Yamaha Arius Model YDP-S52


Yamaha YDPS52Arius Series
Digital Piano





Features  |  Specifications


Slim-line ARIUS meets authenticity.

Your life, your style, your piano. Advanced digital piano functionality with a modern slim design.

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Decorate your living room with music

Stylish and compact, the YDP-S52 digital piano offers authentic piano performance in an smart, practical design available in both black and white wood finishes that are the perfect complement to any room.


Elegant, advanced piano performance.



PureCF sound engine delivers well-balanced, rich, expressive Voices.

The YDP-S52 is equipped with a PureCF sound engine. This piano sound was recorded from Yamaha's renowned CFIIIS concert grand piano, heard on stages all over the world. It also offers an authentic performance experience, allowing for rich, natural reverberation even on complex passages with flurries of notes and extensive use of the pedal. The YDP-S52 lets you to enjoy relaxed, stress-free playing whether you're practicing at home or playing during lessons.

A Synthetic Ivory Graded Hammer (GH) keyboard provides authentic acoustic piano playability and comfort

Enjoy authentic grand piano touch with the feel of this synthetic ivory keyboard. The keys absorb moisture from your fingers while you play to prevent slipping and keep you comfortable.


Reverb that reproduces the distinctive ambience of a wide range of performance venues.

These professional quality effects reproduce the natural reverberation heard in concert halls and other performance venues. Enjoy the ambience of concert hall recitals, live gigs in jazz clubs and more, all in the comfort of your own home. 

[Recital hall]
Clear reverberation, as heard in a medium-size hall used for piano recitals.
[Concert hall]
Bright and gorgeous reverb sound, as heard in a large concert hall for orchestral performances.
Suitable for playing chamber music, the intimate reverb sound in a spacious room, as experienced during classical music recitals. 
The vivid reverb sound in a live music venue or jazz club.

Simple operation and outstanding natural feel every day!



Stereophonic Optimizer: a new kind of headphone experience


Unique to Yamaha, the Stereophonic Optimizer adjusts the sound when listening via headphones, giving you the feeling that you're hearing the piano as if you didn't have headphones on!





Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC)


The YDSP-S52 is equipped with Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC), which adjusts the sound automatically, allowing players to enjoy balanced sound at any volume level.





Acoustic Optimizer


The body of the YDP-S52 contains Acoustic Optimizers that physically regulate the flow of sound and control tone. A new technology developed from Yamaha's intimate knowledge of the acoustic properties of musical instruments, Acoustic Optimizers deliver a natural, smooth sound across the entire keyboard.





Simple operation using the free Digital Piano Controller app!


Our special free app, "Digital Piano Controller," allows you to control the many functions included in compatible Yamaha digital pianos with your iPhone or iPad, for even easier operation. Voices, Reverb and other settings can be selected while looking at the screen, making it easy to enjoy new functions with ease. You can also save your favorite settings for quick recall at any time.




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Dimensions Width 1,353mm
Height 792mm (Key cover open 976mm)
Depth 309mm / Key cover open 317mm *with anti-fall brackets attached 404mm
Weight Weight 37.8 kg

Control Interface


Keyboard Number of Keys 88
Type Graded Hammer (GH) Keyboard with Synthetic ivory keytops
Touch Sensitivity Hard/Medium/Soft/Fixed
Pedal Number of Pedals 3
Half Pedal Yes
Functions Damper/Sostenuto/Soft
Panel Language English



Key Cover Key Cover Style Folding
Music Rest Yes



Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology Pure CF Sound Engine
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 192
Preset Number of Voices 10



Types Reverb Yes(4 types?
Intelligent Acoustic Control (IAC) Yes
Damper Resonance Yes
Functions Dual/Layers Yes
Duo Yes



Preset Number of Preset Songs 10 Demo Songs, 50 Piano Preset Songs
Recording Number of Songs 1
Number of Tracks 2
Data Capacity 100KB per song (approx. 11,000 notes)
Recording Function Yes
Compatible Data Format Playback SMF (Format 0 & 1)
Recording SMF (Format 0)



Demo/Help Demonstration 10
Overall Controls Metronome Yes
Tempo Range 5 - 280
Transpose -6 to 0, 0 to +6
Tuning 414.8 - 440.0 - 466.8 Hz

Storage and Connectivity


Storage Internal Memory Total maximum size approx. 900KB (User Song: One Song approx. 100KB / Loading song data from a computer (Up to 10 songs)
Connectivity Headphones Standard stereo phone jack x 2

Amplifiers and Speakers


Amplifiers 20W x 2
Speakers Oval (12cm x 6cm) x 2
Acoustic Optimizer Yes

Power Supply


Power Supply PA-300C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
Auto Power Off Yes
Power Consumption 14W (When using PA-300C power adaptor)



Included Accessories Song Book "50 Greats for the Piano"
AC Adaptor PA-300C


*Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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