The Silent-System retrofit kit in upright and grand pianos

The Silent-System retrofit kit in upright and grand pianos

Developed by Andreas Dütz (20 years responsible for the QuietTime product line at PianoDisc) and a team of experts in Japan and Europe, adsilent is the best you can get on the market for retrofiting silent systems for upright and grand pianos.

With adsilent there are a lot of possibilities

An excellent piano sound with 9 sample layers and 128 dynamic levels, recorded by european specialists. 100% touchless key and pedal sensors. Key sensors that are unparalleled in their space requirements and high precision. Modern features like integrated Bluetooth MIDI** and wireless remote control via app make it really unique.

At home

Use the adsilent system at home during the day or at night. As a result your housemates and neighbours can calmly pursue their hobbies.

Record & Play

You want to record your performance and send it to your friends, relatives or teachers or you want to further process it digitally? This is all possible with the adsilent! Record MIDI data and use it directly with the adsilent app**. Connect adsilent directly via cable to your computer or stereo system to record your performance in audio format.

Ideal for learning

Several students can practice at the same time at the music school. Place several pianos next to each other without any problems. Students can listen to the played exercises via headphones. The piano teacher can plug in a second headphone and listen to his student at any time.

Smartphone-App

adsilent offers different control possibilities. You can operate it by pressing a buttons at the piano or directly from your mobile phone via Bluetooth**. (Apple iOS and Androids apps are available for free)

Combine with a player system

adsilent can also be added to a player system as a recording system. This combination, will enable you to record your piano performance and play it back live on your player system (e.g. PianoDisc iQ).

The best features of adsilent

  • Silent-System available for installation in upright and grand pianos
  • 88 key sensors 100% touchless
  • 3 Pedal sensors as standard (sustain: proportional or on/off, soft & sostenuto: on/off) 100% touchless
  • max. 247 Note polyphony
  • Piano sound with 9 sample layers and 128 dynamiс levels
  • 8 Preset User Sounds (Memory spaces for preferred combinations of sound and settings)*
  • A total of 127 sounds, including 5 x piano, 4 x e-piano, 1 x harpsichord, 1 x church organ, 8 other organ sounds
  • Sound controls: tone, reverb, effect (chorus, rotary), delay, 4 band equalizer*, transpose
  • Metronome settings: beat, tempo, volume
  • Recordings: 10 memory banks
  • 10 Demo songs
  • General settings for: touch control (dynamic), note repeat limit, black key volume, individual key volume, tuning, auto sensor calibration*, pedal switch point, key depth (upper and lower limits), continuous note-on*, brightness of the panel led*, piano type*, tuning curve*
    Bluetooth MIDI**
  • Control buttons for: Tone, Metronome, Recording, Play, Combined Volume/ON/OFF knob
  • 2 x 3.5mm headphone jacks
  • 3,5mm stereo line out
  • Tuning: 440Hz +/- 13Hz
  • 5 x LEDs indicating activity
  • Control box with an adjustable viewing angle
  • Control box dimensions: B: 143mm T: 79mm H: 27 mm

* Additional function via adsilent app
** Bluetooth MIDI function only available for smartphones and tablet computers

The adsilent app. Record, control, listen and more

The adsilent app is a companion app for the adsilent system for upright and grand pianos. The app allows you to easily access and adjust settings such as tone, reverb and volume.

You can record your piano performance and save it in the system. From there you can copy it to your phone/tablet, from where you can send it to your friends via email, or receive new performance data and play it back on your adsilent system.

The adsilent app supports iTunes sharing, so that your performance data can also be managed through iTunes.

Connect your phone/tablet to your adsilent system via Bluetooth** for wireless operation. (Bluethooth version 4.0 or higher required)

The app is available for free for Android and iOS devices in the respective shops. (Android version 6.0 or iOS version 8.0 or higher required)

  • Sound controls: tone, reverb, effect (chorus, rotary), delay, 4 band equalizer, transpose
  • 8 User Preset Sounds (Memory spaces for preferred combinations of sound and settings)
  • Metronome: beat, tempo, volume
  • Recordings: 10 storages for recordings - recording, playback, transmission and forwarding via mail
  • 10 Demo songs
  • Adjustment of general settings for: touch control (dynamic), note repeat limit, black key volume, individual key volume, tuning, auto sensor calibration*, pedal switch point, key depth (upper and lower limits)*, brightness of the panel led*, piano type*, tuning curve*

* Additional function via adsilent app
** Bluetooth MIDI function only available for smartphones and tablet computers

Support & Downloads

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Frequently asked questions about adsilent (FAQ)

Where can I buy the adsilent system?

Please contact us using the contact form on our website and we will help you to find a dealer in your proximity.

Most upright and grand pianos can be equipped with our system after the original purchase of the piano. Please contact your dealer for a case-specific offer.

Most of the upright and grand pianos can be retrofitted with our system. Please contact your dealer for case-specific consulting.

Can the system also be fitted into a 85-key piano?

Yes, it is possible to retrofit the system into a 85-key piano. The requirement for the installation is, that there is sufficient space under the key block to hide unneeded key sensors. Please contact your dealer for case-specific consulting.

After moving the system does not play as perfectly anymore.

The system needs to be calibrated. You will find the instructions in the system user guide.