TransAcoustic™

Always in tune with you

Always in tune with you

LIVE THE ACOUSTIC LIFE

Acoustic authenticity whenever you need it

For pianists who want a piano that will be a true partner for their music, or those who want to offer their children the life-long gift of music, Yamaha offers a truly versatile, modern take on this storied instrument. With all the allure of an acoustic piano in a form that you can play without worrying about the time of day or those around you, these instruments will soon become an integral part of your musical life.

TransAcoustic™ Piano—a innovative proposal from Yamaha for new ways to enjoy the acoustic piano.Enjoy the authentic reverberation and resonance unique to acoustic pianos, combined with the ability to adjust the volume of the instrument.

LIFE WITH A TransAcoustic™ PIANO

Full acoustic sound for all occasions

Immerse yourself in the natural sound of the piano

The rich sound of your favorite voices pours out of the entire piano

Play audio files on the piano for a completely new experience

WHAT IS TransAcoustic™ TECHNOLOGY?

Focusing on the acoustic piano’s essential mechanism of resonating sounds

When you press the piano keys, its hammer strikes the corresponding strings, and the strings vibrate. The initial sound is small, but the soundboard amplifies it with the entire body of the piano serving as a resonator. The result: the distinctly rich sound of an acoustic piano. TransAcoustic™ technology deftly employs this mechanism of resonance keyed by the soundboard.

Creating acoustic sound from digital audio sources

TransAcoustic™ technology does not rely on speaker units to produce sound; instead, transducers are used. Transducers convert audio source signals into vibrations, and then relay them to the soundboard. The soundboard amplifies the vibrations, and the entire piano vibrates sympathetically. Even digital audio sources go through the same mechanism of resonance, so that the sound that reaches your ears is as rich as that of an acoustic piano.

Specially designed transducers for acoustic pianos

Commonly used transducers are too heavy to install on soundboards since the transducer weight compromises the soundboard's essential functions. In response, Yamaha developed transducers specifically for acoustic pianos, designing them such that only the lightweight vibrating parts are installed on the soundboard. This allows faithful reproduction of the sound of an acoustic piano.

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