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YDS-120 Digital Saxophone - Graphite

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YDS-120 Digital Saxophone - Graphite

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YDS-120 Digital Saxophone - Graphite
YDS-120 Digital Saxophone - Graphite
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This digital saxophone eliminates restrictions on where and when you can play, while offering the same tonal diversity, deep low notes, and delicate highs of an acoustic instrument. Step into a new world where you can play the saxophone in a way that's all you.

The YDS-120 combines acoustic and digital technologies into a new form, giving you the ability to control your volume at will, so that you can play anywhere you want. Users can choose from 73 different voices, including 56 saxophone samples (Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone).

With the same key configuration as its acoustic brethren, the YDS-120 combines a breath sensor for expression, an analog controller, and your own breath, offering you true freedom of expression.

Features

• 15-step volume adjustment
• Headphone Terminal , Aux in jack
• 73 voices, including 56 for saxophone
• The same key layout as an acoustic saxophone
• Specially designed mouthpiece
• Breath sensor that detects the pressure of your breath
• Dedicated YDS Controller app
• Use with a USB power source or with batteries

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YDS 120 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful
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Been playing the Sax for over 35 yrs and I was looking for something in synth mode, but more so as an alternative to playing the acoustic sax. Very convenient to practice quietly and has many more features to get creative in a completely different realm. The keys are very close to my YAS62 and plays quite well. In comparison to its competitors, the breath sensor is ideal for volume, but it lacks the bite sensor for vibrato or advanced pitch control. The sounds are limited to the 70+, however I believe you can use an aftermarket DAW to add more. Took me a bit to get the App to work, so ensure you use a USB micro cable that is not just for power charging electronics. Sleek and sharp, this unit looks great, functions very close to an actual Yamaha sax and is wildly amusing. I suppose if you were looking for a straight synth unit you would be happier with a Akai or Roland, but because this is a sax through and through, they hit the mark.
Posted by Russ on Oct 30, 2023
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