Yamaha GB1K

The GB1K is a compact grand piano manufactured to Yamaha’s exacting standards while remaining extremely affordable

Yamaha's uncompromising insistence on superb sound and resonance, available at a price suitable for smaller budgets.

Yamaha GB1K

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With Yamaha’s uncompromising insistence on superb sound and resonance, the GB1K is available at a price suitable for smaller budgets. The compact size of the GB1K makes it ideal for any room.


Length: 151cm
Width: 146cm
Height: 99cm
Weight: 261kg
Factory of production: Yamaha Indonesia
Duplex Scaling: Front Only
Soundboard: Solid Spruce
Pinblock and bridge: Hard Maple
Hammer underfelt: N/A
Castors: Single
Soft Close Fallboard: Yes
Fallboard lock: N/A
Centre Pedal: Bass Sustain


  • Advanced scale design
  • Yamaha balanced action
  • Vacuum Shield Mold Process (V-Pro) plate
  • Seasoned for destination

Yamaha's most compact and affordable grand

The GB1K, Yamaha's most compact and affordable grand, is a popular choice for locations where space is somewhat limited, with full resonant tone comparable to that of many substantially larger models.

Over a century of grand piano making

Unparalleled in their beauty and musical range, grand pianos are the ultimate expression of the piano maker's art. Embodying over 100 years of accumulated expertise, these instruments epitomize the quality, performance and value for which Yamaha has long been renowned, as we enter the second century of Yamaha grand pianos.

Crafted with uncommon care and integrity

Yamaha grand pianos have earned a global reputation as instruments of outstanding quality and value. Renowned for their eloquent expressive range, and for their reliable performance over time, they play an important role in the performing arts and music education. They are consistently among the pianos most highly recommended by piano tuner/technicians and a leading choice of pianists at all levels, all over the world.

The Yamaha reputation rests on a century-long tradition of uncompromising care and craftsmanship, supported by an unmatched range of integrated expertise, top-of-the-line production facilities, and an exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable and dedicated workforce. Our strength in the full range of relevant technologies allows us to produce virtually every part of every piano ourselves – an approach that has helped us initiate significant advances and set what has long been recognized as the industry standard in quality control.

An open dialog with professional musicians generates invaluable input that, in conjunction with sophisticated research facilities, has led to continual advances in each new generation of Yamaha pianos. Our global network offers Yamaha customers additional advantages, from cost-efficient regional manufacturing to the ready availability of sales and support throughout most of the world.

Balancing cutting-edge technology and innovation with the timeless skills of expert artisans, Yamaha pianos have come to represent an unsurpassed standard of affordable excellence. It is a standard that continues to generate ever-higher acclaim and make Yamaha grand pianos the first choice of many of the world's most discriminating pianists.


Dimensions Width 146cm
Height 99cm
Depth 151cm
Weight Weight 261kg


Cabinet Finish Polished Ebony - Polished Mahogany - Polished American Walnut - French Provincial Cherry - Georgian Brown Mahogany - Polished White

Sounding Mechanism

Backposts 3
Backpost Material Spruce
Soundboard Spruce
V-Pro Plate Iron Frame Yes
Pinblock Made In-House from Hardwoods
Bridge Laminated/Overhang Design
Strings Japanese Supplier
Duplex Scaling Front Only
Tone Collector No

Striking Mechanism

Hammers Japanese Supplier
Hammer Underfelt No
White Key Surface Acrylic Resin
Black Key Surface Phenolic Resin
Metal Action Rail Yes


Soft Close Fallboard Yes
Fallboard Lock No
Centre Pedal Bass Sustain
Casters Single


Free In-Home Tunings 1


Included Accessories Bench, Owner's Pack with Cleaning Mit, Fallboard Key, Care Manual and '50 Greats for the Piano' Song Book

Optional Accessories

Cover GB1 Piano Cover


Also Available As Silent System: GB1KSG2 Disklavier E3: DGB1KE3, SG2