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Yamaha Piaggero NP-12 Ultra-Portable Digital Piano

The Piaggero NP12 features 61 full-sized, touch sensitive piano-style keys and classic Yamaha piano tone with an ultra-portable and light-weight design.


(10 reviews)

Discounted Price $179.99 MSRP: Old Price $299.00 Save : $119.01 (40%)

MSRP: Old Price $299.00 Discounted Price $179.99 Save : $119.01 (40%)
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The compact, elegant silhouette of the Piaggero NP-12 Digital Piano is certain to catch your eye and make a lasting impression. Featuring a simple, practical design with only a few buttons, these space-saving stylish instruments can be played right out of the box. You can even choose from a black or white finish to suit your taste and playing environment.

Maximum Quality
From the first note, Piaggero will amaze you with its compact size and the high-quality Voices it features, from the beautiful, rich tones sampled from a Yamaha concert grand piano, to a sweet electric piano and other great-sounding Voices that are fun to play. The NP-12 features a “Piano-Style keyboard”, it is amazingly natural and expressive, and you can take it anywhere to play.

Connect to your iOS device for even more fun!
Yamaha offers a range of apps such as Digital Piano Controller, Metronome, and NoteStar for use with the Piaggero series. You can easily connect your iOS device (sold separately) to the USB TO HOST terminal with a Lightning Camera Adaptor (sold separately) on your Piaggero instrument, or wirelessly with the optional UD-BT01, for easy operation and added performance functions.

Record and listen
The Record button offers you easy one-touch recording of your practice sessions, performances or original compositions so you can listen back or share with friends and family.

  • 61 touch sensitive, piano style keys are the perfect introduction to the feel of piano-playing.
  • Built-in speakers and battery power option make the NP12 your musical companion wherever you want to go.
  • The Controller App for iOS devices adds a rich, graphic user interface allowing for quick and easy navigation and configuration
  • Advanced Wave Memory Stereo Sampling recreates natural instrument sound in stereo.
  • Half-damper pedal control allows continuously increasing amounts of sustain as you depress the pedal
  • The USB to HOST port allows you to connect and interact with a wide variety of educational, music creation or music entertainment applications on a computer or mobile device.

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Things You Will Get:

  • Piaggero NP-12 Digital Piano
  • Owner’s Manual
  • Music Rest
  • My Yamaha Product User Registration
  • Owner's Manual

Yamaha Piaggero NP12 review


I needed a keyboard/MIDI controller and this was an excellent choice. built in speakers, uses 6AA batteries not C or D batteries like the keyboards of yore. It works perfectly with my iPad apps (Magellan, iSyntronik, Symphonic, iFretless Sax, Brass, Galileo (Hammond B3 organ)). via camera adapter cable. I'd recommend this to a friend who wants to keep it simple, and who will be happy with just the basic Acoustic piano, electric piano,Hammond and pipe organs, harpsichord, vibraphone, strings. No wheels to do pitch bending, but the option to use either AC or DC and built in speakers are a better trade off.


Hackney, London UK

Nice for Beginners


Anyone other than a beginner or music teachers looking for pianos for their classroom - look elsewhere. While this is a simple model for the beginner, the NP-12 cannot be edited with settings saved. Some issues with the Grand Piano 1 - octave C3 (from middle C) - not very touch sensitive.Other beginner keyboards in this same price category have better pianos that can be edited and saved to a bank - the Casio CTK 6250 for one. But yes, the manual is more complicated and one must learn how to create these edited sounds - and store them. If you are an intermediate / advanced pianist looking for that cheaper yet better keyboard - the very best for your buck is the Casio 7000 or newer model 7200. Take your time studying the manual - and see why this is an incredible keyboard. But if you are new to piano - and new to music and technology - the NP-12 is a good choice to start with.

Bob F.

New Mexico

Upgrade from NP11


The Yamaha NP12 is the upgraded version of the previous NP11. This time, there is iOS compatibility with a separately sold cable to record ideas. Also, the speakers have improved for even better sound in such a small form factor. If you are looking for a practice keyboard without distractions of bells and whistles, and just want a few really good sounds, this is the unit for you. The keys are responsive and the sounds are good. Great as a practice piece.


Edison, NJ

Yamaha tone at a killer price


Great sounding, great playing keyboard at a killer price. 61 keys so its compact and portable. Great for beginners or small gigs. Sound quality is great. Yamaha is known for having the best piano sounds on their digital pianos. USB output lets you plug into your computer so you can access most programs or learning software. Great investment.


Sam Ash Music Ontario



The Yamaha NP 12 is one of the best portable keyboards on the market!! Its simple design and classic Yamaha sound make it a must have for any player, whether you're just starting out or if you're a seasoned player looking for an on-the-go practice keyboard! I am a product reviewer @ Sam Ash Music



Great Improvement


This past winter Namm Yamaha announced that they were updating their Piaggero series and we got quite the upgrade. Biggest improvements was the amount of sounds you are able to get and sound quality that comes out of the built in speakers. This keyboard is very easy to use and definitely goes with quality over quantity. Not to many bells and whistles, just good piano sounds.


Edison, NJ

Piaggero NP-12 Ultra-Portable Digital Piano

4.5 10


Power AC Adaptor (PA-130) or 6 x "AA" size batteries (alkaline [LR6], manganese [R6] or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries)
Sequencer Approx. 7,000 notes; Number of Tracks: 1
Presets 10 (Piano1, Piano2, E.Piano1, E.Piano2, Organ1, Organ2, Strings, Vibes, Harpsi1, Harpsi2)
Polyphony 64 voices
Keyboard Piano-style keyboard
Number of Keys 61
Weight 9lbs., 15oz
Dimensions 40-13/16"W x 4-1/8"H x 10-3/16"D
Sound Engine Type AWM Stereo Sampling
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for 90 days from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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