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PianoDisc IQ Flash
PianoDisc is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of player piano systems. The company was founded in 1988, and in very short order became one of the most successful, innovative and influential companies in the music products industry.
PianoDisc Smart player piano systems can be added to pianos of virtually any size, style or make, turning them into modern player pianos. Whether you have a grand piano or an upright, a new piano or used piano, PianoDisc has a system for you. There are also many options you can add that make PianoDisc even more appealing and valuable.
Imagine your piano played by Rachmaninoff, Mozart or Bach — some of the greatest artists the world has known. Imagine it playing Broadway show tunes, classical, jazz improvisations or the music of Grammy and Top Ten artists like Adele, Michael Bublé, Taylor Swift, and Frank Sinatra—all your favorite music. Imagine your piano setting the stage for every occasion from dinner for two to a houseful of company. Imagine a player piano by PianoDisc.
PianoDisc The Intelligent Player System:
Give Your Piano an iQ
The iQ Intelligent Player System can be operated with your choice of any external music player including popular music delivery devices such as MP3, iPod, iPad or Android. With iQ, you can control the piano from any compatible music player, while the SilentDrive HD system delivers a beautiful, fully expressive piano performance — even at whisper-soft levels. PianoDisc’s revolutionary iQ acts as a bridge between today’s latest music playback technology and PianoDisc’s elegant SilentDrive HD reproducing piano system.
Easy to Operate
With the swipe of the hand, iQ makes operating your reproducing player system easier than ever. You can now operate your piano from a familiar device such as your iPad or iPod or Samsung Galaxy. Play, pause, stop and adjust volume, as you normally would, and the piano will respond. All of your music is safely stored on your device or in the cloud.
Smart and Invisible
iQ gives you the flexibility to enjoy a truly invisible system, with no visible electronics mounted on the piano. An Airport WiFi router is mounted underneath the piano to communicate with your iPad, or other mobile device.
The iQ Flash front-end MP3 player offers our customers ease of operation and includes a wireless remote control. Specifically designed by PianoDisc to work with iQ smart technology, the flexible system features include integrated balance control for just the right mix of piano and accompaniment, HD playback with 1,024 levels of dynamic expression playback per note, built-in SD Card and USB slots and repeat and shuffle feature. Wireless and record options are available with the iQ Flash.
Plays Your Favorite Music
With iQ, you’ll enjoy piano performances created by the world’s finest pianists and musicians. With one of the largest music libraries in the world, titles in every category from classical to rock to sacred, and literally thousands of songs to choose from, PianoDisc is sure to have all your favorites. Including Billy Joel, Faith Hill, Ray Charles, Jimmy Buffett, Michael Bublé and many more.
Entertains in Style
Whether you entertain in grand style, or prefer smaller gatherings, the world’s smartest reproducing system will be the center of attention, entertaining your guests for hours. Dine to it, dance with it, or just enjoy the ambiance it provides for any occasion.
Create, Enjoy, Learn
Not only entertain, but also create your own recordings with the ProRecord option using our own ProRecord App. Learn how to play with all of the compatible Apps available using your iQ or ProRecord system with Silent piano option.
SilentDrive HD with RealiTouch
Now featuring whisper soft volume control, PianoDisc continues to refine and improve piano reproduction with the new SilentDrive HD with RealiTouch processing engine. The subtle nuances and interpretation of the original performances are now more faithfully played back with note release control of each individual key. The result is a more fluid and lifelike reproduction of the original performance, filled with expression, feeling and emotion.
The latest Bluetooth MIDI technology is now compatible with your iQ intelligent player system. Just plug the optional adapter into the SilentDrive CPU to enjoy bi-directional MIDI without the wires. With a wireless MIDI connection to your iPad, you can record and play instantly to any number of professional
music apps. Or, learn to play the piano without wires getting in the way. You can even use Bluetooth technology to wirelessly calibrate your PianoDisc system from the comfort of your sofa. The mi.1 Bluetooth adapter is an optional accessory, available now from PianoDisc. It requires a SilentDrive HD
CPU board manufactured later than 2015. Available Option.
ProRecord & ProRecord App
ProRecord Optical Record with QuietTime
The new ProRecord IV Optical Key Sensor system was designed by and for musicians, and offers ease of use with high-quality playback performances. Perfect for the professional or beginner player who is interested in turning their acoustic piano into a digital/acoustic hybrid piano with USB, MIDI and optional silent QuietTime piano functions. Learn to play, compose, create sheet music, or capture your own performances right at your piano.
This breakthrough technology is available only with ProRecord. Now you can capture and playback difficult trills played from the top-of-the-key, as well as dynamic range and fortissimo sensitivity. Upgrade programs available and works with the iOS ProRecord App.
Play Anytime, Night or Day without disturbing others
Nearly everyone enjoys the sound of live piano music, but there are times when silence is either necessary or just appreciated. With QuietTime, an accomplished pianist or piano student can practice anytime day or night without disturbing others.
Mute your piano and listen to your performance through headphones using the onboard tone generator as the mute rail catches the hammers before they strike the piano strings while 88 optical sensors fitted beneath your keys measure each keystroke and generate the appropriate general MIDI data.
• At Home: Play and compose without disturbing others
• Education & Institutions: Ideal for individual or classroom instruction and silent practice
• Hotels, restaurants, churches: Utilize the ProRecord Audio Outputs to distribute the digital sounds through a sound system
• 5-Year Warranty Included on all system parts
With the new user-friendly ProRecord iOS app, playing and recording great music on your piano is now as easy as using your iPhone or iPad. The ProRecord app allows users to easily select from a variety of sounds to play, adjust the type and amount of reverb added to the sound, add chorus or delay, and change the transposition of the sound. The onboard metronome can also be controlled by the ProRecord app, allowing adjustment of beats per measure, tempo, and volume of the click. The app makes recording and playback of performances easy and intuitive. Online demo songs can be selected and played from the ProRecord app. Take full advantage of all features and benefits that ProRecord has to offer with the elegant user interface
of the ProRecord iOS App. Easily make changes and adjustments in addition to setup without complicated key combinations.
The PianoDisc Radio App provides simple access to PianoDisc’s 24/7 streaming station Classical music & More. The app has a scheduling feature that allows you to schedule your piano to start and stop playing automatically. PD Radio App is universal and will run on your iPad, iPad Mini, iPod Touch, and iPhone. Once you purchase the app, all future updates are free. The Holiday Christmas music station runs during November and December and Jazz,
International and World Music stations are planned for the future!
Optimize your PianoDisc experience and improve your performance with the PianoDisc Remote app designed specifically for PianoDisc iQ systems. Works wirelessy using AirPlay technology and works with AirPort Express and AppleTV! Fine-tune and save settings for volume and balance levels between piano and audio accompaniment. Simple mute feature for audio or piano allowing you to play your own piano parts. Also, includes user-friendly playlist feature for organizing and scheduling music.
PianoDisc Calibrate app allows easier access to your PianoDisc system’s settings that control playback and key sensing. The app is a companion for PianoDisc reproducing player systems equipped with SilentDrive HD and/or ProRecord systems. Professional PianoDisc installers can now easily and properly calibrate and program the PianoDisc system to the geometrical parameters and design of any piano action, old, new, grand or upright. Some of the important settings necessary for optimum playback performance of your PianoDisc system include, Key and Pedal Hold Force, Individual Key Calibration, Note and Pedal Release Control, Firmware Updates (for CPUs manufactured since 2015) and other important settings to give you and your piano the ultimate concert performance!
PLEASE NOTE: This app is designed to be used by professional installers who have completed the PianoDisc installation training program. The app allows access to system settings that control playback and key sensing. Improper adjustment is not covered under warranty, and may adversely affect playback.
Thousands of apps are compatible with your iQ Intelligent player system presenting you with a multimedia powerhouse of applications. Learn to play, record and archive, or edit your performance. Create by recording, orchestrating, and composing your own music. Or for sheer entertainment, use apps created for enjoying the music and videos of your favorite PianoDisc performances.
Music & Video Library
The PianoDisc music collection is unrivaled in the industry and one of the world’s largest libraries for piano. You will find thousands of songs in every genre from Jazz to Rock to the greatly treasured classical compositions by the world’s finest composers like Mozart, Bach and Rachmaninoff!
And if you happen to like today’s popular favorites, choose from Adele, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Katy Perry, Pink, Pharrell Williams or Billy Joel just to name a few!
Also included is our highly recognized “PianoDisc Artist Library” featuring high quality original performances of some of today’s great contemporary Concert Artists specializing in Classical, Jazz, Popular, Sacred, Ragtime, Candlelight & Wine, Latin and more!
A large complimentary music bundle is included with your PianoDisc system. To expand your collection, use our convenient online music store on the PianoDisc website and take advantage of weekly specials. Also, take advantage of our Free 24/7 PianoDisc Radio Station and listen to our Classical & More station!
High Quality Reproduction
Combined with proprietary technology SilentDrive HD RealiTouch, PianoDisc takes meticulous care capturing, recording and editing the original artists performance. The result being high quality recording that accurately captures and plays back the artists original performance from the artists subtle expressiveness of feelings and emotions to a masterful rendering of dynamic nuances reproduced on your piano.
Contact PianoDisc today and ask for a complimentary Catalog. Or visit www.PianoDisc.com today and peruse our Music Store or download our Music Library Catalog!
History’s greatest piano performances played by your piano!
New Video Innovation
PianoDisc now offers to its users a free concert demonstration on YouTube called PianoTube LIVE. The exclusive PianoDisc channel delivers high-quality HD video performance to your own home, with the magnificent sound and excitement of a live, in-person, acoustic piano performance on your own piano. Literally see and hear the artist perform on your piano equipped with iQ Intelligent Player System.
At PianoDisc we are dedicated to giving our customers the ultimate experience with their piano. We believe this begins with a better warranty, a helpful, knowledgeable and friendly service and support department, and longer technical support hours. While competing warranties are usually two years, PianoDisc products are always guaranteed for five years. The Five Year Warranty* gives you the comfort and satisfaction of knowing we will be there for you. The warranty also includes a 90 day labor* warranty for work on, or to replace factory defective parts.* Our technical support helpline is open 15 hours a day on weekdays, and 8 hours on Saturday.
• Power 5 VDC, 1A
• Display 1.75″ (44mm) blue LED backlit
• Line-in stereo RCA
• Line-out stereo RCA
• Media types: USB Flash, SD/MMC Flash
• File format: MP3 (256 kbps recommended)
• Remote control IR credit-card style