The YCL-255 combines state-of-the-art production expertise with high-end Yamaha clarinet features. The result is an outstanding entry-level instrument that delivers a warm, resonant tone that is remarkably similar to that of a wood clarinet. It features an ABS resin body with a matte finish that imitates the look of a wood clarinet and an adjustable thumb-rest with a neck strap ring that allows for even those with small hands to easily hold the instrument.
New adjustable thumb-rest and strap ring A new adjustable thumb-rest accommodates different sized hands helping the player develop proper playing technique. In addition, a strap ring allows for the instrument to be held without extra effort. Firmer screws and silver soldered ring gives this new feature excellent durability.
Newly redesigned bell A new bell made only of solid and durable ABS resin results in a lighter instrument with improved response. A resonance chamber in the bell aids in projection and improves intonation in lower notes.
Barrel design A 65mm barrel based on high-end Yamaha clarinet designs helps to produces a focused tone.
Matte finish The attractive matte finish simulates the actual grain of wood while providing the added durability of ABS resin.
Valentino pads Valentino pads are more durable, easier to repair, and less sensitive to temperature changes.
Specifications Level: Standard Key of: Bb Fingering: Boehm Key System: 17 keys, 6 rings Barrel Length: 65mm Body Material: Matte ABS Resin Barrel Material: Matte ABS Resin Bell Material: Matte ABS Resin Key Material: Nickel Silver Plating: Nickel Bore: Molded Tone Holes: Straight tone holes with tapered undercut Thumb Rest: Adjustable with strap ring Mouthpiece: Yamaha 4C Mouthpiece Cap: Plastic Ligature: Nickel-plated Pad Type: Valentino Spring Type: Stainless Steel Posts: Threaded
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.