Yamaha Clavinova CLP-685 Digital Piano - Polished White

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Yamaha Clavinova CLP-685 Digital Piano - Polished White

MPN: CLP685PWH

What's In the Box?

From Manufacturer

  • CLP-685
  • Piano Bench
  • Music Book
  • Power Supply
  • Headphones Hanger
  • Owner's Manual

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List Price: $8,474.00

Our Price: $7,590.99

You Save $883.01 (10%)

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"I'm very happy with the process and the service you provided. The piano is great! I wouldn't hesitate to refer you to others and to contact you for other needs. Thanks for everything!" - Ellen, CA

“Yes we are very happy with our purchase! Every part of the purchase including delivery and setting the piano up went smoothly.” - Wendi, NJ


Kraft Music Proudly Offers the CLP-685

When you're looking for a premium digital piano, you can't help but consider the CLP-685 and Clavinova line of digitals. All colors and finishes are available for delivery to your door from Kraft Music! Plus, you can rest easy knowing that you'll receive the following from Kraft Music:

  • FREE Premium Delivery - Your CLP-685 will be delivered to your door by our shipper who specializes in delivering large, oversize items.

  • FREE Product Support - Have a question about how to use your CLP? You'll have access to your very own Kraft Music Advisor who is a trained expert, and is ready to field your questions.

  • Exclusive Step-by-Step Assembly Video - Your Kraft Music Advisor will forward you an in-depth, step-by-step assembly video to assist you in setting up your new CLP-685 (get a glimpse of how to assemble a Clavinova by clicking to our Media Section for an abbreviated assembly video).

  • Piano Bench - A matching piano bench is standard, and is included in the box from Yamaha.

  • 5-Year Warranty - Your CLP-685 is built to last, and Yamaha backs that up with a 5 Year Limited Warranty.

  • Talk To An Expert - At Kraft Music, we have a team of musicians who are passionate about music. And we know our stuff…we can help you choose headphones, lamps, and other accessories that will enhance your enjoyment of your Clavinova. Call us at 800-783-3368 or send us an email at help@kraftmusic.com.

The moment you play your first notes on a Clavinova, you will know why Yamaha's premier digital piano line is the preferred instrument in homes and celebrated on the largest stages. The CLP-685 is the pinnacle of style and performance in the CLP series, featuring a powerful 3-way speaker system, GrandTouch Keyboard action with counter weighted wooden keys, GP Response Pedal, and the acclaimed sounds of the CFX and Bösendorfer Imperial grand pianos. This is quite simply the finest CLP Clavinova ever made.

Let's take a look at the Yamaha CLP-685…

The Clavinova Sound
Besides featuring an impressive library of sounds, including a variety of electric pianos and organs, CLP-685 features expertly sampled sounds from two world class pianos: the Yamaha CFX 9' Concert Grand and the legendary Bösendorfer Imperial. From light staccato and powerful strikes, to the "key-off" sound when a pianist's fingers lift from the keys, the essence of these pianos has been captured in world-class sound studios.

Yamaha CFX
The nine-foot CFX is a full sized concert grand piano characterized by a wide palette of tonal colors and the ability to create the subtlest expressive nuances. The CFX was one of the Yamaha's most ambitious projects and greatest achievements, and no expense was spared to confirm that what you hear in the CLP lives up to the reputation of the original.


Yamaha CFX

Bösendorfer Imperial
Bösendorfer has been perfecting the craft of piano creation for over 185 years. The legendary 97-key Imperial Grand has been serving artists from Franz Liszt to Tori Amos since 1909, offering the largest soundboard of all concert grands and a characteristic warm tone known as the "Viennese Sound." From dramatic presence and power to tender passion, every subtlety of this $300,000 masterpiece is at your fingertips with Clavinova.


Bösendorfer Imperial

The body resonance of a piano is every bit as important as the strike of the hammer on the string. Clavinova offers a powerful stereo speaker system that directs the sound through its body, allowing the wood to resonate just as if the strings were vibrating from within. Tone escape ports allow the sound to release from the body, recreating how sound will spread from a grand piano. Yamaha's proprietary Acoustic Optimizers regulate the flow of sound, delivering a natural, smooth sound across the entire instrument.

3 Way Speaker System


3-Way Spruce-cone Speaker System
The CLP-685 also features a premium 3-way speaker system with unique speaker innovation only possible from Yamaha. Drawing from its experience in building both acoustic pianos and high-end speakers, Yamaha uses the same spruce pulp to make the speaker cones they use to make piano sound boards. The result is a more natural attack and a sound that is more piano-like when you play the keys.


Virtual Resonance Modeling
When you play a grand piano, the sound you hear is a culmination of many elements resonating throughout the instrument. Virtual Resonance Modeling fills in gaps that even the most detailed piano samples might miss, by calculating the various states of the strings for each of the 88 notes on the keyboard from one instant to the next. This exclusive technology takes into account a limitless number of factors inherent to the piano, such as which keys are pressed, the strength with which the keys are played and pedal timing.

From advanced construction methods to samples of legendary pianos, Yamaha's acoustic and digital piano experience combine to offer an incredible sound that is unique to Clavinova. The recorded tones and physical construction come together to offer an organic experience like no other digital instrument.


The Clavinova Touch
When considering the experience of playing an acoustic piano, the touch is every bit as important as the sound. Yamaha's experience creating acoustic and digital pianos alike comes together in Clavinova to offer a remarkably realistic feel.

88-Key GrandTouch Keybed
The mechanism in Clavinova accurately recreates the hammer action of their award-winning acoustic pianos. The CLP-685 boasts a GrandTouch Keyboard action that features the individual key counter weights found in a grand piano for unrivaled realism in the resistance and return of each key. While many digital pianos split the keybed into different zones of weight, each key of the CLP-685 is uniquely weighted. Just as you will find on a grand piano, there is a subtle difference between every key.

Key Counterweights
High quality grand pianos will feature counterweighted keys, offering better key balance when playing pianissimo and improved return for rapid runs. The CLP-685 features precisely calibrated counterweights for optimal key balance, ensuring its superb playability and grand piano response.

Escapement
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 is something you can often feel in a grand piano, especially during light playing. Even this modest detail is not lost in Clavinova, as Yamaha's Escapement feature recreates the feel of the let-off and hammer drop on a grand piano when a key is played very softly.

Natural Wood Keyboard
What better way to offer an acoustic piano feel, than to give CLP-685 wooden keys? For more than a century, Yamaha has been crafting some of the finest pianos in the world, and the NWX keyboard benefits from that experience. Each key is born from wood that has been selected and dried specifically for making instruments, and crafted with the same mastery used in Yamaha's grand pianos.

Synthetic Ivory keytops
Recreating the experience of playing a world-class grand piano wouldn't be complete without offering keys that feel remarkably like Ivory. Synthetic Ivory keytops feature a highly absorbent material that prevents fingers from slipping, while retaining the ideal tactile texture to reproduce the sensation of playing on the Ivory keyboards used on classic acoustic pianos.

GP Response Damper Pedal
The damper pedal on an acoustic piano functions like a lever system to raise the damper off the strings. Yamaha's GP Response Damper Pedal feels heavier as you push it further down, just like the damper pedal on an acoustic piano. This allows a player to have a more consistent experience between playing the CLP-685 and a grand piano.


The Digital Advantage
While every effort has been made to offer an acoustic piano experience, saving money on piano tuning is hardly the greatest advantage to owning a digital piano. Yamaha offers state-of-the-art technologies in Clavinova digital pianos, allowing you a greater opportunity to explore your creativity. All functions are easily accessible through the intuitive, yet unobtrusive control panel, with easy-to-read LCD screen.

Rhythms
Practicing your timing with a metronome is effective, but the rhythms can achieve the same goal while shaking up your practice regimen. Pick any of the 20 high-quality rhythms, including various jazz, pop and Latin patterns, to add a new dimension to your performances and enhance your timing.

Dynamic Ambience and Spatial Reverb Effects
Give your room an audio makeover by applying depth and atmosphere to the sound of your digital piano. Reverb effects can simulate characteristics of an acoustic space like a concert hall, cathedral, club or studio.

Stereophonic Optimizer
Sometimes you want to keep your playing to yourself, but headphones can make some instruments sound stale. Yamaha's proprietary Stereophonic Optimizer augments the audio of the CLP-685 to create a virtual soundscape, allowing for a more natural and ambient experience while using headphones.

Binaural CFX Sampling
Binaural sampling allows for an incredible sound heard through headphones. This is a highly sophisticated recording technique in which a special combination of microphones are used; including two installed into the ears of a model human head so that the sound reproduced is that from the pianist's perspective.

Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)
Certain audio frequencies can stand out or fade away, depending on the volume at which you are playing. Clavinova's Intelligent Acoustic Control automatically adjusts the sound so that bass and treble will remain balanced, even at low volumes.

Multi-Track Song Recording
Recording and listening to your practice performances can be an invaluable tool for players of all levels to grow as musicians, but Clavinova can do so much more than single touch recording. Clavinova features 16 tracks of midi recording and playback, allowing you to create grand compositions with multiple layers and sounds for an enriched creative experience.

USB Audio Recorder
Compositions can also be recorded to a USB flash drive as a WAV audio file. Use the flash drive to load your songs into your Mac or PC for further editing. You can then share your work on social media, streaming services, or even burn an audio CD.

Bluetooth Audio
Any Bluetooth-enabled device can connect to your Clavinova wirelessly so that you can listen to your music library through the high-quality speaker system of the piano. You can listen to MP3s from your smart phone, or even hear the sound from streaming videos through the Clavinova's speaker system. Pairing your device with the Clavinova is quick and easy!

Apps and Connectivity
Yamaha offers a variety of music apps allowing deeper control of your instrument and furthering your musical education. Clavinova can access your devices through your wireless network with the Yamaha UD-WL01 Wi-Fi adapter (sold separately).

Kraft Music can help you choose the piano that's right for you. Click to our Complete Clavinova Offering Page that features all of the models in all of the colors. Or call us at 800-7833-3368!

Manufacturer Yamaha
Condition New
Number of Keys 88
Key Action GrandTouch
Weighted Keys Yes
Speakers 6 Spruce Cone Speaker System
Pedals Damper with half pedal effect, Sostenuto, Soft
Number of Sounds 49 Voices, 14 Drum/SFX kits + 480 XG Voices
Voices of Polyphony 256
Transpose Yes
Split Yes
Layer Yes
Song Recorder Yes
Tracks 16
Songs 250
Storage Type N/A
Metronome No
Demo Songs 20 (Voice Demo), 50 (Piano), 303 (Lesson)
Rhythm Patterns 20
Accompaniments No
Outputs Stereo 1/4"
2 x Headphones
Inputs 1/8" Aux
Connectivity MIDI, USB
Finish Polished White
Width 57 3/4"
Depth 18 13/16"
Height 39 15/16"
Product Weight 199lbs. 8oz
Unique Features

FREIGHT DELIVERY

Due to the weight and size, this order will be required to ship via truck (freight). You will receive an email from Kraft Music with tracking information relating to you shipment on the business day after your order leaves our facility. You will then be able to track your order and schedule a delivery date and window using the Ceva website. While scheduling a delivery online, you may be alerted that your shipment cannot be scheduled using the web tool. If this happens, the CEVA website will provide you with a special phone number and also the earliest date that you can call to schedule a delivery appointment. Please note: Deliveries typically take place on weekdays (Monday - Friday) during regular business hours.

***Please note, many of the products we sell are shipped in the manufacturer box. These boxes will often have images, model numbers, and other text that indicate the contents inside.

BASIC DELIVERY • "FREE" (You Save $140 In Shipping!)

The BASIC Delivery option is commonly referred to as “Threshold”. This is a one man delivery. The driver will ensure that all packages are protected from the weather by placing them in the closest dry area. For example.....a porch, a garage or, if possible, inside an entrance of the dwelling.

PREMIUM DELIVERY • $40.00 (You Save $140 in Shipping!)

The PREMIUM Delivery option means the freight company will deliver to your home or office and place the packages in your “room of choice”. This method of delivery includes up to (2) flights of stairs.

 

***IMPORTANT NOTE: Please test your item before getting it fully assembled. For example, with digital pianos, unpack the keyboard portion, power it on and test all the keys. It is very rare that these items arrive with defects, but it is still a good idea to test it before spending time getting it fully assembled. Use caution when unpacking your purchase from its box, as some needed parts and pieces may be packed in and amongst the packing material. Be sure to save the carton and all packing materials, in case of a needed return. Do not write on the box and do not discard!

Yamaha Clavinova Limited 5-Year Warranty

Yamaha covers Clavinova digital pianos against defects in materials or workmanship for a period of 5 years. This coverage applies only to products that have been purchased by Yamaha’s authorized dealers and exclusively used in the fifty states of the USA and District of Columbia.

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