Yamaha PSR-A5000 features a large variety of Voices and Styles from around the world, an assignable joystick controller, a panel scale tuner and has dedicated space for your choice of expansion content. Innovative features like key-off percussion samples and velocity-sensitive portamento give every performer the freedom to express their unique musical voice.
- 1,161 Voices including 299 world music Voices, 44 world music Drum Kits, 20 Revo!SFX kits
- 454 Styles including 260 world music Styles: Khaleeji, Shami, Masri, Maghrebi, Persian and Turkish
- Crossfade Portamento with velocity- and time-related parameters
- 128 key drum kits with key-off note, upper octave (-3 - +3)
- Style Section Time Signature, Style Section Reset
- Live Control knobs, Live Control joystick, assignable buttons, 7" color touch screen, FSB keyboard, sub/aux output
- Scale Tune Setting buttons, Scale Tune Memory buttons
- Mic/guitar input for use when singing or collaborating with other performers
- Chord Looper function
- Playlist and Registration for quick and easy set-up, Preset Registration
- Voice and Style expandability with Yamaha Expansion Manager
- Audio recording in WAV and MP3 formats
- ±1GB onboard memory for expansion data, ±2GB internal memory
- 2 USB to Device terminals
Your performances and compositions of music in genres from around the world will be more powerful and more expressive than ever before with newly sampled instruments and 210 fresh Styles. Oud, Qanoon, Nay and many other Voices sound incredibly realistic thanks to new velocity-sensitive portamento, Super Articulation! Voices and dedicated world instrument waveforms that are 10 times the resolution found in the previous generation PSR-A model.
Create your own original Voices and Styles with PSR-A5000. Expansion memory has been increased to ±1GB, giving you lots of room to design and store various and higher quality contents. PSR-A5000 supports Styles with multiple time signatures, which increases your possibilities in Style programming.
Iconic world instruments
The most prevalent world music instruments have been newly sampled with more detail than ever before. They feature multiple dynamic layers, various new playing Styles and were mixed down in stereo. PSR-A5000 also includes Revo! SFX kits with Wave Cycling technology. Super Articulation! technology is applied to control different articulations. Voice content is conveniently categorized for easy access.
Istanbul Strings is one of the most popular string sections in Turkey. Their sound has been recorded innumerable times and can be found on many current music productions, not only in Turkey but also on international records. PSR-A5000 offers Istanbul Strings samples for the first time in an arranger workstation.
Drums and percussion
Expanded drum kit functionality allows you to play 128 mapped instruments from a single kit. Great care has been taken with drum mapping to provide an optimized, intuitive layout for world music finger drumming on a keyboard. Thanks to newly added key-off samples, drum and percussion Voices sound very natural and make performance and programming easier. Revo! SFX kits provide more natural drum rolls and enhanced expressiveness.
PSR-A5000 brings new Crossfade Portamento with velocity- and time-related parameters. Transition speed and velocity of following notes are editable, allowing smooth, expressive transitions between successive notes.
PSR-A5000 has 210 new world music Styles with richer dynamics and more power than ever before. Choose Styles from a variety of genres, such as Khaleeji (36 Styles), Shami (35 Styles), Masri (15 Styles), Maghrebi (50 Styles), Persian (43 Styles) and Turkish (31 Styles). Style Section Time Signatures let you use a range of time signatures within a single Style, allowing you to compose or replicate more complex songs. With the Style Section Reset function you can rewind the rhythm of the Style to beat 1 immediately. This is also helpful when you need to quickly synchronize your performance on stage. Style content is categorized to be convenient for players of world music.
Chord Looper lets you record a chord sequence and play it back, freeing your left hand from playing chords and providing new ways to enhance your performance. You can let the chords repeat automatically and focus on other aspects of the music.
Scale Tune Setting buttons offer easy access for realtime scale tuning during live performances. Individual note pitches can be easily modified and stored as your own new scales to Scale Tune Memories. Assign your favorite function/parameter to Live Control knobs, the joystick, the assignable buttons, foot pedals and Home shortcuts. Yamaha's FSB keyboard action offers remarkable playability thanks to its heavier initial key resistance, greater key travel and refined keyboard structure. The 7" touch display and new graphic user interface provide for instinctive control over the instrument's powerful features.
PSR-A5000 features an assignable dual 1/4" stereo sub/aux line-out connection that you can use to adapt your sound to various situations. Try routing bass through a separate subwoofer for a fuller, more powerful bottom end or send parts and drum instruments to an external console to shape your sound further.
|Built In Speakers
|USB and MIDI
|Included From Manufacturer
|Number of Keys
|Product Unique Features
Realtime scale tuning settings
Key-off sounds for percussion instruments
Multiple time signature in style
| 1/4" mic/guitar input with gain control
1/8" stereo aux input
| Dual 1/4" stereo main output
Dual 1/4" stereo sub/aux output
|Organ/synth action (FSB) with touch response
|2 × 1/4" assignable pedal inputs
|25 lb 6 oz.
|454 Styles including 260 world music Styles: Khaleeji, Shami, Masri, Maghrebi, Persian and Turkish
|Audio & MIDI
|Number of Songs
| Unlimited within ±2GB storage drive capacity
±3MB per song
|Number of Sounds
|1,161 Voices including 299 world music Voices
|15 W × 2
| 5.12" × 2
1.97" × 2
|USB Flash Drive;Internal
|Number of Tracks
|Voices of Polyphony
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