Yamaha Tyros3 61-Key Arranger Workstation Keyboard

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Go from simple idea to completed song in no time with the Tyros3 from Yamaha. Includes 3-layered piano, voice, guitars, drums and Motif synth sounds.

Yamaha Tyros3 Arranger Workstation: Yamaha's prime arranger model.

Hot on the heals of the hugely successful Tyros2 comes the Tyros3 an even better arranger than before. Arranger workstations, for lack of better terms, are simply keyboards which allow the user to arrange compositions or add accompaniments to a pre-existing song all within the keyboard itself. These workstations usually let you store a finite amount of songs or phrases you can call up at will.

The Tyros3 provides a huge amount of freedom to navigate from the usual strict standards of arrangers. With the Tyros 3 you get over 1,000 voice to use and over 128-notes in polyphony. More voices means greater diversity of styles you can play and more songs you can tweak arrangements with. More polyphony means you get the ability to play more instruments at the same time without running out of space. Super Articulate 2 keyboard technology allows you to get the same expressive response of playing the actual instruments the voices are replicating or go even further and control the minute details to get your own tones. With 8 assignable sliders the Tyros3 lets you instantly assign controls you can manipulate as you play or to controls song mixes as you're making them.

What makes the Tyros3 different from the Tyros2 is the inclusion of an 80GB internal hard drive which lets you store even more sounds and arrangements. You also get USB connectivity that lets you upload or dowload your own sounds and arrangements. read more Exclusively for Yamaha users is the ability to access more songs and voices through this website. Never feel like you can't keep up with the demands from your audience with the Tyro3! read less

Specifications
General:
- Keyboard: 61 Keys (C1 ~ C6) with After Touch Response
- Polyphony: 128 notes
- Display: Visible from any angle TFT 7.5 inch Color LCD. Contrast and angle are adjustable. Music Score, Lyrics, Text, Wallpaper customize

Voices:
- Voices + Drumkits: 1540
- Super Articulation 2 Voices: 11 voices
- Super Articulation Voices: 53
- MegaVoices: 23 voices
- Sweet! Voices: 26 voices
- Live! Voices: 70 voices
- Live! Drums: 12 drum kits
- Cool! Voices: 58 voices
- Organ Flutes: 20

Voice Expandability:
- Function: Voice Editor (Normal voice and Drum Kit)
- Memory: 4 MB pre-installed. Maximum memory size 1024 MB (optional)
- Memory Type:168 pin DIMM x2

Effects Type:
- Reverb: 42 Presets + 3 Users
- Chorus: 106 Presets + 3 Users
- DSP (For Voice/Style/Mic): 272 Presets+10 Users
- Mic Effects: Noise Gate x 1, Compressor x 1, 3 Band EQ x 1
- Master EQ (5 band): 5 Presets + 2 Users
- Master Compressor:5 Presets + 5 Users
- Part EQ (2 band):29 Parts (R1, R2, R3, Left, Multi Pad, Style x 8, Song x 16)
- Poly/Mono: ON/OFF
- Vocal Harmony: 60 Presets + 10 Users
- Real-time Controllers: Pitch Bend Wheel
- Tempo: 5 ~ 500, Tap Tempo
- Octave Button: Yes
- Transpose: Yes
- Tuning: Yes

Auto Accompaniment:
- Preset Styles: 450 (403 Pro Styles, 47 Session)
- Control: Intro x 3, Main Variations x 4, Fill In x 4, Break, Ending x 3
- Fingering Type: Single Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard
- Style Creator: Yes

Quick Access Memory:
- One-Touch Setting:4 Per Style
- Music Finder: Programmable up to 2500 records
- Registration Memory: 8 Pads x Unlimited Banks
- Multi Pads: 4 x 123 Banks, plus user

Songs:
- Preset Songs: Large Built-In Demo
- Internet Direct Connection: Lan Port Internet Direct Connect (IDC) for free online, on demand music

Memory Devices:
- Flash Memory (Internal): 3.2 MB
- Hard Disk Drive (Internal): 80GB 2.5-inch IDE
- Storage Devices (via USB to DEVICE): USB Flash Memory, USB hard disk drive, etc.

Connectivity:
- USB to Host: Yes, x 1 (USB 2.0)
- USB to Device: Yes, x 2 (USB 2.0)
- MIDI: MIDI A In/Out, MIDI B In/Out
- Display Output: Video Out (NTSC / PAL Composite), RGB Out

Audio:
- Phones: x 1
- Microphones: MIC/Line In (Stereo)
- Loop Send: (L/L+R, R), Aux Out (Level Fixed): Selectable
- Loop Return: (L/L+R, R), Aux In (Level Fixed)
- To Satellite Speaker (L/R), To Sub Woofer (L/R)
- Amps & Speakers: Optional (TRS-MS02)
- Power Supply: AC (Inlet)

Physical:
- Dimensions: 44.9 x 17.7 x 5.6 inches W x D x H (1,140 x 450 x 142 mm) Without Music Rest and Speakers
- Weight: 33 lbs (15 kg)

Included Accessories:
- AC power cord
- Music rest and brackets
- CD-ROM
- Owner's Manual
- Installation Guide
- User Registration Card

Power Supply:Power Cord (Included)

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 714-522-9011
Email:
Web: https://usa.yamaha.com/support

Yamaha Tyros3 Arranger Workstation

Yamaha Tyros3: The Next-Level Keyboard Arranger

Considered the most powerful, easy-to-use, and top of the line arranger keyboard on the market, the 61 Key TYROS3 provides all the sounds, styles, and features you need to perform the music you want to play! Featuring the highest quality synthesizer keyboard Yamaha has ever made, the easy-to-use packed TYROS3 is the most expressive and musical keyboard in its class. By combining Super Articulation 2 technology and state of the art digital features you get stunning sound quality and musical versatility. Building on the impressive features of the TYROS2, this different, but better, 61 highly touch responsive Key 128 Note Polyphony design includes registration memory buttons on the right side of the keyboard, a first for Yamaha, a new design without chainsaw cutted edges, and a new screen with higher resolution.

Tyros3 Features

- Super Articulation 2 Technology using AEM technology
- 2-track HDR
- Studio Quality Reverb
- Performance Enhancing Control Sliders
- Guitar Accompaniment Algorithm for realistic guitar chord sounds
- New 3-layer piano, voice, guitars, drums and Motif synth sounds
- LAN Port Internet Direct Connect
- RGB/Video Out
- 32 MIDI Channels
- Music Finder
- One Touch Setting

Power Supply:Power Cord (Included)

Tyros 3 Now Featuring Super Articulation 2 Technology

Yamaha introduces a completely new level of sonic realism and musical expressiveness with a brand new technology: Super Articulation 2! Super Articulation 2 is the most advanced tone generation technology on the market, which features detailed samples of special expressive techniques used on specific instruments, adding unique characteristics to every instrument. The TYROS3 contains 11 Super Articulation Voices created with AEM (Articulation Element Modeling) technology, used to stimulate these characteristics to the instruments. Using AEM, the most appropriate sound samples are selected in sequence in real time, from sampled data.

The Tyros3 Has 8 Performance Enhancing Control Sliders

8 sliders have been provided just below the LCD display that allows you to quickly adjust all parameters shown in the display. The additional ASSIGN slider allows you to assign a desired function (volume, reverb, etc.) and control it in real-time during your performance.

Tyros3's Built-in 2-track Hard Disk Recorder

The Hard Disk Recorder lets you record your performances to two audio tracks - Main and Sub. A Bounce recording feature lets you record even more tracks, allowing you to easily record multiple parts in layers.

Tyros3 Now with a Massive 80GB HDD

With 80 GBs, an incredible amount of MIDI data, style data, wav files and more can be stored on the keyboard's internal hard disk without worry of filling it.

The Tyros3's Big LCD Screen

For those wanting to see lyrics and the sheet music that accompanies an artist's song, or even your own, can now get what they want with the Backlit LCD Screen built into the TYROS3 which displays lyrics, chords, and notation. This is a great way to learn how to read music, and since the pages scroll automatically, you don't have to worry about flipping pages to sheet music any longer! Another cool feature you'll find only on the TYROS3 is that the color LCD screen is visible from any angle! Now, no matter where you are on stage or in the studio, you don't have to worry about not seeing the screen!

Tyros3: Convenient Multi Pad Sync function / Registrations and OTS Information


You can add even more to your performance as you play with several preset phrases by using the Multi Pads. These can even be synchronized with Style/Song playback. The information displays for Registration Memory and One Touch Setting allowing you to confirm the registered panel setups easily.

Tyros 3: High-Speed Communication

The built-in LAN Internet Direct Connect (IDC) terminal lets you easily connect your instrument directly to the Internet. IDC lets you connect directly to the Internet - without a computer - letting you delve into the thousands of MIDI songs on Yamaha's website, and download your favorite music for playback. The USB terminals compatible with USB 2.0 High-Speed enable high-speed communication with USB storage devices and computers to online and on-demand music.

Tyros3: Music Finder

When you want to play in a certain genre of music but don't know which settings to choose, what can you do? Use Music Finder! It features over 1800 preset records, each with its own specially selected Style and Voice settings and choice of four registrations, giving you instant professional sounds!

Tyros 3: Voice Expandability

Download additional Voices from the website and load them to the Tyros3 - and increase your selection of available voices (fees apply).

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (55 ratings)
Submitted November 16, 2009 by a customer from yahoo.com
"The Lamborghini of keyboards, hands down. When you hear it you are HOOKED. When you play it you won't look back. I touch it a"
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful.
I will not need another keyboard. The Yamaha Motif XS supports the Tyros 3 with more wave forms and its 76 note keyboard. I may have to buy another Tyros 3 as I will probably wear it out. I will probably buy the best pair of stereo monitors as they do well in small venues and sound incredible. I have not heard the monitors that are made for the Tyros but the pair I have now sound very good. This product exceeds my expectations. I definitely would like an internal GPS locator inside of the keyboard if stolen.

Sound
I have owned over 12 different keyboards and worked for Hammond organ, designed circuit boards for Lowrey organs, and played for 40 years ! Nuff said. I use it with a Yamaha Motif XS and a Roland G6. The sounds surpasses the XS and the Roland G. The keyboard is super expressive, so much so that it changes the way you play keyboard ! The quality of sound is super, recorded, live, and in different rooms. I have played it now for 6 months. I have not programmed new voices yet because the installed sounds are soooo good and they are easily tweaked via EQ and the great effects screen (user friendly, easy to find). It sounds better live than the posted videos, really! I have recorded several(20) songs (very easy)and It is hard to believe how great the quality of sound is. The first time I used it with a group I received very nice applause in the middle of a blues Sax solo. You do not have to do anything read more to make this keyboard sound better. USE THE BEST SPEAKERS YOU CAN AFFORD! The nuances of this keyboard will blow you away. Better speakers will bring out the wonderful/beautiful overtones that this machine creates. You will never need another keyboard after this one.

Features
The screen is excellent. Registrations are very easy and very flexible. Recording is very easy and of top quality. It is very easy to bring to a gig. It should be a 76 note keyboard. When I play it thru the Motif XS7 I've solved that problem, except it would be easier to bring one keyboard to a gig rather than two. Once you have a 76 note keyboard a 61 note board is like wearing tight shoes expressively. One feature not listed is that it does away with a lot of software. It so easy to program I haven't even looked at the included PC software much less the software I have installed on my computer.

Ease of Use
The ergonomics of the keyboard are great. The screen is excellent. Saving registrations is very easy and very flexible due to it's freeze function. I can save registrations via song titles, sets, live setups, karaoke, effects, and much more, and even save settings on the fly in the middle of a song. It is the most playable keyboard made. It is super sensitive to velocity and aftertouch and therefore more expressive.

Quality
It has a very smooth housing design so it is less likely to Snag something on stage. It is easy to transport as it is not heavy like the motif xs7. Where can I buy insurance to protect my investment? Quality really shows over time and it is to early to tell.

Value
This product is a must have if you play keyboard ! Quality is top shelf and worth every penny. This product will change the way you play keyboards, in a very short time. It is the Lamborghini of keyboards, hands down. Once you play one you will not look back.

Manufacturer Support
Yamaha has already released 3 new premium voice sets. The trombone set at $50 is a no-brainer. From playing experience I can tell that Yamaha has gone to great lengths in programing their voices. Super Articulation is here to stay. It works and is very flexible. I am looking forward to many new voice sets. I.e., more guitars, harmonicas, E. pianos, etc. If the price range is right I will buy. CONS: The only minor quirks with the keyboard can be remedied in a software update. The ability to change octave settings is easy for the live voices but not available for the midi files or style tracks. This is a glaring deficiency as I had it on my Casio 3500 and it makes a song set up a breeze. Will Yamaha support this change?

The Wow Factor
When you hear it live you are HOOKED. I have watched closely everyone that hears it for the first time. The response on their faces tell the true story. Their eyebrows go up and their jaws go down ! It looks great, not as flashy as the Roland G6 but the sex appeal is the sound, it blows everything else away.

Musical Background:
40 years amateur, starting to gig now.

Musical Style:
Blues, Rock, Grover Washington, Benson
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