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Yamaha YTS-480 Intermediate Bb Tenor Saxophone

Yamaha YTS-480 Intermediate Bb Tenor Saxophone

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The Yamaha YTS-480 Tenor Saxophone wwith a design influenced by high-end Yamaha saxophones, the YTS-480 features highly accurate intonation, a warm tone and a quick response. It is lightweight yet durable, and comes with a professional-quality neck for a more mature quality of sound based on the original YAS-62 professional saxophone neck is designed for improved tone and response. 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 (sold separately). 

The original YTS-62 professional saxophone inspired neck is designed for quick response and improved tone.

A delicate and visually appealing hand-engraved pattern added to the bell adds a personal and artistic touch.

A newly redesigned octave key system allows players a flexibility to choose between custom designed necks for the Z and EX Yamaha Saxophones (sold separately) and the 62 style neck included with the instrument.

Adjustable screw cap stoppers allow for professional-style technical adjustments of the separate key guards.

Consistent closing of the low C# key is gauranteed by the improved mechanism from B-C# that also ensures a clear response from notes in the lower range.

Increased playability and a more comfortable feel are aided by the intricately designed left-hand seesaw key.

Additional Information

Instrument Type Tenor Saxophone
Model YTS-480
Level Intermediate
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Key of Bb
Mouthpiece Yamaha 4C
mouthpiece_cap Plastic
Ligature Yellow Brass; Clear Lacquer
Neck Style Annealed; Original YAS-62 design
Neck Material Yellow Brass
Body Material Yellow Brass
Bell Material Yellow Brass
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Polyester
Tone Holes Drawn
Pad Material Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Material & Finish Yellow Brass & Gold Lacquer
Auxiliary Keys Front F; High F# Key
Spring Type Stainless Steel
Pivot Screw Straight-tapered with head, nylon lock (adjustable)
Thumb Hook Adjustable Plastic
Mounting Post on Body
Bell Decoration Stamped
Additional Features Professional Style Neck, Hand engraving, Compatible with Custom Yamaha necks, Left-hand seesaw key, Key guard
Case Yamaha Semi-Hard Backpack Style Alto Saxophone Nylon Case
Lease to Own Term Contact us for Lease-to-Own details.
Accessories Included Backpack Stye Case
Warranty 5 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
Price $2,965.99
Lease-to-Own Monthly Price $130.00
Damage Protection (Monthly) $5.00
Retail Price $4,134.00

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