Yamaha Digital Pianos Clavinova CSP-170B (Yamaha Digital Pianos CSP170B), console digital piano, digital upright, digital home piano, keyboard console

Yamaha Digital Pianos Clavinova CSP-170B

Model: CSP170B

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Yamaha's latest addition to the Clavinova line is the new CSP-series.  This Yamaha CSP-170B may be everything you have been looking for in a digital piano, but didn't know it.

The concept is a minimalist digital piano with a great action and sound, but no other visible distractions or features.  Power, Volume, clean.

When you want the full power of this piano, pair it with a tablet and you now have a full featured ensemble digital piano: hundreds of sounds, rhythms, recording features + new play along features like you've never seen before.  This piano can help you learn to play your favorite songs.

Yamaha Clavinova CSP-170B - matte black finish, NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard w/escapement, 45 W x 2 speakers
Includes bench, WiFi adapter, 5 Year Parts & Labor warranty.

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Other models in the CSP-series:
CSP-150PE (Polish Ebony)
CSP-150B (GH3X action, 30 W x 2 speakers)
Coming Soon: CSP-170PE (Polish Ebony)

Play your favorite songs right away with the "Audio To Score" function
Smart Pianist features an "Audio To Score" function that automatically creates a piano accompaniment score from songs on your smart device, allowing you to enjoy playing along with your favorite tunes.



Backing band accompaniment that you can sing along with
Enjoy accompaniment from a dynamic backing band, even when you’re playing by yourself. The accompaniment provides a wide variety of patterns across a range of genres to match your performance. You can also connect a microphone and sing along with harmony functions that allow you to automatically create a chorus backup for your performances, even when you’re singing alone.



Innovation for effortless performance
Clavinova is an innovative lineup of digital pianos that have continued to evolve while seeking to provide the touch and tone of a concert grand piano—the ultimate symbol of piano excellence. This authentic grand piano experience is the product of the knowledge and expertise that Yamaha has accumulated over more than 100 years of crafting acoustic pianos. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology to achieve grand piano quality, Clavinova digital pianos offer an inviting playing experience that is perfect for players of all levels. They emulate the touch and tone of a grand piano to make the transition from digital to acoustic piano a seamless and enjoyable one.

The sound of some of the finest concert grand pianos in the world
With two world-renowned concert grand pianos available at the touch of a button, the CSP Series lets you choose the perfect piano tone for the music you want to play. Offering far more than just sampled sounds, the CSP Series reproduces the Yamaha CFX concert grand and the legendary B?sendorfer Imperial in meticulous detail.

A fully immersive concert grand experience—even with headphones
Yamaha’s advanced binaural sampling technology is now available on the Clavinova. The technology uses samples from the CFX, Yamaha’s acclaimed concert grand piano, recorded with specialized microphones that capture locational information and other nuances discerned by the human ear. The resulting sound is so natural, so enveloping, that you’ll soon forget you’re even wearing headphones at all.

Variety is the spice of life
The CSP-170 features hundreds of high-quality instrument Voices including "Natural!", "Sweet!" and "Cool!" Voices sampled specially to compliment the instrument types. Yamaha's Super Articulation Voices (SA) 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, SA voices will add significant authenticity to your sound.

When you want to play more than just piano
One of the defining features of a CSP Clavinova is the multitude of different Styles that can be controlled in real-time by playing 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 by what you play, plus you control the dynamic of the ensemble. Developed by professional session musicians from around the world, Styles add authentic, studio-quality backing players to your performances - even when you play by yourself.

The Graded Hammer 3X Keyboard (GH3X)
The touch of the CSP-150 keyboard has been praised by pianists for a performance feel that makes you forget you’re playing a digital piano, offering authentic response to the force of your touch and a natural key return. Utilizing the same hammering system and spring-less mechanism as a grand piano, GH3X actions accurately reproduce the touch of an acoustic piano from the heavy feel in the lower register to the lighter touch in the upper octaves.

Escapement mechanism of Clavinova Keyboards
The escapement mechanism in a grand piano moves the hammers away from the strings quickly after they strike them, in order to prevent any interference with string vibration. This mechanism produces a slight clicking sensation when the keys are pressed gently. Since Real Grand Expression offers players superb sound, touch and pedaling, we decided to create an escapement that delivers outstanding playability, repetition, and response without impeding performance. The Clavinova keyboards feature an escapement mechanism that reproduces this sensation near the bottom of the key dip. 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. These keyboards have been adjusted to provide additional friction that balances key repetition and response without impeding performance.

Synthetic ivory and ebony keytops—a pleasure to play even after hours of performance
Our fingers are more sensitive than we think, and for pianists, the texture of the piano keys is extremely important. The NWX keyboard features white keys made from the highest quality synthetic ivory, developed independently by Yamaha. The black keys are finished in synthetic ebony. Synthetic ivory keytops reproduce the tactile surface of the real ivory keyboards once used in older acoustic pianos. It features highly absorbent material that prevents fingers from slipping even after hours of practice, while retaining the ideal texture and feel. Resulting from well over a century of experience in making acoustic pianos, this exclusive Yamaha technology achieves a finish that feels natural and comfortable. In addition to the feel, the appearance and fine texture of these keys is unmatched by any other digital piano, and is sure to inspire pianists from the moment they experience it.

Keyboard Stabilizers—unique Yamaha mechanisms for improved keyboard stability and durability
Keyboards fulfill the vital role of transforming emotion from your fingertips into sound and therefore, must be smooth to play in order to maintain superb touch for prolonged performances. That is why Yamaha has fitted Keyboard Stabilizers to all 88 keys, offering players a natural touch and improving the stability and durability of the keyboard.

For a sound that truly resonates with the listener
In a grand piano, strings and sounds resonate throughout the entire body of the instrument producing a rich reverberation that envelops the listener in sound. Not only are the strings you are playing vibrating, but other strings ring as a reaction to ones you play. This is one reason the piano's sound is so complex and rich.

This phenomenon is reproduced perfectly in the Clavinova 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 reflects the limitless number of factors inherent in playing an acoustic piano such as which keys are pressed, the strength with which the keys are played and pedal timing.

Acoustic Optimizer
The speakers attached to the body exhibit a phenomenon in which, if nothing is done, the volume of the sound will increase due to the resonant frequency of the body. Conversely, installing pipes with the same resonant frequency within the body suppresses this resonance. Acoustic optimizers utilize this phenomenon.

This improvement of the sound is something that has only been possible thanks to Yamaha‘s thorough knowledge of the internal acoustic characteristics of musical instruments.

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 Smart Pianist app and the words change color as the song advances, so you know exactly when to come in.

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

Multi-track Song Recorder
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 your playing objectively. Additionally, you can record up to 16 tracks for simultaneous playback, so different hands can be recorded separately or overdub parts with different Voices.

*Recordings are made in MIDI format, and can also be recorded to Smart Pianist App


Audio Recorder
Record performances to Smart Pianist App and create audio files* you can save and play back on a Smart device.

Connect wirelessly for Smart Pianist
Smart Pianist App supports not only wired connection but also wireless connection via UD-WL01, Wi-Fi USB wireless LAN adaptor.

Size/Weight
Dimensions
Width

  • 1,412 mm (55-85") (Polished finish: 1,418 mm (55-13/16"))

Height

  • 1,040 mm (40-15/16") (Polished finish: 1,040 mm (40-15/16"))

Depth

  • 465 mm (18-5/16") (Polished finish: 466 mm (18-6/16"))

Weight

  • 67.0 kg (147 lb, 12 oz) (Polished finish: 69.0 kg (152 lb, 2 oz))



Control Interface
Keyboard
Number of Keys

  • 88

Type

  • NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboard with synthetic ebony and ivory keytops, escapement

Touch Sensitivity

  • Hard2
  • Hard1
  • Medium
  • Soft1
  • Soft2
  • Fixed

Counterweight

  • No

Pedal
Number of Pedals

  • 3

Half Pedal

  • Yes

Functions

  • Sustain
  • Sostenuto
  • Soft
  • Glide
  • Style Start/Stop
  • Volume
  • Some other mystery features


Display
Type

  • depending on the Smart Device

Size

  • depending on the Smart Device

Touch Screen

  • depending on the Smart Device

Color

  • depending on the Smart Device

Score Display Function

  • Yes*

Lyrics Display Function

  • Yes*

Text Viewer Function

  • Yes*

Language

  • 26 Languages (English, Japanese, Germany, French, Spanish, etc.)

Panel Language

  • English



Cabinet
Key Cover
Key Cover Style

  • Sliding

Music Rest

  • Yes

Music Clips

  • Yes



Voices
Tone Generation
Piano Sound

  • Yamaha CFX
  • Bösendorfer Imperial

Binaural Sampling

  • Yes (Yamaha CFX Voice only)

Key-off Samples

  • Yes

Smooth Release

  • Yes

VRM

  • Yes

Polyphony
Number of Polyphony (Max.)

  • 256

Preset
Number of Voices

  • 692 Voices
  • 29 Drum/SFX Kits

Featured Voices

  • 14 VRM Voices
  • 113 Super Articulation Voices
  • 27 Natural! Voices
  • 27 Sweet! Voices
  • 63 Cool! Voices
  • 69 Live! Voices
  • 30 Organ Flutes! Voices

Compatibility
(for song playback) XG, GS , GM, GM2



Effects
Types
Reverb

  • 58 Preset

Master EQ

  • 5 Preset
  • User

Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)

  • Yes

Stereophonic Optimizer

  • Yes

Vocal Harmony

  • VH (44 Preset)

Dual/Layers

  • Yes

Split

  • Yes



Accompaniment Styles
Preset
Number of Preset Styles

  • 470

Featured Styles

  • 396 Pro Styles
  • 34 Session Styles
  • 4 Free Play Styles
  • 36 Pianist Styles

Fingering

  • Chord Detection Area Full
  • Chord Detection Area Lower

Style Control

  • INTRO x 1
  • ENDING x 1
  • MAIN x 4
  • FILL IN x 4



Songs
Preset
Number of Preset Songs

  • 403

Recording Number of Tracks

  • 16

Recording
Data Capacity

  • depending on the Smart Device

Recording Function

  • Yes

Compatible Data Format
Playback 

  • SMF (Format 0 & 1), XF

Recording

  • SMF (Format 0)



Functions
Lesson/Guide

  • Correct Key
  • Any Key
  • Your Tempo*

Guide Lamp

  • Stream Lights (4 steps)

Piano Room

  • Yes

USB Audio Recorder
Playback

  • Supported format by the Smart Device

Recording

  • WAV/AAC

USB Audio
Time Stretch

  • Yes

Pitch Shift

  • Yes

Vocal Cancel

  • Melody Suppressor

Miscellaneous
Metronome

  • Yes

Tempo Range

  • 5 – 500
  • Tap Tempo

Transpose

  • -12 – 0 – +12

Tuning

  • 414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz

Scale Type

  • 9

Audio Recorder/Player
Recording Time (max.)

  • depending on the Smart Device

Audio to Score

  • Yes

Registration Memory

  • Yes



Storage and Connectivity
Storage 
Internal Memory

  • depending on the Smart Device

External Drives

  • depending on the Smart Device

Connectivity 
Headphones 

  • Standard stereo phone jack (x 2)

Microphone

  • Input Volume
  • Mic/Line In 

MIDI

  • IN/OUT/THRU

AUX IN

  • Stereo mini

AUX OUT

  • L/L+R

AUX Pedal 

  • Yes

USB TO DEVICE

  • USB TO DEVICE, iPad 

USB TO HOST

  • Yes



Amplifiers and Speakers
Amplifiers

  • (45 W + 45 W) × 2

Speakers

  • (16 cm + 8 cm) ×2

Acoustic Optimizer

  • Yes



Accessories 
Owner’s Manual, Warranty*, Online Member Product Registration, Bench*, Power cord, USB Wireless LAN adaptor*, Owner’s Manual of USB wireless LAN adaptor*, USB cable (USB Type A – USB Type B)*, USB conversion cable (USB Type B – USB Micro B / USB Type B – USB Type C)* 

*May not be included depending on your area. Check with your Yamaha dealer.