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Yamaha PSR-E253 61-Key Portable Keyboard
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The Yamaha PSR-E253 portable digital keyboard is packed full of great sounds and features, ideal for aspiring musicians who are just starting out. Us...Click To Read More About This Product
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New portable with lesson program and great sound.
The Yamaha PSR-E253 portable digital keyboard is packed full of great sounds and features, ideal for aspiring musicians who are just starting out. Use the onboard lesson feature, Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.), to learn the 100 built-in songs, or explore the 385 instrument Voices and 100 Styles to create your own music. The Aux line input turns the PSR-E253 into a speaker system for your MP3 player so you can listen to and play along with your music collection.
385 high-quality voices
The PSR-E253 comes with a diverse array of 385 different voices. The grand piano voices in particular utilize stereo-sampled sounds with a superb feeling of presence. Players can enjoy reverb effects for the feeling of playing in a concert hall, and choruses that add extra breadth and resonance to the sound.
Nine-step lesson function (Yamaha Education Suite) helps beginners learn to play. The lesson function offers a total of nine stages”three for the left hand, three for the right, and three for both hands, helping beginning players to practice the songs stored in the instrument. There's a scoring function that makes it fun to practice and improve, and a "waiting" function that adjusts the tempo to the person playing, pausing the accompaniment until the correct note is played.
Compact, portable design
Weighing in at around 4kg, the PSR-E253 is light enough to take anywhere with ease. It can even run on batteries for live performances when you're out and about.
Connect your audio player to the PSR-E253 and listen to, or play along with, your favorite music through the instrument's speakers.
Use Master EQ to adjust the sound
The PSR-E253 is equipped with a preset Master EQ that allows you to adjust the nuances of the keyboard sound with settings such as Bright or Boost, making it easier to get exactly the sound you like.
Realtime backing band tracks
100 auto accompaniment Styles provide real-time band backing tracks based on the chords you play
Note: This keyboard does not ship with batteries or a power supply. We enthusiastically recommend the Yamaha SK-B2 Survival Kit, which contains the appropriate power supply for your keyboard, as well as a set of headphones, a footswitch, an extended warranty, rebate coupons and helpful software. #H65815
Width: 940mm (37-1/8)
Height: 106mm (4-1/4)
Depth: 317mm (12-1/2)
Number of Keys: 61
Display: Type: LCD display
Tone Generation: Tone Generating Technology: AWM Stereo Sampling
Polyphony: Number of Polyphony (Max.): 32
Preset: Number of Voices: 372 Voices + 13 drum/SFX kits
Types: Reverb: Yes
Master EQ: Yes
Ultra-Wide Stereo: Yes
Functions: Panel Sustain: Yes
Preset: Number of Preset Styles: 100
Style Control: ACMP ON/OFF, SYNC START, START/STOP, INTRO/ENDING/rit, MAIN/AUTO FILL
Other Features: One Touch Setting (OTS): Yes
Preset: Number of Preset Songs: 102
Recording: Number of Songs: 1
Number of Tracks: 1
Data Capacity: Approx. 300 notes
Compatible Data Format: Recording: Original File Format
Lesson/Guide: [1 LISTEN & LEARN], [2 TIMING], [3 WAITING], [A-B REPEAT], [CHORD DICTIONARY]
Lesson/Guide: Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.): Yes
Overall Controls: Metronome: Yes
Tempo Range: 11 - 280
Transpose: -12 to 0, 0 to +12
Tuning: 427.0 - 440.0 - 453.0 Hz (approx.0.2Hz increments)
Miscellaneous: PIANO Button: Yes
Storage and Connectivity
Connectivity: DC IN: DC IN 12V
Headphones: [PHONES/OUTPUT] x 1
Sustain Pedal: [SUSTAIN] x 1
AUX IN: Yes
Amplifiers and Speakers
Power Supply: Users within U.S or Europe: PA-130 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha Others: PA-3C, PA-130 or an equivalent. Six "AA" size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries
Power Consumption: 6W (When using PA-130 power adaptor)
Auto Power Off Function: Yes
Musician's Friend Gold Coverage
Gold Coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty to protect your gear from unexpected breakdowns, accidental damage from handling and failures. This plan covers your product for one, two, three or up to five years from your date of purchase, costs just pennies per day and gives you a complete "no-worry" solution for protecting your investment.
Gold Coverage Includes:
- Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks
- Normal wear and tear
- Power surges
- Dust, internal heat and humidity
Other plan features include:
- For products over $200, No Lemon Policy applies. If it fails for the same defect 3 times, it is replaced on the 4th breakdown. (Does not apply to failures due to drops, spills, and cracks)
- For products under $200 experiencing the above failures, a Musician's Friend gift card will be issued for the full price of the product + tax.
- Shipping fees covered if required for repair or replacement
- Plans are transferable in the event merchandise is sold
- Plans are renewable on new gear
*Limitations and exclusions apply. See terms and conditions for program details
Term for New Gear begins on date of purchase but does not replace the store return policy or manufacturer coverage.