Get more creative with electric. The Yamaha SV255 Silent Violin gives you even greater musical freedom making sounds that you would never expect from a violin. Youll have the power to surprise as your instrument seamlessly fits into a rock band as well as a traditional string ensemble. With the power of effects your Silent Violin can bring this level of variety. Relax with your perfect on-stage companion. The SV255 Silent Violin weighs only 530g meaning this lightweight violin is ideal when youre moving about in performances. With this five-string violin its like having two instruments in one feather-light package thanks to the C3 string. Playing this low-pitched string will bring a rich depth to any musical texture like a viola. Perform with an instrument that will be invaluable to any group.