Yamaha YHR-668NII Professional Double French Horn - Nickel-Silver

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Yamaha YHR-668NII Professional Double French Horn - Nickel-Silver

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Experience the Unmatched Power and Richness of the Yamaha YHR-668NII French Horn

The Yamaha YHR-668NII is a world-class double French horn designed for the discerning professional musician who demands uncompromising performance and unmatched tonal richness. This horn boasts a powerful sound and a range that is perfectly suited for solo and ensemble playing, making it the go-to choice for professional French horn players worldwide.

Exceptional Sound Quality and Construction The YHR-668NII features a Kruspe-style wrap that produces a dark, open sound with a solid tonal center. The large-bore, cyclical design (.472-inch bore) ensures consistent airflow throughout the horn, making it incredibly responsive and dynamic. The hand-hammered, annealed bell adds even more depth to the tone and is expertly crafted for exceptional projection and resonance. The nickel-silver construction of the instrument ensures durability and longevity, making it a reliable instrument for years to come.

Precision and Comfortable Playability The Yamaha YHR-668NII is designed for precision and comfortable playability. The horn features a string linkage system that is whisper-quiet and responsive, providing an unmatched playing experience. The hand-lapped rotary valves and slides create a snug fit and airtight seal, ensuring precise control over each note. The horn also features articulated key levers for improved control and playability. The clear lacquer finish not only enhances the horn's aesthetic appeal but also provides a delicate warmth to the overall sound.

Professional Series Quality The Yamaha YHR-668NII is part of the renowned Yamaha Professional Series of brass and woodwind instruments, which has been setting the standard for professional-level instruments since 1967. Built with the highest-quality materials and expert craftsmanship, Yamaha Professional Series instruments are designed to empower musicians to achieve their full potential. This horn is an ideal choice for musicians who demand superior performance, reliability, and exceptional sound quality.

At Irvine Art and Music, we are proud to offer the Yamaha YHR-668NII French Horn to our customers. With its unmatched power and tonal richness, precision playability, and exceptional construction, the YHR-668NII is sure to exceed your expectations and enhance your musical performance.

Yamaha YHR-668NII French Horn Features:

  • Professional F/Bb French horn with a powerful sound
  • .472-inch bore with a cyclical shape for consistent air flow throughout the horn
  • Kruspe wrap yields an open, dark sound with a rock-solid tonal center
  • Tapered, hand-lapped rotary valves and slides ensure a snug fit and tight seal between the valves and casing
  • String linkage for whisper-quiet operation
  • Hammered large-throat bell delivers a muscular sound with outstanding projection
  • Annealed bell provides you with enhanced sonic control
  • Lacquer finish brings a delicate warmth to your overall sound and looks amazing
  • Includes a case and Yamaha HR-30D4 mouthpiece 

Tech Specs

  • Type:Double Horn
  • Level:Professional
  • Key:F/Bb
  • Finish:Clear Lacquer
  • Body Material:Nickel Silver
  • Bell Material:Nickel Silver
  • Bell Size:Large
  • Bell Type:Fixed
  • Bore:0.472" (11.98mm), Cyclical
  • Wrap:Kruspe
  • Throat:Large, 12.12"
  • Valves:4 Solid Tapered Rotary Valves, String Linkage System
  • Mouthpiece:30D4
  • Case/Gig Bag:Hardshell Case
  • Manufacturer Part Number: YHR-668NII

Shipping & Returns

We have a 14-day return policy, which means you have 14 days after receiving your item to request a return. Items must be returned in the condition they were received, including all accessories, documentation, and packaging materials. Remember that if your order was shipped for free under our free shipping promo, the cost of outbound shipping will be deducted from your return credit. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase to finalize a return.

To start a return, you can contact us at info@irvineartandmusic.com. If your return is accepted, we’ll send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items approved for return may be subject to return shipping costs. Shipping costs will be deducted from the refund balance. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted.

You can always contact us for any return questions at info@irvineartandmusic.com.

Damages and issues
Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right. You have 5 days to report any defects, wrong order, or damage to the shipped order. 

Exceptions / non-returnable items
Certain types of items cannot be returned, including:

  • Used Instruments.
  • Books, Tubes, Stylus Needles, Harmonicas, Ear Worn Items, Wood or Plastic Recorders, Mouthpieces, Opened Strings, Reeds or Fog Fluid.
  • Special and Custom Order merchandise (items that are not shown on irvineartandmusic.com or regularly stocked by Irvine Art and Music) may be paid in full on order and cannot be cancelled unless cancellable at the manufacturer and cannot be returned unless defective
  • We reserve the right to deny return privileges to abusers of our policy, including those making excessive returns or returning abused and altered items.

SPECIAL ORDER POLICY

We will gladly special order your item should we not have it as a regularly stocked product, subject to the following policies.

  • All special orders are subject to at least a minimum of a 25% Deposit at the time of order. 
  • NO RETURNS will be accepted on special order or non-stock merchandise.
  • Special order items and deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Special orders CANNOT BE CANCELLED once placed with our suppliers.
  • We are not responsible for production delays or other unforeseen circumstances that delay delivery of any special order.  We will provide an estimate of the lead time required for your item to come in to best of our ability, however we cannot guarantee a lead time in any case.

Customers will be asked to sign a form acknowledging our special order policies and that they have reviewed the order for accuracy.

Please get in touch if you have questions or concerns about your specific item.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns on sale items or gift cards.

Exchanges
The fastest way to ensure you get what you want is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item.

Refunds
We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too. Refunded items are subject to a 5% restocking fee.

Shipping & Returns

We have a 14-day return policy, which means you have 14 days after receiving your item to request a return. Items must be returned in the condition they were received, including all accessories, documentation, and packaging materials. Remember that if your order was shipped for free under our free shipping promo, the cost of outbound shipping will be deducted from your return credit. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase to finalize a return.

To start a return, you can contact us at info@irvineartandmusic.com. If your return is accepted, we’ll send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items approved for return may be subject to return shipping costs. Shipping costs will be deducted from the refund balance. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted.

You can always contact us for any return questions at info@irvineartandmusic.com.

Damages and issues
Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right. You have 5 days to report any defects, wrong order, or damage to the shipped order. 

Exceptions / non-returnable items
Certain types of items cannot be returned, including:

  • Used Instruments.
  • Books, Tubes, Stylus Needles, Harmonicas, Ear Worn Items, Wood or Plastic Recorders, Mouthpieces, Opened Strings, Reeds or Fog Fluid.
  • Special and Custom Order merchandise (items that are not shown on irvineartandmusic.com or regularly stocked by Irvine Art and Music) may be paid in full on order and cannot be cancelled unless cancellable at the manufacturer and cannot be returned unless defective
  • We reserve the right to deny return privileges to abusers of our policy, including those making excessive returns or returning abused and altered items.

SPECIAL ORDER POLICY

We will gladly special order your item should we not have it as a regularly stocked product, subject to the following policies.

  • All special orders are subject to at least a minimum of a 25% Deposit at the time of order. 
  • NO RETURNS will be accepted on special order or non-stock merchandise.
  • Special order items and deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE.
  • Special orders CANNOT BE CANCELLED once placed with our suppliers.
  • We are not responsible for production delays or other unforeseen circumstances that delay delivery of any special order.  We will provide an estimate of the lead time required for your item to come in to best of our ability, however we cannot guarantee a lead time in any case.

Customers will be asked to sign a form acknowledging our special order policies and that they have reviewed the order for accuracy.

Please get in touch if you have questions or concerns about your specific item.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept returns on sale items or gift cards.

Exchanges
The fastest way to ensure you get what you want is to return the item you have, and once the return is accepted, make a separate purchase for the new item.

Refunds
We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you’ll be automatically refunded on your original payment method. Please remember it can take some time for your bank or credit card company to process and post the refund too. Refunded items are subject to a 5% restocking fee.

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