C. Bechstein A 175
An excellent mid-sized instrument that even demanding music lovers enjoy playing.
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.
Weight: 736 lbs (334 kg)
C. Bechstein Academy grand piano
1 year, 250 hours
Premium quality instruments with perfect voice and touch.
Mountain spruce grown slowly at elevations between 800 and 1,000 meters.
Each soundboard is adapted to the individual models.
Carefully selected spruce, beech and pine
The special composition of the cast iron and the particular form of the frame dampen its vibrations and boost the string energy.
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.
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.
Durable, resilient keyboard with ideal lever ratio that meets professional requirements.
Keyboard designed and engineered by the C. Bechstein R&D department.
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.
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.
Action Assembly (Design) C. Bechstein - Friction Control System (FCS)
Optimum weight and friction coefficients achieved by using the latest design technology.
C.Bechstein Individual Voicing
Individual voicing by expert technicians for a distinct, transparent, multifaceted voice.
Case / Finish
Case manufactured at the C. Bechstein production site from some twenty top-quality parts. Elegant finish (high-gloss lacquer).