What is the difference between Yamaha’s SH2 and SC2 Silent Pianos?

By Lucy Maddox - April 01, 2019

 

 The innovative technology of the Silent Piano is becoming increasingly popular among pianists of all ages and abilities, allowing you to practice day and night without disturbing anyone.

 

With advancements in the sound-muting performance of the Silent Piano, SH2 has now replaced SH and SC2 has replaced SG2.

 

Are you interested in buying a piano with this impressive silencing system but are wondering ‘what is the difference between the SH2 and SC2 versions?’

We have outlined in a table below the different specifications of these Silent Piano systems; all other specifications are the same.

 

Specifications

SH2

SC2

Hammer Sensors

Non-contact 2-point optical fiber sensor

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Number of Voices

20

10

Voice Selection

CFX Grand, Bösendorfer Imperial, Upright Piano, Pop Grand, Ballad Grand, Stage E.Piano, DX E.Piano, Vintage E.Piano, Harpsichord 8', Harpsichord 8'+4', Celesta, Organ Principal, Organ Tutti, Jazz Organ, Strings, Choir, Synth Pad, Piano + Strings, Piano + Pad, Piano + DX E.Piano

CFX Grand, Bösendorfer Imperial, Upright Piano, Stage E.Piano, DX E.Piano, Vintage E.Piano, Harpsichord 8', Celesta, Organ Principal, Jazz Organ

Pre-set Songs

20 Voice Demo Songs, 50 Classics

10 Voice Demo Songs, 50 Classics

MIDI Recording/

Playback

Yes (Number of Songs: 10)

Yes (Number of Songs: 1)

Bluetooth

Yes (Audio)

-

MIDI

MIDI IN/MIDI OUT

-

Audio

AUX IN: Stereo mini jack, AUX OUT: [L/L+R][R] (Standard phone jack)

AUX IN: Stereo mini jack

USB

USB TO DEVICE/USB TO HOST

USB TO DEVICE

Power Consumption

12W (when using PA-300C AC adaptor)

11W (When using PA-300C AC adaptor)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Which Pianos have which system?

 

SH2

SC2

 

Upright Pianos

Models: U series, P series, YUS series, SE series, SU7

Grand Pianos

Model: GC series, CX series, SX series

Upright Pianos

Model: B series

Grand Pianos

Model: GB1K

 

For a more in-depth look at the science and technology behind the Silent Piano click here.

If you are interested in sampling any silent pianos then please get in touch with renowned piano shop, Coach House Pianos.

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