Yamaha Arius YDP-165 Digital Piano


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Discover the world of music with the Yamaha Arius YDP165 Digital Piano, a sophisticated instrument that amalgamates luxury, quality, and technology to produce a truly immersive piano playing experience. Designed with precision and careful attention to detail, the YDP165 stands as a testament to Yamaha’s legacy of musical excellence and innovation.

The sound of the YDP165 is masterfully sampled from Yamaha’s premier CFX concert grand piano, widely recognized for its vibrant highs and resonant bass tones. This digital piano flawlessly reproduces these characteristics, offering an exceptionally expressive sound that remains true across all keys. From delicate melodies to powerful chords, the YDP165 allows you to explore the breadth of your musical creativity in a manner that is both genuine and deeply moving.

The YDP165 is no less remarkable in terms of its playability. Its 88-key Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard replicates the tactile experience of an acoustic piano, naturally progressing from a heavier touch in the lower keys to a lighter one in the higher octaves. A unique feature of this model is its half-damper function, which mimics the damper action on a grand piano, granting you an extensive range of expressive variation.

In addition, the YDP165 leverages groundbreaking Virtual Resonance Modeling Lite (VRM Lite) technology to authentically emulate the rich sympathetic resonance typical of a grand piano. The result is a sound that is as complex as it is captivating, infused with tones that respond organically to your playing and pedaling.

The YDP165 also comes equipped with a variety of user-friendly features designed to enhance your playing experience. It includes 10 built-in instrument voices and an impressive library of 353 songs, composed of renowned classical pieces and comprehensive practice exercises. Furthermore, it supports Yamaha’s free Smart Pianist app, enabling you to easily operate the various voice functions of the instrument, view scores of built-in songs, and customize the tonal quality and resonance settings of the piano sound.

Care has been taken to ensure the YDP165 offers a comfortable listening experience. The instrument employs innovative technology that optimally adjusts the sound balance according to the set volume, ensuring a sound that’s easy on the ears, even during extended practice sessions. The YDP165 also incorporates a Stereophonic Optimizer effect that mimics the expansive sound experienced when seated before an acoustic grand piano, even when wearing headphones.

Encased in a stylish cabinet that seamlessly blends straight lines with elegant curves characteristic of a grand piano, the Yamaha Arius YDP165 Digital Piano is available in a range of colors to complement your interior decor. In keeping with a commitment to safety, the YDP165 features a Volume Limiter function to protect your hearing from excessive sound over the speakers or headphones. It also allows for easy recording and playback of performances, making it an invaluable tool for learners and seasoned players alike.

The Yamaha Arius YDP165 Digital Piano is not just an instrument, but a trusted companion on your musical journey. Whether you’re an aspiring musician or an accomplished performer, the YDP165 ensures an unparalleled playing experience that lets your creativity flourish. This digital piano is the result of Yamaha’s expertise and dedication to providing exceptional musical experiences, making it a worthy addition to any music lover’s collection.

Additional information

Piano Finish

Satin Black, Satin White, Rosewood, White Ash


Captivating Sound Quality

Immerse yourself in the exceptional sound of the Yamaha Arius YDP165 Digital Piano. Borrowing the signature tone from Yamaha’s flagship CFX concert grand piano, the YDP165 delivers sound with stunning clarity, rich harmonics, and impressive resonance. This dynamic range of sound offers an unparalleled musical experience, sure to inspire creativity.

Exceptional Playability

Experience the natural feel of an acoustic piano with the YDP165’s 88-key Graded Hammer 3 (GH3) keyboard. This keyboard provides a heavy touch for the lower notes, which gradually becomes lighter for the higher octaves, reproducing the authentic playability of a grand piano. The innovative half-damper feature adds another layer of expressive control, contributing to the instrument’s remarkable playability.

Virtual Resonance Modeling Lite (VRM Lite)

Through the implementation of VRM Lite technology, the YDP165 beautifully replicates the complex sympathetic resonance inherent to grand pianos. This groundbreaking feature creates a richly varied sound, enhancing the depth and authenticity of your musical expression.

Vast Library of Built-In Songs and Voices

Expand your musical horizons with the YDP165’s comprehensive library of 10 instrument voices and 353 built-in songs. This impressive collection includes renowned classical pieces and a wide range of practice exercises, serving both as a learning tool and a source of inspiration.

Integration with Smart Pianist App

Get the most out of the YDP165 by pairing it with Yamaha’s free Smart Pianist app. This app simplifies instrument navigation, allows access to scores of built-in songs, and provides customization options for tonal quality and resonance settings. All these features combined create an intuitive and personalized piano-playing experience.

Designed for Comfortable Listening

The YDP165 employs innovative technology to optimize the sound balance based on the set volume, resulting in a soothing and ear-friendly sound even during lengthy playing sessions. Its Stereophonic Optimizer effect provides the natural, spacious sound usually experienced when seated in front of an acoustic grand piano, even when you’re wearing headphones.

Stylish and Customizable Design

The Yamaha Arius YDP165 Digital Piano exhibits a blend of style and elegance, with its straight lines and grand piano-like curves. Available in a variety of color options, the YDP165 is not just an instrument, but also a tasteful addition to your living space.

Advanced Recording and Playback Features

Unlock new ways of learning and practicing with the YDP165’s advanced recording and playback features. These tools provide the ability to record performances, practice along with pre-recorded parts, or even layer different voices for more complex arrangements.

Hearing Protection with Volume Limiter

Prioritizing your safety, the YDP165 includes a Volume Limiter function. This feature allows you to set a fixed maximum volume level, protecting your hearing from excessive sound while using speakers or headphones.

Synthetic Ivory and Ebony Keytops

The YDP165 features synthetic ivory and ebony keytops, providing a touch reminiscent of traditional pianos and enhancing the instrument’s overall playing experience. This attention to detail demonstrates Yamaha’s commitment to delivering a piano experience that is as authentic as possible.


Width 1,357 mm [53-7/16″]
Height 849 mm [33-27/64″] (With music rest raised: 1,003 mm [39-31/64″])
Depth 422 mm [16-5/8″]
Weight 42.0 kg (92 lbs., 10 oz.)
Number of Keys 88
Keyboard Type Type
Touch Response Hard/Medium/Soft/Fixed
Number of Pedals 3: Damper (with half-pedal function), Sostenuto, Soft
Functions Damper, Sostenuto, Soft
Key Cover Style Sliding
Music Rest Yes
Piano Sound Yamaha CFX
Key-off Samples Yes
Smooth Release Yes
Virtual Resonance Modeling Lite (VRM Lite) Yes
Number of Polyphony (Max.) 192
Number of Voices 10
Reverb 4
Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) Yes
Stereophonic Optimizer Yes
Dual/Layers Yes
Duo Yes
Number of Preset Songs 10 voice demo songs + 50 classics + 303 lesson songs
Number of Recordings 1
Number of Tracks 2
Data Capacity Approx. 150 KB/Song (approx. 11,000 notes)
Playback SMF (Format 0, Format 1)
Recording SMF (Format 0)
Headphones Standard stereo phone jack (x 2)
DC IN 16 V
Amplifiers 20 W x 2
Speakers 12 cm x 2
Power Consumption 13 W (When using PA-300C AC adaptor)
Auto Power Off Yes
Power Supply PA-300C