The flagship of Yamaha's PSR-S series, the elegant PSR-S975 is a self-contained performance, songwriting, arranging, and recording workstation that makes it easy and intuitive to forge your musical ideas into fully arranged productions. Offering maximum control with minimum effort, the PSR-S975 streamlines your creative flow, letting you capture your best ideas and recall them with the press of a button. From polished demos to finished masters, the Yamaha PSR-S975 is one of the most powerful creative tools we've seen at Music Experience. If you're a songwriter, arranger, or performer, you owe it to yourself to check out what it can do for your music.
Every great song starts off as an idea — a simple melody or rhythm that you flesh out with accompaniment and arrange into a finished piece. With a Yamaha PSR-S975 arranger workstation, you'll find that magical process smoother and more intuitive than ever. Loaded with amazing instrument Voices and exciting Accompaniment Styles — including DJ Styles and Audio Styles — creating rich music beds and fully developed songs with the PSR-S975 is as simple as playing a few chords on the silky 61-note keybed. There are hundreds of effects options to chose from, including Real Distortion amp models you can use with the PSR-S975's external input. Add to that amazing real-time controls and a full-color 7" LCD for easy navigation, and you're just starting to get the picture of what this awesome arranger has in store.
For live performances, you can call up a music Style, display MP3 lyrics, and connect to a larger display for audience participation. Accompaniment Styles add an instant backing band to your performances while you maintain control over the chord changes and arrangement. Record your arrangements on the PSR-S975's 16-track song recorder/player or capture performances directly on a USB drive. The PSR-S975 gives you an exhaustive feature set designed to let you realize your musical ideas fast — and with total control.
Packed with a whopping 768MB of flash ROM, the PSR-S975 comes pre-loaded with Yamaha's premium Voice and Style Expansion content. There are 1625 instrument Voices, including grand piano, strings, brass, drum/SFX kits, EDM-style synths, and much more. The PSR-S975 features a guitar/mic input, USB audio recording, and sample playback via flexible multi-pads. A built-in MP3 lyrics player lets you display lyrics from MP3 song files on the keyboard’s sharp, bright color LCD — perfect for karaoke! The PSR-S975 can even connect to an external display for the ultimate in audience participation.
The PSR-S975 provides a range of powerful production tools. Vocal Cancel lets you effectively remove the vocal or lead instrument from an audio song file to create minus-one tracks for practice or karaoke-style performances, and even independently change the song's pitch and tempo. The PSR-S975’s Audio Styles include audio rhythm tracks played by actual musicians, so the PSR-S975 isn’t emulating the real thing — it is the real thing! And for karaoke, the PSR-S975's professional-quality background singers put you center stage. Sing the song and Yamaha's state-of-the-art VH2 (Vocal Harmony 2) chip does the rest!
The PSR-S975 is the ultimate PSR, with more content and a large memory capacity for expansion packs. PSR-S975 combines all the functionality of other models in the range together with powerful performance features including versatile effects, external display capability and a programmable vocal harmony function. The PSR-S975 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. Newly implemented Half bar fill-in and Mono legato function expand the variation of your performance. Live control settings can be immediately called up from registration memory.
Voice & Style Expansion Packs enable you to customize the PSR-S975 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. Use Yamaha Expansion Manager to create individual expansion data sets containing content from various packs and utilize the 768 MB memory on board. You can even create your own voices based on your sample library.
Enjoy realistic Super Articulation Voices, Organ flutes and many other sounds from Tyros series. The PSR-S775'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.
In addition to a wide variety of PSR-S975's contents, popular packs like Euro dance or Salsa pack are pre-installed in PLUS category.
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.
The PSR-S975 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. Yamaha's Virtual Circuitry Modeling (VCM) technology simulates the effects of phaser, Wah, compressors, and phasers at circuit level.
The PSR-S975 is equipped with a Synth Vocoder function, which allows you to use your voice and synthesize with the PSR-S975's sound. The powerful Vocal Harmony 2 system controls the pitch, level, and number of harmonies added, ensuring that your vocals are always the star of the show.
The PSR-S975 comes equipped with a Mic/Guitar input that allows you to add vocals or guitar to your live performance with ease. Simply plug in a microphone and you can effortlessly assign any of the PSR's versatile effects to the vocals. Or, connect a guitar and adjust the parameters to suit your preference and emulate the sound of your favorite artists or create a sound that's all your own!
Whether you're enhancing a live performance with backing tracks from your music library or just livening up a party with some Karaoke, the time stretch, pitch shift, vocal cancel and MP3 lyrics display function will add depth and versatility to any musical event.
Create, perform, and record your music with a Yamaha PRS-S975 arranger keyboard!
|Number of Keys||61|
|Type of Keys||Organ, Initial Touch|
|Other Controllers||Pitchbend, Mod Wheel|
|Presets||930 Voices, 480 XG Voices, 523 Accompaniment Styles, 55 Drum/SFX Kits|
|Memory||768MB Flash ROM|
|Storage||USB flash drive|
|Formats||WAV, MP3 (playback only)|
|Number of Effects||493|
|Effects Types||Reverb, Chorus, DSP, Master Compressor, Master EQ|
|Audio Recording||16-track recorder/playback|
|Audio Playback||MP3+Lyric display|
|Audio Inputs||1 x 1/4" (mic/line), 1 x 1/8" (aux)|
|Audio Outputs||2 x 1/4" (R, L/L+R)|
|USB||1 x Type A (device), 1 x Type B (host)|
|Other I/O||1 x RGB|
|Headphones||1 x 1/4"|
|Pedal Inputs||2 x 1/4" (sustain, articulation)|
|Built-in Speakers||2 x 0.98", 2 x 5.11", 15W per side|
|Manufacturer Part Number||PSRS975|