Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents

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Yamaha brings you the P-255, a digital piano with enhanced features, like an iOS controller app and a slim, portable design that's almost 20 lbs. less than it's predecessor! Get it from Sam Ash at the guaranteed lowest price with fast free delivery.

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The Yamaha P-255 Digital Piano proves that when you have experience pioneering some of the finest music products and technology for so long,  you're expected to produce new instruments that set the pace with today's innovations.  The P-250 piano had been used for years by the elite of the entertainment industry in studios and on stage and now Yamaha has taken it to whole new level.

The P-255 is lighter and slimmer than the 250 and provides new features only dreamed of until now. The playability is improved, with Yamaha's authentic-feeling Graded Hammer action, along with special moisture-absorbing keytops that make long-term playing completely comfortable and natural.  

Voice, volume and tone can be completely customized to your venue, making the sound perfect, no matter where you play. Use the "Sound Boost" button like a loudness button on advanced stereo units, enhancing its tone and volume with one touch, whether you use the amazing new internal speaker system or if it's connected to an amp or mixer. A 3-band, slider-controlled EQ is also placed right on the panel so you can to personalize your sound on the fly without reaching for controls somewhere else or getting the engineer's attention.

The iOS Connection: Ultimate control over everything
One of the most exciting and unprecedented new features of the P-255 is the new, dedicated iOS app that gives you absolute control of your keyboard's sounds and functions, optimized focompatible with the iPad, iPod and iPhone, including the iPhone 5.

Features:
  • 88-Keys with Synthetic Ivory Keytops
  • Graded Hammer Action
  • Authentic Grand Piano Sound
  • 256 Note Polyphony
  • Key-Off and Sustain Samples
  • String Resonance
  • Adjust Sound to Environment
  • Effects, Dual Amplifiers and Speakers
  • Controller App for iOS
  • USB Flash Drive Playback and Storage
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Things You Will Get:

    P-255 Piano
    Music Rest
    FC-4 Footswitch/Pedal
Power Supply Type AC Adaptor (Yamaha PA-300C or equivalent)
Number of Presets 24
Polyphony 256
Model P255B
Number of Keys 88
USB Yes
Weight 53 lbs.
Dimensions 19 x 60 x 10.5 inches (WxHxD)
Type of Action Graded Hammer Action
Number of Effects 4 Reverb types (Room, Hall1, Hall2, Stage ), Chorus, Phaser, Rotary Speaker & Tremolo / Auto Pan,
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Output Types Aux In
Number of Audio Outputs N/A
MIDI I/O Yes
Pedal Inputs Yes

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YamahaP-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents
 
5.0

(based on 13 reviews)

91%

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      5.0

      Great Piano!

      By 

      from King Of Prussia, Pa

      Pros

      • 88 Keys
      • Built in speakers
      • Ease of Use
      • Fully Weighted

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Live
        • Practice
        • Recording

        Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

        This is one of Yamaha's better keyboards. It offers pure CF Sampling brings the sound of a Yamaha CFIIIS concert grand piano to life. With the built in speakers it makes it great not only for 2 am practices but also smaller live gigs, and with the option of an audio output jack you can plug it in to any P.A or keyboard amp. It has a great feel and a even better sound.

        I am a Sam Ash reviewer.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        best portable piano

        By 

        from fontana, ca

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • feel
        • Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Performance

          Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

          I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great Show Stopping Sound

          By 

          from Torrance, CA

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Built in speakers
          • Full sized
          • Sound quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Live performance
            • Recording
            • Studio Recording

            Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

            This keyboard is what you come to expect from Yamaha. Great sound quality & easy to use. In addition, this keyboard is super portable for any live gigs or concert applications.

            I'm a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            an Uprgade you can believe it

            By 

            from Richmond, VA

            Pros

            • feel
            • Sound
            • Versatility

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Live
              • Production
              • Studio
              • Worship

              Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

              This keyboard is the newest version of the world renown YP250 which has been a standard on stage and in studios for years. Yamaha came out with the 255 that's 20 lbs lighter and smaller...making it even easier to work with. They dropped weight and ADDED features making this keyboard a whole new level of AWESOME! The new iOS app feature allows for control over your sounds from your smartphone or iPAD. Onboard EQ allows you to control your tone before it even gets to the sound guy. Bravo Yamaha....Bravo!

              I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Slim design Digital piano

              By 

              from Southern CA

              Staff Reviewer

              Pros

              • Light Weight
              • weighted keys

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • CHURCH
                • Stage

                Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

                88 key digital Keyboard, Dual built in speakers that offer great sound. Includes foot switch. Vey light weight to give you the option of portability. I'm a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

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                • No
                 
                5.0

                Welcome to the new age

                By 

                from Philadelphia, PA

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

                      We have officially arrived in the modern age of digital pianos! While it has many new modern features like an iOS controller app, Yamaha still sticks to the true real quality they like to include in all of their keyboard products. The keys make it feel like you're playing a grand piano. This electric piano is small and compact, loaded with many modern and contemporary sounds.

                      I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music.

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                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Im amazed at what yamaha does.

                      By 

                      from Cincinnati, OH

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Great feel
                      • Great sound

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Live
                        • Performance
                        • Studio

                        Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

                        Once again, Yamaha proves themselves as one of the best in the business! With this keyboard, no venue will cause trouble with your volume!
                        Starting out or seasoned pros alike will find absolute joy in this item!

                        I am a Sam Ash staff reviewer!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Yamaha has done it yet again!

                        By 

                        from Queens, NY

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Portability
                        • Sounds
                        • Weight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Clubs
                          • Touring
                          • Venues

                          Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

                          This piano is noe of the best upgrades Yamaha has made yet. This is twenty pounds lighter than its predecessor. That's over two babies. The cut out that weight and yet ADDED features. Don't know how they did it, but I'm glad they have. One thing they added was the iOS app feature. With the app you can control your sound and functions right from your iPhone or iPad. The weighted keys immitate a real piano and the key tops absorb moisture so you can play longer. The EQ sliders make this amazing so you do not need to get the sound engineers attention and you can control it yourself and feel confident you will get the sound you want.

                          I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          I didn't think it was possible!

                          By 

                          from Ontario, CA

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Ios App Indluded
                          • On Board Eq
                          • Slim Design
                          • weighted keys

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Gigs
                            • Home
                            • Rehersals
                            • Schools
                            • Studio

                            Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

                            I didn't think they could improve upon the older P-155, but they did! I so wish I would have waited to buy this instead. As an owner of their now discontinued P-155, I must say that this thing feels and sounds amazing. Don't get me wrong, I have been more than satisfied with my keyboard, but you have to give this thing its credit.

                            Having an EQ on the front where you can adjust your tone on the fly is an amazing feature lacking from their older model. This thing was meant for giging! Whether you're a pro or you're just starting out, this keyboard, you would own for life. Please....demo this thing today if you're considering a new digital keyboard. It sells itself!

                            *I am a staff reviewer at Sam Ash Music

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                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            GREAT DIGI PIANO!!!

                            By 

                            from Nashville, TN

                            Verified Reviewer

                            Comments about Yamaha P-255B 88-key Digital Piano w/Polished Ebony Accents:

                            Once again, Yamaha proves themselves as one of the best in the business! Keeping up with todays standards proves to be no problem for them! With this keyboard, no venue will cause trouble with your volume, as it is set up to tackle anything!
                            Starting out or seasoned pros alike will find absolute joy in this item! Get ready to rock MSG or your local club down the street! You are ready to take on the music world! Your ears will thank you!

                            I am a Sam Ash staff reviewer!

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