The YAS-280 saxophones offer a perfect start because they are designed with the young beginner in mind. Relatively light-weight and ergonomically shaped, they are easy to hold and to play. The intonation is perfect, as you would expect from Yamaha, and it is easy to get a great sound. The Yamaha design offers beginners optimum support, thus greatly assisting both learning progress and creativity.
Based on the highly recommended YAS-275 saxophones the new YAS-280 are even further enhanced with a new, more stable neck receiver and a new low B-C# connection for better adjustment.
New neck receiver with a durable screw
• A redesigned neck receiver promotes a quick response and ease of play while also increasing the durability of the mechanism.
Improved Low B-C# connection
• An improved mechanism from low B-C# ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.
• All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb-rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.
• Adjustable thumb hook
• Keys gold lacquered
• Body gold lacquered
• New neck receiver (475 style)
• Improved low B-C# connection
• Mouthpiece: 4C
• ASC-200EII light case (back pack style)
Brand reference number:BYAS280