Pro's & Beginner's Keyboard!
Yamaha PSR-500-series keyboards have always been powerful, now they're also colorful. The PSR-550 is one of the first portable keyboards in its price range to include a backlit, multi-color LCD display. The color changes by function to simplify operation. The EZ Navigator - Yamaha's great interactive help - has also been improved to make the PSR-550 still easier to use. Yamaha's remarkable new Music Database makes playing songs a simple proposition as well. Choose from over 200 song titles in the database and the PSR-550 will set itself up for that song. Yamaha improved the PSR-550's sound over its predecessor by more than doubling the voice memory and by adding new voices and styles. The PSR-550 is the first in the line to offer 16-track recording. 16-track recording is the industry standard. All Standard MIDI files (which the PSR-550 saves to) are comprised of up to 16 tracks. You can layer track on track (piano/ strings/ guitar/bass/ drums etc.) until you get just the right recording. It is the equivalent of having a recording studio right in the keyboard. And if you make a timing mistake, or want to change the sound or remix the volume on each track, the PSR-550 will let you get in and save these edits. You can record directly to floppy disk and transfer the songs into a computer or simply connect the PSR-550 directly to your computer. Create a dynamic sound system: The great looks of the PSR-550 are only surpassed by its great sound. The bass ports add that bottom end punch and the tweeters deliver that sizzle on the top end. Because Yamaha keyboards are stereo (not just 2 speakers) you can pan the different tracks you record to get the mix just right. Sweetwater includes a Yamaha Survival Kit that is designed to provide you with everything you need to get started. Includes a Yamaha PA6 Power Adaptor, Yamaha Foot Switch, Two-year extended warranty, Stereo Headphones, Yamaha Survival Kit CD-ROM. Features:
- Keyboard: 61 Standard Keys
- Display: Large multi-color backlit LCD.
- Voices: Panel voices: 219; Drum Kits: 14; XG Voices: 480; Polyphony: 32 note max.
- Digital Effects: Reverb: 24 types; Chorus: 16 types; DSP: 74 types;
- Harmony/Echo: 22 types
- Real time Controls: Pitch bend wheel
- Sequencer: 16-tracks
- Floppy Disk Drive: Supported formats: General MIDI, Style File, Disk
- Orchestra (DOC) SMF 1 and 0
- Interface: MIDI IN/OUT, PC To Host; Auxiliary Jacks Phones/aux. out, DC in, Footswitch
- Amplification 6W + 6W
- Dimensions: (W x D x H) 37 1/2" x 15 1/4" x 6 5/8"
- Weight 19.2 lbs.