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.
Two world class concert grands in one digital piano.
Two world class pianos are contained within the CVP Clavinova. 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, one of the oldest piano manufacturers in the world and a brand held in high esteem by pianists throughout its long history. These renowned pianos are characterized by distinctive traits such as power, versatility, subtlety, lightness and mellowness.
Both of these superb pianos' Voices are featured by name in the Clavinova. Tuned to perfection by a highly experienced piano technician and having the sound from each key recorded individually, Clavinova truly captures the unique tonal character of each of these outstanding instruments.
With Clavinova, you can choose from and enjoy the amazing digital reproductions of the exquisite beauty tone that only the Yamaha CFX and Bösendorfer Imperial can deliver.
Superb playability and feel.
NWX (Natural Wood X) keyboards are created using Yamaha's unrivaled 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 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.
Synthetic ivory keytops 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.
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 phenomena 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.
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 the headphones, resulting in a spacious sound image that will inspire you to play for hours at a time. Using this private listening environment, the sound of the Clavinova appears to come from the body of the instrument rather than from the headphones, providing a more realistic and naturally comfortable experience.
The Clavinova is ready for your Session.
The Piano Room features the world-class Yamaha CFX and Bösendorfer Imperial concert grand pianos and has been expanded to include additional keyboard instruments including 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 using Dynamics Control. 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 one button.
So realistic, you won't believe the sound is coming from a keyboard.
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.
All you need to know is the song. The Clavinova does the rest.
Music Finder is great when you are looking for just the right Style or Voice combinations so YOU can perform a particular song. Simply choose the name of the song you want to play from the Music Finder list and the CVP will call up the proper settings so you can get playing right away. These settings were created by professional musicians from around the world specializing in particular genres of music.
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.
An automatic page turner with Guide Lamps to light the way.
Follow along with the bouncing ball shown on the score as you play to be sure of never losing your place. Pages turn automatically or you can flip through pages by swiping the screen horizontally. If reading music isn't your forté, you can follow the guide lamps above the keyboard that will show you the correct keys. With guide activated, CVP will wait until you play the correct note so you can practice at your own pace.
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!
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 and 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.
|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|
|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 )|
|Score Display Function||Yes|
|Lyrics Display Function||Yes|
|Text Viewer Function||Yes|
|Language||English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Italian|
|Key Cover||Key Cover Style||Folding|
|Tone Generation||Piano Sound||Yamaha CFX, Bösendorfer Imperial|
|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|
|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|
|Insertion Effect||322 Preset + 10 User|
|Variation Effect||322 Preset + 3 User|
|Vocal Harmony||VH2: 44 Preset + 60 User|
|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|
|Other Features||Music Finder||2,500 Records|
|One Touch Setting (OTS)||4 for each Style|
|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|
|Compatible Data Format||Playback||SMF (Format 0 & 1), XF|
|Recording||SMF (Format 0)|
|Registration||Number of Buttons||8|
|Control||Registration Sequence, Freeze|
|Lesson/Guide||Lesson/Guide||Follow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo|
|Performance Assistant Technology (PAT)||Yes|
|USB Audio Recorder||Playback||WAV, MP3|
|USB Audio||Time Stretch||Yes|
|Tempo Range||5 - 500, Tap Tempo|
Storage and Connectivity
|Storage||Internal Memory||approx. 2.4 MB|
|External Drives||USB Flash Drive|
|Microphone||Input Volume, Mic / Line In|
|MIDI||IN / OUT / THRU|
|AUX IN||Stereo mini|
|AUX OUT||L / L + R, R|
|USB TO DEVICE||Yes (x 2)|
|USB TO HOST||Yes|
Amplifiers and Speakers
|Amplifiers||(50 W + 20 W) x 2|
|Speakers||(16 cm + 5 cm) x 2 [(6 - 5/16" + 1 - 15/16") x 2]|