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#2008342 - 01/03/13 04:01 AM Motif Piano vs P155 piano (Voice)
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Is the piano used in P155, Clavinova CVP series are the same as Motif XF/XS.

I like the Motif XS6 piano (CFIII) which I play daily, But when I tried P155, CVP 505, & Tyros 4 pianos in the store. It’s totally different. Nowhere close to the Motif pianos

P155 was the closest, but still I cant get the same dynamic tone as motif. It sounded like it has less layers.

CVP piano sounded like psr piano. Not worth mentioning it. cursing

Tyros 4 sounded like enhanced CVP piano.

My question is All of these pianos have tag Highest quality/Pure CF sampling (I believe), but I cant get the expression/dynamics that I get on XS piano.

I planned to buy a P155 only for the motif piano with 88 keys , But I’m confused trying these in the store.

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#2008356 - 01/03/13 05:13 AM Re: Motif Piano vs P155 piano (Voice) [Re: MVshabeer2]
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Originally Posted By: MVshabeer2
Is the piano used in P155, Clavinova CVP series are the same as Motif XF/XS.

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These boards have differing effect types and architecture but if your talking about the CFIII sample then the underlying piano samples are identical
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#2017696 - 01/20/13 07:37 AM Re: Motif Piano vs P155 piano (Voice) [Re: MVshabeer2]
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Still I think Yamaha should make it sound like motif piano, since it's the flagship of slab digital poanos.

I think CP series sounds more towards motif, (I havent tried though)

Also noticed pianos in the Clavinova CLP & CVP series are different. CLP feels & sounds better



Edited by MVshabeer2 (01/20/13 07:39 AM)

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#2017747 - 01/20/13 09:43 AM Re: Motif Piano vs P155 piano (Voice) [Re: MVshabeer2]
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Originally Posted By: MVshabeer2
Still I think Yamaha should make it sound like motif piano, since it's the flagship of slab digital poanos.

I think CP series sounds more towards motif, (I havent tried though)

Also noticed pianos in the Clavinova CLP & CVP series are different. CLP feels & sounds better



So you prefer the piano sound in say a Motif XS or XF to the one in the P-155?
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#2017790 - 01/20/13 11:59 AM Re: Motif Piano vs P155 piano (Voice) [Re: boyonahill]
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Originally Posted By: MVshabeer2
Still I think Yamaha should make it sound like motif piano, since it's the flagship of slab digital poanos.

I think CP series sounds more towards motif, (I havent tried though)

Also noticed pianos in the Clavinova CLP & CVP series are different. CLP feels & sounds better



So you prefer the piano sound in say a Motif XS or XF to the one in the P-155?


Yes, of course. But the solution seems that I want to carry xs6 all the time


Edited by MVshabeer2 (01/20/13 12:00 PM)

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#2017817 - 01/20/13 12:45 PM Re: Motif Piano vs P155 piano (Voice) [Re: MVshabeer2]
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If you want the Motif XS piano sound without having to carry around a Motif XS, you can get the Motif Rack XS and run it from the controller of your choice.

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#2017832 - 01/20/13 01:29 PM Re: Motif Piano vs P155 piano (Voice) [Re: MVshabeer2]
boyonahill Offline
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Originally Posted By: MVshabeer2
Originally Posted By: boyonahill

So you prefer the piano sound in say a Motif XS or XF to the one in the P-155?


Yes, of course. But the solution seems that I want to carry xs6 all the time


Okay, but how would you say that the Motif XS compares to the current CLP range from Yamaha? The P-155 is a little step below those(?).


Edited by boyonahill (01/20/13 01:30 PM)
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