Adjustable thumb rest
All Yamaha saxophones feature an adjustable thumb rest to allow for precise and comfortable hand and fingering position.
Refined key shape and dimension
Yamaha saxophone keys are not simply shaped and positioned according to mechanical neccessity; the entire system is designed from the player's perspective, with emphasis on comfort, speed, and overall playability. The natural feel of the keys eliminates the need to adapt to an unnatural or uncomfortable key layout.
Adjustable key guard felts
Optimum intonation and venting
Tapered pivot screws
Precise adjustment and smooth key action
Durable and resistant to wear.
|Neck Material||Yellow Brass|
|Body Material||Yellow Brass|
|Key Material||Yellow Brass|
|Finish||Nickel-plated (keys);Clear baked epoxy lacquer (body)|
|Auxiliary Keys||Front F|
|Ligature||Yellow brass; Clear lacquer|
|Spring Type||Stainless steel|
|Pad Type||Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters|
|Thumb Hook||Adjustable plastic|
|Pivot Screw||Straight-tapered, nylon lock, non-headed (adjustable)|
|Mounting||Post on body|