EXTREME MULTIMEDIA FOR THE PIANO
Opus7 is a cutting-edge wireless system that not only plays your piano
with breathtaking accuracy and artistry but also connects to the
Internet, opening a world of possibilities.
The Ultimate Piano Performance
Opus7 is the new standard for player piano technology. Now as never
before, this advanced player system brings the world’s finest piano
performances to your piano. Dynamic. Breathtaking. Live. Plus, this
exciting new technology turns your piano into a sophisticated home
entertainment system with an astounding line-up of features and benefits
including Internet connectivity. (See Internet-Ready below.)
The Invisible System
Opus7 is the invisible system—all of its electronics are hidden within
the piano. With Opus7, there’s nothing to spoil the beauty and classic
lines of your instrument.
A wireless, touchscreen conductor tablet allows full control of Opus7.
This lightweight and user-friendly device lets you control Opus7 from
any room in your home—even through walls! (Results may vary depending on
environmental conditions.) Opus7’s flexible architecture lets you chose
the interface you see on the screen: the elegant Flash, or the speedy,
simple HTML. You can operate your piano with a PDA, desktop, notebook
and other web-enabled devices.
Music Expansion —MX3 True Stereo
Opus7’s enormous capacity hard drive stores a virtually limitless number
of songs. With one source for your MIDI files and PianoDisc music, you
can organize, arrange and categorize custom play lists and libraries
based on theme, occasion, musical style or any other classification.
Turn on Opus7, select one of your MX3 libraries and enjoy hours of music
without once changing a disk or CD. Loaded with 40 hours of FREE
PianoDisc music, MX3 plays solo piano performances with true digital
stereo accompaniment for the fullest listening experience.
Opus7 is *Internet-ready for broadband users (not all broadband
connections are supported) to surf the web, receive mail, check stocks
or download music from remote locations. You can also download music
from PianoDisc.com and receive software upgrades automatically to your
system when it’s not in use.
With its built-in wireless network access, Opus7 can connect to a
variety of network-enabled devices. With this feature, the user
interface is accessible from any compatible PC, Macintosh or network
appliance. MX3 is accessible from networked PC or Macintosh computers.
(Certain restrictions apply. PianoDisc cannot support integration with
every network. User must be experienced in network management or consult
with a professional before integrating Opus7 with existing equipment or
The Opus7 design allows for a wide array of current and future hardware
and software enhancements. Design includes convenient USB ports.
Customized Play Lists
User-definable play lists allow you to customize what music to play.
Create play lists for every occasion! Program your piano to start and
stop playing at a preset time.
SilentDrive and NRC
Opus7’s SilentDrive and Note Release Control (NRC) provide precise
dynamic control of the piano’s keys and pedals. These revolutionary
patented technologies have forever changed player system performance by
providing greater fidelity and expression for each note and unparalleled
SilentDrive Plus is the latest enhancement to this technology. It is
available as an update. Contact your local PianoDisc dealer or PianoDisc
directly to obtain this easy to install update... and a free bonus disc!
This state-of-the-art, built-in sound card provides up to 128 different
sampled sounds that can individually accompany the piano performance.
Everything from bass and drums in a jazz trio, to a whole symphony
orchestra can play along with your piano.
Extreme Multimedia Entertainment
Opus7 is the ultimate home entertainment system for any occasion. Listen
to live piano performances with true live stereo accompaniment, over a
wide variety of amplification and output systems, including whole-house
audio systems or piano-mounted speakers via Opus7’s stereo output
Opus7 plays a wide variety of music from many different media sources:
Standard MIDI files (Type 0 and 1)
Opus7’s floppy disk drive allows you to copy floppy diskettes from
PianoDisc and a wide variety of Standard MIDI file publishers to MX3,
for the most convenient storage and playback. (Note: Playback of
non-PianoDisc media is supported but cannot be guaranteed.)
Opus7’s CD drive allows you to copy PianoCDs as well as standard audio
CDs (without playing the piano) to MX3 for the most convenient storage
Opus7 uses USB ports to connect the CD and floppy drives
Opus7 is *Internet-ready for broadband users to play music from
The modular MIDI interface provides connectivity to your piano as well
as a variety of external MIDI and audio devices:
A bi-directional 6-pin SDL connection enables communication with the
playback and record features of your piano. Three 5-pin DIN connectors
that provide MIDI IN, MIDI OUT and MIDI THRU allow easy integration with
external MIDI equipment. Stereo line-level RCA output jacks allow
connection to all external audio equipment.
Opus7’s unique PianoSync technology plays your piano in sync with the
original hit recordings of superstars like Billy Joel, Elton John, Rod
Stewart, Sting, Celine Dion and Tony Bennett. While their real CDs play
through your stereo speakers, PianoSync plays a live piano
accompaniment. PianoSync performances add a thrilling new dimension to
the music—they are as sophisticated and exciting as the CDS they
Opus7 is supported by a music library with thousands of titles in every
style of music from classical to classic rock, recorded by Grammy
winners, Billboard Top Ten artists and major international piano
competition winners. Many of these recordings also feature world-class
vocalists and a host of fabulous musicians ranging from a violin
virtuoso to a full symphony orchestra.
Performance Upgrade (includes TFT MIDI Record, PianoMute Rail and Stereo
Multi- track Recording
Opus7 is a recording studio in your home! You can use it to archive your
own piano performances, and with onboard sounds, you can record
different parts on individual tracks to create your own background
This feature will turn your acoustic piano into a MIDI Controller. With
this system you can use your acoustic piano's keyboard to record music
to a computer, send keyboard and pedal data to a digital piano, external
sound module, sequencer or other MIDI device.
QuietTime transforms your acoustic piano into an electronic keyboard.
Enjoy all of the fun features that make digital instruments so appealing
without sacrificing your acoustic instrument’s superior sound and touch.
When you activate QuietTime’s mute mechanism, the piano sound is created
digitally and channeled through headphones, for a private performance.
AudioForte A spectacular listening experience is yours with AudioForte,
a remarkable sound system designed for use with a PianoDisc-equipped
piano. This remarkable system actually turns the soundboard of a piano
into the perfect speaker, capable of reproducing sound with astounding
clarity and accuracy.
PianoAmp (Microphone Pickup) - Designed to “mike” an acoustic piano, the
pickup attaches to the soundboard of the piano, and connects to an audio
input on the Opus7. The acoustic piano and orchestrated accompaniment
will be heard anywhere there are speakers. Excellent for use with whole
house audio or surround sound systems. The results are nothing short of
Further info on the PianoDisc website:
* Note: not all broadband connections are supported. Internet access
requires subscription to and Internet Service Provider. Check ISP rules
before connecting to any network. Checking email requires a web-based
service. Customer is responsible for network security. PianoDisc cannot
guarantee support for third-party sites. Wireless results may vary by