review PSR-A3000


Color/Finish

BodyColorBlack & Metallic Dark Grey

Size/Weight

DimensionsWidth39-7/16"
Height5-13/16"
Depth17-3/16"
WeightWeight24 lbs, 11 oz.

Control Interface

KeyboardNumber of Keys61
TypeOrgan, Initial Touch
Touch ResponseHard1, Hard2, Medium, Soft1, Soft2
Other ControllersJoystickYes (assignable)
DisplayTypeTFT Color Wide VGA LCD
Size7 inch
ColorColor
LanguageEnglish, German, French, Spanish, Italian
PanelLanguageEnglish

Voices

Tone GenerationTone Generating TechnologyAWM Stereo Sampling
PolyphonyNumber of Polyphony (Max.)128
PresetNumber of Voices997 Voices + 58 Drum/SFX Kits + 480 XG Voices
Featured Voices107 S.Art!, 23 Mega Voices, 41 Sweet!, 64 Cool!, 90 Live!, 20 Organ Flutes! (including 171 Oriental Voices, 25 Oriental Drum Kits)
CompatibilityXGYes
GSYes (for Song playback)
GMYes
GM2Yes
Expandability (Voice & Style Expansion Packs)Expansion VoiceYes (approx. 512 MB max.)
Expansion StyleYes (internal memory)
PartRight 1, Right 2, Left

Effects

TypesReverb52 Presets + 3 User
Chorus106 Presets + 3 User
DSP295 Presets + 10 User
Master Compressor5 Presets + 5 User settings
Master EQ5 Presets + 2 User settings
Part EQ27 parts
ArpeggioYes

Accompaniment Styles

PresetNumber of Preset Styles400 (including 194 Oriental Styles)
Featured Styles380 Pro, 10 Session, 10 DJ
FingeringSingle Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard
Style ControlINTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3
Other FeaturesMusic Finder1,200
One Touch Setting (OTS)4 for each Style
CompatibilityStyle File Format (SFF), Style File Format GE (SFF GE)

Songs

PresetNumber of Preset Songs4 Sample Songs
RecordingNumber of User SongsUnlimited (depends on the drive capacity)
Number of Tracks16
Data Capacityapprox. 300 KB/Song
Recording FunctionQuick Recording, Multi Recording, Step Recording
Compatible Data FormatPlaybackSMF (Format 0 & 1), XF
RecordingSMF (Format 0)

Multi Pads

PresetNumber of Multi Pad Banks228 banks x 4 Pads
AudioAudio LinkYes

Functions

RegistrationNumber of Buttons8
ControlRegistration Sequence, Freeze
Lesson/GuideLesson/GuideFollow Lights, Any Key, Karao-Key, Your Tempo
Performance Assistant Technology (PAT)Yes
Demo/HelpDemonstrationYes
Overall ControlsMetronomeYes
Tempo Range5 - 500, Tap Tempo
Transpose-12 – 0 – +12
Tuning414.8 - 440 - 466.8 Hz
Octave ButtonYes
Scale Type9 Presets
Scale SettingYes
Scale MemoryYes
MiscellaneousDirect AccessYes
Text Display FunctionYes
Wallpaper CustomizationYes
VoicesHarmony/EchoYes
Panel SustainYes
Mono/PolyYes (with Mono Legato)
Voice InformationYes
StylesStyle CreatorYes
OTS InformationYes
SongsSong CreatorYes
Score Display FunctionYes
Lyrics Display FunctionYes
Multi PadsMulti Pad CreatorYes
Audio Recorder/PlayerRecording Time (max.)80 minutes/Song
Recording.wav (WAV format: 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bit resolution, stereo)
Playback.wav (WAV format: 44.1 kHz sample rate, 16 bit resolution, stereo), .mp3 (MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3: 44.1/48.0 kHz sample rate, 64-320 kbps and variable bit rate, mono/stereo)
Time StretchYes
Pitch ShiftYes
Vocal CancelYes

Storage and Connectivity

StorageInternal Memoryapprox. 13 MB (internal Memory for Style, Song, Midi, and other data)
External DrivesUSB Flash Memory (via USB to DEVICE)
ConnectivityHeadphonesYes
FOOT PEDAL1 (SUSTAIN), 2 (ARTICULATION 1), Function Assignable
MIDIIN, OUT
AUX INStereo mini jack
LINE OUTL/L+R, R
USB TO DEVICEYes
USB TO HOSTYes

Amplifiers and Speakers

Amplifiers15 W x 2
Speakers13 cm x 2 + 5 cm x 2

Power Supply

Power SupplyPA-300C or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
Power Consumption19 W
Auto Power Off FunctionYes

Accessories

Included AccessoriesOwner's Manual, Online Member Product Registration, Music Rest & AC Adaptor.

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