So the first model in the range is the CLP625, replacing the CLP525 this model now provides a much bigger jump up from the next model down in the Arius series, the YDP163.
The first thing to talk about is that the sound of the CLP625 compared to its predecessor, the CLP525 is a vast improvement now that the samples of the Bösendorfer Imperial and the Yamaha CFX grand pianos have been included. These offer rich tones to be played, and the brighter Yamaha sample compliments the much mellower Bösendorfer sound giving you a nice choice.
The CLP625 also offers the new GH3X keyboard which Yamaha have been developing, and it now included synthetic ebony black notes as well as the synthetic Ivory white keys.
These include 'escapement' an accuracy usually only found on grand pianos and Yamaha's 'smooth release' giving you a more realistic feel.
You'll find, being the authentic ebony and ivory the keys offer you a more grippy feel, and less sloppy like the textur…
I recently had the pleasure of trying out the new Yamaha DGX-660. We're getting LOADS of people asking what the difference is between this and it's predecessor the DGX-650, so I made a video to try and clear things up.
As you will see in the video Yamaha have made a real effort to make this instrument more suitable for singer-songwriters, the DGX-650 was already very good if you wanted to write music, but it lacked a microphone input, that has been added in the DGX-660 along with a few more things that will be so useful for the singer-songwriters out there.
We have made a special DGX-660 bundle for singer-songwriters which you can see on our website below. If you're buying for yourself or as a gift for someone else it will include all you need to get writing and get performing. (Click image below).
It's only been a few weeks since Yamaha have released the new CLP Clavonova 600 series digital pianos, and we've received them in the showroom and have been able to have a really good look.
The CLP625 compared to it's predecessor the CLP525 sounds like a totally different piano and includes the beautiful Bösendorfer Imperial grand piano which is so warm and smooth to play.
Chris has made a video showing the differences between the first to models; the CLP625 vs the CLP635. You can watch below and please remember you can leave any questions you may have in the comments section below.
If you'd like to try the pianos or know more why not come and visit our specialist showroom in Banbury, Oxfordshire. We are just off junction 11 of the M40 motorway and have the entire Clavinova range to test out. And if you're especially lucky you might even get a cup of tea.
There will be more videos coming soon including the next models up; the CLP635 vs CLP645.