The Yamaha PSR Series PSR-S950 61-Key Digital Workstation has an organ-style keyboard with 5 levels of touch response. The AWM stereo sampling tone generator features 786 Voices with 128-note polyphony. Additionally, the PSR-S950 has 33 Drum/SFX kits, 480 XG Voices, General MIDI 2 and GS. With built-in digital effects, 4 Multi Pads, Audio Styles advanced auto-accompaniment, songs and USB audio recording, this feature-packed keyboard will enhance your music creation experience.
The PSR-S950 features an additional level of functionality for singers, with a 1/4" microphone input and two vocal-specific effects. Vocal Cancel is essentially a karaoke generator, removing center-panned vocal material to let you do the singing. Time Stretch and Pitch Shift functions allow you to sing any song in the key and tempo of your choice. Vocal Harmony2 backs you up with 44 presets of effects and real-time vocal harmony generation.
Within the PSR-S950's 786 built-in Voices, there are 235 Featured Voices. The Super Articulation, Mega, Sweet, Cool, Live and Organ Flute Featured Voices sample every nuance of the instruments they model. The built-in Voices can be further enhanced by PSR-S950's onboard digital effects. Reverb, Chorus, Noise Gate, Compression and EQ are all available with a multitude of included factory presets. Real Distortion, a group of new guitar amplifier and stomp box modeling effects, are also included. These distortion presets meticulously reproduce the sound of classic amps from the 1960's and 70's and their effect on frequency bands and dynamics.
The PSR-S950's auto-accompaniment and song features are designed to assist you in the writing and recording process. The 25 Audio Styles advanced auto-accompaniment presets use Yamaha Time Stretch Technology to sync real recordings of drummers, percussionists and percussion ensembles seamlessly to your playing. With 383 additional accompaniment presets, you'll be able to find backing tracks for most anything that you're working on. The PSR-S950 also allows unlimited song recording via its USB flash memory input. Up to 16 tracks per song can be recorded in WAV file formats. Recorded audio can also be assigned to the PSR-S950's 4 Multi Pad triggers for instant playback and looping. Playback for MP3 audio is also supported.
The PSR-S950 offers a variety of useful connections on its back panel. 1/4" TRS main outputs and 2 foot pedal inputs are included, as well as a 1/8" stereo Aux input for portable audio devices. The PSR-S950 also features a composite video output, MIDI In/Out connectors and USB connectivity. The USB-A port enables flash drive recording, custom patch storage and Multi Pad audio. The USB-B allows for multi-function computer connection.