Velocity-sensitive keys, 550 sounds.
Primarily geared toward learning musicians, the PSR-E343 offers the built-in Yamaha Education Suite, which enables students to teach themselves piano as well as built-in accompaniment styles that make it possible to sound like full bands. USB TO HOST connectivity makes interfacing with personal computers and Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod touch easy. The PSR-E343 also adds an AUX line input and Melody Suppressor so players can perform the lead part in their favorite songs stored on MP3 players.
For more seasoned music makers, these versatile models can also be used as MIDI controllers for computers and high performance sound sources for XG-lite music software applications.
The PSR-E343 keyboard offers built-in speakers featuring the Ultra-Wide Stereo DSP button that creates greater separation and a more spacious sound. It provides players with 550 voices and 136 accompaniment Styles. In addition, Yamaha offers iOS/Apple music apps for iPhone/iPad and iPod Touch that extend and enhance the music-making experience. Connections to iOS devices require the optional i-UX1 USB MIDI interface cable.
Additional features include a new power-saving mode and 61 full-sized keys. These affordable models also let users play along with a band or use the dedicated Portable Grand button to instantly call-up a great sounding grand piano.
In addition to AUX line input, the PSR-E343 has touch sensitive keys for expressive, piano-style playing and a more powerful speaker system for a fuller sound.