C.BECHSTEIN B-228 Academy (7’6”)


Semi-concert grand piano: a bravura instrument

Product Description

  • Top-class instrument with an impressive sound volume and a professional action
  • Made at the adjoining production site using high technology and the best materials
  • Professional action boasts special hammerheads made by C. Bechstein, Germany
  • Slower sound transfer velocity decisively contributes to the sublime majestic voice of the piano
  • Ideal for chamber music performances and playing in private music rooms

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Work hours 1 year, 250 hours
Overall character Premium quality instruments with perfect voice and touch.
Soundboard (wood) Mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations between 800 and 1,000 meters.
Soundboard (design) Each soundboard is adapted to the individual models.
Acoustic assembly (materials) Carefully selected spruce, beech and pine.
Cast-iron frame The special composition of the cast iron and the particular form of the frame dampen its vibrations and boost the string energy.
Agraffes / Capo bar Agraffes ensure precise positioning of the bass and middle strings. The treble strings rest on a capo bar that is part of the cast-iron frame.
C. Bechstein Bridge Calibration System (BCS) The bridges are made of German red beech using modern CNC technology. Precision down to a hundredth of a millimeter guarantees good transmission of sound and frequencies to the soundboard.
Pinblock (material) Hardwood multiplex.
Keyboard Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional requirements.
Keyboard designed by the C. Bechstein R&D department.
Action assembly Highly complex professional action made up of 2,000 parts and designed in accordance with C. Bechstein’s Keyboard and Action Engineering and Geometry standards.
Action assembly (hammerheads)
The hammerheads made by C. Bechstein Germany deliver the best dynamics and finest nuances.
Materials: mahogany core covered with felt made in Germany of New Zealand wool using a secret, traditional method.
Action assembly (design)
C. Bechstein – Friction Control System (FCS)
Optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.
Case / Finish Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish (high-gloss lacquer).
Dimension 190cm x 153cm (L x W)
Weight 418KG

All specifications subject to change without notice.