The Essex EUP-116E
Who is it for
- Buyers seeking a low-cost, medium-profile, entry level upright style piano
Who is it NOT for
- Those looking for an upright piano closest to resembling the dynamic range of a grand piano
- High Polish: Ebony, Sapele Mahogany, Walnut, White
EUP-116E Important Details
Height: 116 – 118 cm (45½” – 46¼”)
Width: 149 cm – 154 cm (58¾” – 60¾”)
Depth: 64 – 67 cm (25¼” – 26½”)
Net Weight: 236 – 242 kg (519 – 528 lb)
Staggered spruce backposts (5). Total CSA: 450 cm2 (69.8 in2). Thickness of post: 9 cm. Width of post: 10 cm.
Laminated multi-directional Maple. Thickness: 35 mm.
Solid Sitka Spruce. Linear taper. Vibrating area: 1.21 m2 (1,874 in2)
Ribs notched into inner rim (no floating ribs). Ribs made of spruce and staggered/graduated. Number of ribs: 10
Vertically laminated maple base with solid maple cap.
Designed by Steinway. 16,624 kg (36,573 lb) tension.
Cast iron, painted with Steinway Gold.
Carbon steel, nickel coating.
Roslau wire. Number of sizes of treble strings: 15. Lowest tenor note: 27. Number 1 speaking length: 108.7 cm (42.8″)
Specified by Steinway. Weight of topfelt: 6 kg (13 lb).
All wood (no plastic) for all moving parts. Aluminum action rails.
Steinway design. Spruce.
Brass. Middle pedal is for muffler.
All wood Back construction (no MDF except in cabinet parts). Solid filler blocks in backframe (near top). Backposts are large and staggered. Bench: Matching cushioned bench..