Yamaha MOTIF XF8

Yamaha MOTIF XF8

88 key multi-timbral workstation synthesizer (128-note polyphony)  with Balanced Hammer Effect keyboard.

Voices: Preset: 1,024 Normal Voices + 64 Drum Kits. GM: 128 Normal Voices + 1 Drum Kit . User: 128 x 4 (Bank 1: original, Bank 2 – 4: selected and copied from Preset bank) + 32 Drum Kits (No. 1 – 8: original, No. 9 – 32: selected and copied from Preset bank)

Sequencer: 124-note polyphony, max note capacity approx 130,000 notes

Effects: Reverb x 9 types, Chorus x 22 types, Insertion (A, B) x 53 types x 8 Parts (up to 16 units), Vocoder x 1 (uses both Insertion Effect A and B blocks), Master Effect x 9 types (Preset settings for parameters of each effect type are provided as templates; total 320) Master EQ (5 bands), Part EQ (3 bands, stereo)

Connection ports: OUTPUT L/MONO, R (standard phone jack), ASSIGNABLE OUTPUT L, R (standard phone jack) A/D INPUT L, R (standard phone jack), IGITAL OUT, PHONES (standard stereo phone jack), FOOT CONTROLLER 1, 2, FOOT SWITCH x 2 (SUSTAIN, ASSIGNABLE), MIDI IN/OUT/THRU, USB (TO HOST, TO DEVICE), AC IN, ETHERNET (100BASE-TX), IEEE1394 (available when the FW16E has been installed)



The MOTIF breathes new life into live performances with its expressive sounds and intuitive control. In music creation, the MOTIF not only offers its own music creation capabilities, it also offers a system for integrating those capabilities with a variety of software applications. The next generation “XF” builds on the heritage of MOTIF, and provides Flash memory expansion capabilities.



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