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Yamaha YTS-480S - Tenor Saxophone - Silver Plated

£2,490.00
SKU YTS-480S

A perfect sax for advancing students who like silver saxophones

A step up from the class leading YTS-280S, the YTS-480S has some small but significant design upgrades which really give this horn an edge. 

Description

Like all Yamaha saxes the 480S is an extremely well designed and hugely playable horn. It’s medium to bright tone, together with slick key-work and a very free-blowing response make this a smooth and satisfying instrument to work with; easy enough for a raw beginner but offering enough depth and versatility for the more seasoned user. 

The brass body is left unlacquered and plated with beautiful bright silver plating. The lack of lacquer does mean occasional cleaning with a silver cloth is required in order to maintain the finish. However, the added layer of resonant precious metal gives more projection and a wonderful extra dimension to the sound.

Features

 Material: Brass

 Finish: Silver plated

 Key Touches: White polyester

 Neck: Yamaha 62 style (upgradeable)

 Engraving: Yamaha hand engraving

 Case: Light but very strong. W/ backpack straps and A4 pocket

 Mouthpiece: Plastic Yamaha 4c

 Made in: Indonesia

• 9 Month Interest Free Finance Available on this Product

• Free Professional Set Up & Free Check over within a Year

 Recommended for: Students and advancing players on a budget

Reviews

It was great to find the latest Yamaha "intermediate" sax has received a neck upgrade to the excellent 62 model and is even compatible with the Yamaha Custom necks. Further improvements to the keywork make this a sax that you can live and grow with. Along with many Yamaha endorsees, we find their silver plated models really do have some extra "star quality." Phill Straker (Sax.co.uk)

 

All of our instruments are fully checked and set-up by our experienced technicians. Regardless of size or price - all saxophones go through the same process.   

Here at Sax.co.uk we know that when you buy a sax, our pro set up is absolutley essential to ensure the instrument you're purchasing is playing to it's optimum peformance. 

In addition, all new saxophones purchased from us can be returned within a year for a FREE checkover to make sure your saxophone continues to perform its best. 

Our 12-Step Checkover:

• All transit packing and corks from the manufacturer are removed.
• Thorough visual check for any imperfections in the finish, includes unlacquered saxophones.
• All pads checked for quality.
• All pad seatings checked using leak lights and traditional feeler paper methods.
• Regulation checked and adjusted.
• All key corks and felts checked, adjusted to set vent heights.
• All spring tensions checked and adjusted to create an even feel across the instrument.
• Neck fitting checked.
• Crook cork checked for cork quality and provided mouthpiece fits.
• Thorough playtest from top to bottom, including alternate fingerings.
• Case inspected for quality, instrument fit and accessories.
• Instrument cleaned and carefully repacked.

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Delivery Schedule

Orders in stock and received before 2pm are normally shipped the same day. International orders are generally received in under 7 days.

Goods purchased online can be returned within 14 days upon delivery 

Goods purchased online from www.sax.co.uk can be returned within 14 days of receipt. This does not apply to products where hygiene is concerned and product seals have been broken (Reeds, mouthpieces etc). Goods purchased through our website cannot be returned to our retail store.