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Yamaha SV-255 Professional Silent 5-String Violin

Catalog ID: EIVNYAMSV26/1N

Designed to meet the needs of the professional performer playing diverse styles, the Yamaha SV-255 Pro 5-String Silent Electric Brown Violin establishes 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 530 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: 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.

Premium Wood: Hand-carved spruce & flamed Maple make this Silent Violin naturally beautiful with a rich brown finish.


  • Type: 5-string
  • Instrument size: 4/4
  • Neck: Maple
  • Body: Spruce top, Maple back
  • Fingerboard - Pegs: Ebony
  • Bridge: Maple "Aubert" with VNP1 pickup
  • Side body - Chin Rest - Tailpiece: Molded plastic
  • Tuning Adjusters: Wittner Ultra
  • Strings: D'Addario Zyex
  • Sensor: Bridge Pickup: Yamaha, Body Pickup: Piezo
  • Electronic Controls: Treble & Bass control
  • In/Out Jacks: 1/4'' jack, 1/8'' headphone jack, XLR balance jack
  • Power Supply: 2-AA Size 1.5V batteries or AC adapter (PA-3C) or Phantom 28-48V
Weight: 4.2 lbs
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List Price: $2,634.50