Yamaha PSR-E323 61-Key MIDI Keyboard with Sequencer

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With its touch response, a 2-track sequencer and the Yamaha Education Suite, the PSR-E323 is perfect for any keyboard enthusiast.
Power adapter not included (available separately).

For those that want to learn to play piano, broaden music theory skills, or even compose music, the Yamaha PSR-E323 has all the right features including a touch sensitive keyboard, easy-to-use 2-track recorder and Flash ROM, perfect for transferring MIDI content from the Internet.

Features

- Touch Response: Expressive touch like a piano
- Back-lit display: Better information
- 2-track sequencer: Record your own songs
- Yamaha Education Suite features Keys to Success function
- Flash ROM: Import Standard MIDI Files for listening or learning
- 12 Drumkits plus 1 Sound Effect kit with dedicated button
- Split (different voice on L&R) & Layer (2 voices i.e. Piano/Strings)
- Music Database: Automatic keyboard setups by song title
- DSP effects include 9 Reverb and 4 Chorus
- MIDI In/Out
- Sustain Pedal jack
- Headphone jack
- Bass ports provide full sound

The PSR-E323 is the first digital keyboard in the Yamaha line-up with a touch sensitive keyboard, and features a backlit LCD screen and an easy-to-use 2-track recorder. Packed with 482 voices, the Music Database feature includes 102 preset songs, each with its own specially-selected Style and Voice settings. In addition to XGlite and reverb, the model offers exceptional sound.
With Yamaha's Touch Response, the PSR-E323 keyboard responds like an acoustic piano. If you're buying a keyboard having piano in mind, you'll want Yamaha's Touch Response feature. read more On an acoustic piano, striking a key harder will produce a louder sound, striking it softer will produce a softer sound.

One press of the Portable Grand button resets the entire keyboard to a stereo-sampled piano, perfect for when it's time to practice. Yamaha is known around the world for the quality of their acoustic pianos and this attention to detail is evident as you enjoy the warmth and clarity of this Portable Grand piano.
The PSR-E323 has a large selection of professional sounding voices called XGlite. Only Yamaha's best keyboards have the capacity to support and reproduce Yamaha's XGlite voices. The result is amazing sound quality and almost 500 voices for you to choose from, offering even greater compatibility with both 3rd party and Yamaha XG software.

The PSR-E323 comes with 102 built-in songs and an interactive lesson system, divided into left and right hand parts, for learning them. In addition, you have the ability to connect to a computer, download more songs from the Internet into the internal Flash ROM, and use all of the Yamaha Education Suite features to help you learn to play them. Yamaha makes it easy to get connected with the PC button. Now, instead of wading through function menus and fighting through a maze of selections, one button is your expressway to music on the web and your computer.

You can connect to the MIDI port on the back with an optional USB-MIDI and once connected, you can play your songs into the computer, edit them if necessary, and e-mail them to your friends and family. And with General MIDI (GM) and XGlite compatibility, song data always plays back with the correct sounds.

Dual mode allows you to combine two voices across the keyboard at the same time, for example piano and strings. Split Mode allows you to select a different voice for each hand, for example piano for your right and bass for your left. With the 482 voices found in the PSR-E323, the combinations are limited only by your imagination.

The PSR-E323 features MIDI In/Out, Sustain Pedal jack and a Headphone jack for private practice.

Optional Survival Kit Contents
-Yamaha Power Adapter (PA130)
-Foot switch
-Stereo dynamic headphones
-2 year extended warranty
-Hundreds of dollars of Rebate Coupons
-Survival Kit DVD
-Playing with Styles DVD

Power Supply: PA130 (Not Included)*

*Optional AC Adapter: PA130 (only included with "Survival Kit" option)
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Power Supply: PA130 (Not Included)*

*Optional AC Adapter: PA130 (only included with "Survival Kit" option)
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 714-522-9011
Web: https://usa.yamaha.com/support
(22 ratings)
Submitted December 16, 2010 by a customer from yahoo.com
"The best portable keyboard I ever have!"
Overall, I am OVERLY satisfied with this keyboard! The Touch response, the split voice, dual voice, the soft touch of the keys...everything is just perfect!
Sound
The sound is just great! It respond very well to my playing thanks to the Touch response! Even without an external Amp the speakers of the keyboard did very well in gigs and worship. No cracking or other nonsense present on maximum volume and the bass reflex are just too good!
Features
When I bought this, it did not include the Sustain pedal foot switch as it is sold separately but the pedal is inexpensive. I really liked the Dual feature which you can layer any sounds together. And don't worry. they are lots of voices to choose from!
Ease of Use
It is very easy to use. I did try an external amp and no problems were found. So no problem here, everything is just very easy! If you know what your doing.
Quality
This product is very well made and it is not heavy at all. I am worried that my 'baby' may get messy and all on the road so I put it in a keyboard bag. And I don't see anything that is bad about this product.
Value
For this price range, I am pretty much satisfied with my keyboard. Although it does not include everything but I think that is understandable.
Manufacturer Support
None.
The Wow Factor
I liked the design and colour of this keyboard. It really feels like that this is a next generation keyboard.
Musical Background:
Hobbyist
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