The PSR-S970 is the flagship model of the S-series, and combines all the functionality of the other models in the range together with powerful performance features including versatile effects inherited from the legendary Tyros 5, external display capability and a programmable vocal harmony function.
Powerful features for live performance
The PSR-S970 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.
Also, DJ Styles are a new live performance concept, featuring a collection of chord progressions that eliminate the need for continuous chord changes with the left hand. Now you've got both hands free to play melody lines, use the Live Controllers, or even trigger additional external audio with the Multi Pads to add a unique flair to your performance.
The PSR-S970 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.
The PSR-S970 has Yamaha's Virtual Circuitry Modeling (VCM) technology that simulates the effects of phaser, Wah, compressors, and phasers at circuit level.
Get real with your sound
Enjoy realistic Super Articulation Voices, Organ flutes and many other sounds from the legendary Tyros series. The PSR-S970'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.
Play with the atmosphere of real sound.
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.
Let your music take you to new places
Voice & Style Expansion Packs enable you to customize the PSR-S970 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.
512 MB of additional content available with on-board expansion memory.
The PSR-S950 could only install one expansion pack at a time. Now with *Yamaha Expansion Manager version 2.3 (or later), you can create individual expansion data sets containing content from various packs and utilize the 512MB memory on board. You can even create your own voices based on your sample library.
Powerful Synth Vocoder and Vocal Harmony function.
The PSR-S970 is equipped with a new Synth Vocoder function, which allows you to use your voice and synthesize with the PSR-S970's sound. The powerful Vocal Harmony 2 system allows you to control the pitch, level, and number of harmonies added, ensuring that your vocals are always the star of the show.
Identify the chord sequence from an audio track instantly with the Yamaha Chord Tracker app!
The Yamaha Chord Tracker app for iPhone and iPad helps practicing and performance by extracting the chord sequence of an audio song stored on your device.
|Body||Color||Metallic Dark Grey|
|Keyboard||Number of Keys||61|
|Type||Organ, Initial Touch|
|Touch Response||Hard1, Hard2, Medium, Soft1, Soft2|
|Other Controllers||Pitch Bend||Yes|
|Control Knobs||2 (assignable)|
|Display||Type||TFT Color Wide VGA LCD|
|Language||English, German, French, Spanish, Italian|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||AWM Stereo Sampling|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||128|
|Preset||Number of Voices||989 Voices + 41 Drum/SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices|
|Featured Voices||131 S.Art!, 30 Mega Voices, 31 Sweet! Voices, 74 Cool! Voices, 89 Live! Voices, 30 Organ Flutes!|
|GS||Yes (for Song playback)|
|Expandability||Expansion Voice||Yes (approx. 512MB max.)|
|Part||Right 1, Right 2, Left|
|Types||Reverb||52 Presets + 3 User|
|Chorus||106 Presets + 3 User|
|DSP||322 Presets(with VCM) + 10 User|
|Master Compressor||5 Presets + 5 User|
|Master EQ||5 Presets + 2 User|
|Part EQ||27 parts|
|Others||Mic/Guitar effects: Noise Gate x 1, Compressor x 1, 3Band EQ x 1|
|Vocal Harmony||Number of Presets||Vocal Harmony: 44, Synth Vocoder: 10|
|Number of User Settings||60 *The number is the total of Vocal Harmony and Synth Vocoder|
|Preset||Number of Preset Styles||450|
|Featured Styles||40 +Audio Styles, 366 Pro Styles, 31 Session Styles, 10 DJ Styles, 3 Free Play|
|Fingering||Single Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard|
|Style Control||INTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3|
|Other Features||Music Finder||2,500 Records|
|One Touch Setting (OTS)||4 for each Style|
|Expansion Audio Style||Yes (approx. 128MB max.)|
|Compatibility||Style File Format, Style File Format GE|
|Preset||Number of Preset Songs||5 Sample Songs|
|Recording||Number of Songs||Unlimited (depends on the drive capacity)|
|Number of Tracks||16|
|Data Capacity||approx. 300 KB/Song|
|Recording Function||Quick Recording, Multi Recording, Step Recording|
|Compatible Data Format||Playback||SMF (Format 0 & 1), XF|
|Recording||SMF (Format 0)|
|Registration||Number of Buttons||8|
|Control||Registration Sequence, Freeze|
|Lesson/Guide||Lesson/Guide||Follow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo|
|Performance Assistant Technology (PAT)||Yes|
|Tempo Range||5 - 500, Tap Tempo|
|Transpose||-12 – 0 – +12|
|Tuning||414.8 – 440 – 466.8 Hz|
|Scale Type||9 types|
|Text Display Function||Yes|
|Voices||Harmony/Echo||Yes (with Arpeggio)|
|Score Display Function||Yes|
|Lyrics Display Function||Yes|
|Multi Pads||Multi Pad Creator||Yes|
|Audio Recorder/Player||Recording Time (max.)||80 minutes/Song|
|Recording||.wav (WAV format: 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bit resolution, stereo)|
|Playback||.wav (WAV format: 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bit resolution, stereo), .mp3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3: 44.1/48.0 kHz sample rate, 64-320 kbps and variable bit rate, mono/streo)|
Storage and Connectivity
|Storage||Internal Memory||approx. 13 MB|
|External Drives||USB Flash Memory (via USB to DEVICE)|
|FOOT PEDAL||1 (SUSTAIN), 2 (ARTICULATION), Function Assignable|
|Microphone||Microphone/Guitar x 1|
|AUX IN||Stereo mini jack|
|LINE OUT||L/L+R, R|
|USB TO DEVICE||Yes|
|USB TO HOST||Yes|
Amplifiers and Speakers
|Amplifiers||15 W x 2|
|Speakers||13 cm x 2 + 2.5 cm (dome) x 2|
|Power Supply||PA-300C or an equibalent recommended by Yamaha|
|Power Consumption||20 W|
|Auto Power Off Function||Yes|
|Included Accessories||Owner's Manual, Online Member Product Registration, Music Rest, AC Adaptor(may not be include depending on your area. Check with your Yamaha dealer.)|
|Preset||Number of Multi Pad Banks||188 banks x 4 Pads|