The DG-55 is digital piano and therefore never needs tuning. Additionally you can play with headphones without disturbing others around you. It has a built-in metronome and music recorder function, so you can practice, and record with a programmed time reference and listen back to your performances. Plus there are Stereo line In and Out Jacks that allow you to attach powered speaker monitors to enhance your current sound delivery system or listen to your MP3 player, or other audio device through the piano's sound delivery system. The MIDI Out Jack plus the USB Port offer expanded capabilities for future enhancements.
The DG-55 has features that can enhance your playing skills such as Play Along Songs. The DG-55 has over 50 play along songs that allow you to practice playing your left and right hands separately first and then using both hands simultaneously as have learned the musical piece. The familiar standard songs are an excellent way to sharpen your playing skills.
The Artesia DG-55 features a Luxuriously crafted enclosure with a beautiful polished seven layer hand rubbed Ivory gloss finish to give a deep, rich luster. The fallboard is designed such that the panel controls can be completely hidden making the instrument appear like a real acoustic grand piano! And the matching duet storage bench is perfect for storing your sheet music and wide enough for two to sit and play together.
The Artesia DG-55 natural balanced hammer action keyboard brings the feel of an acoustic grand piano to your finger tips. Its advanced, weighted hammer action design offers excellent response and smooth playability that will satisfy even the most demanding teacher or professional performer.
The DG-55 offers incredible sound realism with its acoustic sound sample processing. It records the actual acoustic instrument capturing their remarkable depth, expression and essence. Instruments such as Pianos, Guitars, Wood Winds and Brass Instruments, plus Drums, Percussion, Synthesizers and so many more. All instrument voices have incredible dynamic response.
The Duet Function allows both the teacher and student to play on the same keyboard together. The Piano is divided into two keyboard areas, which allow both teacher and student to play the same piano sound in the same octave. Additionally the pedal function changes so that the left and right pedals are now designated as sustain pedals for both teacher and student to use.
The DG-55 has a convenient USB Port and comes with a thumb drive that is loaded with hundreds of pre-recorded songs that you can playback for your listening pleasure. You can play along with these pre-recorded pieces. Practice sessions can be recorded onto the thumb drive for later review.
The DG-55 automatically produces full backing parts. It's like having an expert band playing with you, following your every move and chord change.
The DG-55 is Bluetooth compatible which allows you to play along with your favorite songs or turn your piano into a home entertainment center for the whole family to enjoy. Simply adjust your Bluetooth device (smart phone, tablet or laptop) to play through the DG-55's powerful four speaker stereo amplifier system.
An easy-to-use internal song recorder will save your playing or sudden inspiration at any moment. Just with a touch of a button. For more advanced projects, the Multi-tracked Recorder offers a full 16-tracks of recording channels.