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Yamaha YAS-480 Alto Saxophone

from £1,595.00
from £1,329.17 exclusive of VAT (UK Export and VAT Assisted Purchase price)

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Hand engraving

Hand Engraving

A hand-engraved pattern on the bell adds an extra touch of class.

Compatible with Custom Yamaha necks

Compatible Neck

The redesigned octave key system gives players the flexibility to choose between the included 62-style neck and those designed for the Custom Z and Custom EX Yamaha saxophones (sold separately).

Improved Low B-C# connection

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


Yamaha Neck

The 62-style neck has been designed for improved tone and response.

Key guard


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

Left-hand seesaw key

Left-hand keys

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


  • Choice of gold lacquered or silver-plated body and keywork
  • Front F mechanism (spatula style)
  • High F# key (spatula style)
  • Adjustable thumbrest
  • New neck receiver and octave key system, compatible with more necks
  • Improved low B-C# connection for more reliable adjustment
  • Silicon treated pads helps protect them from moisture
  • Decorated adjustable keyguards
  • Detachable bell
  • Previously the YAS475

What's Included

  • Lightweight backpack case
  • Yamaha 4C plastic mouthpiece
  • Metal ligature and plastic cap
  • Neck strap
  • Cork grease
  • One reed

Item Details

Manufacturer: Yamaha
Category: Alto Saxophones