The Motif8 combines the best features of a number of recent Yamaha products into an all-in-one music production workstation that revolutionizes the way music is made. It combines the world's most adva... Click To Read More About This Product
The Motif8 combines the best features of a number of recent Yamaha products into an all-in-one music production workstation that revolutionizes the way music is made. It combines the world's most advanced synthesizer with a cutting-edge groove box, then adds an advanced sampler that integrates audio sampling and MIDI in a way never before achieved. Features include 88 keys with balanced hammer effect and aftertouch, an AWM2 tone generator, 62-note polyphony, 16-plus multitimbres, and effects including 12 reverbs, 25 choruses, and much more. Its sampler provides both analog and digital sampling, has 4MB of memory (expandable to 64MB), and allows 256 maximum waveforms of multisamples. Onboard sequencer has a 200,000-note capacity. Remote external sequencing can be provided via Cubase VST, Logic Audio, Pro Tools, and Cakewalk. Expandable via 3 slots for Modular Synthesis Plug-in boards, one slot for mLAN8E or AIEB, and 2 slots for 72-pin SIMMs. External memory can be provided by SmartMedia card or SCSI to ZIP (option), to HD (option), or CD-ROM (option). Controls include pitch bend wheel, modulation wheel, master volume slider, assignable control slider, assignable knob, A/D input gain, and rotary encoder. Connections include left/mono, right 1/4" jacks, L/R assignable 1/4" output, 2 foot controller inputs, one foot switch input, one sustain pedal input, MIDI in/out/thru, A/D inputs (L/R, mic, line, stereo 1/4" jack), one breath controller input, stereo headphone output (1/4" jack), a SCSI connection, USB (MIDI 3 port), and optical (TOS-Link) digital out.