YTS-82Z Tenor Saxophones

The evolution of the Yamaha Custom Z continues.Powerful sound and the ability to play fast passages without difficulty, the Z is crafted to meet your highest expectations.They have been re-examined from the neck to the bell and are now equipped with a one-piece bell for increased resonance and the highly regarded V1 neck for the optimal combination of response and control.

Yamaha Saxophone YTS-82ZA feature image

YTS-82ZA<NEW>: Outstanding sound and playability now available in a vintage finish.

Amber lacquer finish has been added as a new color. The beautiful vintage apperance combined with Yamaha's legendary sound and playability gives saxophonists an instrument that can perfectly reflect their musical personality.

YTS-82Z

Finish: Gold lacquer

YTS-82ZA

Finish: Amber lacquer

YTS-82ZS Nem forgalmazott

Finish: Silver-plated

YTS-82ZUL Nem forgalmazott

Finish: Unlacquered

YTS-82ZB

Finish: Black lacquer

YTS-82ZG

Finish: Gold-plated

Feature

Unique bell engraving method

Yamaha Saxophone YTS-82ZA feature image

The hand engraving is done by craftsmen after lacquering to enhance the contrast with the brass.The beautiful engraving design further enhances the luxurious feel of the YTS-82ZA. A special technology topcoat for Amber finish enables the product to maintain its beautiful condition for a long period of time.

One-piece bell with new engraving

In the tradition of those coveted vintage saxophones, the 82Z now comes equipped with a one-piece bell. This feature drastically improves low end response and offers the player a wider palette of tonal color. More elaborate with finer detail, the new engraving design offers delicate beauty.

Metal resonator pad

The metal resonators offer an outstanding response and deliver a wider dynamic range. The entire range of the instrument has a clearer pronunciation, providing effortless playability all around.

V1 neck

The wide bore taper of the V1 neck provides a free-blowing feel and the greatest possible flexibility.

Improved Low B-C# connection

An improved mechanism from low B-C# connection ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.

Lighter thumb hook and thumb rest bases

Lighter thumb rest and thumb hook base designs produce better response and a more cohesive tone.

Adjustable Front F key

An adjustable Front F mechanism gives the player the freedom to find the optimal level of resistance in the altissimo range.

Case

The 82Z comes equipped with lightweight case that has a shoulder strap.

Mother of pearl key button

Mother of pearl key button

Mother of pearl is used as key buttons. It improves playability by making it easier to hold with soft but not slippery surface.

Metal resonator pad

Metal resonator pad

The metal resonators offer an outstanding response and deliver a wider dynamic range. The entire range of the instrument has a clearer pronunciation, providing effortless playability all around.

Seesaw key

Seesaw key

The left-hand seesaw key has been designed to increase playability as well as provide a more comfortable feel.

Two-point contact

Two-point contact

Two-point contact is adopted for enhanced projection and a free-blowing response.

One-piece bell

One-piece bell

Crafsmen shape the bell from a sheet of brass with a hammer. This adds a unity to the body and makes the intonation in middle to lower range smoother. It also has a solid tone.

82Z style (AS, TS)

82Z style (AS, TS)

The Custom Z saxophone features a ‘anemone’ engraving design which is hand engraved on every instrument. Custom Z logo is the proof of craftmanship.

Bell-ring

Bell-ring

Bell rings supports the instrument to vibrate well when players blow into it.

Separate style key guard

Separate style key guard

The separate key guards feature adjustable screw cap stoppers for professional-style technical adjustments.

Without center bow

Without center bow

Removing the center bow improves responses without affecting the quality of sound.

Improved low B-C# connection

Improved low B-C# connection

An improved mechanism from low B-C# connection ensures the consistent closing of the low C# key and promotes a clear response from notes in the low range of the instrument.

Case (TSC-820)

Case (TSC-820)

The 82Z comes equipped with lightweight case that has a shoulder strap.

Options

82Z without High F# key (YAS/YTS-82ZWOF)

YAS-82Z/YTS-82Z can be ordered without a High F# key for a more efficient response.

With High F# key

Without High F# key

Audio & Video

Yamaha Custom Z Saxophones

Interviews with the Designers and Engineers

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