Used Yamaha PSR S970 Keyboard

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Yamaha PSR S970 Keyboard

£999.00

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Choose from a selection of padded gigbags, ranging from lightweight to heavy duty padding, for use at home, in the studio, or on stage. Designed to fit the instrument they’re purchased with, the design you receive may differ slightly, but the main colour will be black.

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Used Yamaha PSR S970 Arranger Workstation Keyboard

Powerful features for live performance

The Yamaha PSR S970 Keyboard features two assignable live controllers, a modulation wheel and two assignable foot pedal inputs, ensuring that you have total control over voices, styles, effects and other functions during live performance.

DJ Styles are a new live performance concept, featuring a collection of chord progressions that eliminate the need for continuous chord changes with the left hand. Now you’ve got both hands free to play melody lines, use the Live Controllers, or even trigger additional external audio with the Multi Pads to add a unique flair to your performance.

Real effects on the Yamaha PSR S970 Keyboard

The Yamaha PSR S970 keyboard features the Real Distortion and Real Reverb effects from the renowned Tyros5, delivering authentic, natural sound unparalleled in its class. Effortlessly add and edit effects parameters via an attractive, intuitive interface that gives you the feeling of controlling conventional effects and amplifiers in real time.

VCM effects

The PSR-S970 includes our Virtual Circuitry Modelling (VCM) technology that simulates the effects of phaser, Wah, compressors, and phasers at circuit level.

Get real with your sound on the Yamaha PSR S970 Keyboard

Enjoy realistic Super Articulation Voices, Organ flutes and many other sounds from the legendary Tyros series. The PSR-S970’s superb sonic quality, meticulously sampled voices, and a comprehensive suite of effects will take your performances to a new level of authenticity that is sure to satisfy even the most demanding audience.

Play with the atmosphere of real sound

Bring your performances to life with Audio Styles, featuring high quality percussion ensembles and drums, all recorded by world-class musicians in studios around the globe. Audio Styles add natural feel and warmth to any rhythm track for greater expressive potential than ever before.

Let your music take you to new places

Voice & Style Expansion Packs enable you to customise the PSR-S970 with a wide range of additional content from all over the world. When loaded into the keyboard, you can instantly access authentic new sounds, rhythms and backing in the musical style of your choice.

512 MB of additional content available with on-board expansion memory.

The PSR-S950 could only install one expansion pack at a time. Now with Yamaha Expansion Manager version 2.3* (or later), you can create individual expansion data sets containing content from various packs and utilise the 512MB memory on board. You can even create your own voices based on your sample library.

*Available during 2015

Powerful Synth Vocoder and Vocal Harmony function

The PSR-S970 is equipped with a new Synth Vocoder function, which allows you to use your voice and synthesise with the PSR-S970’s sound. The powerful Vocal Harmony 2 system allows you to control the pitch, level, and number of harmonies added, ensuring that your vocals are always the star of the show.

Chord Tracker

Identify the chord sequence from an audio track instantly with the Yamaha Chord Tracker app!
The Yamaha Chord Tracker app for iPhone and iPad helps practicing and performance by extracting the chord sequence of an audio song stored on your device.

Specification

Size/Weight

  • Width: 1,002 mm
  • Height: 148 mm
  • Depth: 437 mm
  • Weight 11.6 kg

Controls:

  • Number of Keys: 61
  • Keyboard Type: Organ, Initial Touch
  • Touch Response Settings: Hard1, Hard2, Medium, Soft1, Soft2
  • Pitch Bend Wheel: Yes
  • Modulation Wheel: Yes
  • Control Knobs: 2 (assignable)
  • Display Type: TFT Colour Wide VGA LCD
  • Display Size: 7 inch
  • Colour: Yes
  • Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
  • Panel Language: English

Voices

  • Tone Generating Technology: AWM Stereo Sampling
  • Polyphony (Max.): 128
  • Number of Preset Voices: 989 Voices + 41 Drum/SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices
  • Featured Voices: 131 S.Art!, 30 Mega Voices, 31 Sweet! Voices, 74 Cool! Voices, 89 Live! Voices, 30 Organ Flutes!
  • XG Compatible: Yes
  • GS Compatible: Yes (for Song playback)
  • GM Compatible: Yes
  • GM2 Compatible: Yes
  • Voice Expandability: approx. 512MB max.
  • Parts: Right 1, Right 2, Left

Effects

  • Reverb: 52 Presets + 3 User
  • Chorus: 106 Presets + 3 User
  • DSP: 322 Presets(with VCM) + 10 User
  • Master Compressor: 5 Presets + 5 User
  • Master EQ: 5 Presets + 2 User
  • Part EQ: 27 parts
  • Others: Mic/Guitar effects: Noise Gate x 1, Compressor x 1, 3Band EQ x 1
  • Arpeggiator: Yes
  • Vocal Harmony: 44 Presets, Synth Vocoder: 10 Presets
  • Number of Vocal Harmony/Synth Vocoder User Settings: 60 *The number is the total of Vocal Harmony and Synth Vocoder
  • Vocal Effects: 23

Accompaniment Styles

  • Number of Preset Styles: 450
  • Featured Styles: 40 +Audio Styles, 366 Pro Styles, 31 Session Styles, 10 DJ Styles, 3 Free Play
  • Fingering: Single Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard
  • Style Controls: INTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3
  • Other Features: Music Finder 2,500 Records
  • One Touch Setting (OTS): 4 for each Style
  • Expansion Styles: Yes
  • Expansion Audio Styles: Yes (approx. 128MB max.)
  • Compatibility: Style File Format, Style File Format GE

Songs

  • Number of Preset Songs: 5 Sample Songs
  • Number of Recordable Songs: Unlimited (depends on the drive capacity)
  • Number of Recording Tracks: 16
  • Data Capacity: approx. 300 KB/Song
  • Recording Functions: Quick Recording, Multi Recording, Step Recording
  • Compatible Data Format For Playback: SMF (Format 0 & 1), XF
  • Recording Formats: SMF (Format 0)

Functions

  • Number of Registration Buttons: 8
  • Control Registration: Sequence, Freeze
  • Lesson/Guides: Follow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo
  • Performance Assistant Technology (PAT): Yes
  • Demo/Help Demonstration: Yes
  • Overall Controls Metronome: Yes
  • Tempo Range: 5 – 500, Tap Tempo
  • Transpose: -12 – 0 – +12
  • Tuning: 414.8 – 440 – 466.8 Hz
  • Octave Button: Yes
  • Scale Types: 9 types
  • Direct Access: Yes
  • Text Display Function: Yes
  • Wallpaper Customisation: Yes
  • Voices Harmony/Echo: Yes (with Arpeggio)
  • Panel Sustain: Yes
  • Mono/Poly: Yes
  • Voice Information: Yes
  • Styles Style Creator: Yes
  • Style Recommender: Yes
  • OTS Information: Yes
  • Songs Song Creator: Yes
  • Score Display Function: Yes
  • Lyrics Display Function: Yes
  • Multi Pads Multi Pad Creator: Yes
  • Audio Recorder/Player Recording Time (max.): 80 minutes/Song
  • Recording Format: .wav (WAV format: 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bit resolution, stereo)
  • Playback Formats: .wav (WAV format: 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bit resolution, stereo), .mp3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3: 44.1/48.0 kHz sample rate, 64-320 kbps and variable bit rate, mono/stereo)
  • Time Stretch: Yes
  • Pitch Shift: Yes
  • Vocal Cancel: Yes

Storage and Connectivity

  • Internal Memory: approx. 13 MB
  • External Drives: USB Flash Memory (via USB to DEVICE)
  • Headphone Connection: Yes
  • FOOT PEDAL Connections: 1 (SUSTAIN), 2 (ARTICULATION), Function Assignable
  • Microphone: Microphone/Guitar x 1
  • MIDI: IN, OUT
  • AUX IN: Stereo mini jack
  • LINE OUT: L/L+R, R
  • RGB OUT: Yes
  • USB TO DEVICE: Yes
  • USB TO HOST: Yes

Amplifiers and Speakers

  • Amplifiers: 15 W x 2
  • Speakers: 13 cm x 2 + 2.5 cm (dome) x 2

Power Supply

  • Power Supply: PA-300C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
  • Power Consumption: 20 W
  • Auto Power Off Function: Yes

Multi Pads

  • Preset Number of Multi Pad Banks: 188 banks x 4 Pads
  • Audio Audio Link: Yes

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