Yamaha YAS480S Intermediate Alto Saxophone, Silver

£1,689.00 RRP £1,916.00 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Product Ref: 24702

  • Yamaha YAS480S Alto Saxophone
  • Yellow Brass, Silver Plated Finish
  • Improved Mechanism Design
  • Yamaha 62 Neck as Standard
  • Includes Case and Accessories

Yamaha YAS480S Intermediate Alto Saxophone, Silver


This Yamaha Step Up Alto Saxophone is a fantastic instrument for progressing beginners to rise to the next level of sax playing. The YAS480, in its silver finish, is a great sounding instrument with upgraded features that make it a responsive and playable instrument. Included with the saxophone is a lightweight case, #62 style neck, mouthpiece reed and ligature.

Product Ref: 24702

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Fully Compatible Neck Design

the Yamaha YAS480S comes with a 62 Neck, which has been designed for improved performance and response through the instrument itself. Better airflow results in a clean and even tone. The redesigned octave key however gives the performer to upgrade on to a different neck should they wish (sold separately). Examples such as the Custom Z and Custom EY saxophone necks are compatible with this saxophone to give a truly fantastic sound.

High Quality Design

A few features of the YAS480S have been refined since the introduction of the predecessor, the YAS475. The left hand seesaw keys have been upgraded to provide it more ergonomic and playable for all musicians. As well as that, it has been made to be more comfortable, thus increasing playing durability. The B-C# key has also been improved to ensure a consistent closing and to produce a clearer and deeper sound on the low range of the instrument.

Everything You Need

This Yamaha Alto Sax doesn't just come on its own. Included with the instrument is a set of accessories that enable you to get going straight away. A Yamaha 4C mouthpiece along with reed and ligature allow for you to instantly play the instrument as soon as it comes out of the box. The 4C mouthpiece is suitable for all styles of playing and great for beginners. The lightweight hard case is also included for transporting and storing the saxophone. It includes a carry handle, shoulder straps and a multitude of storage pockets for accessories.


  • High-F#
  • Front-F in tear-drop style
  • Seesaw mechanism
  • Keys Silver Plated
  • Body Silver Plated
  • New Octave key (like 62, compatible with upper models)
  • Improved low B-C# connection
  • Mouthpiece: 4C
  • ASC/TSC-400EII light case (Back Pack Style)