Yamaha PSR-E463 Portable Keyboard, 61-Key
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Yamaha PSR-E463 Portable Keyboard, 61-Key

Yamaha's entry-level arranger synth, the PSR-E463 is packed with powerhouse features like Groove Creator, assignable effects knobs and audio/MIDI via USB.

Yamaha PSR-E433 Portable Keyboard, 61-Key

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Build beats with the Pattern function, record music on the 6-track sequencer, tweak knobs to control effects -- pro-level features at an entry-level price.
Yamaha's PSR-E433 Portable Keyboard is the perfect entry-level instrument for the budding musician. For starters, the 61-key PSR-E433 has Yamaha's rich stereo grand piano sound, easily accessible with the Portable Grand button. But the PSR-E433 is also a full music production workstation with hundreds of instrument sounds, a Pattern function for building beats, and a 6-track sequencer for composing and recording your own music. The PSR-E433 has its own internal speakers and can be powered completely via batteries -- great for mobile performers or anyone looking to find their first audience.

Explore Hundreds of Instruments

With over 700 voices to choose from, you'll have a blast finding fun and creative new ways to express yourself. Voices can be browsed by instrument type or musical style, so whatever you're playing, there's a good chance the PSR-E433 will have a patch to play it. And just like you'd expect from any Yamaha keyboard, the Portable Grand button is there for when you just want a great-sounding piano.

Easily Split and Layer Sounds

Want to layer a cello with your piano? There's a dual keyboard function for playing two voices simultaneously each time you press a key. How about bass with your left hand and a synth with your right? Use the split keyboard mode for playing different instruments with each hand.

Record Your Performance with the 6-Track Sequencer

Your Yamaha PSR-E433 is equipped with a six-track sequencer for recording your own read more songs. Internal memory for recording 10 songs is provided, and songs can be backed up via USB memory stick and transferred to your computer. Need some inspiration? Load up one of 186 preset Styles, and as you play notes or chords on the keyboard, the PSR-E433 will back you up with drums, bass, guitar sounds and so on.

Music Database: Play Along with Songs You Know

Great for beginners, the PSR-E433 also comes with a library of 305 songs already on board. Load one up, and the keyboard calls up the right drum groove and keyboard sounds to recreate it. All you have to do is play along with the tune, using any instrument you like.

Enhance Your Performance

The PSR-E433 provides all the tools and controls you need to enhance your performance in creative ways. There's an on-board arpeggiator with 150 types of arpeggios, so you can trigger piano scales, chugging beats or billowing synthesizer riffs by pressing a single key. Try your hand at the pitch bend wheel to add realistic fluidity to saxophone solos or synth leads. Experiment with the 47 onboard effects including reverb, chorus, EQ, etc. to add depth to your compositions. Grab the two control knobs to filter your sound in real time, analog-synth-style. The possibilities are endless!

Features:

- 61-key portable keyboard with organ-style touch-sensitive keys
- 32-voice polyphony via Yamaha Advanced Wave Memory (AWM) stereo sampling
- Pattern function for creating your own grooves on-the-fly
- 186 preset styles
- 731 voices including acoustic instruments, synths, and drum kits
- 47 effects including reverb, chorus, EQ, harmony, and ultra-wide stereo
- Dual voice and split keyboard options
- 150 arpeggio types
- 305 preset songs
- Six-track sequencer for 10 user recordable songs
- Songs can be saved to USB drive for transfer to computer
- Onboard metronome
- Portable Grand function for taking the stage quickly
- Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) for step-by-step lessons
- Backlit LCD screen for displaying voice and pattern info
- Two control knobs for tweaking filter and effect parameters
- Pitch bend wheel for realistic horn solos and wailing synth leads
- Dual 2.5 watt internal speakers
- 1/4 inch headphone output
- 1/4 inch port for connecting external sustain pedal (sold separately)
- USB to Host and USB to Device ports provided
- Powered via included AC adapter or six AA batteries

With hundreds of voices and dozens of styles right out of the box, the Yamaha PSR-E433 keyboard is all you need to unlock a orchestra in your home.
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For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 714-522-9011
Web: https://usa.yamaha.com/support

Yamaha PSR E433 Portable Keyboard

The Yamaha PSR-E433 offers many innovative features. The basic features for learning to play -- like the Yamaha Portable Grand piano sounds, and the Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) -- and features for when it's time to perform, like synthesizer Control Knobs for real-time control of filter, effects, and sound envelope. Powerful Styles from different musical genres can be performed with 186 different patterns and 150 arpeggio Voices. The PSR-E433's easy-to-use professional features and cool design set this keyboard apart in its class.

Pattern Function

The PATTERN function puts a wealth of powerful loops and beats at your fingertips to instantly create dynamically varied music on the fly, like a DJ, tweaking the Live Control Knobs for even more sound variation.

Real-time Control Knobs, Arpeggiator and Pitch Bend

Two real-time control knobs let you filter and adjust your sound just like an analog synthesizer. The Pitch Bend wheel adjusts the pitch of the sound bringing Voices like the Sax and Trumpet to life.

731 high-quality voices; Super-realistic Sweet! and Cool! Voices

The PSR-E433 includes 731 high quality Voices, ranging from acoustic to electric instruments, featuring 5 Sweet! Voices and 3 Cool! Voices which use Yamaha's renowned advanced Voice technologies. The sound is given the final boost by the built-in 2-way speaker system with bass enhancement.

Wider World Contents and 186 Varieties of Styles

Mexican, Arabic, Indian, Brazilian and Chinese content has been added to Styles for performing just about any type of music with an automatic backing. With these high-quality Styles, you'll sound like you have a professional backing band behind you.

Arpeggio Function

Tap into instant inspiration with the Arpeggio function which has been improved for smoother playability. Hold Mode and allocated key-range free your hands to add more music. The 150 Arpeggio patterns adjust and morph around the notes and chords you play on the keyboard allowing for almost limitless creativity.

Music Database

Get off to a flying start -- choose a song and the Music Database automatically selects the best accompaniment and Voices for you to start playing immediately.

9-step lesson supports your practice: Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.)

The Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) is an advanced set of helpful learning tools built into the instrument, letting you teach yourself how to play and perform regardless of your ability. Choose from step-by-step lessons for left, right, or both hands. Y.E.S. helps you master a song with ease.

Portable Grand Button

A great-sounding Piano is only one button push away. Touch the Portable Grand button, and all the bells and whistles are switched off -- leaving you with a stunningly rich and authentic piano tone.

USB to Device Terminal

Insert a USB flash memory in the USB TO DEVICE terminal on the instrument. It lets you load and save your settings songs, as well as transfer data from the connected devices such as a PC.

Internal Flash Memory, Connectivity to PC via USB

You can play along with your favorites transferred from a PC.

Features:

- PATTERN function to create your own grooves
- Real-time Control knobs for instant effects
- Real-time pitch control with pitch bend wheel
- 731 high quality voices including Super-realistic Sweet! and Cool! Voices
- 186 Varieties of Styles included World Wide Contents
- 6-track sequencer for recording 10 songs
- Music Database: 305 song titles for quick keyboard setups
- 4 Pads x 8 Banks Registration Memory

NOTE: Power supply is not included, available separately (Yamaha PA-150).
(4 ratings)
Submitted July 27, 2014 by Jason Y in Springville, UT
"Big Bang for the Buck"
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I bought the Yamaha psr e433 primarily to use as a vst plug in controller for my daw. I could have just purchased a midi controller but decided this piece of kit would fit my needs just the same, plus give me the benefit of using it as a standalone unit with its built in speakers and multitude of on board sounds and loops. It has actually helped me write a few songs too. Great price point, high quality considering the price..
Musical Background:
guitar 17 years, home studio, vocals
Musical Style:
Metal, Hard Rock, Pop
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