The 6'5" Hailun HG 198 Grand Piano has a full and colorful tone. The powerful bass is well balanced with a clear and singing treble. Created by renowned Engineer Frank Emerson, with over 20 years combined experience in Research and Design for the Baldwin Piano and Organ Company and Mason and Hamlin Piano Company, the HG 198 is designed for artistic expression.
Length: 6 ft. 5 in. (198 cm.)
Width: 58 in. (147.5 cm.)
Weight: 816 lbs. (371 kg.)
Plate: Wet sand-cast, concave under bass hitch panel, reduced weight, more consistent dimensional cooling
Soundboard: German solid spruce tapered and thinned at bass contributing to flexibility in bass, stiffness in treble
Soundboard area: 1,890 sq. in.
Treble cut off: Exclusive design adding stiffness to the soundboard in high treble area to increase response to higher frequencies
Bass cut off bar: Unique shape and placement making soundboard symmetrical around the treble bridge
Strings: German Röslau wire
#1 Bass String: 56.8 in.
Pin Block: Multi-laminate European beech
Ribs: 13 quarter sawn spruce
Inner & Outer Rim: Maple
Lid: Beveled & reinforced
Action: Hailun Performance Plus design
Action Material: European hornbeam
Wippen Rail: Laminated European beech
Keybed: Laminated poplar
Keyframe: European beech and spruce, reinforced
Keys: Solid spruce
Keytops: High Grade Japanese PMMA
Hammer Rail: Maple
Hammers: German "Abel"
Bridges: Hand notched
Treble Bridge: Vertically laminated maple with European beech cap; Emerson logarith- mic design without "crook"; no wound strings on treble bridge or foreshortening of treble bridge
Bass Bridge: Solid maple, non-cantilever apron, longer bass tail lengths provide more flexibility
Tuning Pins: #45 steel, chromium sealed
Pedals: Brass, middle pedal full sostenuto