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The Yamaha PSRE353 is an entry level keyboard with several features not found on instruments on its price range, some of it’s notable features including the PSRE353s velocity sensitivity. Many Inexpensive keyboards are capable of producing one volume only which hampers the dynamics which is an essential element of expressive playing. Featuring 61 full-sized keys that look and feel just like your normal keyboard would. The keyboard comes equipped with the Yamaha Education Suite, which enables students to follow a program of self-directed study. It also contains 573 sounds, 158 accompaniment styles, iOS connectivity and MIDI In/out and Thru.
For your first instrument, The Yamaha PSRE353 is a good sounding, well made instrument with modern connectivity.
Play lightly and the sound is soft. Strike the key hard and it's loud. With full-size keys, switching between your keyboard and your piano is a breeze.
The PSR-E353 comes with a large collection of different instrument Voices, including pianos, flutes, and guitars. The grand piano Voices in particular utilize stereo-sampled sounds with a life-like of presence. Players can enjoy reverb effects for the sensation of playing in a concert hall, and choruses that add extra breadth and resonance to the sound.
The lesson function offers a total of nine stages—three for the left hand, three for the right and three for both hands — that help beginners practice the songs stored in the instrument. There's a scoring function that makes it fun to practice and improve and a "Waiting" function that adjusts the tempo to the person playing, pausing the accompaniment until the correct note is played.
Connect your audio player to the PSR-E353 and listen to music through the instrument's speakers, and to play along with your favorite songs. Switching on the Melody Suppressor isolates the melody of audio songs played from a connected audio player and reduces the volume allowing you to sing along or play the lead.
The PSR-E353 is equipped with a preset Master EQ that allows you to adjust the nuances of the keyboard sound with settings such as Bright and Boost, making it easier to get exactly the sound you like.
Connecting the PSR-E353 to your iPad/iPhone is simple and requires no configuration. Use the optional cable (refer to iPhone/iPad Connection Manual) to connect your iPad/iPhone/iPod touch to the instrument and start a compatible app to make practicing and performing music a more enjoyable experience. There are many Yamaha applications available for download from the App Store.
The "Arpeggio" button allows you to play a huge range of arpeggios at the touch of a single key. Far more than just simple repetitions of phrases, the arpeggio function allows you to perform elegant ballads and classical phrases with ease. What's more, with 150 different presets available, the PSR-E353 offers an amazing variety of ways to enjoy performing music.