The Yamaha S5X grand piano represents an inspired and evolved approach to premium piano building with exclusively designed components and patented Acoustic Resonance Enhancement treatment. By blending traditional craftsmanship, artistry, and modern innovation, Yamaha has created an exceptional piano with a rich, expanded natural tonal palette.
- Acoustic Resonance Enhancement (A.R.E.): The acoustic quality of sound improves over time, and with a new patented treatment, Yamaha has been able to recreate this effect. The Acoustic Resonance Enhancement refines and matures the wood using temperature, humidity, and pressure to transform the molecular composure of the wood–without the use of any chemicals. The resulting sound is warm, deep, rich, and expressive.
- 30% Thicker Rims: A major contributor to acoustic clarity and warmth, the inner and outer frame of the Yamaha S5X have fewer glue layers and 30% thicker wooden materials than its forerunners. This adds richness to the tone and power to the bass range.
- New Hammer Felt: The felt on the hammers of the Yamaha S5X has been hand-picked from testing numerous prototypes to find the perfect match for the S5X’s acoustic. The result is a clear and beautiful tone.