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The MX49 v2 is a compact, lightweight music synthesizer with over 1,000 MOTIF Voices, plus deep computer and iOS integration. MX49 v2 adds a class-compliant USB audio and MIDI interface, and unlocks the FM Essential iOS synth app. This is the 49-key touch-sensitive key version.
Yamaha MX49 49-Key Music Production Synthesizer Electric Blue
Yamaha MX49 49-Key Music Production Synthesizer Electric Blue
Yamaha MX49 49-Key Music Production Synthesizer Electric Blue

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  • Expand your sound palette with FM Essential: a free iOS FM synthesizer app with effects, drum loops and more class-compliant USB Audio/MIDI for true plug-and-play connectivity without installing any drivers
  • MOTIF Sound Engine: layer, zone, switch, cycle, randomize and control up to eight elements within a single-voice Virtual Circuit Modeling recreates the sound and behavior of vintage effects and signal processors
  • 128 notes of polyphony ensures dropout-free performance playing live or with full 16-track sequences
  • Damper Resonance DSP recreates the sound of the inside of a grand piano when the dampers are off the strings
  • Record/playback stereo audio and 16 channels of MIDI data via a single USB cable without any external devices DAW Remote controls the transport, mixer and software instruments directly from the front panel controls
  • The USB "TO DEVICE" port allows connection of USB flash drives for loading and storing data
  • A 3.5 mm aux line input lets you connect and hear mobile devices, tablets and more through the instrument
  • Auto power off saves energy by shutting down after a period of inactivity

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  • 49 keys
  • Initial Touch
Tone Generator
  • Tone Generator: AWM2
  • Max Polyphony: 128 notes
  • Mutli Timbral Capacity: 16 parts (internal)
  • Wave: Approx.166MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format)
  • Voices: Preset: 1,106 Normal Voices + 61 Drum Kits, GM: 128 Normal Voices + 1 Drum Kit, User: 128 Normal Voices + 8 Drum Kits
  • Performance: User: 128 (16 parts)
  • Effects: Reverb x 9 types (42 presets), Chorus x 17 types (88 presets), Insertion Effect x 48 types (267 presets) x 4, Master EQ (5 bands)
  • Tempo: 5 – 300
  • Songs: 27 Demo songs
  • Patterns: 208 Patterns
  • Arpeggio: 999 types
  • Sequence formats: SMF Format 0 (playback only)
  • Sequence Software compatible with the Remote Control function: For Windows: Cubase 6 or later, SONAR X1 Producer; For Mac: Cubase 6 or later, Logic Pro 9, Digital Performer 7 *Functions to be controlled differ depending on the software
  • Controllers: Pitch Bend Wheel x 1, Modulation Wheel x 1, Assignable Knob x 4, [DATA] dial x 1
  • Display: 3-digit LED + 20 x 2 line character LCD (backlit)
  • Connectors: OUTPUT [L / MONO] / [R] (standard phone jack), [PHONE] (standard stereo phone jack), [FOOT CONTROLLER], [SUSTAIN], MIDI [IN] / [OUT], USB [TO HOST] / [TO DEVICE], [AUX IN], DC IN
  • Power Supply: 9W
  • Accessories: AC adaptor (PA-150 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha), Owner’s Manual, Online Manual CD-ROM x 1 (containing Reference Manual, Synthesizer Parameter Manual, and Data List), DVD-ROM x 1 (containing DAW software)
Dimensions (WxHxD):
  • 830 mm x 91 mm x 298 mm