Released January, 2009
The Pros:Actually comes included with an AC adapter unlike most keyboards. Very easy to carry around thanks to its lightweight, portable design. An affordable option for those just starting out.
The Cons:No kind of key resistance whatsoever--feels very flimsy to play.
The Yamaha PSR170 is a 61-piano size portable keyboard that comes with the songs, styles and voices of all music genres. It is a beginner keyboard designed for fun for any novice or intermediate user. It features the Yamaha Education Suite 2, voice effects, and a MIDI In/Out for computer connectivity.
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This keyboard features 61-full size keys for the same feel as a piano. It comes equipped with Yamaha Education Suite 2, for virtual keyboard lessons. This package includes lessons on timing, waiting, minus one, a chord dictionary, and grading. This yamaha model also features special voice effects, such as dual, harmony, echo, and split (included in voice). The MIDI In/Out (musical instrument digital interface) allows for users to play multiple musical instruments together when connecting to a computer.
- 61 piano-sized keys
- 100 accompaniment styles to play any type of music
- 100 advanced memory voices
- foot switch (optional)
- voice effects: dual, harmony, split
- MIDI In/Out
- Yamaha Education Suite 2
- DJ button
- 2 stereo speakers
- headphone jack for private practice
- 4 multi-pads with 10 banks of musical phrases to use as fill-ins
- AC adapter
User Reviews (3)
Actually comes included with an AC adapter unlike most keyboards.
Very easy to carry around thanks to its lightweight, portable design.
An affordable option for those just starting out.
Comes loaded with most of the same voices as higher-end Yamaha models.
Cheap alternative to a proper MIDI controller.
Built-in lessons actually work well, move at a good pace.
Grand piano voice sounds very nice, comparable to higher-end keyboards.
No kind of key resistance whatsoever--feels very flimsy to play.
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