Piano Disc Opus7
Extreme multi-media 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.
Description & Details
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 network.)
The Opus7 design allows for a wide array of current and future hardware and software enhancements. Design includes convenient USB ports.
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 connectors.
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 accompany.
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 and playback
- Opus7 uses USB ports to connect the CD and floppy drives
- Opus7 is *Internet-ready for broadband users to play music from PianoDisc.com.
- 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.