Yamaha YTS-480 Intermediate Bb Tenor Saxophone (Special Order)


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Sale price$3,208.99 USD

Description

Metronome Music is a proud Yamaha Dealer. This item must be special ordered from Yamaha. Please contact prior to purchase so we can get you an accurate ETA. 


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!

 

OVERVIEW

This intermediate saxophone is designed to make the step up from your student model smooth and enjoyable. The 480 have many of the same features found on our professional saxophones that provide these intermediate 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.

 

Hand engraving

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

 

Compatible with Yamaha Custom necks

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).

 

Improved Low B-C# connection

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.

 

Professional Style Neck

The 62-style neck has been designed for improved tone and response.

 

Key guard

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

 

Left-hand seesaw key

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


Specifications


  • Level: Intermediate
  • Key of: Bb
  • Neck Annealed, original 62 design
  • Neck Material Yellow Brass
  • Body Material Yellow Brass
  • Bell Yellow Brass
  • Key Material Yellow Brass
  • Key Buttons Polyester
  • Finish Gold baked epoxy lacquer
  • Tone Holes Drawn
  • Auxiliary Keys Front F; High F# key
  • Mouthpiece Yamaha 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 Tapered with head and nylon lock (adjustable)
  • Mounting Post on body

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