Great sound and versatile performance features.

With its 61-note touch sensitive keyboard, the PSR-E353 is a great instrument for both beginners and more advanced players

 

Touch-sensitive keyboard for piano-like control of of volume and dynamics

Play the keys firmly to increase the volume of the sound or softly to decrease it; the PSR-E353 will faithfully reflect every nuance of your playing.

 

A comprehensive library of 573 high quality voices

The PSR-E353 comes with a diverse array of 573 different voices including pianos, strings, guitars and synths. The grand piano voices utilise stereo-sampled sounds with a superb feeling of presence. Players can enjoy reverb effects for the feeling of performing in a concert hall, and choruses that add extra breadth and resonance to the sound.

 

Nine-step lesson function (Yamaha Education Suite) helps beginners learn to play

The lesson function offers a total of nine stages – three for the left hand, three for the right hand, and three for both hands, helping new players to practise the songs stored in the instrument. There’s a scoring function that makes it fun to develop your skills and a “waiting” function that adjusts the tempo to suit the person playing, pausing the backing track until the correct note is played.

 

Connect your music player, reduce the lead volume with Melody Suppressor and jam along with the music

Connect an audio player to the PSR-E353 to enjoy your music through the instrument speakers and to play along. The “Melody Suppressor” function lowers the volume of the melody, allowing you to play the lead line of your favourite tracks.
*The volume of the melody line may not lower for some songs.

 

Master EQ to adjust overall sound

The PSR-E353 is equipped with a preset Master EQ system that allows you to adjust the overall keyboard sound with settings such as Bright and Boost, making it easier to get exactly the sound you need.

 

Connect to your iPad/iPhone and expand your keyboard with software and apps

By connecting your iPad/iPhone/iPod touch to the instrument with an optional cable, it’s easy to make practicing and performing music an even more enjoyable experience. There are several exciting Yamaha applications available for download from the App Store including:

*My Music Recorder
An application for recording video and audio of music performances on your iPhone/iPod touch. Audio and video data recorded can be e-mailed or uploaded to YouTube.

*Sound Controller
Use the wheel or XY controller of this application to control effects such as pitch bending and reverb from your iPhone/iPod touch.

iOS device, connecting cable and Internet access required – not included

 

150 different arpeggio types

Push the “Arpeggio” button to play a huge range of arpeggios just by pressing a single key. Far more than just simple repetitions of phrases, the arpeggio function allows you to perform complex musical parts with ease. What’s more, with 150 different presets available, the PSR-E353 offers an amazing variety of new ways to enhance your playing.

 

158 auto accompaniment Styles provide real-time controllable backing tracks.

From pop and rock to dance and more, the PSR-E353 offers Styles (auto accompaniment backing tracks) in a huge range of genres. The built-in Music Database with 100 different settings make it easy to access voices and backings matching the musical style you want, allowing you to play many different types of music quickly and easily.

Size/Weight

Dimensions Width 945mm(37-3/16”)
Height 122mm(4-13/16”)
Depth 368mm(14-1/2”)
Weight Weight 4.4kg

Control Interface

Keyboard Number of Keys 61
Touch Response Yes
Display Type LCD display
Backlight Yes
Language English

Voices

Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology AWM Stereo Sampling
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 32
Preset Number of Voices 196 panel Voices + 18 Drum/SFX kits + 20 Arpeggio + 339
XGlite Voices
Compatibility GM Yes
XGlite Yes

Effects

Types Reverb Yes
Chorus Yes
Master EQ Yes
Arpeggio 150types
Harmony Yes
Ultra-Wide Stereo Yes
Functions Dual/Layers Yes
Split Yes
Panel Sustain Yes
Melody Suppressor Yes

Accompaniment Styles

Preset Number of Preset Styles 158
Fingering Multi
Style Control ACMP ON/OFF, SYNC START, START/STOP, INTRO/ENDING/rit.,
MAIN/AUTO FILL
Other Features Music Database 100
One Touch Setting (OTS) Yes
External
Styles
Yes

Songs

Preset Number of Preset Songs 154
Recording Number of Songs 5
Number of Tracks 2
Data Capacity Approx. 10,000 notes
Compatible
Data Format
Playback SMF Formats 0 & 1
Recording Original File Format

Functions

Registration Number of Buttons 9
Lesson/Guide [KEYS TO SUCCESS], [1 LISTENING 2 TIMING 3 WAITING],
[PHRASE REPEAT], [A-B REPEAT], [CHORD DICTIONARY],[CHORD
PROGRESSION]
Lesson/Guide Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) Yes
Overall
Controls
Metronome Yes
Tempo Range 11 – 280
Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12
Tuning Yes
Duo Yes
Miscellaneous PIANO Button Yes

Storage and Connectivity

Storage Internal Memory Approx. 1.7MB
Connectivity DC IN DC IN 12V
Headphones [PHONES/OUTPUT] x 1
Sustain Pedal [SUSTAIN] x 1
AUX IN Yes
USB TO HOST Yes

Amplifiers and Speakers

Amplifiers 2.5W+2.5W
Speakers 12cm×2

Power Supply

Power Supply Users within U.S or Europe: PA-130 or an equivalent
recommended by Yamaha Others: PA-3C, PA-130 or an
equivalent. Six "AA" size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or
Ni-MH rechargeable batteries
Power
Consumption
8W (When using PA-130 AC adaptor)
Auto Power Off
Function
Yes

Accessories

Included Accessories Music Rest Yes