Fridolin F116TT TwinTone™ 'Silent' Upright Piano Black Polyester

UFRI-F116TT-BP

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Upright piano by Schimmel, model Fridolin F116T finished in black polyester, brass fittings and with Schimmel's brand new silent system. 

Fridolin is the brand new range of affordable upright pianos from the highly regarded German piano manufacturer, Schimmel.

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£ 6,300.00

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Need a stool?

We have a wide selection of matching adjustable piano stools available. You can pick up either:

a fully matching HIDRAU SCHIMMEL PIANO STOOL or a good quality CGM PIANO STOOL

Other options? 

All Fridolin pianos are available in a variety of wood finishes or with brass/chrome fittings

What is TwinTone™?

The silent side of this piano is ideal for families with young children or night owls looking to practice late into the night.

The most common question regarding the silent piano is "is this a digital piano?".

Our range of silent pianos are all completely acoustic instruments; meaning that hammers are still striking strings to produce a sound and therefore have the benefit of playing a real acoustic piano, however, they also have a digital component that simply allows players the option to switch to a digital sound for "silent playing" via headphones.

Schimmels own TwinTone™ silent system, allows for silent piano practise with headphones. With the added flexibility of their innovative TwinTone™ silent system, it is the ideal instrument for busy and demanding musicians wanting to practice without disturbing others.

Schimmel has been working tirelessly to develop their very own Schimmel Silent System which features samples of their own pianos. Their brand new TwinTone™ system has now been released and is available on any of their upright pianos from the Fridolin range up to their top of the range Konzert pianos. The system has been specifically designed so that not only can it be installed in the factory, it is now also available to be retrofit to any Schimmel upright piano!!  We know that all pianos are complete individuals so for an additional £500 on the usual TwinTone™ price, you can have the model you have played and loved in store. 

The main features of the new TwinTone™ system are:

  • Integrated touchscreen
  • Piano sounds - High-quality samples of both of their Schimmel Konzert grand piano K230 and the ever-popular Konzert upright K122E.
  • Additional sounds 3 x electric piano, 1 x harpsichord, 3 x organ, 2 x strings (strings can be combined with piano sounds)
  • Integrated recording function and storage on microSD card
  • Polyphony max. 256 (mono)
  • 4 storage places for individual settings, storage security
  • Display brightness, energy-saving mode (eco-mode)
  • Optical sensors underneath the keys precisely catch every movement for a responsive sound
  • MIDI (out) - compatible with external MIDI-devices via DiN 5-interface
  • Effects - reverb, chorus, dynamics, equalizer, loudness of combined strings, damper characteristics
  • Adjustable volume limitation (e.g. for protecting children from high volume)
  • Quick and fine-tuning adjustable (cent and Hz)
  • Integrated Metronome - timing, tempo, bell, volume
  • Retrofitting capability


Interfaces

  • MIDI-OUT DiN-5 adapter
  • USP-Device MIDI-IN/OUT
  • SD-Card MicroSD-Slot
  • Headphone terminals (2) 3,5 mm stereo jack
  • AUX-IN 3,5 mm stereo jack
  • AUX-OUT 3,5 mm stereo jack
  • USB for service purposes only

Each Schimmel TwinTone™ silent upright piano is supplied with a pair of Audio Technica stereo headphones!

Why Fridolin? 

The Fridolin upright pianos are named after the brother of founder Wilhelm Schimmel, these instruments are completely designed by Schimmel in Germany and made by their strategic partner, Pearl River, in China. Every instrument is fully checked and prepared by the factory in Braunschweig to ensure their excellent quality before being despatched to the dealer.

It may come as a surprise to learn that Pearl River is the world's largest piano manufacturer by far; producing approximately 140,000 pianos per year. Forsyth has visited their brand new "State of the Art", climate-controlled and highly automated production facilities where the Fridolin range is produced, overseen by senior Schimmel technical staff. Every detail of these uprights has been designed by Schimmel piano engineers, including the action, acoustic assembly and casework. The result is a piano that is not only great value for money but clearly belongs to the Schimmel family of sound and touch. The action is accurate and responsive, and the sound is big, rich and full; in true Schimmel style, it belies the instrument's physical size.

Dimensions:

Height - 116 cm

Width - 148 cm

Depth - 59 cm

Weight - 230 kg

 

Forsyth is one of a very select handful of authorised Schimmel dealers in the UK and the only one in the North West of England.  All new Schimmel pianos supplied by us are carefully prepared to the highest standards and supplied with Schimmel's 5-year warranty and official 'Care and Maintenance' booklet.

Delivery charges may apply depending on degree of difficulty and location. However, ground floor delivery is typically included provided access is straightforward - enquire now for details.

Although we ordinarily stock these pianos we do like to sell them, so please do call ahead to check stock levels with one of our friendly piano department staff before making a special trip.

We usually have in stock over 40 new grand pianos, over 70 new upright pianos and an ever-changing supply of pre-owned acoustic pianos; we are definitely worth a visit!

Other pianos to compare within our showroom at Forsyth

Yamaha B3SC2 Kawai K300ATX-3 YAMAHA B2 KAWAI 200 RITMüLLER C118 RITMüLLER P122 W. SCHIMMEL W114T W. SCHIMMEL W118T FRIDOLIN 121T

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