Yamaha YAS480S Intermediate Alto Saxophone, Silver

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£1,649.00 (price includes VAT @ 20%)

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Includes 2 year warranty & 30 day money back guarantee

2 year warranty & 30 day money back guarantee included

All our products are new unless stated, and include a 2 year Gear4music warranty free of charge. If your goods develop a fault within the warranty period, we will quickly repair or replace the item for you, and if we are unable to do this we will offer you a refund.

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

Some items are only eligible for money back guarantee if they are returned to us unused and sealed in the original packaging, and in the case of software, unregistered. These items include:

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We are unable to accept returns of any custom made items designed to work together as a unique package, such as computer system built to a customer''s personal specifications. Exceptions may only be possible with prior agreement of the vendor, and may be subject to a cancellation fee.

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  • Hand engraving for an added touch of luxury
  • New mechanism ensures consistent seal of keys
  • Same octave key system as professional 62 model
  • Tear drop front F key for enhanced comfort
  • Includes mouthpieces and backpack style case

Yamaha YAS480S Intermediate Alto Saxophone, Silver

Details

The ideal choice for up and coming players. Featuring an authoritative tone with great flexibility, the YAS480S alto saxophone in silver plate is designed for players who are progressing past the grade 5 standard.

Similar to Yamaha's professional range of alto saxophone, the YAS480S features the same octave key system as the 62 models. Not only is this more reliable, but also allows custom necks to be used.

The YAS480S has many new features which help to improve the performance of the model, including a redesigned low B-C# connection to ensure that the low C# key consistently closes. Included with the alto saxophone is a moulded hard case with a Yamaha 4C mouthpiece so you can start practising straight away.

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A Step Ahead Of The Rest

The Yamaha YAS480 is one of the best options for the advancing alto saxophone player. Yamaha has improved the mechanism ensuring the low C# key closes consistently. This improvement also means that the saxophone can clearly respond from notes in lower ranges.

To further enhance the tone of the saxophone, Yamaha has introduced a 62-style neck to the design. To give players the choice between this included neck or one sold separately, Yamaha has redesigned the octave key.

For technical adjustments, the separate key-guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers. Yamaha has added a left-hand see-saw key to improve the playability and comfort of the saxophone. As well as all of these performance improvements, Yamaha have also included a hand-engraved pattern on the bell for added elegance.

Silver Plating

The Yamaha YTS480S is finished in a highly alluring silver plating. The plating is used to produce a brighter sound as well as its hard wearing and sustainability properties. The shine of the silver offers a high-end look and provides confidence in the saxophone.

Included Accessories

Included with the Yamaha YAS480 alto saxophone is a lightweight moulded case. This case offers tough protection for your instrument to ensure it stays in the best possible condition. The case also includes a shoulder strap and backpack straps for easy transportation between musical events.

The facing of the included 4C mouthpiece is slightly shorter than that of the Custom series making it easier to play. This is essential for beginning students to achieve a rich saxophone sound. They also are available in a variety of sizes, to suit the needs players of many different styles.

About Yamaha

Yamaha are universally acknowledged as a leader in the musical world. They are known for their attention to detail and precision, which has earned the respect of students as well as professional musicians from around the world. Yamaha's combination of craftsmanship and leading technology are transferred into the production of every instrument.

Specifications

  • Key: Eb
  • Range: Low Bb - High F#
  • Body: Brass
  • Bow: Brass
  • Bell: Brass
  • Keys: Brass
  • Finish: Silver Plate
  • Neck: Brass, 480 Style

Included Accessories

  • Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4C Mouthpiece
  • Case: Backpack Style Lightweight Case