YAMAHA1500 - 2000 euros | 2100 - 2600 dollars

The CLP-330 adds Yamaha’s unique GH3 keyboard action for even more precise control and articulation, whilst providing a more comfortable playing experience. The expanded recording section allows you to save up to three songs for later playback, or export your performances to USB memory to build up a library of your work.

Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) Keyboard

Just as on an actual grand piano, the lower keys are heavy in touch and the higher keys are light, with all the natural gradations in between. This technology also provides performance functions and expressive power found only on grand pianos, such as having repeated plays of the same note perfectly articulated, even when playing at high speed or with partial key release.

Pure CF Sampling for superb tonality

Yamaha technicians selected a CFIIIS full concert grand with the highest sound quality, and tuned it to the finest possible condition. They then used our unique Pure CF Sampling technique to sample all of its sounds, in order to create the CLP sound. As a result, you enjoy the same natural tonal response as a top-quality piano.

Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) Dynamic Stereo Sampling

The AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) is a sampling system which creates sound close to that of an acoustic instrument by using digital technology to record the instrument sound and applying high-quality digital filter technology to the recorded audio samples. The waveform of the sound created by playing the key of an acoustic piano differs depending on the playing strength from pianissimo to fortissimo. The AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling can produce such dynamic nuances by recording samples of various playing strengths. The greater the number of samples used, the higher the expressive quality and potential becomes.

Selection of Voices

Choose from a large selection of other stereo-sampled musical instrument sounds to perform with. These sounds provide added realism for more music playing enjoyment.

128-note Extended Polyphony (max.)

Conventional digital pianos quickly run out of notes during fast, dense legato passages: sustained notes are cut off as the instrument "steals" notes to make room for new notes. A maximum of up to 128-note can be played at once.

50 Preset Piano Songs

A selection of 50 different piano songs is provided for your listening pleasure. These recordings were chosen for their beauty as well as their functionality. Since many of the songs are classic piano pieces, anyone taking lessons can listen to them for reference.


Insert a USB flash memory in the USB TO DEVICE terminal on the instrument. It would let you save or load the registered settings and user songs created on the instrument, as well as read data from the connected device.

USB TO HOST Terminal

Dive in and take advantage of the wide world of computer music software. Connections and setup are exceptionally easy, and you can play back your computer recorded parts with different instrument sounds - all from a single instrument.

Choice of Finishes

Each Yamaha Clavinova has an attractive, elegant finish to complement the room you place it in.



  • Width 1,408 mm (55-7/16")
  • Height 917 mm (36-1/8") With music rest: 1,019 mm (40-1/8")
  • Depth 514 mm (20-1/4")
  • Weight 65 kg (143lbs., 5 oz.)

Control Interface

  • Number of Keys 88
  • Type Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) Keyboard
  • Touch Sensitivity
  • Number of Pedals 3
  • Half Pedal
  • Functions Damper (with half-pedal effect), Sostenuto, Soft
  • Display Type LED
  • Size 7-segment, 3-digit
  • Panel Language English


  • Key Cover Style Sliding
  • Music Rest

Tone Generating Technology AWM Dynamic Stereo Sampling
Number of Dynamic Levels 3
Number of Polyphony (Max.) 128
Number of Voices 14


  • Reverb 4 types
  • Chorus
  • Brilliance
  • Functions Dual/Layers


  • Number of Preset Songs 50
  • Recording Number of Songs 3
  • Number of Tracks 2
  • Data Capacity User songs (100KB x 3), External songs (447KB)
  • Recording Function
  • Compatible Data Format Playback SMF (Format 0 & 1)
  • Recording SMF (Format 0)


  • Metronome Tempo Range 32-280
  • Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12
  • Tuning
  • Scale Type 7 types

Storage and Connectivity

  • Storage Floppy Disk Drive Optional
  • Internal Memory 100KB x 3 (ca. 11,000 notes x 3)
  • External Drives Optional
  • Connectivity Headphones x 2
  • MIDI In/Out/Thru
  • AUX IN [L/L+R][R]
  • AUX OUT [L/L+R][R]
  • Amplifiers 20W x 2
  • Speakers 16cm x 2
  • Bundled Software
  • CD-ROM


  • Included Accessories Headphones Hanger Yes
  • Song Book "50 greats for the Piano"

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