Yamaha PSS170

Electronic keyboard

yamaha portasound pss 170
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1986 (Dec.)
Initially sold for ¥18,400

The Yamaha PSS-170 is the successor to the PSS-160 and PSS-150, the entry level keyboard to the Portasound PSS line. 100 voices, 10 drum rhythms with fill-ins and an accompaniment section. Voices are based on a 2 operator FM synthesizer chip (the Yamaha YM2413) that can be slightly altered with sustain, vibrato, or portamento effects.

There's a single mono speaker, but it does have a headphone/aux connector.


Technical
specifications

Keyboard

44 keys

Sound source

FM tone generator (2 operators)

Memory capacity

100 preset voices
10 rhythms

Connection terminals and interfaces

Headphones/AUX

Dimensions and weight

629w x 56h x 192d (mm) / 24-3/4” x 2-1/4” x 7-1/2”
1.8Kg / 3.9lbs

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Demos

Just The Way You Are (version 1)
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