Comparison Chart

Voices

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Maximum Polyphony 128 128 128
Tone Generator SCM (Spectral Component Modeling) SCM (Spectral Component Modeling) + AWM2 SCM (Spectral Component Modeling) + AWM2

Performances

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Performances Preset 16 x 3 banks 10 x 4 groups x 3 banks 10 x 4 groups x 3 banks
User 16 x 3 banks 10 x 4 groups x 3 banks 10 x 4 groups x 3 banks
External 16 x 3 banks (USB Flash Memory) 10 x 4 groups x 3 banks (USB Flash Memory) 10 x 4 groups x 3 banks (USB Flash Memory)
Parts 2 6 3
Voice Block 17 piano types 17 piano voices (SCM + AWM2) + 305 other voices (AWM2) 12 piano voices(SCM + AWM2) + 215 other voices (AWM2)
Modulation Effect Block 10 types 49 types 49 types
Power-Amplifier / Compressor Block 8 types 8 types -
Reverb 8 types 8 types 8 types
Master Compressor - 3-band 3-band
Master Equalizer 5-band 5-band 3-band

Rhythm

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Number of Kits - 14 14
Number of Patterns - 100 100

Control Interface

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Keyboard 88 keys, NW-STAGE keyboard (Wooden synthetic ivory weighted keyboard) 88 keys, NW-STAGE keyboard (Wooden synthetic ivory weighted keyboard) 88 keys, GH keyboard
Display 55 character x 2 lines, vacuum fluorescent display (VFD) 24 character x 2 lines, vacuum fluorescent display (VFD) 24 character x 2 lines, vacuum fluorescent display (VFD)
Controllers Pitch bend wheel, Master volume, Knobs 1 to 6 Pitch bend wheel, Master volume, Knobs 1 to 3, Part volume x 6, Master equalizer x 5, Gain Pitch bend wheel, Master volume, Knobs 1 to 3, Part volume x 3, Master equalizer x 3

Connectivity

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Connectors Line Out L/MONO,R (Unbalanced), L, R (Balanced) L/MONO,R (Unbalanced), L, R (Balanced) L/MONO,R (Unbalanced)
Headphones Headphones jack (stereo-phone) Headphones jack (stereo-phone) Headphones jack (stereo-phone)
Foot Switch SUSTAIN, SOSTENUTO, SOFT, ASSIGNABLE SUSTAIN, ASSIGNABLE SUSTAIN, ASSIGNABLE
Foot Controller × 2 × 2 × 1
Mic Input - × 1 -
MIDI IN, OUT, THRU IN, OUT, THRU IN, OUT, THRU
USB TO HOST, TO DEVICE TO HOST, TO DEVICE TO HOST, TO DEVICE

Other

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Power Consumption 28W 25W 7W
Additional package contents Power cord, Pedal unit, Illustrated Guide to the CP1 booklet, Owner's Manual, Data List booklet, Software DVD-ROM (Cubase AI) Power cord, Foot pedal FC3, Owner's Manual, Owner's Manual CD-ROM, Software DVD-ROM (Cubase AI) Power adaptor PA-150 (or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) , Foot pedal FC3, Owner's Manual, Owner's Manual CD-ROM, Software DVD-ROM (Cubase AI)

Size/Weigh

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Dimensions Width 1,385 mm 1,381 mm 1,381 mm
Height 173 mm 174 mm 165 mm
Depth 420 mm 405 mm 332 mm
Weight Weight 27.2 kg 25.2 kg 20.9 kg

SCM Piano Block

  CP1 CP5 CP50
Acoustic Piano Type CFIIIS The CFIIIS is the crowning glory of Yamaha's concert grand piano range. Distinctive for its rich harmonic overtones, this piano marries a rich, deep low-mid register with clear and bright highs.
2 1 1
S6B Delivering a warm, deep sound, the S6B is ideal for extremely expressive performances combining both power and subtlety that matches to all music genres.
2 1 0
Electric Piano Type CP80 Reproducing the classic sound of the Yamaha CP80 Electric Grand Piano, the CP80 piano type can also be used to recreate an unique "Eighties" feel by boosting the high frequencies with the accompanying pre-amplifier.
2 2 2
Rd I Synonymous with "electric piano," the Rd I has various sound variations for each model. It recreates the airy feeling of Rd I pianos from each era.
3 3 1
Rd II The late 70s, the Rd II electric piano employed the latest advances in technology to realize a unique, brilliant sound that was free of distortion even at high volumes. A pop sound brighter than the Rd I.
2 2 0
Wr An electric piano sound rivaling the Rd for top popularity. When played lightly, the sound is sweet and delicate; when played strongly, it is earthy and funky. Its unique distortion sound is appealing.
2 2 2
Synthesizer Piano Type DX7 Produced by laying hard, high-order harmonic overtones that change delicately in response to touch over a warm, wide characteristic tone, DX7's electric piano sound took to world by storm.
4 * *

*DX7 sounds for CP5/CP50 are AWM2 (PCM sampled) voice.

Block Diagram