The YAS and YTS 280 saxophones offer a perfect start. Designed with the young beginner in mind. Relatively light-weight and ergonomically shaped. Easy to hold and to play. The intonation is perfect. The Yamaha design offers beginners optimum support, thus greatly assisting both learning progress and creativity. Based on the highly recommended YAS and YTS-275 saxophones the new YAS and YTS-280 are even further enhanced with a new, more stable neck receiver and a new low B-C# connection for better adjustment.