The intelligent, invisible player system with Apple Airport Express and iPad.
It's never been easier to operate an upright piano or a grand piano with a digital player system. You can operate the iQ HD Airport System very simply from your sofa, behind the bar or from a hotel reception desk. An Apple iPad is supplied for use as a control device. Additional music can be purchased from the PianoDisc shop. It is downloaded onto your PC using the MusicConnect software which transfers it to iTunes.
Wireless remote control via iPad - intuitive and easy
Plenty of memory for your favourite music
Comes with 550 pieces of music and 5 videos
"Imagine your piano played by one of the greatest pianists of all time; Rachmaninoff, Gould or Richter. Imagine it playing show tunes, classical, jazz or ragtime. Imagine it accompanying one of your favourite singers. Imagine your piano setting the mood for any occasion from an intimate dinner to a large gathering.
PianoDisc systems can be retrofitted to pianos of virtually any size, style or make, turning them into digital player pianos. Whether you have a grand piano or an upright, a new piano or used, PianoDisc has a system for you. There are also many options you can add that make PianoDisc even more appealing and valuable.
It’s important to remember that all PianoDisc systems offer full 88-note playback with 1024 levels of individual note expression per key "
Available as a retrofit via Besbrode Pianos. Cost is £9000 + VAT. This includes transportation of your acoustic piano to our workshops and back to your place of residence. System fully fitted by PianoDisc specialists.
If you are interested in trying out a PianoDisc system, pop down to our Leeds showroom. Call Steven Leeming on 0113 244 8344 or email email@example.com for more information
This model from the iQ series is perfect for both professional and private use. It requires minimal changes to the existing instrument. Once fitted you can continue to use your instrument as an acoustic piano or digital player piano. The iPod App and Video App in Apple's iPad serve as a user interface. The system is supplied with a special WLAN audio receiver as well as an iPad from Apple.
Twenty-one pre-selected albums have been already factory installed on the iPad. This means from the first day of use the iPad offers more than nineteen hours of music from PianoDisc's music library. With the ipod App, playback lists can be easily set to shuffle mode for playback, repetition of the entire list or individual titles. From here you can also control the volume.
The iPad can be connected to the internet via WLAN in order to surf the web, receive emails or select more music from the PianoDisc website.
The iPad also supports MIDI. This opens up the possibility of usinf iQ Airport and the Apple iPad as a compositional tool.
Watch this PianoDisc iQ system in action: "And I am telling you" by Jennifer Hudson on a Steinway grand piano retrofitted with a PianoDisc iQ HD Airport system at Besbrode Pianos. The speakers beneath the piano amp up the vocals whilst the piano accompanies the melody.
PianoDisc iQ HD Airport Player Piano System : Overview
PianoDisc iQ HD Flex player system
Hours of pre-selected PianoDisc music
5 year manufacturers guarantee
Available retrofit to most grand and upright pianos
Fitting and servicing by trained specialists
Compatible with other MIDI devices
Power failure safe
Plays all 88 keys and operates the dampers
Plays the acoustic piano softly at low volume
Possibility of playing music by third party vendors
Compatible music formats: MP3 and MPEG4
1024 dynamic levels internally
Damper control with soft down operation
Level function for adjusting the volume in the iQ system to the voume control of the audio player being used. This function automatically controls the balance between the volume of the pianos and the background music through speakers
Synch function for controlling the synchronisation of the audio accompaniment with the piano music
If you are interested in trying out the iQ HD Airport system, Tel: 0113 244 8344 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
PianoDisc QuietTime® GT-2 Silent System
Playing the piano - just for you.
Have you ever wanted to sit down and practise late at night but are concerned about your neighbours. Sometimes there is a need for peace and quiet especially in more compact modern housing. Are you practising a major piece but don't want that repeated phrase to drive your family crazy. Do you want to play a duet with your piano teacher without being disturbed by the environment. There is a solution; PianoDisc QuietTime GT2.
The QuietTime muterail was constructed for easy operation. By pulling a lever, a mute rail is activated which comes between the piano's hammers and its strings. Your instrument can also be played as a Silent Piano, normal piano or an acoustic piano with accompaniment.
Available as a retrofit via Besbrode Pianos. Cost is £2750 + VAT. System fully fitted by PianoDisc specialists either at our workshops or in your own home. Transportation costs extra if required.
Use this system:
Practise your piano day and night, at any volume without disturbing anyone else
Recording studio und home recordings
Record your play with the home hi-fi system
Restaurants, bars and hotels
Distribute the sound of a live concert evenly throughout the different rooms
Mute your instrument and listen to your playing through your headphones. With QuietTime you can play a duet or your piano teacher can listen to you as well
PianoDisc QuietTime® GT-2 Silent System : Technical Specification
System comes with reliable and long-lasting sensor technology. The sensor bar is installed under the keys of the upright or grand piano. It has 88 key sensors that measure the movements of every single key and convert them to general MIDI data. Every QuietTime kit comes with a stop bar. This bar stops the hammers before they touch the strings. The bar moves allowing the piano to be played normally as well.
64 note polyphony
Available for upright pianos
Tones: Piano, church organ + 126 more sounds
GT-2 mute rail for upright pianos
Recording and playback function
Metronome with selectable tempos, bar, rhythm and selectable volume levels
Reverb, chorus, dynamic curves, pitch and transposition effects