YAMAHA> 2000 euros | > 2600 dollars

The CP5 take the core sounds and technology of the CP1 and offer them in instruments that are both flexible and affordable enough to appeal to a wide range of people. In fact, the CP5 adds a wide range of sounds to the CP1. Clavs, organs, strings and more make the CP5 perfect for church, and live situations where everything needs to be performed on one keyboard. Moreover, the CP5 features not only Virtual Circuit Modeling effects, but many effects taken from the Motif XS line of synthesizers. The CP5 has the same NW-STAGE wooden action keyboard as same with the CP1.

The core Spectral Component Modeling technology added with a wide range of sounds

A unique new SCM (Spectral Component Modeling) tone generation system faithfully recreates the 17 selected sounds of acoustic and vintage electronic pianos and responds to the player’s touch to provide more creative expression than ever before possible. Moreover, CP5 has a 305 additional sounds and various effect to make them perfect for wide musical applications. *For the explanation of each piano type, please refer to the following page. *The Spectral Component Modeling system starts with a fundamentally different tone generation system than Yamaha has ever used before. By combining Sampling and Modeling technology, it optimizes tone generation for each instrument so that every nuance of the player’s touch is translated into expressive tone.

Customizing totally original piano sounds

Allowing you to freely build your own acoustic and electric pianos by selecting different components of piano types, amplifiers, and effects, the Spectral Component Modeling technology makes easy work of recreating standard vintage sounds or realizing unique, original sounds. With your instruments assembled, you can then adjust various parameters of the physical components like "Hammer Stiffness" or "Stiriking Position" to create an even more diverse range of exciting piano sounds.

New NW-STAGE wooden keyboard offers matched tone and touch

Using technology and experience from 100 of building Yamaha Acoustic Pianos, the new 88-key NW-STAGE wooden keyboard offers the perfect playability for stage performance . It minimizes keyboard vibration, and the synthetic ivory keytops feel great when you are playing. This keyboard technology effortlessly reproduces the true feeling of acoustic and electric pianos.

Record and playback functions for MIDI and audio

Your CP5 can record keyboard performances as MIDI data and store them internally for playback whenever required; alternatively, you can also record these performances as audio data on a USB flash-memory device. What’s more, these and other Wave files from a USB flash-memory device can also be editted by using the bundled Cubase AI5, which offers more convinience for playing demo tracks in live stage or edit live recording in the studio. * You will need CD Burning Software in order to create a CD.

Mic Input with a variety of effects

Fitted with a MIC INPUT jack and wide variations of effects, the CP5 is ideal tool for vocal keyboardist to sing and play in live. By combining the audio playback, it will strongly support the performance of single musician.


Maximum Polyphony 128
Tone Generator SCM (Spectral Component Modeling) + AWM2


  • Parts 6
  • Voice Block 17 piano voices (SCM + AWM2) + 305 other voices (AWM2)
  • Modulation Effect Block 49 types
  • Power-Amplifier / Compressor Block 8 types
  • Reverb 8 types
  • Master Compressor 3-band
  • Master Equalizer 5-band


  • Number of Kits 14
  • Number of Patterns 100

Control Interface

  • Keyboard 88 keys, NW-STAGE keyboard (Wooden synthetic ivory weighted keyboard)
  • Display 24 character x 2 lines, vacuum fluorescent display (VFD)
  • Controllers Pitch bend wheel, Master volume, Knobs 1 to 3, Part volume x 6, Master equalizer x 5, Gain


  • Line Out L/MONO,R (Unbalanced), L, R (Balanced)
  • Headphones Headphones jack (stereo-phone)
  • Foot Controller x2
  • Mic Input x1


  • Width 1,381 mm
  • Height 174 mm
  • Depth 405 mm
  • Weight 25.2 kg


  • Power Consumption 25W
  • Additional package contents Power cord, Foot pedal FC3, Owner’s Manual, Owner’s Manual CD-ROM, Software DVD-ROM (Cubase AI)

Reviews on Web

- Youtube (en)
- Harmony Central Forum (en)
- SoundOnSound (CP1) (en)
- Bonedo (CP1) (de)

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