This intermediate oboe from Yamaha is made with a grenadilla body and bell, a silver-plated nickel silver keys, a fixed thumb rest with a strap ring and a modified conservatory system. Additional features include a third octave key, low Bb resonance vent, and a low B-C# trill.
Newly designed, highly polished bore The new bore design, which incorporates vertical integration is similar to that of the YOB-841 professional model. This results in improved projection and improved tonal quality.
Handworked keys Skilled artisans braze and adjust all keys on Yamaha oboes by hand to optimize the balance of each instrument.
Newly designed undercut tone holes Also similar to the YOB-841 professional model, the new tone hole design provides the player with a smooth even response and improved intonation.
Nickel silver bell ring The bell ring increases effective density of the bell for a quicker response and a more focused sound.
Stainless steel French taper screws As a result of using stainless steel, the screws will be more resistant to corrosiion and will ensure a smooth, reliable action. The French taper design will allow for precise adjustment.
Stainless steel needle springs Durability, key balance and a more comfortable feel are all benefits of using stainless steel as the spring material.
Grenadilla body and bell Silver-plated nickel silver keys Modified conservatory system Third octave key Low Bb resonance vent Low B-C# trill Fixed thumb rest with strap ring All cork pads