Yamaha PSR-e283 Portable Keyboard - Counterpoint
Yamaha PSR-e283 Portable Keyboard - Counterpoint
Yamaha PSR-e283 Portable Keyboard - Counterpoint

Yamaha PSR-e283 Portable Keyboard

  • SKU: W-PKB125G
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Yamaha PSR-e283 Portable Keyboard

The Yamaha PSR E283 Portable Keyboard in Black is perfect for beginner players. With its 410 high-quality Voices and 150 auto accompaniment Styles, you can explore a wide range of sounds and musical genres. From beautiful piano sounds to realistic guitar and bass tones, percussion and drums, and even entertaining sound effects, this keyboard offers endless possibilities for expression. The Yamaha PSR E283 is designed to not only provide a wealth of sounds but also to aid your learning, with various features to help you enhance your skills. The Lesson function, with its 3-step process, allows you to learn at your own pace. Whilst the Style features provide automatic accompaniment that gives you the sensation of playing with a full band.

With a user-friendly interface, this keyboard allows for an easy selection of Voices, Styles, and functions. With the included Duo Mode two people can play the keyboard together on the same instrument, making it a great choice for duets or playing with friends and family. The Song Book includes musical scores and helpful tips for the onboard lessons, and the Recording function allows you to capture your own compositions. The Yamaha PSR E283 Portable Keyboard can be powered by optional AA batteries, making it perfect for on-the-go players, or players with minimal

Key Features

  • Complete with 410 high-quality voices
  • Smart chord function allows for easy playability
  • 3 step lesson function to help you learn and improve your skills
  • Includes 122 songs through the easy songbook
  • Battery-powered option for easy transportability

Features a wide range of songs to play along with

The Yamaha PSR E283 comes with 122 songs for you to play along with. This includes 10 Rhythm Tutor songs and 12 Chord Study songs, which are designed to help you improve your rhythm and chord recognition skills. The Song Book provided with the keyboard includes the musical scores of the built-in songs, as well as tips for the on-board lessons. It also offers images and a glossary to enhance your learning experience.

Smart Chord function allows for easy playability and learning

The Smart Chord function of the Yamaha PSR E283 makes playing chords a breeze. With just one finger, you can easily play musically ideal chords. The keyboard's Style features automatically provide musical accompaniment, including rhythm and bass backing, triggered by playing the root note of the chord. This means that even if you're playing alone, you can enjoy performing as if you were playing with a full band.

The Direct User interface allows for efficient sound selection

Navigating through the features and functions of the Yamaha PSR E283 is effortless with its Direct UI. You can directly select voices, styles, and functions using the category button and number buttons, eliminating the need to turn a dial. This makes accessing different sounds and settings quick and easy, allowing you to focus on your music.

Packed with various modes to improve your playing

Want to play together with a friend or family member? The Yamaha PSR E283's Duo Mode allows two people to play together on the same instrument by creating two middle C notes. With this feature, you can enjoy playing duets and exploring harmonies with your loved ones. The built-in recording function of the Yamaha PSR E283 allows you to easily capture your hand-played phrases as user songs. You can then play back these recordings for practice or even create your own compositions. This feature is perfect for honing your skills and keeping track of your progress.

Battery-powered for easy transportability

The Yamaha PSR E283 is designed for convenience and portability. It can be powered either by optional AA-size batteries or the included AC adaptor. This means that you can take your keyboard with you wherever you go, allowing you to practice and perform anytime, anywhere.

Includes 3 months access to flowkey and online music

The Yamaha PSR E283 also offers additional learning resources, including 3 months of free premium access to flowkey, an online music learning platform, and 2 free online lessons with a Yamaha Music School teacher. With its high-quality voices, versatile features, and user-friendly design, this keyboard is a reliable and enjoyable tool for musicians of all levels.


Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 940 mm x 317 mm x 104 mm (37” x 12-1/2” x 4-1/8”)
  • Weight: 4.0 kg (8 lb, 13 oz) (not including batteries)

Control Interface

  • Keyboard Number of Keys: 61
  • Display Type: LCD Display
  • Language: English
  • Panel Language: English


  • Tone Generation: AWM Stereo Sampling
  • Polyphony (max.): 32
  • Preset Number of Voices: 392 Voices + 18 Drum/SFX kits


  • Types Reverb: 9 types
  • Chorus: 5 types
  • Master EQ: 6 types
  • Ultra-Wide Stereo: 3 types

Function Panel

  • Sustain: Yes

Accompaniment Styles

  • Preset Number of Preset Styles: 150
  • Fingering: Smart Chord / Multi Finger

Other Features

  • One Touch Setting (OTS): Yes


  • Preset Number of Preset Songs: 122 (including 10 Rhythm Tutor and 12 Chord Study Songs)


  • Number of Songs: 1
  • Number of Tracks: 1
  • Data Capacity: Approx. 300 notes
  • Compatible Data Format: Recording Original File Format


  • Lesson/Guide: [1 LISTEN & LEARN], [2 TIMING], [3 WAITING]

Overall Controls

  • Metronome: Yes
  • Tempo Range: 11 - 280 (Tap Tempo: 32 – 280)
  • Transpose: -12 to 0, 0 to +12
  • Tuning: 427.0 - 440.0 - 453.0 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
  • Duo: Yes


  • PIANO Button: Yes (Portable Grand Button)
  • SFX Kit button: Yes
  • Quiz Category: Sound Quiz, Memory Quiz (Melody mode, Random mode)

Storage and Connectivity

  • Connectivity: DC IN 12 V
  • Headphones: Standard stereo phone jack (PHONES/OUTPUT)
  • Sustain Pedal: Yes
  • AUX IN: Stereo mini jack

Amplifiers and Speakers

  • Amplifiers: 2.5 W + 2.5 W
  • Speakers: 12 cm x 2

Power Supply

  • Power Consumption: 6 W (When using PA-130 or an equivalent AC adaptor recommended by Yamaha)
  • Auto Power Off Function: Yes (time is adjustable)
  • Adaptors AC Adaptor PA-130 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
  • Batteries: Six 1.5 V “AA” size alkaline (LR6), manganese (R6) or six 1.2 V “AA” size Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (HR6)


  • Owner’s Manual
  • Online Member Product Registration
  • Music rest
  • AC adaptor



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