C.Bechstein A 208

A coveted parlor grand piano

About C. Bechstein A 208

A piano for all kinds of music, the C. Bechstein A 208 model is tailored to the needs of pros and amateur pianists in search of a premium instrument. 

The C. Bechstein Academy A 208 parlor grand piano is suitable for all styles of music and for solo performances and chamber music concerts alike. It boasts a stunning dynamic range and a wealth of nuances, and stands out for its incredibly balanced and precise action. Such high-quality characteristics at an accessible price make it easy to see why this model is coveted by conservatories the world over.

Weight: 827 lbs (375 kg)

Specifications

C. Bechstein Academy grand piano

Work Hours

1 year, 250 hours

Overall Character

Premium quality instruments with perfect voice and touch.

Soundboard (Wood)

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

Soundboard (Design)

Each soundboard is adapted to the individual models.

Acoustic Assembly

Carefully selected spruce, beech and pine

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.

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.

Pinblock (Material)

Hardwood multiplex.

Keyboard

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

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

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.

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).

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