52″ Upright Professional Collection Piano

Meticulously crafted from the finest materials, the YUS5 offers a refined look in an elegant upright design that delivers expressive control, superb sound and natural touch through Yamaha’s own Ivorite keyboard.

Crafted by Yamaha in Kakegawa, Japan
Soundboard: Spruce
Soundboard Ribs: Spruce
Back Posts: 5 – Spruce
Bridge Construction: Two-piece separated
Wood seasoned for destination: Yes
Frame: V-Pro Vacuum Shield Mold Process
Tone Escapement: Yes
Key Material: Seasoned spruce
White Key surfaces: Ivorite™
Black Key surfaces: Wood composite
Fallboard: Soft close
Fallboard lock: Yes
Pedal: Soft/Sostenuto/Damper
Caster: Front: Double-wheeled, Rear: Single-wheeled
Weight: 530 lbs (240 kg)

Colors/Finishes: Polished Ebony with mahogany accents

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Yamaha YUS Series

The world’s grandest upright.

The YUS Series are superbly crafted instruments with inspiringly rich sound and delicate balance. The simplicity of the cabinet gives superb acoustics to the subtlest note, and specially designed hammers provide rich tone. And the simple, meticulous design rounds out a piano that enhances the performance of professional and home pianists alike.

The YUS Series takes upright piano quality and performance to a new level. YUS Series pianos share many features from the Flagship CF Series pianos. From hand-wound German strings and concert quality hammer felt to meticulous voicing and regulation, a YUS brings out a range of colors more reminiscent of a grand piano than a traditional upright. It’s quite simply the grandest sounding upright available.

♢ Full length ribs into a notched liner
♢ Solid spruce soundboard and ribs
♢ Acoustibars
♢ Solid copper wound bass strings
♢ Hard maple bridges
♢ Aluminum alloy action rails
♢ Yamaha balanced action
♢ Beveled music rack
♢ Spruce keys with hardwood buttons
♢ Grand piano key travel
♢ Cut thread tuning pins
♢ Sostenuto pedal and mute lever
♢ Yamaha designed hammers with T-fasteners
♢ Vacuum Shield Mold Process (V-Pro) plate
♢ Seasoned for destination

The finest woods

The top ten percent of solid spruce from around the world is hand selected from the Kitami Mill in Hokkaido, Japan for the YUS piano soundboards. The crown is reinforced with full-length, solid spruce ribs for a refined, dynamic tone expected in a grand piano.


Superior voicing and regulation

YUS pianos are voiced and regulated by master technicians in Kakegawa, Japan to ensure that everything, from the strike of the hammers to the weight of the keys and depth of the key travel, are reminiscent of the finest grand piano.


Hand-wound European bass strings

Yamaha artisans wind each bass string by hand to the exacting standards and sound profile of every YUS piano at the factory in Kakegawa, Japan.


Concert-quality hammer felt

Yamaha took everything they learned from crafting the hammers of their flagship CFX concert grand, and redesigned the hammers of the YUS to bring out powerful, nuanced tones on an upright piano.


Room-filling sound

Each YUS piano features a proprietary Yamaha tone escapement system that helps provide the clarity of tone and power that is rarely found in an upright.


Back posts; forward-thinking

Years of cutting-edge research, including our proprietary wood-drying process, result in durable back posts that maintain their shape, strength and resonance for years to come.


Advanced V-Pro frame

Yamaha was the first company to use an advanced Vacuum Shield Mold casting technology called V-Pro to create a stronger, lighter, more durable frame. Every YUS Series piano features a full-perimeter frame built to exacting specifications at the Iwata Forge in Japan.


The world’s first aluminum action rail

Often copied but never equaled, the patented Yamaha aluminum action rail helps assure our piano keyboards are resistant to tiny fluctuations in humidity and temperature over time.


Seasoned for Destination

Yamaha specifically seasons this piano for the U.S. market. The tuning stability, finish and overall musical integrity are enhanced over the long life expected of a fine piano.