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YAMAHA PSR E-423

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The PSR-E423 offers several innovative features. The basic features for learning to play — like the Yamaha Portable Grand and Yamaha Education Suite — and features for when it’s time to perform, like synthesizer Control Knobs for real-time control of filter, effects, sound envelope and Style tempo.

Control Knobs, Appreciator and Pitch Bend

Most of the features of the PSR-E423 have been enhanced over its predecessor. Two control knobs provide real-time control for filtering the main melody tone, and changing the tempo of the arpeggio just like an analog synthesizer. The Pitch Bend wheel brings Voices like the Sax and Trumpet to life.

Improved Arpeggio Function

Tap into instant inspiration with the Arpeggio function which has been improved for smoother playability. New hold mode and allocated key-range will free your hands for playing with both hands. It provides an expanded150 patterns that automatically generate even more useful phrases that change depending on the notes and chords you play.

A Variety of New Dynamic Voices

Dynamic Voices usually found on high-end workstations, are now on the new PSR-E423. There are two different waveforms that change depending on how hard you play the keyboard, this allows more expression on Voices such as overdriven or nylon guitar. High quality Voices, from acoustic instruments to electric sounds, have been expanded to 700 varieties. All of these high-quality Voices sound better through 2-way speakers.

Wider World Content and 174 Varieties of Styles with Auto-backing Mode

Auto-backing Mode Arabic, Indian and Chinese content has been added to Styles, Rhythm and Voices. With our high-quality Styles and Voices, you’ll sound like you have a professional backing band behind you.

Extended Flash Memory, Connectivity to PC via USB

4 times more flash memory has been added to the PSR-E423 so you can play along with your favorites transferred from a PC.

Features

Size/Weight

  • Width 946mm (37-1/4")
  • Height 136mm (5-3/8")
  • Depth 402mm (15-13/16")
  • Weight 7.0kg (15lbs., 7oz.)

Control Interface

  • Number of Keys 61
  • Type Organ Style
  • Touch Response
  • Pitch Bend
  • Control Knobs
  • Display Custom LCD 92mm x 42mm
  • Backlight
  • Panel Language English

Voices

  • Tone Generating Technology AWM Stereo Sampling
  • Number of Polyphony (Max.) 32
  • Preset Number of Voices 183 + 462 XGlite + 15 Drum/SFX Kits + 40 Arpeggio
  • Featured Voices 5 Sweet! Voices, 3 Cool! Voices, 3 Dynamic Voice
  • Compatibility GM XGlite

Effects

  • Reverb 9 types
  • Chorus 4 types
  • Master EQ 5 types
  • Functions Dual/Layers
  • Split
  • Arpeggio 150 types

Accompaniment Styles

  • Number of Preset Styles 174
  • Fingering Multi
  • Style Control INTRO, MAIN x 2, FILL-IN x 2, ENDING
  • Custom User Styles Style File Format
  • Other Features Easy Song Arranger Yes
  • Music Database 305 + External Files
  • One Touch Setting (OTS)

Songs

  • Number of Preset Songs 30
  • Recording Number of Songs 5
  • Number of Tracks 6 (5 Melody + 1 Chord)
  • Data Capacity Approx. 10,000 notes (when only "melody" tracks are recorded)Approx. 5,500 chords (when only "chord" tracks are recorded)
  • Recording Function
  • Compatible Data Format Playback SMF

Functions

  • Registration Number of Buttons 2 ( x 8 banks )
  • Lesson/Guide Performance Assistant Technology (PAT) Chord
  • Yamaha Education Suite (YES) Waiting, Your tempo, Minus one, Repeat & Learn, Chord Dictionary
  • Metronome Yes
  • Tempo Range 11 - 280
  • Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12
  • Tuning + - 100 cents
  • PIANO Button Portable Grand Button

Storage and Connectivity

  • Internal Memory 1.8MB
  • Connectivity DC IN DC IN 12V
  • Headphones x 1
  • Sustain Pedal x 1
  • USB TO HOST Yes
  • Amplifiers 2.5W + 2.5W
  • Speakers 12cm x 2 + 3cm x 2
  • Power Supply Adaptor (PA-3C/PA-130), or batteries (Six "AA" size, LR6 or equivalent batteries)
  • Power Consumption 10W
  • Included Accessories Music Rest
  • Song Book Included in CD-ROM with PDF format

Reviews on Web

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- Musician’s Friend (en)
- Thomann (de)
- Meet Music (E403) (fr)

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