Disklavier is the modern version of the "player piano". Disklavier pianos are true acoustic pianos that incorporate fiber optic sensing systems, high performance solenoids, and state-of-the-art computer technology. These pianos can very accurately record piano performances and play back with all of the expression and nuance of the original performance. These instruments have many capabilities that provide a wide range of entertainment and educational uses.
Available Disklavier Piano Models
Over 25 years of continuous development has led to superior recording and playback features that are unparalleled in the industry.
Technologically Discreet, Acoustically Elegant
A streamlined control panel allows for simple tactile control while remaining hidden from view, providing the elegant look one would expect from a finely crafted Yamaha acoustic piano.
Wireless network connectivity and seamless compatibility with mobile devices, smartphones and computers allows intuitive access to all of the instrument’s exclusive content and unique capabilities.
Thousands of Performances In One Masterpiece
The Disklavier ENSPIRE allows you to revel in whatever music suits your mood or occasion, from classical solo piano or concerto selections to your favorite jazz or pop songs on piano – accompanied by audio and vocals. An easy-to-use and intuitive UI design provides direct access to 500 built-in songs* and thousands performances that can be downloaded directly to the instrument from the Yamaha MusicSoft online store.
Exclusive Streaming Services
In addition, the ENSPIRE also offers revolutionary streaming radio services, allowing you to discover and enjoy thousands of piano performances in the comfort of your own home. Yamaha Piano Radio gives you instant access to over 30 channels of 24-hour streaming piano music. *Built-in songs include 380 piano solo songs (PianoSoft Solo), 72 songs with instrumental accompaniments (PianoSoft Plus), and 48 songs with audio backing (PianoSoft Audio).
Artistic Excellence In Your Living Room
Disklavier ENSPIRE features popular, award-winning and legendary Yamaha artists such as Sarah McLachlan, Bob James, and Jamie Cullum*. These performances are not simply a rendition of the artist’s songs, but exclusive performances by the actual artists themselves, recorded specifically for ENSPIRE. Experience the genuine touch, nuance and emotion as the instrument recreates a precise portrayal of the artist’s intentions.
*Songs you can enjoy with audio (PianoSoft Audio) are totally 48 songs. And 13 of them are by Yamaha artists such as Bob James, Jamie Cullum, and Sarah McLachlan.
Upgrade Older Disklavier Models
DKC-850 Disklavier Control Unit
- Front USB port - Simple front panel controls
- Easy to use remote control - Disklavier Radio
- Firmware download
- Video & audio sync recording
- Expanded internal memory for MIDI file storage
Internal and USB memory
The DKC-850 comes with 128MB of internal memory that allows you to record and play back your own performances with ease. It's also compatible with USB memory, so you transport your data easily.
A Range of All-New Functions
Connect to the Internet and enjoy “DisklavierRadio,” which lets you listen to songs from a diverse range of genres, or use the video synchronization function to record the sights and sounds of those treasured family moments. These all-new functions make your piano an even more important part of your life.
Save your disk data to create your own original libraries
Save your floppy disk data on the DKC-850 to create original libraries for your own use. This eliminates the need to swap floppy disks, and gives you easy access to the songs of your choice.
460 specially-selected songs for your listening pleasure
The DKC-850 comes with a CD containing 460 carefully-chosen songs in 13 categories, for a total of 17 hours of music that you can enjoy from the day it arrives at your doorstep. What’s more, 24-hour access to “DisklavierRadio” (subscription required) gives you an even wider variety of music for your piano to play whenever you want.
With the latest firmware update for Disklavier MarkIV and E3 it is possible to control a Disklavier remotely using an iPhone, iPod touch or an iPad. To enable this convenient function and begin using these devices to choose music, record and connect to Disklavier Internet Radio, you must ensure that the instrument has the latest firmware installed.