Yamaha PSR-EW425 Keyboard with Touch Response
The Yamaha PSR-EW425 is an excellent all-round 76-key keyboard that is ideal as a starter instrument but also represents a robust alternative for experienced players. The latest PSR-EW425 features a newly developed tone generator that delivers stunning improvements in sound quality as well as high quality effects such as delays.
Sound like a pro!
The Yamaha PSR-EW425 keyboard delivers the same pro-quality sound found in high-end models. They’re loaded with augmented effects and a wide range of Styles—from the latest hits to genres from around the world.
- 820 Voices and Super Articulation Lite Voices
- 290 Styles
- 2 channels/41 types of DSP insertion effects
- Quick Sampling
- Groove Creator
- Live Control Knobs, Motion Effect functionality, pitch bend wheel
- Mega Boost
- Direct Category Access buttons
- USB Audio Recording/Interface
- Mic input and vocal effects
- Individual L/R outputs
Yamaha revamped the control panel and LCD, phased out the numeric keypad, added Direct Category Access buttons.
The optimized control panel makes it quick and easy to access Voices, Styles and functions so that you can focus your time on being creative. With dedicated buttons, Quick Sampling, and innovative Motion Effect functionality, you can intuitively express the sounds you’re hearing in your head.
820 high quality voices including Sweet! and Cool! voices, with 48-note polyphony
The Yamaha PSR-EW425 expands on previous generations with an increased internal storage capacity that allows Yamaha to provide more, higher-resolution instrument Voices. Enjoy 820 realistic, expressive instrument sounds from here and around the world with pro-level sound quality.
The PSR-EW425 is even equipped with Super Articulation Lite, a function that realistically simulates the distinct ways each instrument is played. As an example, the scratch sound of a distorted electric guitar or the harmonics of a nylon-string guitar.
Incredible styles & backings
Choose from 290 automatic accompaniment Styles including rock, dance, and jazz as well a wide range of musical genres from around the world. Experience the thrill of playing in your very own band as the Styles respond to your left hand with just the right rhythms, bass, and chords.
Assignable real-time control knobs, DSP Effects, Motion Control & Pitch Bend
The two Live Control Knobs make it easy to manipulate and interact with the sound you produce as you play. The ability to set the filter cutoff frequency to change the brightness of the sound and control effects in real time helps bring your performances to life.
The PSR-EW425 is one of the only models in the PSR-E series to feature two channels for insertion effects. Equipped with the latest LSI tone generator, this instrument delivers high-quality effects previously available only with high-end models.
The Motion Effect function lets you instantly add effects while you play that can, morph the sound with a filter, create pitch risers, add tape stop effects & slices, or other new dynamic sound effects. All by simply holding down the button!
The Pitch Bend wheel adjusts the pitch of the sound, which brings voices like the Guitar, Sax and Trumpet to life.
Individual L/R outputs | Mic Input & Vocal Effects
The PSR-EW425 comes equipped with left and right audio outputs that allow you to easily connect to PA systems and studio equipment – separate from the headphones jack.
Connect a microphone and sing along with your playing while using built-in studio-quality vocal effects, giving you everything you need for a pro-sounding performance.
Press the Mega Boost button to add +6dB of powerful volume! This function adds 6dB to the apparent volume set by the volume knob. Adding a boost to the instruments speaker volume allows you to play with others or be heard above the crowd, even without a PA system.
USB Audio Recording/Interface
Use the USB To Device port to record and play back audio files of your music from USB flash drives.
Use the USB To Host port to send and receive audio and MIDI data to and from computers and smart devices with studio-quality.
With Groove Creator, buttons and knobs are all you need to create contemporary electronic music and sound like a pro.
Capture sound from outside of your instrument using the AUX input, microphone input or even by importing files from a USB storage device, and then play those sounds directly from your keyboard. The possibilities are endless!
Tap into instant inspiration with the Arpeggio function, which has been improved for smoother playability. Simply hold the keys of your desired chords, and the keyboard automatically produces corresponding arpeggios (broken chords). You can use the arpeggiator to add exciting musical elements to your producing and performances. For example, play a major triad to make the arpeggiator produce phrase-like combinations of those three notes.
Worldwide sounds support your music
Enjoy Voices and Styles that enable you to emulate music from anywhere around the world. No matter what Style you enjoy, it is loyal and authentic to the country or region where that genre originated.
Split & Layer Functions
- Easily split the keyboard wherever you like and assign different Voices to each side. You can enjoy playing one Voice on the left side and another on the right at the same time.
- Layer two different instrument Voices to create limitless combinations that result in original, thicker, and broader sound.
Octave shift / Transpose
Transposing is a breeze on the Yamaha PSR-EW425 keyboard. Raise or lower the played pitch in increments of half-steps or octaves by simply pressing the buttons on the panel.