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Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano

 
4.6

(23 reviews)

SKU: YP45BXXXX-P

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The P-45 is the easiest-to-own, 88-note, weighted-keyboard digital piano that Yamaha offers!

This Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano has a basic set of features, ideal for the needs of the beginner piano student. Features GHS weighted action (heavier in the low end and lighter in the high end), Advanced Wave Memory Stereo Sampling, 64-note polyphony, Dual Mode and USB to HOST port.

Authentic to the touch
Yamaha's GHS (Graded Hammer Standard) weighted action has heavier touch in the low end and lighter touch in the high end, just like the hammers inside an acoustic piano. Great for the aspiring pianist, practicing on the GHS action builds the proper finger technique for when the time comes to perform on an acoustic piano. Plus the matte finish of the black keys are less slippery when playing for extended periods of time.

Tried and true, Yamaha's classic sound engine for realistic tone
AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) sampling uses digital technology to record the sound of an acoustic piano. AWM Stereo Sampling creates a deeper, richer and more spacious sound by using pairs of waveforms (L and R) captured with two microphones. The P-45 uses AWM to play one sample per key at varying levels of volume and timbre.

Simple, single-button operation
Various P-45 settings can be changed with a single button. Hold down the "GRAND PIANO/FUNCTION" button and press the keyboard to change Voices, play demo sources, configure the metronome and more.

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  • P-45 Digital Piano
  • Music Rest
  • Footswitch
  • AC Adaptor

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Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano
 
4.7

(based on 23 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Weighted keys (6)
  • Great feel (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (4)
  • Practice (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Great First 88-Key!

By 

from Indianapolis

Pros

  • 88-Keys
  • Excellent Sound
  • Fully Weighted
  • Great Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home Practicing
    • Performances

    Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

    The Yamaha P-45 is a great 88-key, fully weighted keyboard, that is designed for a real feel for players. With the realistic touch, it is perfect to keep up on technique. The P-45 comes with a decent selection of sounds and simple operating system to make it easy to transition through sounds.

     
    5.0

    Perfect as your first 88-key piano!

    By 

    from Indianapolis

    Staff Reviewer

    Pros

    • full size keyboard
    • great feel
    • weighted keys

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • home practice
      • performance
      • piano lessons

      Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

      This is an amazing keyboard for someone looking to get started using a full size weighted keyboard. Without too many bells and whistles, the P-45 has just enough to make your practicing way more beneficial with the realistic feel of the keys. It also has a USB port and can be used as a midi controller with the size and feel of a real piano!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      The right decision!

      By 

      from Gahanna, Ohio

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

      I bought this piano for my daughter and she loves it! Everything works well and it has a good sound. Keys are weighted and feel very similar to a regular piano. For the money it's hard to beat!
      It arrived quickly and was well packed for shipment. I would definitely recommend this company

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Best Digital Piano in it's class!

      By 

      from Chicago, IL

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Great Feel
      • Great Sound

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Composing
      • Learning
      • Performing

      Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

      I've had this keyboard for over a week and I love it. This is my second Yamaha my first is a 61 key and this is an upgrade. Yamaha makes quality keyboards and provide excellent customer service if you need them. They provide learning tools on their website for registered users. I've never had any problems with Yamaha keyboards they are state of the art and built to last.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Introduction to 88 keys

      By 

      from Cleveland, OH

      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy to set up
      • Easy to use
      • Professional Feel
      • Professional Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • concerts
        • Performance
        • Recitals
        • Recording
        • Rehearsal
        • Teaching

        Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

        Just like the P115, this P45 digital piano has a lot to offer. It does not have as many function controls at your fingertips as the P115, but it does offer a lot of versatility using the "Function" button to switch sounds, tempo, and demo songs. It also has the same graded hammer action, as well as a great speaker system and a variety of outputs, including 1/4", headphones, and USB for use with computer software.

        This is a real hands on product review by Steve at Sam Ash Music in Lyndhurst, OH.

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        4.0

        Very Cool

        By 

        from KOP

        Staff Reviewer

        Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

        What a cool product. Very easy to set up and use. Portable and durable. Great sound and a great price.
        "This is a real hands on product review from Dave@ Sam Ash KOP"

         
        5.0

        Great Piano

        By 

        from Canoga Park, CA

        Staff Reviewer

        Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

        I would reccommend this to anyone who doesn't already play piano, but would like something to try out/learn on.

        This has been a handson review with Dave from Sam Ash, Canoga Park, CA.

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        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        GREAT STARTER PIANO WITH WEIGHTED KEYS!

        By 

        from Canoga Park,CA

        Staff Reviewer

        Pros

        • 88key
        • Affordable
        • weighted keys

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home use
          • Live
          • Recording

          Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

          Awesome starter piano with weighted keys to get you started off on the right foot! This keyboard is super affordable and the full 88 key range makes the P45 very popular among introductory players.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Value

          By 

          from White Plains, NY

          Staff Reviewer

          Pros

          • Great sound
          • weighted keys

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Practice

            Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

            The P-45 is the least expensive of the major weighted-key digital pianos, but you'd never know it from the feel and sound. This is one of the best pianos available for beginning students, or advanced players in need of an inexpensive instrument for practice or gigging. A decent selection of sounds, including electric pianos and strings, rounds out the features of this excellent instrument.
            This is a real hands-on product review from Caleb at Sam Ash White Plains.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great for beginner

            By 

            from cincinnati

            Staff Reviewer

            Pros

            • Sound quality
            • Well built

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • CHURCH
              • Classroom
              • Home

              Comments about Yamaha P-45 Digital Piano:

              A nice electric piano that is perfect for any beginner. The acoustic like weighted keys are great for establishing proper techniques. Also its very fun to play with some of the alternative sounds that it offers. This is a hands on review from eric @ Sam Ash Music Cincinnati.

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              Number of Presets 10
              Power Supply Type PA-150B or other Yamaha-preferred parts (included)
              Series P
              Polyphony 64
              Other Features Metronome, Tuner
              Model 45
              Audio Inputs N/A
              Number of Audio Outputs 2
              Number of Keys 88
              USB N/A
              Weight 25lbs., 4oz
              Dimensions 52-1/4”W x 6.0”H x 11.5"D
              Type of Action Graded Hammer Action
              Expansion No
              Number of Effects Reverb (4 types)
              Arpeggiator N/A
              Sampling No
              Audio Playback No
              MIDI Sequencer No
              Audio Output Types Line Out; Headphones Out
              MIDI I/O No
              Controller Types Sustain
              Built-in Rhythms 0
              Warranty Info:

              The manufacturer's warranty covers a LIMITED 3 YEAR WARRANTY ON DIGITAL PIANOS (P, CP, YDP, DGX640, DGX650) from date of purchase.  The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.