Motif XS8

Price: $3,199.99

Overview

MOTIF XS8
88-key Balanced Hammer Action, NEW FSX synth action music production synthesizer workstations

With the new Yamaha MOTIF XS, inspiration is just a key press away. High-quality sounds to inspire you, intelligent arpeggiators to fuel your creativity, recording features to capture every idea, built-in sampling to create full audio/MIDI arrangements, rhythmic Patterns to compose with, studio-style mixing controls and versatile effect processing to master your final productions. With all this and more, the MOTIF XS will soon be your favorite 'go-to' instrument - whether you're composing at home, recording in the studio, or playing live. It's got absolutely everything you need to make professional quality music. Close your eyes, play the gorgeous sounds and rhythms of the MOTIF XS - and feel the inspiration.

Specifications

  • Dimensions Width 1,457mm (57-3/8")
  • Height 168mm (6-3/4")
  • Depth 466mm (18-3/8")
  • Weight Weight 28.6kg (63.0 lbs.)
  • Keyboard Number of Keys 88
  • Type Balanced Hammer Effect Keyboard
  • Initial Touch Yes
  • Aftertouch Yes
  • Other Controllers Pitch Bend Yes
  • Modulation Yes
  • Control Slider Assignable Control Sliders x 8
  • Control Knobs Assignable Knobs x 8
  • Others Ribbon Controller,Assignable Function buttons x 2, Data dial
  • Display Type 5.7 inch graphic color backlit LCD
  • Size 320 x 240 dot
  • Backlight Yes
  • Contrast Yes
  • Tone Generation Tone Generating Technology AWM2 with Expanded Articulation
  • Multi Timbral Capacity 16 Parts (internal), Audio Input Parts (A/D, IEEE1394*) *1 stereo Part
  • Ware ROM Capacity 355MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format), 2,670 waveforms
  • Polyphony Number of Polyphony (Max.) 128
  • Preset Number of Voices Preset: 1,024 Normal Voices + 64 Drum Kits, GM: 128 Normal Voices + 1 Drum Kit, User: 128 x 3 (selected and copied from Preset bank) Normal Voice + 32 Drum Kits
  • Types Reverb 9 types
  • Chorus 22 types
  • Insertion 53 types x 8 blocks
  • Master Effect 9 types
  • Master EQ 5 bands
  • Part EQ 3 bands, stereo
  • Recording Number of Songs 64 Songs Mixing Voices: 16 Voices per Song and up to 256 Voices for all Songs Mixing Templates: 32 for all Songs and Patterns
  • Number of Tracks Pattern: 16 Phrase tracks Pattern Chain: Pattern track, Tempo track, Scene Song: 16 sequence tracks (Loop on/off can be set for each track), Tempo track, Scene track
  • Number of Phrase User Phrases: 256 per Pattern
  • Number of Arpegio Preset: Approx. 6,000 types User: 256 types *MIDI Sync, MIDI transmit/receive channel, Velocity Limit, and Note Limit can be set.
  • Number of Pattern 64 Patterns (x 16 sections), Measures: 256 maximum Mixing Voices: 16 Voices per Pattern and up to 256 Voices for all Patterns Mixing Templates: 32 for all Songs and Patterns
  • Data Capacity Approx. 130,000 notes
  • Number of Polyphony (Max.) 124
  • Note Resolution 480 ppq (parts per quarter note)
  • Tempo 5 - 300
  • Recording Function Real time replace Real time overdub (with the exception of the Pattern Chain) Real time punch in/out (Song only)
  • Scene Memory 5 per Song
  • Sequence Format Original format, SMF format 0, 1 (Format 1 load only)
  • Samples Up to 1,024 Waveforms (Multi Samples) Up to 128 Key Banks per Waveform Up to 4,096 Key Banks
  • Sampling Source Analog input L/R, Stereo output (Resampling), Digital output IEEE1394 (available on the MOTIF XS6 and 7 when the IEEE1394 optional board has been installed)
  • Sampling Time 44.1kHz: 6 min. 20 sec. 22.05kHz: 12 min. 40 sec. 11.025kHz: 25 min. 20 sec. 5.0125kHz: 55 min. 40 sec. *Mono/Stereo
  • Sampling Frequency Rate 44.1kHz, 22.05kHz, 11.025kHz, 5.5125kHz (Stereo/Mono) Sampling Frequency via IEEE1394 (when IEEE1394 optional board has been installed): 44.1kHz (fixed)
  • Digital Sampling Frequency 16bit
  • Sampling Format Original format, WAV, AIFF
  • Connectivity Headphones PHONES (standard stereo phone jack)
  • Foot Control FOOT CONTROLLER1, 2
  • Foot Switch FOOT SWITCH×2 (SUSTAIN, ASSIGNABLE)
  • MIDI MIDI IN/OUT/THRU
  • Assignable OUT ASSIGNABLE OUTPUT L, R (standard phone jack)
  • DIGITAL OUT DIGITALOUT
  • LINE OUT OUTPUT L/MONO, R (standard phone jack)
  • USB TO DEVICE USB (TO DEVICE)
  • USB TO HOST USB (TO HOST)
  • Others A/D INPUT L, R (standard phone jack), ETHERNET, IEEE1394
  • Power Consumption 30W
  • Windows CPU Intel Core or Pentium or Celeron family processor, 1.4 GHz or better with an S400 (400Mbps) IEEE1394 (FireWire) or i.Link terminal (for IEEE1394 connection).*** see column "Others"
  • Others *** The computer must have an IEEE 1394 (FireWire or i.LINK, etc.) connector for IEEE1394 connection. If there is no connector, please install an IEEE1394 interfacecard (PCI or PC). When using a laptop or notebook computer, a built-in IEEE1394 terminal may not be available. In this case, install an appropriate PC interface card.1394 Chip Set Compatible with MOTIF XS IEEE1394 connection with "Yamaha Steinberg FW driver"- AGERE FW323-05- AGERE FW323-06- TI TSB12LV23 + PHY- TI TSB12LV26 + TSB41AB03- TI TSB43AB22/A- TI TSB43AB23- VIA VT6306*ATTENTIONThe manufacturer may alter the above mentioned Chip Set without notice. Depending on the change, there's a possibility of it not working properly with this driver.1394 Chip Set NOT Compatible with MOTIF XS IEEE1394 connection with "Yamaha Steinberg FW driver"- NEC D72873GC- NEC D72874GC- NEC uPD72874
  • CD-ROM Cubase AI Disc x 1
  • Included Accessories Others AC Power cord, Owner's Manual, Data List