The Yamaha PSS-A50 Portable Keyboard is a miniature powerhouse that's small in stature but big on sound. Whether you want pro-level sounds or creative effects the PSS-A50 does both well in equal measure, giving you a wide scope of sounds you can take anywhere.
Tools of the Trade
The PSS-A50 has a built-in arpeggiator that lets you create new melodies and beats at the push of a button, inspiring creativity in the creation process. In conjunction with the arpeggio hold you can arrange your songs with up to four layers and master complex chords and phrases while creating professional passages and melodies. A phrase recorder allows you to loop, playback and record all your musical pieces, ensuring that you never lose that moment of magic. The combination of 42 Voices and 138 Arpeggio types means you'll never tire of creating new and interesting music with the PSS-A50, with the Motion Effect feature letting you modify the base sounds to give you more scope for sonic sculpting.
Compact and Colossal
Descended from the renowned Yamaha reface series, highly regarded by pro musicians for outstanding touch, feel and expression, the PSS-A50 mini-keyboard features 37 high-quality keys to ensure you feel connected to the keys, allowing you to express yourself concisely and with clarity. The built-in speaker is incredibly well defined, ensuring that you get rich and detailed sounds wherever you go. You can also connect to a home recording setup via the USB-MIDI connection, opening up a whole world of sounds available via your DAW.
The Yamaha PSS-A50 Portable Keyboard is a perfect companion for life on the road. Convenient and compact, it's also perfect for carrying to jam sessions and will even find a place in the recording studio thanks to its diminutive size.
Manufacturer Yamaha Model PSS-A50 Dimensions 506 x 54 x 201mm Weight 1.2kg (not including batteries) Keyboard 37 HQ Mini with Touch Response Number of Voices 40 Voices + 2 Drum Kits Number of Polyphony (Max.) 32 Panel Sustain Yes Arpeggio 138 Types Misc. Motion Effect (34 types) Recording MIDI data, Number of Phrases: 1 (Approx. 700 notes; fewer when recording using effects such as Motion Effect) Metronome Yes Tempo Range 11 - 280, Tap Tempo (32–280) Octave Button -04 to +04 Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12 Tuning 427.0 - 440.0 - 453.0 Hz (Approx.0.2Hz Increments) Headphones Stereo mini jack (PHONES/OUTPUT) USB TO HOST Yes (MIDI, USB micro B) Amplifiers 1.4 W Speakers 8 cm x 1 Power Supply USB power adaptor 5 V/500 mA (Sold separately) Batteries Four “AA” size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or Ni-MH rechargeable (HR6) batteries Power Consumption 1.5 W Auto Power Off Function Yes
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