Yamaha Clavinova Pianos are some of the most sought-after digital pianos in the world, combining as they do Yamaha's illustrious acoustic piano pedigree with the latest technological wizardry. Can't decide which Clavinova to go for? Have a read of our Clavinova CLP700 Range Overview blog post!
With their natural-feeling GrandTouch key response, a wide range of accurate piano (and other) sounds, and virtual resonance modelling to mimic the behaviour of high end acoustic pianos, it's no surprise that Yamaha Clavinovas have become highly sought-after by pianists and piano teachers alike. Yamaha have embraced the latest technologies to make these instruments not just sound great but also offer the latest in functionality, with features such as Bluetooth audio streaming meaning that your Yamaha Clavinova can become the centre of your home entertainment system.
What is a Clavinova digital piano?
“Clavinova” is simply a Yamaha sub-brand, much like “Focus” is a Ford sub-brand, so if you’re wondering “what is the difference between a Clavinova and a digital piano”, it doesn’t really make sense! Clavinova is just a type of digital piano made by Yamaha.
Which is the best Clavinova to buy?
If you’re wondering which of the Clavinova models you should buy, or which is best, make sure to read our Yamaha CLP700 Range Overview blog post. The simple answer is that the most expensive model has the most features and best overall build quality, so it’s worth stretching your budget to whatever you can afford (don’t forget that we offer finance to help spread the cost).
What is the warranty on Yamaha Clavinovas?
Clavinovas come with a 5-year extended guarantee from Yamaha. Note that you will need to register your product within 6 months of purchase. More info here.
What does a Clavinova sound like?
Fundamentally, they sound like a piano (though all models have other inbuilt sounds too)! Compared to other brands like Roland and Casio, it has been said that Yamaha Clavinovas are less bright and more mellow sounding, but many of the parameters that control the sound that comes out of the speakers are user modifiable, so you can make it sound like your ultimate piano.
Can a Clavinova go out of tune?
No! One of the great things about Clavinovas (and all digital pianos) is that you never have to tune them, saving loads of money and hassle over an acoustic piano.
Which is better, Clavinova vs Arius?
The Yamaha Clavinova range sits above the Arius range in price and quality.