Yamaha announced the release of PC software "VOCALOID4 Library CYBER DIVA" that creates a natural English-speaker singing voice. It is even compatible with death growl vocalization style. Now America can their Hatsune Miku on?
Yamaha is going to release a Bluetooth speaker set that comes with 2 satellite speakers and a woofer. They all are designed in the motif of a spotlight.

Yamaha will release a stylish stand-alone audio system "ISX-803" from their Restio series in late October.

ISX-803 can play music from other Bluetooth compliant devices wirelessly as well as from CDs, FM radio and music saved in USB memory.

A smartphone or tablet that has the free dedicated application DTA CONTROLLER installed, can be used as a remote control of ISX-803.

Yamaha announced that they will release new slim TV surround sound system SRT-1000 in early September.

You use SRT-1000 by placing it directly under the TV (up to 55-inch 40kg model). With Yamaha's original Digital Sound Projector technology, the sound of the TV program turns into a beam that echoes off walls so that the TV sounds becomes more powerful and of better quality.  

Yamaha Motor is going to release their first multi-wheeled bike model - TRICITY MW125 - on September 10th for the Japanese market. The price is set for ¥356,400.

TRICITY MW125 is the first LMW product that was developed under the concept of "New Standard City Commuter". LMW stands for "Leaning Multi Wheel".

Hey, what was that song called again? Here's a great tool to use during Karaoke.

When you cannot remember the title of a song in your head, the free iPhone/iPod touch application Hiichao Kensaku, just released today by Yamaha, could be helpful.

By playing a minimum of 4 tones on the piano keys displayed on the screen, the application will provide you with search results. After 5 tones, it will start narrowing the search and help you to find the song in your mind easily.

Yamaha is going to release new entry model AV amplifier "RX-V377" for ¥44,000 in mid-March.

Although it's an entry model, RX-V377 has an HDMI input that allows the transmission of 4K Ultra HD images. It's also compatible with 3D image transmission, ARC (Audio Return Channel) and linkage with major companies' TV and recorders.

Yamaha is going to release the stylish headphones HPH-M82 in mid-February. There are 6 colors available: Jewelry Gold, Bordeaux Brown, Urban Navy, Sophis Black, Pure Red and Active White.

It has a square-shaped design and nice vivid color so that you can bring HPH-M82 with you like a fashion accessory.

Driver size: 40mm in diameter
Impedance: 46Ω (1kHz)
Playback frequency: 20Hz~20kHz
Plug: 3.5mm L-shaped stereo mini
Weight: 150g




A new titanium color model will be added to Yamaha's 5.1ch 11cm thin, inexpensive RX-S600 AV receiver for ¥68,250 in late January - ONLY 500 units will be available.

Yamaha released the black color model RX-S600 last September. The titanium color's specs are the same as the black model.










Akihabaranews.com - Yamaha Relit - Bluetooth compliant audio system with an ambient light

Light and Bluetooth
Yamaha combined a Bluetooth compliant audio system with an ambient light in a lighting audio system called
Relit (LSX-700) and it's going to be released in mid-December for 70,000 yen (about $700).