Yamaha YAS-480 Intermediate Eb Alto Saxophone & Case

Sale price$2,928.99 USD


Metronome Music is a proud Yamaha Dealer. This instrument is brand new and carries a full warranty from the manufacturer.

The entire line of Yamaha intermediate and professional level instruments can easily be ordered at Metronome Music. Please feel free to reach out to us with any special requests or questions. We are always happy to help!


Intermediate Eb Alto Saxophone & Case

The YAS-480 has many of the same features found on professional saxophones that provide this saxophones with greater playability and optimum tone. These are instruments that bring out the best of the performer and ideal choice for up and coming players.

The neck is designed for 480 series 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).

A simple but functionable octave joint to realize smoothness.

Traditional body shape is adopted which makes the sound brighter and playing feel lighter.

Key layout is designed to fit to humans' hands. This helps players concentrate on their performance without feeling stress.

This style of key posts reduces the resistance and makes the instrument easier to sound.

The unique tear-drop shaped F key improves playability.

The left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel.

Two-point contact is adopted for enhanced projection and a free-blowing response.

Two pieces of brass sheets are jointed together by the hands of craftsmen, then shaped to the bell with a machine.

A hand-engraved pattern on the bell adds an extra touch of class.

Bell rings supports the instrument to vibrate well when players blow into it.

The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments.

An improved mechanism from low B-C# connection ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.

Semi-hard case offers a contemporary look and greater ease of transport.

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