Organic Beauty and Transcendent Playability
The Yamaha YEV105 offers a sublime combination of organic beauty and transcendent playability. Five layers comprised of maple, mahogany, and spruce yield a gorgeous natural sound, while an oil-finished walnut frame enhances its looks, strength, and resonance. A high-output passive bridge pickup captures every ounce of the YEV105’s natural tone, meticulously reproducing the instrument’s dynamic response and highlighting the subtle nuances of your bowing. The YEV105’s three-dimensional infinity-loop-like design not only offers eye-popping visuals, it also supplies a feel that’s guaranteed to appeal to traditional acoustic violinists. Want an electric violin that commands attention? Then get your hands on the Yamaha YEV105 and see what it can do for you.
- 5-layer construction featuring maple, mahogany, and spruce
- Oil-finished walnut frame offers striking looks and enhanced resonance
- Eye-popping 3-dimensional infinity-loop-like design
- Provides easy switchover from a traditional acoustic violin
- High-output passive bridge pickup delivers gorgeous, natural sound
- Direct output mode unlocks the instrument’s full sonic potential
Unconventional — yet supremely elegant
You’ll love the way that the YEV105 looks under stage lights — its unconventional, yet supremely elegant design is hard to take your eyes off. But don’t let that intimidate you — if you’re a traditional acoustic violinist, the YEV105 will feel instantly familiar. It even accommodates standard shoulder and chin rests and tailpieces!
Built from top-quality woods
The Yamaha YEV105 was built from top-quality woods. Its 5-layer body includes the perfect blend of maple, mahogany, and spruce, exhibiting excellent response and a natural overall sound. Its oil-finished walnut frame offers striking looks while enhancing the instrument’s natural musical resonance.
High-caliber electronics for a gorgeous, natural sound
Plug in the YEV105, and you’ll be greeted with a gorgeous natural sound. Its high-output passive bridge pickup picks up the tone and resonance of the entire instrument while capturing its acoustic response and communicating your expressive bowing nuances. A selector switch allows you to toggle between the direct output of the YEV105’s pickup signal or output via the instrument’s volume control. Direct output unlocks the YEV105’s full sonic potential, exhibiting rich lows and a punchy impact.
Type: Electric Violin
Number of Strings: 5
Body Material: Spruce, Mahogany, Maple
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Fine Tuners: 4
Nut Material: Ebony
Bridge Material: Maple
Tailpiece: Synthetic Resin
Chin Rest: Composite
Electronics: Piezo Bridge Pickup, 1/4″ Output Jack
Strings: D’Addario Zyex, Helicore (C-string)
Case/Bag: Sold Separately
Manufacturer Part Number: YEV105BL