The PSRs970 really is a keyboard to behold. This is the flagship of the S series PSR keyboards and combines the functionality of all other PSRs series into this powerful Performance Keyboard, andinheriting many features like the Vocal Harmoniser, Sounds and Effects from the legendary Tyros5 Keyboard. The PSRs970 has 989 Voices + 41 Drum/SFX kits + 480XG Voices, with more Super Articulated, Mega, and Sweet voices than previously seen on the 900 series. With 450 styles, the PSRs970 is the first model in the range to introduce some audio styles, which means it is using real audio components as part of the style for realism and authenticity. Something that is also inherited from the Tyros5 Keyboard. Expansion of the audio files can be added to another 128MB approximately, and all can be used with the PSRs comprehensive recording, both quick record and multitrack recording.
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.
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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. *(available during 2015)
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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.
For more information, please refer to Chord Tracker