Undercut and beveled embouchure hole
Clean attack, sensitive response and accurate intonation
Double bladder pads
Longer life and maximum seating
Nickel-silver, power-forged keys
Very durable and less susceptible to breakage
Neoprene key bumpers
Stronger and more durable than cork
Strong post design
Key posts have been thickened and redesigned for improved durability and strength to maintain accurate rod alignment
A unique footjoint alignment mark facilitates proper fitting by young players
Ergonomic key shapes
All key shapes and placement have been ergonomically designed for comfortable, natural-feeling performance. The keys are hand-assembled and adjusted for a perfect 'touch' and balance.
Yamaha's unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosening of the screws.