The PSR-E453 is an all-round keyboard that is ideal as a starter instrument but also a robust alternative for experienced players who seek advanced features for their live performance and/or for their composing. Its powerful sound system boasts two 6W amplifiers and its wide range of features, controls, and connectivity make the PSR-E453 a long-lasting musical companion as you grow and hone your skills.
758 high quality voices including Sweet! and Cool! voices, with 48-note polyphony
The PSR-E453 includes 758 high quality voices, ranging from acoustic to electric instruments, featuring 8 Sweet! voices and 3 Cool! voices which use Yamaha's advanced sampling technologies to capture the realism and specific characteristics of each sound. 48-note polyphony allows for the performance of complex passages without dropped notes.
6W + 6W amplifiers with 12 cm Bass Reflexed speakers
6W + 6W amplifiers drive the high-definition 12 cm Bass Reflexed speakers, offering stunning clarity and detail.
Assignable real-time control knobs, DSP Effects, and Pitch Bend
Two assignable, real-time control knobs let you filter and adjust your sound just like an analog synthesizer. 10 brand new DSP effects can be assigned and controlled by the knobs for dynamic and expressive live performance. The Pitch Bend wheel adjusts the pitch of the sound bringing voices like the Guitar, Sax and Trumpet to life.
Connectivity with audio and MIDI capabilities
The PSR-E453 features audio transfer through the USB TO HOST terminal. You can record your performance to your computer or smart device. Connecting to your iOS device adds a new dimension of MIDI control with apps.
Connect an external audio player to the AUX IN jack and you can play along with your favorite tunes. The built-in, advanced Melody Suppressor lowers the volume of vocals and melody lines of the original recordings, leaving that part open for you to play.
USB TO DEVICE terminal
USB TO DEVICE terminal on the instrument lets you load and save your settings and songs to a USB flash drive, as well as transfer data from your PC.
Pattern function to create your own grooves - 25 patterns
The Pattern function puts a wealth of powerful loops and beats at your fingertips, allowing you to instantly create dynamically varied music on the fly like a DJ. And, for even more authentic performance, try the Crossfade and Retrigger functions.
Tap into instant inspiration with the Arpeggio function, which has been improved for smoother playability. Hold Mode and Allocated key-range free your hands, allowing you to improvise over the pattern. The 150 Arpeggio patterns adjust and morph around the notes and chords you play on the keyboard allowing for almost limitless creativity.
Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.)
Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) is an advanced set of helpful learning tools built into the instrument, letting you teach yourself how to play and perform regardless of your ability. Choose from nine step-by-step lessons for left, right, or both hands. Y.E.S. helps you master a song with ease.
Width: 946 mm
Height: 140 mm
Depth: 405 mm
Weight: 6.6 kg not including batteries
Number of Keys: 61
Touch Response: Soft, Medium, Hard, Fixed
Other Controllers: Pitch Bend Yes
Control Knobs: Yes
Display Type: LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
Tone Generating Technology: AWM Stereo Sampling
Number of Polyphony (Max.): 48
Number of Preset Voices: 237 panel Voices + 24 Drum/SFX kits + 40 Arpeggio + 457 XGlite Voices
Featured Preset Voices: 8 Sweet! Voices, 3 Cool! Voices, 3 Dynamic Voices
Compatibility GM: Yes
Compatibility XGlite: Yes
Reverb: 9 types
Chorus: 5 types
DSP: 10 types (assignable on control knobs)
Master EQ: 6 types
Harmony: 26 types
Arpeggio: 150 types
Melody Suppressor: Yes
Crossfade: Yes (for Internal/AUX IN)
Number of Preset Styles: 220
Fingering: Multi finger
Style Control: ACMP ON/OFF, SYNC START, SYNC STOP, START/STOP, INTRO/ENDING/rit., MAIN/AUTO FILL, TRACK ON/OFF
File Format: Style File Format (SFF)
Music Database: 378
One Touch Setting (OTS): Yes
Expansion Style: 10
Number of Preset Songs: 30
Number of Songs: 10
Number of Tracks: 6 (5 Melody + 1 Style/Pattern)
Data Capacity: Approx. 19,000 notes (when only “melody” tracks are recorded)
Recording Function: Yes
• Compatible Data Format
Recording: Original File Format (SMF 0 conversion function)
Registration Number of Buttons: 4 (x 8 banks)
Lesson/Guide: Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.), Lesson 1 – 3 (Listening, Timing, Waiting), Repeat & Learn, Chord Dictionary
Tempo Range: 11 – 280
Transpose: -12 to 0, 0 to +12
Tuning: 427.0 – 440.0 – 453.0 Hz (approx. 0.2Hz increments)
Scale Setting: Yes
PIANO Button: Yes (Portable Grand Button)
Storage and Connectivity
Internal Memory: Approx. 1.29 MB
External Drives: USB flash drive
DC IN: DC IN 12V
Headphones: x 1 (Headphones/Output)
Sustain Pedal: Yes
AUX IN: Yes (Stereo-mini)
USB TO DEVICE: Yes
USB TO HOST: Yes (MIDI/Audio: 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
Amplifiers and Speakers
Amplifiers: 6 W + 6 W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
Speakers: 12 cm x 2
Power Supply: AC Adaptor (PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) or batteries (Six“AA”size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries)
Power Consumption: 8 W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
Auto Power Off Function: Yes
Included Accessories: Music Rest, Song Book (Download from website)