GP500BP

The Grand Hybrid experience goes far beyond playing piano! Developed in collaboration with C. BECHSTEIN is not only sheer power or brilliance, it offers a wide range of tone covers at your fingertips. The new history of the digital piano starts now!

  • Three Lengendary Pianos in one
  • AiR Grand Sound Source
  • Natural Grand Hammer Action Keyboard
  • Concert Play & Scene
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Description

FEATURES

THREE LEGENDARY PIANOS 

Celviano Grand Hybrid reproduces even subtle nuances of the world’s most respected pianos. Three pianos that originate in Berlin, Hamburg and Vienna were chosen for this project. Casio has painstakingly researched and analyzed the unique characteristics of each piano. Celviano Grand Hybrid delivers brilliant sound of these pianos reproduced with Casio’s advanced technology. It will provide the experience of owning three of the finest pianos on earth.

  • Berlin Grand – A Balanced elegant sound. Ideal for playing impressionistic music. Notable for its clear, ringing tone across the entire range.
  • Hamburg Grand – A brilliant, rich sound. Loved by pianists for its wide range of expression. Well suited for various playing styles and genres.
  • Vienna Grand – Noted for its impressive low range. Great for both soft and vigorous playing with its warm tone. An ideal instrument for music from the classical period.

SOUND

The Berlin Grand sound was developed in collaboration with C. Bechstein. Casio sought a clear, balanced and elegant sound for the Celviano Grand Hybrid piano. D282, C. Bechstein;s ultimate masterpiece, is the model Casio intensively studied to achieve the goal. Mr. Albrecht, Service Director and Master Piano Make at C. Bechstein, visited Casio R&D to supervise the sound development process throughout the final stages of production. 

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hammer action

HAMMER RESPONSE

The timing of a grand piano’s sound varies subtly depending on which keys are being played, even when the keys are struck with the same force. To achieve optimal authenticity, Casio has installed appropriate settings for each of the three grand piano tones. The sound production timing can also be adjusted to suit the player.

 

GRAND PEDAL SYSTEM 

By continuously sensing and detecting the position of the damper pedal, Casio’s Grand Pedal System enables fine-tuning of the damping volume and note length depending on the degree of pedal depression. In addition, the Half Pedal Position function permits adjustment of the depression position at which the damping effect comes into play according to the player’s preference. The Action Sound System’s Damper Noise reproduces even subtle operating sounds like that experienced with an acoustic grand piano.

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Keyboard
Natural Grand Hammer Action Keyboard (Sames wood as C. Bechstein grand pianos)
Touch Response
5 sensitivity levels (Heavy 2, Heavy 1, Normal, Light 1, Light 2), Off
Sound Source
AiR Grand Sound Source
String Resonance, Damper Resonance, Open String Resonance, Aliquot Resonance, Damper Noise, Pedal Action Noise, Key On Action Noise, Key Off Action Noise, Hammer Response, Lid Simulator, Key Off Simulator
Maximum Polyphony
256
Tones
35 built-in tones: BERLIN GRAND, BERLIN GRAND MELLOW, BERLIN GRAND BRIGHT, HAMBURG GRAND, HAMBURG GRAND MELLOW, HAMBURG GRAND BRIGHT, VIENNA GRAND, VIENNA GRAND MELLOW, VIENNA GRAND BRIGHT, GRAND PIANO MODERN, GRAND PIANO ROCK, GRAND PIANO JAZZ, GRAND PIANO POP, GRAND PIANO DANCE, HONKY-TONK PIANO, PIANO PAD, ELECTRIC PIANO 1, ELECTRIC PIANO 2, ELECTRIC PIANO 3, FM E.PIANO, 60’S E.PIANO, HARPSICHORD, VIBRAPHONE, STRINGS 1, STRINGS 2, SYNTH-PAD, PIPE ORGAN 1, PIPE ORGAN 2, JAZZ ORGAN, ELECTRIC ORGAN 1, ELECTRIC ORGAN 2, ELECTRIC ORGAN 3, ACOUSTIC BASS, RIDE BASS, ELEC.BASS
Layer/Split
Layer / Split
Digital Effects
Hall Simulator: 12 types, Listening Position Settings: Player’s Position 1type, Listener’s Position 3types, Chorus: 4 types, Brilliance: 7 levels, DSP: (Preset for some tones)
Built-in Songs
Concert Play (Audio Song): 15, Music Library (MIDI Song): 60, Grand Piano Tone Demo: 6
Song Expansion
10 Approx. 900KB (Up to approx. 90KB/song)
Lesson Function
Right hand off, left hand off, both parts off
Metronome
Beats: 0 to 9 (Tempo range: quarter note = 20 to 255)
Recorder
[MIDI Recorder] 2 tracks x 1 song, approximately 5,000 notes maximum, real-time recording/playback
[Audio recording] Max. 99 songs approximately 25 min/song (44.1kHz WAV Format)
Other Functions
  • Number of Preset Temperaments: 17
  • Top Board Open / Close
  • Volume Sync EQ: 3 levels, off
  • Headphone Mode
  • Scene number of setups: 15preset 10user
Key Transpose
2 octaves (-12 semitones ~ 0 ~ +12 semitones)
Tuning Control
A4 = 415.5Hz ~ 440.0Hz ~ 465.9Hz
Pedals
Grand Pedal System
3 pedals(Damper, Soft, Sostenuto)
Half Pedal Effect for Damper: Continuous recognition, 5levels position
MIDI
IN / OUT
Speakers
16 cm x 2 + (10 cm + 5 cm)x 2
3-way, 6-speakers
Amp Output
30W x 2 + 20W x 2
Input/Output Terminals
  • USB TO HOST, USB TO DEVICE
  • MIDI IN / OUT
  • PHONES / OUTPUT: 2 (Stereo standard)
  • LINE IN: 2 (L / MONO, R), Standard jack
  • LINE OUT: 2 (L / MONO, R), Standard jack
Power Requirements
AC Adapter : AD-E24500LW
Dimensions (W x D x H)
1,434×489×963 mm (w/o score stand)
Weight
77.5 kg
Body Color/Finish
Polished Black
Included Accessories
Score Stand, Score Book, Bench, AC Adapter
EAN code
4971850362180

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