- Color: Antique Brass
- Tone: E flat with high F# key
- Level: beginner / intermediate
- Material: brass
- Item weight: 4.1 kg
- Bookplate: 69 (W) x 21.5 (W) x 37 (H) CM
- Cover material: nylon fabric
The Eastar AS-II Student Alto Saxophone is a well-built and affordable instrument designed with the beginner player in mind. Despite its relatively lower price point, this saxophone does not compromise on quality. It produces a surprisingly good sound and provides a smooth playability that helps beginners get to grips with the instrument. The AS-II features a robust and durable construction with a pleasing aesthetic, offering a high F# key and a teardrop-shaped front F key. A standout feature of this model is the complete package it comes with; it’s not just the saxophone but a comprehensive starter kit. It includes a hard case, a neck strap, cleaning rod, cleaning cloth, gloves, and a set of reeds, reducing the need for additional purchases. It’s finished with a gold lacquer that gives it a professional look. The Eastar AS-II is an excellent choice for those starting their musical journey on the saxophone, providing good value for money without sacrificing quality.