI song and any note you hit will fit right in. Even a first time player will sound great. You can use this feature to practice rhythms without being distracted by bad sounding notes.

 

Vocal Harmony 2: Sing in perfect Harmony… with yourself!

You can enjoy karaoke backing with songs stored in your Clavinova or downloaded from YamahaMusicsoft.com. The lyrics are shown on the display* and the words change color as the song advances, so you know exactly when to come in. You can even display the lyrics on a big TV screen so everyone can join in!

*Only if the song data includes lyrics.

Plug in a microphone, and you can sing along with your playing.
The Vocal Harmony 2 (VH2) engine creates advanced sounding harmonies, enriching your voice and is even capable of correcting your pitch!

Specs

CVP-705
Dimensions Width 1,420 mm (55-15/16″) (Polished finish: 1,422 mm (56″))
Height 868 mm (34-3/16″) (Polished finish: 872 mm (34-5/16″))
Depth 606 mm (23-7/8″) (Polished finish: 607 mm (23-7/8″))
Weight Weight 77.4 kg (170 lbs., 10 oz) (Polished finish: 80.1 kg (176 lbs., 9 oz))
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 Hard2, Hard1, Medium, Soft1, Soft2, Fixed
Pedal Number of Pedals 3
Half Pedal Yes
Functions Sustain, Sostenuto, Soft, Glide, Song Play / Pause, Style Start / Stop, Volume, etc.
Display Type TFT Color LCD
Size 7 inch (800 x 480 dots WVGA )
LCD Brightness Yes
Touch Screen Yes
Color Yes
Score Display Function Yes
Lyrics Display Function Yes
Text Viewer Function Yes
Language English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Panel Language English only
Key Cover Key Cover Style Folding
Music Rest Yes
Music Clips Yes
Tone Generation Piano Sound Yamaha CFX, Bösendorfer Imperial
Key-off Samples Yes
Smooth Release Yes
VRM Yes
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 256
Preset Number of Voices 984 Voices + 33 Drum / SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices
Featured Voices 13 VRM Voices, 114 Super Articulation Voices, 30 Mega Voices, 46 Natural! Voices, 31 Sweet! Voices, 74 Cool! Voices, 86 Live! Voices, 30 Organ Flutes! Voices
Custom Voice Edit Yes
Compatibility XG, GS (for Song playback), GM, GM2
Types Reverb 58 Preset + 3 User
Chorus 106 Preset + 3 User
Master Compressor 5 Preset + 5 User
Master EQ 5 Preset + 2 User
Part EQ 27 Parts
Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) Yes
Stereophonic Optimizer Yes
Insertion Effect 322 Preset + 10 User
Variation Effect 322 Preset + 3 User
Vocal Harmony VH2: 44 Preset + 60 User
Functions Dual/Layers Yes
Split Yes
Preset Number of Preset Styles 470
Featured Styles 396 Pro Styles, 34 Session Styles, 4 Free Play Styles, 36 Pianist Styles
Fingering Single Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard
Style Control INTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3
Custom Style Creator Yes
Other Features Music Finder 2,500 Records
One Touch Setting (OTS) 4 for each Style
Style Recommender Yes
File Format Style File Format GE (Guitar Edition)
Preset Number of Preset Songs 124
Recording Number of Tracks 16
Data Capacity approx. 300 KB / Song
Recording Function Yes
Compatible Data Format Playback SMF (Format 0 & 1), XF
Recording SMF (Format 0)
Demo Yes
Registration Number of Buttons 8
Control Registration Sequence, Freeze
Lesson/Guide Lesson/Guide Follow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo
Guide Lamp Yes
Performance Assistant Technology (PAT) Yes
Piano Room Yes
USB Audio Recorder Playback WAV, MP3
Recording WAV, MP3
USB Audio Time Stretch Yes
Pitch Shift Yes
Vocal Cancel Yes
Miscellaneous Metronome Yes
Tempo Range 5 – 500, Tap Tempo
Transpose Yes
Tuning Yes
Scale Type 9
Storage Internal Memory approx. 2.4 MB
External Drives USB Flash Drive
Connectivity Headphones x 2
Microphone Input Volume, Mic / Line In
MIDI IN / OUT / THRU
AUX IN Stereo mini
AUX OUT L / L + R, R
AUX Pedal Yes
RGB OUT Yes
USB TO DEVICE Yes (x 2)
USB TO HOST Yes
Amplifiers (50 W + 20 W) x 2
Speakers (16 cm + 5 cm) x 2 [(6 – 5/16″ + 1 – 15/16″) x 2]
Acoustic Optimizer Yes
Power Consumption 55 W
Accessories Owner’s Manual, Data List, “50 Greats for the Piano” Music Book, My Yamaha Product User Registration, AC Power Cord, Bench (included or optional), USB Wireless LAN Adapter (may be included depending on your locale.)

Compare Models

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Improved From Previous Model: CVP-605

  • NWX keyboard action (vs. GH3)
  • Yamaha CFX & Bösendorfer Imperial piano samples
  • Virtual Resonance Modeling (VRM) Voices
  • Piano Room with Session Mode (vs. no session mode)
  • 984 Voices + 33 Drum/SFX (vs. 847 Voices + 28 Drum/SFX)
  • 470 Styles (vs. 420)
  • Ad-Hoc Networking

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Step Ups From Lower Model: CVP-701

  • Natural Wood X (NWX) keyboard with synthetic ivory keytops and escapement (vs. GH3X)
  • 7″ TFT Touch Display (vs. 4.3″ non-touch)
  • Folding Key Cover (vs. sliding)
  • 984 Voices + 33 Drum/SFX (vs. 777 Voices + 29 Drum/SFX)
  • 470 Styles (vs. 310)
  • MP3 & WAV recording/playback (vs. WAV only)
  • USB to Device x 2 (vs. 1 only)
  • (50W + 20W) x 2 Amplifiers vs. 25W x 2

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Step Ups To Higher Model: CVP-709

  • 88-key linear graded hammers
  • Counter weights
  • GP Response damper pedal
  • 8.5-inch TFT Color LCD (vs. 7-inch)
  • 1270 Voices + 37 drum/SFX kits (vs. 984 Voices, 33 Drum/SFX kits)
  • Super Articulation 2 Voices
  • 600 Styles (vs. 470)
  • Audio Styles
  • (30W+30W+20W) x 2 + 40W Amplifiers vs. (50W + 20W) x2
  • Spruce Cone Speakers
  • (16cm + 5cm +3cm) x2 +20cm speaker system vs. (16cm + 5cm) x2
  • Twisted Flare port

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Return Policy

We will accept digital piano returns up to 30 days after the date of delivery.

The customer will be required to pay for both the original delivery and the return shipping.

Any digital piano not returned in like-new condition (must be fully functional with no scratches, scuffs, or broken pieces, and must include all cables, accessories, and manuals) will be subject to a restocking fee of up to 30%.

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