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Yamaha Intermediate Tenor Saxophone

Item #: YTS480
Price: $2,865.99
With a design influenced by high-end Yamaha saxophones, the YTS-480 features highly accurate intonation, a warm tone and a quick response. It is lightweight yet durable, and comes with a professional-quality 62-style neck for a more mature quality of sound.
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A hand-engraved pattern on the bell adds an extra touch of class.


Compatible with Custom Yamaha necks


The redesigned octave key system gives players the flexibility to choose between the included 62 style neck and those designed for the Custom Z and Custom EX Yamaha saxophones (sold separately).




The new 62 style neck has been designed for improved tone and response.
Key guard480kg The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments.
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The left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel.

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.


Level Intermediate
Key of Bb
Neck Annealed, original 62 design
Neck Material Yellow Brass
Body Material Yellow Brass
Bell Yellow Brass
Key Material Yellow Brass
Key Buttons Polyester
Finish Gold baked epoxy lacquer
Tone Holes Drawn
Auxiliary Keys Front F; High F# key
Mouthpiece Yamaha 4C
Mouthpiece Cap Plastic
Ligature Yellow Brass; Clear Lacquer
Spring Type Stainless Steel
Pad Type Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration Stamped
Thumb Hook Adjustable Plastic
Pivot Screw Tapered with head and nylon lock (adjustable)
Mounting Post on body