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The Essex EGP-155C

Steinert’s Patrick Elisha takes a visual and musical tour of the Steinway-designed Essex EGP-155C Baby Grand Piano


Who is it for

  • Teachers and serious students seeking the finest production baby grand piano available in its price range today
  • Those interested in a design where space available is limited.

Who is it NOT for

  • The budding artist needing the dynamic range and power of a larger sized grand.

Finish Options

  • High Polish: Ebony, Sapele Mahogany, White
  • Satin: Ebony

EGP-155C Important Details

Dimensions

Height: 100 cm (39¼”)
Length: 155 cm (5′ 1″)
Width: 151 cm (59¼”)
Net Weight: 289 kg (636 lb)

Rim/Backframe
Outer rim is made of laminations of European Maple (Acer platanoides) and inner rim is made of laminated European Beech (Fagus sylvatica). Wide tail design (similar to Boston). 22 mm outer rim width, 38 mm inner rim width.

Braces/Posts
Steinway-like radial bracing. 3 braces.

Pinblock
Laminated multi-directional Maple. Thickness: 36 mm.
Soundboard Solid Spruce. Linear taper. Vibrating area: 1.07 m2 (1,657 in2)

Ribs
Ribs notched into inner rim (no floating ribs). Ribs made of spruce and staggered/graduated. Number of ribs: 11

Bridges
Vertically laminated maple base with solid maple cap.

Scale
Designed by Steinway. 17,661 kg (38,854 lb) tension.

Plate
Cast iron, painted with Steinway Gold.

Tuning Pins
Carbon steel nickel coating.

Duplex Scales
Front and rear duplexes Designed by Steinway.

Strings
Roslau wire. Number of sizes of treble strings: 14. Lowest tenor note: 27. Number 1 speaking length: 112 cm (44.0″)

Hammers
Designed by Steinway. Weight of topfelt: 7 kg (15 lb).

Action
Designed by Steinway. Angled whippen heel. All wood (no plastic) for all moving parts. Extruded aluminum action rails with Steinway rosette shape

Keys
Steinway design. Spruce.

Keybed
Spruce

Pedals
Brass. Una corda, full sostenuto, and sustain (damper) pedals.

Features
Slow-fall fallboard. Fold-down fallboard lip. Bench: Matching veneer-topped bench for bubinga pianos; matching cushioned bench for all other finish pianos.

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