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Piano Disc and Silent Systems

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We Install adsilent and PianoDisc Systems

Shackleford Pianos installs top-tier adsilent and PianoDisc systems on pianos of all variety.

Our master piano technicians can easily install such revolutionary additions on your piano. These systems are cutting-edge technology in the world of pianos and are perfect for professional pianists and beginners alike.

Along with our bespoke installation service, we offer free headphones, no transport costs and a warranty for an entire year. Call or email us for a quote.


Silent Systems

Are you looking to enhance your practice without disturbing others? Silent systems make use of state-of-the-art sensors to pick up the movement of the action and input them as notes, allowing the use of headphones for a clear, stunning sound. Meanwhile, a bar is used to prevent the hammers from hitting the strings, allowing you to play without disturbing those around you

At Shackleford Pianos, we use the professional adsilent system - a top-tier silent system with features such as a metronome, sound controls such as reverb, USB-C-MIDI for connection to portable devices, 20 memory banks for recordings, headphone jacks, a range of sounds and much more. You can find the full specifications of the adsilent system here.

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Silent systems are also useful for many other reasons. For instance, a silent system could be the perfect enhancement for a recording studio, where you can use the system to record sounds and turn it off when you want to rehearse before others. This helps you save space, allowing you to use the modified piano with more than one purpose, instead of wasting space buying a separate MIDI keyboard.


PianoDisc Systems

PianoDisc are the leading manufacturers of self-play piano systems. The IQ Intelligent Player System and Quiet Time Magic Star are amongst the world's smartest reproducing systems. Enjoy performances from your favourite composers, selected from one of the largest music libraries in the world.

We can install any piano disc system. Have you ever pumped some heavy, exhausting pedals to play a piano roll? That is technology of the past. If you love the spectacle of a piano playing itself, or if you own a hotel lobby where you want to entertain your guests with vibrant music without needing a pianist - this ground-breaking system is for you.

Piano disc systems allow the piano to play whatever music you choose on its own without the need of a pianist. You can even save your favourite music in the system and the system allows you to use technology such as an Apple Watch, Amazon Echo or an Android device to control your piano disc system. Therefore, you can play music on the piano at the touch of a finger against a screen.

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Our team of specialist piano technicians will be able to install any piano disc system onto your piano without difficulty and in minimal time. We can also fit Piano Disc systems into the majority of pianos, whether it is an upright piano or a grand piano.


IQ Intelligent Player System


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The IQ Intelligent Player System is operated by any external music player such as an iPod, MP3 or Android device, making it very easy to operate. Music played by the piano can be controlled in the same way as any piece of music on your smart phone or device. Play, pause and volume control functions on the IQ Intelligent Player System can all be operated at the touch of a button from your smart phone.

  • Seamless Integration

The IQ Intelligent Player System is completely undetectable once installed and is operated by a small WiFi router mounted underneath the piano, which constantly communicates with your mobile device.

  • Music Catalogue

The IQ Intelligent Player System can entertain in style, with music from every genre avaiable at your fingertips, compiled into one of the biggest music catalogues in the world.

  • Amazing Features

There are many amazing features which can be integrated into PianoDisk to create a completely bespoke system. This includes thousands of apps which are compatible with the IQ Intelligent Player System, so there is no limit to your creativity! ProRecord & the ProRecord App for example allow you to create your own recordings. Learn to play, create, record and playback beautiful music.

It is also possible to completely mute the piano for silent practice with the use of headphones. This is ideal for educational institutions and classroom lessons for example and also great for public organisations using a sound system, who are able to relay the ProRecord outputs.

The IQ Intelligent Player System comes with a full five year warranty.


QuietTime Magic Star

PianoDisc Systems QuietTime Magic Star

The QuietTime silent kit is a complete silent system that can be built into almost any piano retrospectively. It allows the piano to play in mute with the use of headphones. A sensor bar is installed under the keys and with a full 88 sensors the movement of every single key is measured. The kit also comes with a mute rail which stops the hammers hitting the strings.

A full technical specification on all the PianoDisc systems can be found on their website here.