Yamaha YAS-875EX Alto Saxophone

Yamaha Updated: 2009-04-05 RSS
Yamaha YAS-875EX Alto Saxophone

Light resistance
The 875EX offers very light resistance resulting in a quicker response and lighter feel.

Two point bell brace
The two point bell brace allows the body to respond faster and project more clearly.

Low Bb key
The low Bb key now has a sharper angled lever for better playability and comfort.

Removal of extra weight
Unnecessary weights have been removed resulting in lighter resistance, better projection, and improved response.

Octave mechanism
Redesigned to include a ball joint that is faster, efficient, and allows for easier and quicker repairs.

Refined key shape
With an emphasis on comfort, speed, and playability the refined key shape of the 875EX eliminates the need to adapt to an uncomfortable key position.

Adjustable thumb rest
Allows for precise and comfortable hand positioning.

Available features
The 875EX is available in silver (YAS-875S) and black lacquer (YAS-875B).

New lightweight case
The new case is 2.2lbs lighter and stylish.


Level: Custom
Key: Eb
Neck: Custom G1 (hand made)
Neck Material: French Brass
Body Material: French Brass
Bell: French Brass; One-piece
Key Material: Yellow Brass
Key Buttons: Mother of pearl
Finish: Gold lacquer (YAS-875EX);
Silver (YAS-875EXS);
Black lacquer (YAS-875EXB)
Tone Holes: Drawn
Auxiliary Keys: Front F; High F# key
Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4CM
Mouthpiece Cap: Yellow brass; Gold lacquer
Ligature: Yellow brass; Gold lacquer
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: Bullet tip design with head
Mounting: Ribbed and flanged

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