YAMAHA PSRE463 61 Note Touch Responsive Portable Keyboard with Adaptor
The Yamaha PSR-E463 is the best entry keyboard for performing various styles of music, from the latest to vinyl favorites. It has a 61-key touch response keyboard with powerful on-board speakers and easy-to-use professional features like assignable Live Control knobs, Quick Sampling, Groove Creator and USB Audio Recorder.
- 758 high quality voices including Live!, Sweet! and Cool! voices, with 48-note polyphony
- Quick Sampling function – 5 sample (1 Normal type + 4 One shot/Loop type) Max 9.6 sec/sample
- Groove Creator function – 35 grooves, 5 sections(4 main +1 Musical Climax)
- 235 auto accompaniment Styles
- USB Audio Recorder – 80 minutes. (.wav)
- 6W + 6W amplifiers with 12 cm Bass Reflexed speakers
- Assignable real-time Control Knobs, DSP Effects, and Pitch Bend
- Connectivity with audio and MIDI capabilities
- USB TO DEVICE terminal
- AUX IN for connecting and playing along with your favorite music
- Arpeggio function
- Worldwide sounds support multiple kinds of music
Groove like a pro
If you thought you needed professional-level skills or abilities to enjoy making music like a pro, think again!
With the new PSR-E463, all you need to turn your ideas into music is inspiration.
Quick Sampling – The possibilities are endless
Capture sounds using the AUX Input and play them back from the keyboard. Easy-to-operate Quick Sampling via AUX-In terminal so that you can play your favorite external sounds!
You can quickly capture audio from an external audio source and assign the sampled sound to the keyboard.
3 types of samples can be played back as your part of your performance.
- Normal: The pitch of the sound varies depending on the key you play.
- Loop: The sample is played in a loop without changing the pitch.
- One-shot: The sample is played only once without changing the pitch.
Groove Creator – Make music like a DJ
You can perform the latest music styles from the keyboard like a DJ – lay down a beat, tweak the groove, adjust the mix and get the dance party started!
You can easily create your own “groove” by turning each track on/off, altering sections, or adding various effects using the live control knobs.
In addition to western EDM sounds, Groove Creator supports contemporary dance music from around the world!
Once you have made a cool track, save it to a USB device as an audio file.
The better an instrument sounds, the more it inspires us!
Yamaha has a proud history of manufacturing just about every kind of musical instrument. When it comes to reproducing the sound of these instruments in a keyboard, the results are detailed and high-quality.
The PSR-E463 features a comprehensive library of 758 instrument Voices that will allow you to enjoy playing any musical genre.
Real-time backing band tracks
235 auto Accompaniment Styles, including 10 new local Styles and 5 contemporary Styles inherited from Genos, provide real-time band backing tracks based on the chords you play.
Memorizing your favorite settings
The Registration Memory function allows you to save 4 x 8 panel settings for instant recall.
Intuitive “Live Control Knob” interface
Change sounds on-the-fly by switching the effect destination!
Two assignable, real-time control knobs let you filter and adjust your sound just like an analog synthesizer.
10 DSP effects can be assigned and controlled by the knobs for dynamic and expressive live performance.
The Pitch Bend wheel adjusts the pitch of the sound bringing voices like the Guitar, Sax and Trumpet to life.
“Target” button supports quick target change of effect destination.
More convenient USB TO DEVICE terminal
You can record your performances to USB Flash Drives. The USB TO DEVICE terminal on the instrument lets you load and save your settings and songs to a USB flash drive, as well as transfer data from your PC.
Connect to portable devices or computers for even more fun
The PSR-E463 features audio transfer through the USB TO HOST terminal*. You can record your performance to your computer or smart device.
Connecting to your iOS device adds a new dimension of MIDI control with apps.
Connect an external audio player to the AUX IN jack and you can play along with your favorite tunes. The built-in, advanced Melody Suppressor lowers the volume of vocals and melody lines of the original recordings, leaving that part open for you to play or sing**.
*For iOS device connection, refer to the “iPhone / iPad Connection Manual”
**Depending on the song, the volume of the melody part may not be affected.
Body Color Black
Dimensions Width 946 mm (37-1/4″)
Height 139 mm (5-1/2″)
Depth 404 mm (15-15/16”)
Weight Weight 6.6 kg (14 lb, 9 oz) not including batteries
- Control Interface
Keyboard Number of Keys 61
Touch Response Soft, Medium, Hard, Fixed
Other Controllers Pitch Bend Yes
Control Knobs Yes
Display Type LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
Panel Language English
Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology AWM Stereo Sampling
Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 48
Preset Number of Voices 758 (237 Panel Voices + 24 Drum/SFX kits + 40 Arpeggio + 457 XGlite voices)
Featured Voices 8 Sweet! Voices, 3 Cool! Voices, 3 Dynamic Voices
Compatibility GM Yes
Types DSP 10 types (assignable on control knobs)
Reverb 12 types
Chorus 5 types
Master EQ 6 types
Harmony 26 types
Functions Dual/Layers Yes
Arpeggio 150 types
Melody Suppressor Yes
Crossfade Yes (for Internal/AUX IN)
- Accompaniment Styles
Preset Number of Preset Styles 235
Fingering Multi finger
Style Control ACMP ON/OFF, SYNC START, SYNC STOP, START/STOP, INTRO/ENDING/rit., MAIN/AUTO FILL, TRACK ON/OFF
File Format Style File Format (SFF)
Other Features One Touch Setting (OTS) Yes
Expandability Expansion Style 10
- Groove Creator
Preset Number of Groove 35
Number of Sections 5 (4 Sections + 1 Musical Climax/Ending)
Preset Number of Preset Songs 30
Recording Number of Songs 10
Number of Tracks 6 (5 Melody + 1 Style/Groove Creator)
Data Capacity Approx. 19,000 notes (when only “melody” tracks are recorded)
Recording Function Yes
Compatible Data Format Playback SMF (Formats 0 & 1)
Recording Original File Format (SMF 0 conversion function)
- USB Audio Recorder
Recording Time (max.) 80 minutes (approx. 0.9 GB) per Song
Format Playback WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
Recording WAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
- Quick Sampling
Sampling Type Normal, Oneshot, Loop
Samples (Preset/Usesr) 5
Sampling Time Approx. 9.6 sec
Sampling Sources AUX IN
Sampling Format Original File Format (16 bit, stereo)
Sampling Rate 44.1 kHz
USB audio interface 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo
Registration Number of Buttons 4 (x 8 banks)
Lesson/Guide Yamaha Education Suite (Y.E.S.) Lesson 1 – 3 (Listening, Timing, Waiting), Repeat & Learn, Chord Dictionary
Overall Controls Metronome Yes
Tempo Range 11 – 280
Transpose -12 to 0, 0 to +12
Tuning 427.0 – 440.0 – 453.0 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
Scale Setting Yes
Miscellaneous PIANO Button Yes (Portable Grand Button)
- Storage and Connectivity
Storage Internal Memory Approx. 1.73 MB
External Drives USB flash drive
Connectivity DC IN DC IN 12 V
AUX IN Yes (Stereo-mini)
Headphones x 1 (PHONES/ OUTPUT)
Sustain Pedal Yes
USB TO DEVICE Yes
USB TO HOST Yes (MIDI/Audio: 44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo)
- Amplifiers and Speakers
Amplifiers 6 W + 6 W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
Speakers 12 cm x 2
- Power Supply
Power Supply AC Adaptors (PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha) or batteries (Six “AA” size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or Ni-MH rechargeable (HR6) batteries)
Power Consumption 8 W (When using PA-150 AC adaptor)
Auto Power Off Function Yes
Included Accessories Music Rest Yes
Song Book Download from website