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Yamaha YDS-150 - Digital Saxophone

£680.00 Inc VAT @ 20%
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SKU: YDS-150

Product Information

The brand new Yamaha YDS-150 was designed to be a Saxophone that would allow anyone to experience the joy of performing, anytime, anywhere. This ground-breaking new wind instrument retains the full expressiveness of the Saxophone and adds convenience and ease due to the design.

Yamaha's patented Integrated Bell Acoustic System is a fusion of traditional Saxophone design and advanced digital technologies that offers the uniquely rich sound of an acoustic Saxophone while also allowing you to enjoy playing at a range of easily controllable volumes, and with a set of headphones to play in total silence around you.

The YDS-150 digital Saxophone comes with a traditional looking mouthpiece and synthetic reed, however it plays with much more immediate ease and simply requires blowing into to produce a beautiful Saxophone sound. The volume and tone can be adjusted by changing the intensity of your blowing. 

The Sounds

The instrument uses sampled sounds of Yamaha's soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones. There are 56 meticulously recorded saxophone voices including variations, plus there are an additional set of synthesised sounds to make a total of 73 instrument sounds overall.

The Layout

The Yamaha YDS-150 uses the same key layout, mouthpiece and thumb rest as an acoustic Saxophone to help deliver a natural and comfortable playing experience to new or experienced Saxophonists. It also features a real brass bell and is the same length as an acoustic Soprano Saxophone in order to offer exceptional balance and a lightweight feel. 

The Development Process

The development of this revolutionary product has been years in the making. The goal was to produce a Saxophone that could be played more easily and more accessibly by players of any age and experience. The new YDS-150 digital Saxophone offers this to new players, and for the experienced player it can be an excellent addition to your kit for silent practice, electronic/synthesised music uses and much more.

  • New Digital Saxophone (YDS-150 Model)
  • Comes with mouthpiece, sling, soft case
  • Ideal for new players or experienced Saxophonists
  • Get the real sound and feel of an acoustic Saxophone
  • 73 Sound Voices

Try this Instrument In Store

We have a variety of testing environments instore for customers to experience and enjoy. Our range of testing rooms are available to pre-book and we can even reserve stock in advance so if you're making a jouney to see us we can be prepared to make it a special experience for you.

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Yamaha YDS-150 - Digital Saxophone Reviews

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-07-20

Early to say, bitty first impressions good.

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-07-17

I’d recommend the Yamaha YDS 150 to anyone who wants to practice without annoying other housemates or neighbours. I’ve previously owned EWI and Roland digital instrument and this is far superior for those who want a true saxophone feel. The sax sounds are particularly impressive. All top notch!!

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-07-07

Brilliant communication skills and a quick service. Brilliant.

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-07-03

Will be great for practise and without disturbing anyone…..internal speaker not great but much better with headphones or external speaker.

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-06-15

Best digital San I\'ve owned.

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-06-09

first rate and very rapid friendly service. Now I can practice improvisation without disturbing the neighbors , day or night

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-06-09

Far from sure this remarkable instrument will suit me and may need to return it under the generous return provisions.

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-06-09

Great for anytime saxophone experience.

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-06-09

Brilliant sounds fantastic

Anonymous review via Feefo  -  2021-06-07

Had to wait a while due to shipment etc. Well worth the wait!

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