Yamaha SV-255 5-string Electric Violin
Yamaha SV-255 5-string Electric Violin
Yamaha SV-255 5-string Electric Violin
Yamaha SV-255 5-string Electric Violin
Yamaha SV-255 5-string Electric Violin
Yamaha SV-255 5-string Electric Violin


Yamaha SV-255 Silent™ Series 5-string Electric Violin

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SKU: YH-SV-255

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New body design: hollow resonating chamber
Spruce top/flamed Maple back
Double pickups: bridge pickup, body pickup & ‘blend’
Control Box with input, output & XLR balance, phones
Volume, treble/bass, phones volume control
Shaded brown finish

Designed to meet the needs of the professional performer playing diverse styles, these 4 & 5 string violins establish a new benchmark for sound quality and player comfort. An innovative dual pick-up bridge allows the performer to blend the tone from an edgy electric to a rich acoustic sound. An external control box reduces the weight of the violin to 500 grams, roughly the same as a traditional acoustic violin.

Lightweight Design
The most comfortable, lightweight professional electric violin available. At only 530g, the violin feels like a traditional acoustic violin.

5 String
5-string with natural fingerboard spacing and a low-C string. 5-string fits regular violin case/gig bags.

Dual Pickups
Piezo pickup in the body of the instrument picks up of the rich vibrancy of the instrument, while the bridge pickup picks up the player’s subtle performance nuances. Blend pickups together to meet your sound preference.

Stage Performance
Easy connections to PA equipment - heavy duty electronic control box features a balanced out XLR, 1/4” jack, 1/8” independent headphone monitor jack, Treble, Bass and Volume controls.

Hollow-body Design
First Silent Violin™ with unique hollow-body design; spruce top & maple back create resonant chamber under bridge. Natural violin sound & feel. Hand-carved spruce & flamed Maple make this Silent Violin™ naturally beautiful with a rich shaded brown finish.

Neck: Maple
Body: Spruce top, Maple back
Fingerboard: Ebony
Bridge: Maple (Aubert™), with VNP1 pickup
In/Out Jacks: 1/4" jack, 1/8" headphone jack, XLR balance jack
Sensor: Bridge Pickup: Yamaha, Body Pickup: Piezo
Electronic controls: Treble & Bass control
Power supply: AA Size 1.5V battery 2pcs. or AC adapter (PA-3C) or Phantom 28-48V

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