Yamaha YAS-62II Alto Saxophone

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Yamaha YAS-62II Alto Saxophone

Newly designed neck receiver
The new professional style neck receiver allows the player to project a more even tone.

Custom style octave key
Re-designed for a smoother and quicker response.

Silicon treated leather pads
Silicon treatment helps protect the leather pads from moisture.

Blue steel needle springs
Blue steel springs provide a faster, more sensitive key response.

Acoustic annealing of the body
This process of heating and cooling called annealing gives the metal optimum density for superior tone.

Adjustable thumb rest
Thumb rest allows for precise and comfortable hand and fingering positions.

Tilting style low Bb key
The position, height, angle, and shape of the left hand pinky keys have been re-designed for comfort and response.

Refined key shape
With an emphasis on comfort and speed, the new key shape has been designed to allow the player to hold the saxophone in a more natural manner.


Level: Professional
Key: Eb
Neck: G1 (hydroformed, annealed)
Neck Material: Yellow Brass (annealed)
Body Material: Yellow Brass (annealed)
Bell: Yellow Brass (annealed); Two-piece
Key Material: Yellow brass
Key Buttons: Polyester
Finish: Gold baked epoxy lacquer (YAS-62II);
Silver plated (YAS-62IIS)
Tone Holes: Drawn
Auxiliary Keys: Front F; High F# key
Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4C
Mouthpiece Cap: Gold lacquer (YAS-62II);
Silver-plated (YAS-62IIS)
Ligature: Gold lacquer (YAS-62II);
Silver-plated (YAS-62IIS)
Spring Type: Blue steel needle
Pad Type: Waterproof leather and wool felt with plastic tone boosters
Bell Decoration: Hand engraved
Thumb Hook: Adjustable plastic
Pivot Screw: Straight-tapered with head (adjustable)
Mounting: Ribbed and flanged

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