400 Series flutes feature a headjoint, body and footjoint made of the same sterling silver as expensive professional models for a rich, warm tone with enhanced projection. The YFL-461 features open-hole keys and an offset G key. The YFL-421 features closed-hole keys for ease of playability.
Offset G Key
Offset G Key
The Offset G key configuration offers a natural feeling hand position.
Undercut and beveled embouchure hole
Speicifically designed for a clean attack, sensitive response, and accurate intonation
Open-hole keys give the player more control over the tone of the flute.
Double bladder pads
Longer life and maximum seating
Nickel-silver, power-forged keys
Very durable and less susceptible to breakage
Cork key bumpers
Quieter action and lighter touch
Strong post design
Key posts have been thickened and redesigned for improved durability and strength to maintain accurate rod alignment
A unique footjoint alignment mark facilitates proper fitting by young players
Ergonomic key shapes
All key shapes and placement have been ergonomically designed for comfortable, natural-feeling performance. The keys are hand-assembled and adjusted for a perfect 'touch' and balance.
Yamaha's unique screw resistance inserts allow smooth adjustments while preventing gradual loosening of the screws
Audio & Video
|Key||Key systems||Offset G|
|Key types||Ring keys|
|Toneholes||Type||Drawn & curled|
|Body & footjoint||Sterling silver|
|Key||Nickel silver (Silver-plated)|
|Headjoint & lip plate||Sterling silver|
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