Yamaha PSR s670 Keyboard reviewed here. Looking for a reasoably priced, entry-level arranger workstation? The PSR-S670 comes with sleek looks, several new Voices and Styles, DJ functions, and more. The Yamaha PSR s670 Keyboard is a entry-level arranger workstation that will make you sound like a pro performer.
The PSR-s670 is where you go past the plain arranger keyboard; you get instruments sounds and rhythms that are based on a wide variety of genres. Get ready to play all kinds of music, western, oriental, Indian, Latin, Chinese, and many more.
It’s also expandable, which means you’re not limited to using the voices that come built-in with the keyboard, you can add and use more audio samples, voices, styles, and drum kits.
Pros: Good collection of styles & sounds, Top quality speakers, USB port. Realistic tones, especially the super articulated voices, are a joy to play. Its expandable, you can download ‘music packs’ from the internet.
Cons: Not all sounds are great. Doesn’t have very detailed sequencing options, for those who’re into synthesizing & studio recording. Some also don’t like the fact that the pitch bend wheel scrolls up and down (compared to sideways on other brands)
Who is it for?
This keyboard is particularly good for those who cannot afford the top-of-the-line PSR arrangers. This one has top quality sounds, you get the USB TO HOST and USB TO DEVICE ports for more music saving options. This is a good keyboard to create songs using the built-in songs, and also for gigging. It is also good for songwriting as it’s an arranger with several built-in styles.
If you have always owned a budget electronic keyboard, chances are that you have not experience what a good keyboard sounds like. With the PSR-S670, you get to exactly experience that feeling, and also you’ll appreciate why Yamaha keyboards are so much popular with the performing musicians.
This is more of an entry-level arranger workstation, meaning you have all the tools to make your own songs. Though the editing of the tracks may not be that flexible, but it is quite easy to lay down the tracks on the sequencer. And it’s a 16-track sequencer so you can come up with some pretty cool stuff. The built-in stereo speakers deliver a crisp output.
When it comes to keyboards or for that matter any other musical instrument, price is usually an indicator of how good a keyboard is. For around eight hundred dollars, this is definitely much more than a beginner arranger keyboard.
The voices and styles are exceptional, the sounds reproduce the various nuances and articulations that are produced on most acoustic instruments. So if you’re looking for realism in your voices, you do get it here. The best part is that this keyboard is expandable, which means you can add additional sounds and styles from a variety of downloadable packs (you need to pay for them). These can easily be loaded via the USB interface on the Yamaha PSR s670.
- 416 Voices (including MegaVoices), 34 Drum/SFX kits and 480 XG Voices
- Authentic sampled sounds, superb acoustic and electric pianos, several electronic sounds suitable for today’s dance music
- Intelligent Arpeggio function with instant access to a library of arpeggiated synth phrases and patterns
- 230 Styles including a brand new DJ category
- Two live controllers for instant control over effects and other functions, including filter, arpeggio and track mute
- Expansion Memory – add new Voices, drum kits and styles for extra versatility and enhanced performance
- Authentic Voices and Styles from around the world.
Key features of Yamaha PSR s670 keyboard
Voices on PSR-S670 keyboard
Styles on PSR-S670 keyboard
Recording feature on PSR-S670 keyboard
This is where you go past the plain arranger keyboard; you get instruments sounds and rhythms that are based on a wide variety of genres, and its expandable. With the PSR s670, get ready to play all kinds of music – western, oriental, Indian, Latin, Chinese, and many more, with some authentic and realistic instrument sounds and hundreds of rhythmic styles. These styles sound more realistic than ever before, and faithfully reproduce the nuances of various music instruments.
This keyboard does get inspiration and technology from Yamaha’s flagship product – the Tyros workstation. It is in fact a fully loaded arranger keyboard at a remarkably affordable price.