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New Firmware Now Out For The Yamaha Genos v1.10
Exciting New Features Added To The Yamaha Genos
Date November 2, 2017
New Firmware Now Out For The Yamaha Genos v1.10

Yamaha have release new firmware for the Yamaha Genos, take a look at the list below to see all the new added features

[V1.02 to V1.10]

-You can now use a new function: Audio Multi Recording.

-Now supports use with the Yamaha Expansion Manager (V2.5.0 or later).

-Supports Expansion Audio Styles.

-You can now search for the desired Registration Memory Bank file when adding it to the Playlist.

-You can now additionally save the following parameters to a Registration Memory.

・Arpeggio Velocity

・Arpeggio Gate Time

・Arpeggio Unit Multiply

・Style Retrigger Rate

・Style Retrigger On/Off

・Style Retrigger On/Off & Rate

-You can now check the Wireless LAN status on the Time display.

-The lighting condition of the [RECORDING] button has been changed; it now displays the recording status.

-The timing to execute Wireless LAN connection processing has been changed.

-Fixed the names of some Voices.

-Improved the settings of some Voices, Styles, and One Touch Settings.

-Improved the processing performance in case that load is high when playing.

-Improved the performance of MIDI transmit/receive.

-Fixed other problems.

If you click on the link below, this will take you to Yamaha’s website where you can download the latest firmware
https://uk.yamaha.com/en/support/updates/firm_genos.html

Or for more information contact Keysound in Leicester on (0116) 254 1853 or email sales@keysound.co.uk

New Firmware Now Out For The Yamaha Genos v1.10
The New Concert Grand Pianos Series of Kawai
Compare the Kawai CA48, CA78 and the CA98 Digital Pianos
Date October 27, 2017
For more information about the Kawai Concert Pianos:
Kawai CA48
Kawai CA78
Kawai CA98


 

 

Kawai CA98

 

Kawai CA78

 

Kawai CA48

Keyboard ・ Grand Feel II action
 - 88 wooden keys
 - Grade-weighted hammers
 - Ivory Touch white key surfaces
 - Ebony Touch black key surfaces
 - Let-off simulation
 - Triple sensor key detection
 - 88-key Counterweights
・ Grand Feel II action
 - 88 wooden keys
 - Grade-weighted hammers
 - Ivory Touch white key surfaces
 - Ebony Touch black key surfaces
 - Let-off simulation
 - Triple sensor key detection
 - 88-key Counterweights
・ Grand Feel Compact action
 - 88 wooden keys
 - Grade-weighted hammers
 - Ivory Touch white key surfaces
 - Let-off simulation
 - Triple sensor key detection
 - Counterweights
Pedal ・ Grand Feel Pedal System
 - Damper (with half-pedal support)
 - Soft
 - Sostenuto
・ Grand Feel Pedal System
 - Damper (with half-pedal support)
 - Soft
 - Sostenuto
・ Grand Feel Pedal System
 - Damper (with half-pedal support)
 - Soft
 - Sostenuto
Sound
Piano Sound ・ Pianist mode: SK-EX Rendering
 - 88-key multi-channel sampling
 - SK-EX recording

・ Sound mode: Harmonic Imaging XL (HI-XL)
 - 88-key stereo sampling
 - SK-EX, SK-5, EX recording

256 note maximum polyphony
・ Pianist mode: SK-EX Rendering
 - 88-key multi-channel sampling
 - SK-EX recording

・ Sound mode: Harmonic Imaging XL (HI-XL)
 - 88-key stereo sampling
 - SK-EX, SK-5, EX recording

256 note maximum polyphony
・ Progressive Harmonic Imaging (PHI)
 - 88-key stereo sampling
 - SK-EX, EX recording
 - 192 note maximum polyphony
Piano Resonance ・ Pianist mode: Resonance Modelling
 - Damper Resonance
 - String Resonance
 - Undamped String Resonance
 - Aliquot Resonance

・ Sound mode: Acoustic Rendering
 - Damper Resonance
 - String Resonance
 - Undamped String Resonance
 - Cabinet Resonance
・ Pianist mode: Resonance Modelling
 - Damper Resonance
 - String Resonance
 - Undamped String Resonance
 - Aliquot Resonance

・ Sound mode: Acoustic Rendering
 - Damper Resonance
 - String Resonance
 - Undamped String Resonance
 - Cabinet Resonance
- Damper Resonance
- String Resonance
Piano Adjustment ・Virtual Technician (19 parameters)
 - Touch Curve (incl. User Touch Curve)
 - Voicing (incl. 88-key User Voicing)
 - Damper Resonance
 - Damper Noise
 - String Resonance
 - Undamped String Resonance
 - Cabinet Resonance
 - Key-off Effect
 - Fall-back Noise
 - Hammer Delay
 - Topboard Simulation
 - Decay Time
 - Minimum Touch
 - Stretch Tuning (incl. 88-key User Tuning)
 - Temperament (incl. User Temperament)
 - Temperament Key
 - Key Volume (incl. 88-key User Key Volume)
 - Half-Pedal Adjust
 - Soft Pedal Depth

・Virtual Technician Smart Mode (10 presets)
・Virtual Technician (19 parameters)
 - Touch Curve (incl. User Touch Curve)
 - Voicing (incl. 88-key User Voicing)
 - Damper Resonance
 - Damper Noise
 - String Resonance
 - Undamped String Resonance
 - Cabinet Resonance
 - Key-off Effect
 - Fall-back Noise
 - Hammer Delay
 - Topboard Simulation
 - Decay Time
 - Minimum Touch
 - Stretch Tuning (incl. 88-key User Tuning)
 - Temperament (incl. User Temperament)
 - Temperament Key
 - Key Volume (incl. 88-key User Key Volume)
 - Half-Pedal Adjust
 - Soft Pedal Depth

・Virtual Technician Smart Mode (10 presets)
・Virtual Technician (17 parameters, via Virtual Technician app)
 - Touch Curve
 - Voicing
 - Damper Resonance
 - Damper Noise
 - String Resonance
 - Key-off Effect
 - Fall-back Noise
 - Hammer Delay
 - Topboard
 - Decay Time
 - Minimum Touch
 - Stretch Tuning
 - Temperament
 - Temperament Key
 - User Key Volume
 - Half-Pedal Adjust
 - Soft Pedal Depth

・Virtual Technician Smart Mode (10 presets)
No. of Sounds Pianist mode: 10 rendering characters
Sound mode: 88 voices
Pianist mode: 10 rendering characters
Sound mode: 88 voices
19 voices
Reverb Pianist mode: Ambience (10 types)
Sound mode: Reverb (6 types)
Pianist mode: Ambience (10 types)
Sound mode: Reverb (6 types)
6 types
Brilliance
Other Effects 24 types 24 types -
Output System
Speakers TwinDrive Soundboard Speaker System
7 cm x 4 (top speakers)
1.4 cm x 2 (dome tweeters)
13 cm x 2 (woofers)
(8 x 12) cm x 2 (top speakers)
5 cm x 2 (tweeters)
13 cm x 2
5 cm x 2
Output Power 135 W (45 W x 3) 100 W (50 W x 2) 40 W (20 W x 2)
Headphone Enhancements Onkyo SpectraModule™ headphone amplifier
Spatial Headphone Sound
Headphone Type
Headphone Amplifier
Onkyo SpectraModule™ headphone amplifier
Spatial Headphone Sound
Headphone Type
Headphone Amplifier
Spatial Headphone Sound
Headphone Type
Design
Display 5" LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels) 5" LCD touchscreen (480 x 800 pixels) 3 digit LED
Key Cover Sliding type Sliding type Sliding type
Music Rest Collapsible type (6 angle adjustability) Collapsible type (6 angle adjustability) Collapsible type (3 angle adjustability)
Dimensions Width 145.5 cm 145.5 cm 136 cm
Depth 46.5 cm 45.5 cm 46 cm
Height 94 cm (not including music rest) 92.5 cm (not including music rest) 86 cm (not including music rest)
Weight 85.0 kg 75.0 kg 57.0 kg
Available Finishes Premium Satin Black (CA98B)
Premium Satin White (CA98W)
Premium Rosewood (CA98R)
Premium Satin Black (CA78B)
Premium Satin White (CA78W)
Premium Rosewood (CA78R)
Premium Satin Black (CA48B)
Premium Satin White (CA48W)
Premium Rosewood (CA48R)
Functions
Basic Functions Dual
Split
Four Hands
Transpose
Tuning
Favorite
Dual
Split
Four Hands
Transpose
Tuning
Favorite
Dual
Four Hands
Transpose
Tuning
Startup Setting
Vocal Assist
Sound Preview
Internal Songs Sound Demo 39 songs 39 songs 19 songs
Piano Music 29/42 songs * 29/42 songs *
Concert Magic 179 songs 179 songs 40 songs
Lesson Songs Burgmüller 25 (25 Etudes Faciles, Opus 100)
Czerny 30 (Etudes de Mécanisme, Opus 849)
Czerny 100 (Hundert Übungsstücke, Opus 139)
Beyer 106 (Vorschule im Klavierspiel, Opus 101)
J.S. Bach: Inventionen
Sonatinen Album 1
Chopin Walzer (Chopin waltzes series)
Chopin Etudes (Opus 10)
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1A
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1B
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1A
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1B
Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course Lesson Book Level 1
Burgmüller 25 (25 Etudes Faciles, Opus 100)
Czerny 30 (Etudes de Mécanisme, Opus 849)
Czerny 100 (Hundert Übungsstücke, Opus 139)
Beyer 106 (Vorschule im Klavierspiel, Opus 101)
J.S. Bach: Inventionen
Sonatinen Album 1
Chopin Walzer (Chopin waltzes series)
Chopin Etudes (Opus 10)
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1A
Alfred’s Premier Piano Course Lesson 1B
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1A
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1B
Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course Lesson Book Level 1
Burgmüller 25 (25 Etudes Faciles, Opus 100)
Czerny 30 (Etudes de Mécanisme, Opus 849)
Beyer 106 (Vorschule im Klavierspiel, Opus 101)
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1A
Alfred’s Basic Piano Library Lesson Book Level 1B
Internal Recorder Total Memory Pianist mode: approximately 30 minutes
Sound mode: approximately 90,000 notes
Pianist mode: approximately 30 minutes
Sound mode: approximately 90,000 notes
approximately 10,000 notes
No. of Songs Pianist mode: 3 songs
Sound mode: 10 songs
Pianist mode: 3 songs
Sound mode: 10 songs
3 songs
Parts Pianist mode: 1 part
Sound mode: 2 parts
Pianist mode: 1 part
Sound mode: 2 parts
1 part
Metronome Time Signatures 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8, 7/8, 9/8, 12/8 1/4, 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 5/4, 3/8, 6/8
Drum Rhythms 100 patterns 100 patterns -
External Connectivity
Bluetooth * Bluetooth (Ver. 4.0; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant, Bluetooth Audio
Bluetooth (Ver. 4.0; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant, Bluetooth Audio
Bluetooth (Ver. 4.0; GATT compatible)
Bluetooth Low Energy MIDI Specification compliant
USB Audio Recorder Record/Playback MP3, WAV MP3, WAV -
Other Functions Overdubbing
Line In recording
Overdubbing
Line In recording
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App Functions (TBA) (TBA) Virtual Technician app (iOS), Sound Museum app (iOS)
External Connectivity Headphone 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" Stereo jacks 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" Stereo jacks 1 x 1/4", 1 x 1/8" Stereo jacks
MIDI MIDI IN, MIDI OUT MIDI IN, MIDI OUT MIDI IN, MIDI OUT, Bluetooth MIDI *
Line Out 1/4" L/MONO, R [unbalanced] 1/4" L/MONO, R [unbalanced] -
Line In 1/8" Stereo (with volume adjust knob) [unbalanced] 1/8" Stereo (with volume adjust knob) [unbalanced] -
USB to Host
USB to Device -
Others - - -
Power Supply
Power Consumption 55 W 45 W 11 W
Included Accessories
Power Power cable Power cable Power cable
AC adaptor
Bench Height-adjustable bench * Height-adjustable bench * Height-adjustable bench *
Headphones Headphone hook Headphone hook Headphone hook
Sheet Music Classical Piano Collection *
Classical Lesson Scores *
Finger Exercises
Classical Piano Collection *
Classical Lesson Scores *
Finger Exercises
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Others Warranty Card *
Owner's Manual
Internal Song Lists
Warranty Card *
Owner's Manual
Internal Song Lists
Warranty Card *
Owner's Manual
The New Concert Grand Pianos Series of Kawai
The New Concert Grand Pianos Series of Kawai
The New Concert Grand Pianos Series of Kawai
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