ESSEX 123S48.5" institutional upright model in popular polished ebony with matching bench.
The ESSEX 123S institutional model is ideally equipped to provide great performance and durability in challenging school and institutional settings.
The Steinway-designed Essex piano incorporates the latest design specifications and engineering standards from Steinway & Sons. In keeping with Steinway's commitment to excellence, Steinway & Sons provides technical assistance for the production of Essex pianos, to insure that Essex pianos are made to the specifications established by Steinway.
And every Essex piano is inspected by a team of highly experienced Steinway & Sons trained technicians before it leaves the factory.
ESSEX 123S specifications:
- Height - 123 cm (48 ½”)
- Width - 152 cm (59 ¾”)
- Depth - 67 cm (26 ½”)
- Weight - 255 kg (561 lb)
- Finish - Polished Ebony.
- Number of Keys - 88.
- Number of Pedals - 3 (Shift, Muffler, Damper).
ESSEX 123S detailed specifications:
|Backframe/Posts||Staggered spruce backposts (5). Total CSA: 500 cm2 (77.5 in2). Thickness of post: 10 cm. Width of post: 10 cm.|
|Pinblock||Laminated multi-directional Maple. Thickness: 35 mm.|
|Soundboard||Solid Spruce. Linear taper. Vibrating area: 1.26 m2 (1,948 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. 16,695 kg (36,730 lb) tension.|
|Plate||Cast iron, painted with Steinway Gold.|
|Tuning Pins||Carbon steel nickel coating.|
|Strings||Roslau wire. Number of sizes of treble strings: 14. Lowest tenor note: 27. Number 1 speaking length: 114 cm (44.9”)|
|Hammers||Specified by Steinway. Weight of topfelt: 7 kg (15 lb).|
|Action||All wood (no plastic) for all moving parts. Aluminum action rails.|
|Keys||Steinway design. Spruce.|
|Keybed||Lauan, Maple, Spruce.|
|Pedals||Brass. Middle pedal on EUP-123S is Bass Sustain. Middle pedal on all other models is for muffler.|
|Features||All wood Back construction (no MDF except in cabinet parts). Solid filler blocks in backframe (near top). Backposts are large and staggered.|
|Casters||Double-rubber casters on EUP-123S. Brass casters on all other EUP-123 models.|
|Catalog Number||EUP-123S EP|