A 61-key arranger workstation that's perfect for live performance and studio songwriting
1,510 voices and 450 Accompaniment Styles make finding the ideal sound and backing tracks painless
Includes 67 Super Articulation!, 23 Mega Voices, 27 Sweet! Voices, 64 Cool! Voices, 71 Live! Voices, 20 Organ Flutes!
Accompaniment Styles include many popular musical genres plus all-new DJ Styles and recorded Audio Style backing tracks
Expand your library with 512MB memory for Voice and Style Expansion Packs and 128MB for more Audio Styles
Enhance your sounds with hundreds of effects options, including Real Distortion, Real Reverb, VCM effects
Easy-to-use user interface includes a 7" widescreen color display, Multi Pad triggers, and assignable Live Controller knobs
Microphone and guitar input let you fill out your music with vocals or other accompaniment
Harmony 2 and Vocoder Synth effects let you transform your vocal sound
Audio recording and 16-track sequencer onboard let you write music whenever inspiration strikes
Built-in stereo sound system lets you play without headphones or an external monitorProduct SKU: PSR-S970
The PSR-S970 is the flagship model of the S-series, and combines all the functionality of the other models in the range together with powerful performance features including versatile effects inherited from the legendary Tyros 5, external display capability and a programmable vocal harmony function.
989 Voices, including Super Articulation Voices, Organ Flutes! Voices. 41 Drum/SFX kits, and 480 XG Voices
2 Live Controllers for dynamic real-time control assignable to any combination of parameters including filter, arpeggio and more
450 Styles, including all-new DJ styles, and 40 Audio Styles
Vocal Harmony 2 and Synth Vocoder functions
Mic/Guitar input for use when singing or collaborating with other performers
New Arpeggio function for instant access to a library of arpeggiated synth phrases and more
Authentic Voices and Styles from around the world
USB audio playback with time stretch, pitch shift, and vocal cancel functions
External display capability
Real Distortion and Real Reverb, with an intuitive effects interface
The PSR-S970 features two assignable live controllers, a modulation wheel and two assignable foot pedal inputs, ensuring that you have total control over Voices, styles, effects and other functions during live performance. Also, DJ Styles are a new live performance concept, featuring a collection of chord progressions that eliminate the need for continuous chord changes with the left hand. Now you've got both hands free to play melody lines, use the Live Controllers, or even trigger additional external audio with the Multi Pads to add a unique flair to your performance.
The PSR-S970 features the Real Distortion and Real Reverb effects from the renowned Tyros 5, delivering authentic, natural sound unparalleled in its class. Effortlessly add and edit effects parameters via an attractive, intuitive interface that gives you the feeling of controlling conventional effects and amplifiers in real time.
The PSR-S970 has Yamaha's Virtual Circuitry Modeling (VCM) technology that simulates the effects of phaser, Wah, compressors, and phasers at circuit level.
Enjoy realistic Super Articulation Voices, Organ flutes and many other sounds from the legendary Tyros series. The PSR-S970's superb sonic quality, meticulously sampled Voices, and a comprehensive suite of effects will take your performances to a new level of authenticity that is sure to satisfy even the most demanding audience.
Bring your performances to life with Audio Styles, featuring high quality percussion ensembles and drums, all recorded by world-class musicians in studios around the globe. Audio Styles add natural feel and warmth to any rhythm track for greater expressive potential than ever before.
Voice & Style Expansion Packs enable you to customize the PSR-S970 with a wide range of additional content from all over the world. When loaded into the keyboard, you can instantly access authentic new sounds, rhythms and backing in the musical style of your choice.
The PSR-S950 could only install one expansion pack at a time. Now with *Yamaha Expansion Manager version 2.3 (or later), you can create individual expansion data sets containing content from various packs and utilize the 512MB memory on board. You can even create your own voices based on your sample library.
*(Please download from Support tab)
The PSR-S970 is equipped with a new Synth Vocoder function, which allows you to use your Voice and synthesize with the PSR-S970's sound. The powerful Vocal Harmony 2 system allows you to control the pitch, level, and number of harmonies added, ensuring that your vocals are always the star of the show.
Identify the chord sequence from an audio track instantly with the Yamaha Chord Tracker app! The Yamaha Chord Tracker app for iPhone and iPad helps practicing and performance by extracting the chord sequence of an audio song stored on your device.
|Body||Color||Metallic Dark Grey|
|Keyboard||Number of Keys||61|
|Type||Organ, Initial Touch|
|Touch Response||Hard1, Hard2, Medium, Soft1, Soft2|
|Other Controllers||Pitch Bend||Yes|
|Control Knobs||2 (assignable)|
|Display||Type||TFT Color Wide VGA LCD|
|Language||English, German, French, Spanish, Italian|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||AWM Stereo Sampling|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||128|
|Preset||Number of Voices||989 Voices + 41 Drum/SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices|
|Featured Voices||131 Super Articulation!, 30 Mega Voices, 31 Sweet! Voices, 74 Cool! Voices, 89 Live! Voices, 30 Organ Flutes!|
|GS||Yes (for Song playback)|
|Expandability||Expansion Voice||Yes (approx. 512MB max.)|
|Part||Right 1, Right 2, Left|
|Types||Reverb||52 Presets + 3 User|
|Chorus||106 Presets + 3 User|
|DSP||322 Presets(with VCM) + 10 User|
|Master Compressor||5 Presets + 2 User|
|Master EQ||5 Presets + 2 User|
|Part EQ||27 parts|
|Others||Mic/Guitar effects: Noise Gate x 1, Compressor x 1, 3Band EQ x 1|
|Vocal Harmony||Number of Presets||Vocal Harmony: 44, Synth Vocoder: 10|
|Number of User Settings||60 *The number is the total of Vocal Harmony and Synth Vocoder|
|Preset||Number of Preset Styles||450|
|Featured Styles||40 +Audio Styles, 366 Pro Styles, 31 Session Styles, 10 DJ Styles, 3 Free Play|
|Fingering||Single Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard|
|Style Control||INTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3|
|Other Features||Music Finder||2,500 Records|
|One Touch Setting (OTS)||4 for each Style|
|Expansion Audio Style||Yes (approx. 128MB max.)|
|Compatibility||Style File Format, Style File Format GE|
|Preset||Number of Preset Songs||5 Sample Songs|
|Recording||Number of Songs||Unlimited (depends on the drive capacity)|
|Number of Tracks||16|
|Data Capacity||approx. 300 KB/Song|
|Recording Function||Quick Recording, Multi Recording, Step Recording|
|Compatible Data Format||Playback||SMF (Format 0 & 1), XF|
|Recording||SMF (Format 0)|
|Preset||Number of Multi Pad Banks||188 banks x 4 Pads|
|Registration||Number of Buttons||8|
|Control||Registration Sequence, Freeze|
|Lesson/Guide||Lesson/Guide||Follow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo|
|Performance Assistant Technology (PAT)||Yes|
|Tempo Range||5 - 500, Tap Tempo|
|Transpose||-12 – 0 – +12|
|Tuning||414.8 – 440 – 466.8 Hz|
|Scale Type||9 types|
|Text Display Function||Yes|
|Voices||Harmony/Echo||Yes (with Arpeggio)|
Yamaha PSR-S970 Portable Workstation Keyboard x 1
Book Rest x 1
Power Adaptor x 1
Manual x 1