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He traded in his C7 and bought it from Faust Harrison.

A short FB video shows off how good it sounds, even with just an iPhone mic. He'll be posting a lot more videos on it I'm sure. If there's any interest I'll keep you updated.

Super excited for him. He's a hard worker as a film composer and teacher. An excellent player.

https://www.facebook.com/1218698493/videos/10220560188774219/

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Originally Posted by Dave Ferris
He traded in his C7 and bought it from Faust Harrison.

A short FB video shows off how good it sounds, even with just an iPhone mic. He'll be posting a lot more videos on it I'm sure. If there's any interest I'll keep you updated.

Super excited for him. He's a hard worker as a film composer and teacher. An excellent player.

https://www.facebook.com/1218698493/videos/10220560188774219/
Sweet sounding piano! Congrats to him!


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Oh that IS lovely. Do update us.

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Man that sounds so good! Congratulations to him.


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I'm still trying to decide whether to do the same...

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Better audio recorded with a Zoom recorder.


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Oooh just listened to both videos (with my good headphones). Sounds gorgeous!!


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What other instruments did he consider before deciding on the S7X? Any idea why he chose this one?

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Originally Posted by Sonepica
What other instruments did he consider before deciding on the S7X? Any idea why he chose this one?
You listened to the video, right?


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Very nice, indeed!

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Sorry but the treble of that S7X sounds so thin and lifeless. I don't know whether it is the recording.
Though it says better recording with a Zoom recorder for the second video posted. So the quality must be okay. But still...

How about this Yamaha (not an S7X apparently)


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Sorry I don't care at all for that. Probably has a lot to do with the music for me as well. wink

The S7X tone has a warmer quality to it. I HIGHLY prefer the music and the piano to this.

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Originally Posted by Sonepica
What other instruments did he consider before deciding on the S7X? Any idea why he chose this one?

Hailun, I guess...


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There must be something wrong with the Zoom audio recording.

Because the high treble of that S7X sound like a toy piano.

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Thanks for posting that, Dave. Sounds absolutely gorgeous from C6 down. It's almost like the strike point adjustment is wrong in the top octave, isn't it?


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Originally Posted by Hakki
Sorry but the treble of that S7X sounds so thin and lifeless. I don't know whether it is the recording.
Though it says better recording with a Zoom recorder for the second video posted. So the quality must be okay. But still...
The idea that a piano with an SMP of 100K selected by a professional musician who already has a very nice piano could really fit your description is not reasonable IMO.

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I've played an S7X, and I can confirm that the strings in the upper treble are made of wood. This is undoubtedly what is causing the lifeless sound in the treble. It was a silly decision by Yamaha, but they're invested in it now and it is what it is.

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Originally Posted by Sonepica
I've played an S7X, and I can confirm that the strings in the upper treble are made of wood. This is undoubtedly what is causing the lifeless sound in the treble. It was a silly decision by Yamaha, but they're invested in it now and it is what it is.

How do they make treble strings out of wood?


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Originally Posted by j&j
Originally Posted by Sonepica
I've played an S7X, and I can confirm that the strings in the upper treble are made of wood. This is undoubtedly what is causing the lifeless sound in the treble. It was a silly decision by Yamaha, but they're invested in it now and it is what it is.

How do they make treble strings out of wood?

I was thinking the same thing, j&j, but didn't want to say anything. I've heard of "cat-gut" guitar strings, but never a wood piano string.

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