CX Series


Crisp attack. Sparkling tone. Clean harmonies. This is the birth of a new series of grand pianos that builds on the legacy of Yamaha’s CFX concert grand piano.

The Legacy of the CFX Continues

Preserving tradition is not the same thing as refusing to change; rather, it is from the ongoing search for perfection that traditions emerge.
And when it comes to the tradition of crafting a grand piano, there is a sound, a tone to which only those who strive constantly to outdo themselves can aspire. For almost half a century, Yamaha's world-renowned C Series grand pianos have continued through a gradual process of refinement. The CFX full concert grand piano was built from the knowledge, techniques, and experience gained during this long period. Craftsmen poured everything they new into the creation of this instrument, seeking to attain sonic perfection and achieving bold new steps in piano design. The CX Series extends this work further, providing a clear sound with a clean attack, sparkling tone, and transparent harmonies, all encased in an elegant, flowing form.
The end result is a series of instruments that is refined in tone, yet bold in design—the product of a dedication to innovation that allows Yamaha to remain true to its musical heritage. CX Series pianos represent progress that is commensurate with Yamaha's 125th anniversary year - progress that will transform any room in which you play into a concert hall.

Music Wire

Revolutionary new music wire in the middle and treble registers offers beautiful sustain and harmony.


The hammers used in the CX Series utilize the same felt as the CFX, giving these pianos bright tonal colors and a finely nuanced sound.


As with the CF Series, Yamaha utilizes unique crown manufacturing techniques on CX Series pianos that allow the soundboard to resonate with the emotions of the performer.

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CX Series pianos feature a thickened back frame for improved support, providing a rich, resonant tone.

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CX Series pianos feature a thickened back frame for improved support, providing a rich, resonant tone.

One of the most important factors in achieving a rich tone is the support provided within the instrument. When playing powerful fortissimo the force exerted on the instrument causes it to bend slightly, losing energy. The part of the piano that accepts t...

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C2X Chrome

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The elegant Chrome hardware, beautifully lacquered interior and signature CX Series sound and touch of the C2X Chrome appeals to today’s diverse tastes in décor, as well as the most discerning musicians.



Superb balance and rich tone. Every inch of the compact CX Series instruments exudes Yamaha's passion for the ideal piano.

C1XOther colors available



They possess a clear, crisp sound, pure, and with a superb depth of tone.

C2XOther colors available



In setting out to design a piano that could resonate with the pianist, the designers of the CX Series have created instruments that can truly sing.

C3XOther colors available



The voice of a piano has a limitless facility for expression, shifting with the melody and overlaying notes into a wonderful harmony. CX Series pianos are high-grade grand pianos, possessing both power and subtlety.

C5XOther colors available



A powerful, forceful presence, CX Series pianos possess a wealth of reverberation, taking in the nuances of a player’s intentions and reflecting them in the depth and projection of the music itself.

C6XOther colors available



The top model in the CX Series is very close to a concert grand, and “sings” with a voice of refined grace.

C7XOther colors available

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