Yamaha Corporation, which began producing musical equipments in its effort, has grown to become the world’s largest manufacturer of a full line of musical instruments. Their products serve the needs and desires of every individual worldwide on what exactly they are looking for. Yamaha Music Instruments aims to be the most preferred brand for music lovers, artists and upcoming musicians. After investing a considerable effort in finding an instrument which sounds like the piano, the keyboard came in but lacks its size and weight of the usual piano. The addition to their range of keyboards is the new Yamaha PSR-E333 Portable Keyboard.
Yamaha PSR-E333 is a Digital Keyboard which is lightweight and can be moved easily and has a black colour body finish. This is a classy keyboard which has all the necessary features of that of an artist’s instrument.
Design and Features of the Keyboard:
The Yamaha PSR-E333 Portable Piano Keyboard (model no: PSR-E333) has a dimension of about 43 (W) x 107 (H) x 17 (D) cm and weighs about 4.9 kg which is a suitable instrument for the beginners. This keyboard player has a full-size touch-sensitive keyboard with Ultra Wide Stereo sound features and a built-in tuition system. The ultra wide sound system gives a stereo and a good sound effect even while using headphones. This instrument has a back – lit LCD screen which displays the settings that are chosen, has a keyboard and shows a notation guide.
About the Keys:
The Yamaha PSR-E333 features a 61 key touch sensitive keyboard which means based on the pressure given on the keys, the tones vary bringing the effect of an original piano. Hence on harder striking of the keys, the volume and tones differ. This is indeed a cool feature for those who are experienced playing the piano and who are yet learning. More advanced option is the Y.E.S” and “Keys to Success” Lesson Functions especially for the beginners to learn by themselves is an interactive and systematic learning system.
Voices and Quality of Sound:
This Yamaha PSR-E333 keyboard has 497 dynamic, high quality natural sounding instrument voices. It has a number of styles about 106 accompaniment styles, 5 Chinese sounds and 102 built – in songs. The wide range of voices also combines the preset digital effects. The whole music database can be reached by the touch of a key to play the selected songs. It also includes the easy recording feature in which one can record up to five of the original songs composed. These are saved into the onboard memory which is ideal for practicing and composing for the beginners.
The Portable Grand Button:
This Portable Grand Button is a special function to call up the Yamaha’s famous grand piano sound. Thus there is a dedicated key for the piano voice which is also highly responsive to the touch.
Power – Off Mode:
The Yamaha PSRE333 has a new and is an Eco-friendly mode with adjustable timer is the power – off mode. It comes with a function that automatically turns off the power when the keyboard is not being used for a long period of time in order to prevent using the power unnecessarily. This is an excellent feature to support the long battery life.
Storage and Connectivity:
The Yamaha PSR-E333 connects easily to computers with the built-in USB terminal (to host) and has an internal memory of about 1.7 M Byte.
Power/ Batteries Required:
This PSR-E333 portable keyboard is supplied with an adapter to work or it requires 6 ‘AA’ size, LR6 or equivalent batteries for its operation. The keyboard consumes a power of 10 W.
A three year warranty is provided by the manufacturer for this portable keyboard. Any faults or defects in the piano within this time period will be repaired or replaced by the manufacturer.
The Yamaha PSR-E333 is a portable keyboard that performs just like a piano except lacks its size and weight. This is a perfect instrument for beginners or to practice by oneself though may not be the best one for the professional players. The instrument is also built well and has a good sound quality. For those who are serious to learn some music in keyboards can go ahead as it is right one and worth the money spent on it.
Yamaha PSR-E333 Portable Keyboard – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||Yamaha PSR-E333 Portable Keyboard|
|Dimensions||43 (W) x 107 (H) x 17 (D) cm|
|Number of Keys||61|
|Number of Polyphony||(Max.) 32|
|Preset Number of Voices||497 voices and 102 preset songs|
|Reverb||9 types and Ultra Wide|
|Panel Sustain||Yes (in menu)|
|Number of Preset Styles||106|
|Custom User Styles||Yes|
|One Touch Setting (OTS)||Yes|
|Preset Number of Songs||102|
|Recording Number of Songs||5|
|Number of Tracks||2|
|Compatible Data Format||Playback SMF|
|Piano Button||Portable Grand Button|
|Connectivity||USB TO HOST|
|Amplifiers and Speakers||2.5W + 2.5W|
|Speakers||12cm x 2|