About this item
This Intermediate saxophone is designed to make the step up from your student model smooth and enjoyable.
With a design influenced by high-end Yamaha saxophones, the YAS-480C features highly accurate intonation, a warm tone and a quick response. It is lightweight yet durable, and comes with a professional-quality 62-style neck for a more mature quality of sound.
Yamaha YAS-480 Intermediate Alto Saxophone Features at a Glance:
- Professional Style Neck
- Hand engraving
- Compatible with Custom Yamaha necks
- Key guard
- Left-hand seesaw key
- Improved Low B-C# connection
- Backpack-style Case
Professional Style Neck
A neck based on the original YAS-62 professional saxophone neck is designed for improved tone and response.
A hand-engraved pattern on the bell adds an extra touch of class.
Compatible with Custom Yamaha 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).
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.
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.
Semi-hard case offers a contemporary look and greater ease of transport.
||Annealed; Original YAS-62 Design
||Front F; High F# Key
||Yellow Brass; Clear Lacquer
||Waterproof Leather and Wool Felt w/ Plastic Tone Boosters
||Straight-Tapered w/ Head, Nylon Lock (Adjustable)
||Post on Body
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