C. Bechstein A 175

An excellent mid-sized instrument that even demanding music lovers enjoy playing.

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About C.Bechstein A 175

C. Bechstein A 175: the genuine pleasure in playing. With its noble, elegant and dignified voice, this premium instrument is clearly rooted in the great Bechstein tradition. This also applies to the professional, high-precision action, which is manufactured with meticulous attention.

This German grand stands out for its precise action and richly nuanced voice. The basic parts for the C. Bechstein Academy A 175 model are made using complex processes and state-of-the-art technology, then post-processed by master piano-makers to provide each instrument with an individual voice.

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Weight: 736 lbs (334 kg)

Specifications

C. Bechstein Academy grand piano

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Work Hours

1 year, 250 hours

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Overall Character

Premium quality instruments with perfect voice and touch.

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Soundboard (Wood)

Mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations between 800 and 1,000 meters.

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Soundboard (Design)

Each soundboard is adapted to the individual models.

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Acoustic Assembly

Carefully selected spruce, beech and pine

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pinblock (Material)

Hardwood multiplex.

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Keyboard

Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional requirements.

Keyboard designed and engineered by the C. Bechstein R&D department.

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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.

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Action Assembly (Hammerheads)

Hammer heads made by C. Bechstein Germany. Materials: mahogany core covered with felt made in Germany of New Zealand wool using a secret, traditional method.

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Action Assembly (Design) C. Bechstein - Friction Control System (FCS)

Optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.

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C.Bechstein Individual Voicing

Individual voicing by expert technicians for a distinct, transparent, multifaceted voice.

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Case / Finish

Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish (high-gloss lacquer).