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                    Yamaha PSR E453  (RRP £298)

                    Yamaha PSR E453 (RRP £298)

                    Key benefits compared to other products

                    The most powerful 61 note PSR-E Series keyboard ever made, the PSR-E453 features superb sound quality and backing accompaniments. Crucially for music students and composers, we've added USB Audio+MIDI - making it even simpler to record and create music when you connect the PSR-E453 to a Mac, PC or iPad.

                    The PSR-E453 is an all-round keyboard that is ideal as a starter instrument as well as being a robust alternative for experienced players who seek advanced features for their live performance and/or for their composing. Its powerful sound system boasts two 6W amplifiers and its wide range of features, controls, and connectivity make the PSR-E453 a long-lasting musical companion as you grow and hone your skills.

                    • 758 high quality voices including Sweet! and Cool! voices, with 48-note polyphony
                    • 6W + 6W amplifiers with 12 cm Bass Reflexed speakers
                    • Assignable real-time control knobs, DSP Effects, and Pitch Bend
                    • Connectivity with audio and MIDI capabilities
                    • USB TO DEVICE terminal
                    • Pattern function to create your own grooves - 25 patterns
                    • Arpeggio function
                    • Worldwide sounds support your music
                    • Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.)
                    • Music Database

                    758 high quality voices including Sweet! and Cool! voices, with 48-note polyphony

                    The PSR-E453 includes 758 high quality voices, ranging from acoustic to electric instruments, featuring 8 Sweet! voices and 3 Cool! voices which use Yamaha's advanced sampling technologies to capture the realism and specific characteristics of each sound.

                    48-note polyphony allows for the performance of complex passages without dropped notes.

                    Powerful 6W speakers6W + 6W amplifiers with 12 cm Bass Reflexed speakers

                    6W + 6W amplifiers drive the high-definition 12 cm Bass Reflexed speakers, offering stunning clarity and detail.

                    Real-time controlsAssignable real-time control knobs, DSP Effects, and Pitch Bend

                    Two assignable, real-time control knobs let you filter and adjust your sound just like an analog synthesizer. 
                    10 brand new DSP effects can be assigned and controlled by the knobs for dynamic and expressive live performance.

                    The Pitch Bend wheel adjusts the pitch of the sound bringing voices like the Guitar, Sax and Trumpet to life.

                    Connectivity with audio and MIDI capabilities

                    Audio and MIDI connectivity

                    The PSR-E453 features audio transfer through the USB TO HOST terminal*. You can record your performance to your computer or smart device.

                    Connecting to your iOS device adds a new dimension of MIDI control with apps.

                    Connect an external audio player to the AUX IN jack and you can play along with your favorite tunes. The built-in, advanced Melody Suppressor lowers the volume of vocals and melody lines of the original recordings, leaving that part open for you to play**.

                    *For iOS device connection, refer to the "iPhone / iPad Connection Manual" 
                    **Depending on the song, the volume of the melody part may not be affected.

                    USB StorageUSB TO DEVICE terminal

                    USB TO DEVICE terminal on the instrument lets you load and save your settings and songs to a USB flash drive, as well as transfer data from your PC.

                    Pattern CreationPattern function to create your own grooves - 25 patterns

                    The Pattern function puts a wealth of powerful loops and beats at your fingertips, allowing you to instantly create dynamically varied music on the fly like a DJ. And, for even more authentic performance, try the Crossfade and Retrigger functions.

                    Arpeggio function

                    Tap into instant inspiration with the Arpeggio function, which has been improved for smoother playability. Hold Mode and Allocated key-range free your hands, allowing you to improvise over the pattern. The 150 Arpeggio patterns adjust and morph around the notes and chords you play on the keyboard allowing for almost limitless creativity.

                    Worldwide sounds support your music

                    A rich set of ethnic sounds and scale tunings allow you to enjoy many styles of music around the world, including Latin, Indian, Arabic, African, Chinese, and more.

                    Yamaha Education Suite (YES)

                    Yamaha Education Suite (YES) is an advanced set of helpful learning tools built into the instrument, letting you teach yourself how to play and perform regardless of your ability. Choose from nine step-by-step lessons for left, right, or both hands. Y.E.S. helps you master a song with ease.

                    Music Database

                    Get off to a flying start—choose a song and the Music Database automatically selects the best accompaniment and voices for you to start playing immediately.


                    Body Color Black


                    Dimensions Width 946 mm (37-1/4")
                    Height 140 mm (5-1/2")
                    Depth 405 mm (15-15/16”)
                    Weight Weight 6.6 kg (14 lbs 9 oz.) not including batteries

                    Control Interface

                    Keyboard Number of Keys 61
                    Touch Response Soft, Medium, Hard, Fixed
                    Other Controllers Pitch Bend Yes
                    Control Knobs Yes
                    Display Type LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
                    Language English
                    Panel Language English


                    Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology AWM Stereo Sampling
                    Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 48
                    Preset Number of Voices 237 panel Voices + 24 Drum/SFX kits + 40 Arpeggio + 457 XGlite Voices
                    Featured Voices 8 Sweet! Voices, 3 Cool! Voices, 3 Dynamic Voices
                    Compatibility GM Yes
                    XGlite Yes


                    Types Reverb 9 types
                    Chorus 5 types
                    DSP 10 types (assignable on control knobs)
                    Master EQ 6 types
                    Harmony 26 types
                    Functions Dual/Layers Yes
                    Split Yes
                    Arpeggio 150 types
                    Melody Suppressor Yes
                    Crossfade Yes(for Internal/AUX IN)

                    Accompaniment Styles

                    Preset Number of Preset Styles 220
                    Fingering Multi finger
                    File Format Style File Format (SFF)
                    Other Features Music Database 378
                    One Touch Setting (OTS) Yes
                    Expandability Expansion Style 10


                    Preset Number of Preset Songs 30
                    Recording Number of Songs 10
                    Number of Tracks 6 (5 Melody + 1 Style/Pattern)
                    Data Capacity Approx. 19,000 notes (when only “melody” tracks are recorded)
                    Recording Function Yes
                    Compatible Data Format Playback SMF
                    Recording Original File Format (SMF 0 conversion function)


                    Registration Number of Buttons 4 (x 8 banks)
                    Lesson/Guide Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) Lesson 1 – 3 (Listening, Timing, Waiting), Repeat & Learn, Chord Dictionary
                    Overall Controls Metronome Yes
                    Tempo Range 11 – 280
                    Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12
                    Tuning 427.0 – 440.0 – 453.0 Hz (approx. 0.2Hz increments)
                    Scale Setting Yes
                    Miscellaneous PIANO Button Yes (Portable Grand Button)

                    Storage and Connectivity

                    Storage Internal Memory Approx. 1.29 MB
                    External Drives USB flash drive
                    Connectivity DC IN DC IN 12V
                    Headphones x 1 (Headphones/Output)
                    Sustain Pedal Yes
                    AUX IN Yes (Stereo-mini)
                    USB TO DEVICE Yes
                    USB TO HOST Yes (MIDI/Audio: 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)

                    Amplifiers and Speakers

                    Amplifiers 6 W + 6 W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
                    Speakers 12 cm x 2

                    Power Supply

                    Power Supply AC Adaptor (PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) or batteries (Six“AA”size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries)
                    Power Consumption 8 W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
                    Auto Power Off Function Yes


                    Included Accessories Music Rest Yes
                    Song Book Download from website

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