Silent Pianos combine the best of Acoustic and Digital Pianos. The Silent Piano can be added on any Yamaha grand or upright piano Yamaha’s prime goal is to ensure that they provide a beautiful acoustic piano, built with the knowledge and skills of over 100 years of Yamaha piano history. Then they add their market leading Silent PianoTM technology to enable the piano to be played silently using headphones. 

When the silent function is activated, the hammers will no longer hit the strings and instead, a highly sophisticated sensor-technology captures all movements of the keys and sends them to the digital tone module. Play a real acoustic piano with headphones at any time, day or night without being disturbed or disturbing others. The Yamaha Silent System is unsurpassed, allowing 24-hour practice as well as possessing many other features including a range of pre-installed sounds, being able to record your own performances or connecting mobile devices to use the latest Apps. 

 Yamaha, the world's leading provider of sound muting technology offers two new Silent Piano systems for the B1SG2 and the B2SG2, each with different levels of operation and quality of sound available when in silent mode. "The SH silent system provides a truly unbelievable quality of piano sound. It's that good you may even find yourself removing the headphones just to make sure you're in "silent" mode”