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Yamaha YAS-480 Intermediate Eb Alto Saxophone

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Product Description:

With a design influenced by high-end Yamaha saxophones, the Yamaha YAS-480 alto saxophone features highly accurate intonation, a warm tone and a quick response. It is lightweight yet durable, and comes with a professional-quality 62-style neck for a more mature quality of sound.The hand-engraved pattern on the YAS-480 bell adds an extra touch of cl...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

With a design influenced by high-end Yamaha saxophones, the Yamaha YAS-480 alto saxophone features highly accurate intonation, a warm tone and a quick response. It is lightweight yet durable, and comes with a professional-quality 62-style neck for a more mature quality of sound.

The hand-engraved pattern on the YAS-480 bell adds an extra touch of class, and endears the instrument to its owner. The redesigned octave key system gives players the flexibility to choose between the included 62-style neck and those designed for the Custom Z and Custom EX Yamaha saxophones. The included new 62-style neck has been redesigned for improved tone and response.

The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments, and the left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel. The YAS-480 features an improved mechanism from low B-C# ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.

Features

  • Hand engraving
  • Compatible with Custom Yamaha necks
  • Enhanced neck
  • Key guard
  • Left-hand seesaw key
  • Improved Low B-C# connection
Specifications
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Key of Eb
  • Neck: Annealed; Original YAS-62 design
  • Neck: Material Yellow Brass
  • Body: Material Yellow Brass
  • Key: Material Yellow Brass
  • Key: Buttons Polyester
  • Tone Holes: Drawn
  • Auxiliary Keys: Front F; High F# Key
  • Mouthpiece: AS-4C
  • Mouthpiece Cap: Plastic
  • Ligature: Yellow Brass; Clear Lacquer
  • Spring Type: Stainless Steel
  • Pad Type: Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
  • Bell Decoration: Stamped
  • Thumb Hook: Adjustable Plastic
  • Pivot Screw: Straight-tapered with head, nylon lock (adjustable)
  • Mounting: Post on Body
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