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Yamaha MO8 88-Key Music Production Synthesizer

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Yamaha MO8

 draw on the advanced technology of the professional-level Yamaha Motif ES with a full set of authentic sounds and comprehensive music-making features ¨C including an emphasis on contemporary styles and voices ¨C plus an exceptionally large internal wave memory capacity and the immediacy of hands-on control. Yamaha MO8 is ideal for young musicians, home and project studios, songwriters and live performer, Designed to be highly portable and compact, the MO Series also serves as an ideal keyboard for live performance applications. Or use the USB connection and the included Cubase AI software and work at home too.

Yamaha MO8 features remote control functions to give you hands-on control over your DAW/sequencer software-right from the panel, plus, the Yamaha MO8 employs Yamaha's exclusive Studio Connections software, which means that compatible voice and multi-part editors will treat the Yamaha MO8 like a VSTi instrument with freeze function for freeing up CPU resources.

Yamaha MO8 features a built-in phrase-based sequencer that gives you an exciting set of tools to create your own music-more quickly and easily than ever before. The Yamaha MO8 allows you to trigger arpeggios and generate new, creative ideas on the fly. You can use them along with the Mega Voices to create unusual phrases. Combine the pre-programmed phrases into complete patterns, and then use the pattern chain functions and track looping to quickly craft your own songs. The Yamaha MO8 lets you generate an unlimited amount of pattern variations, via the semi-random Remix controls.


Yamaha MO8 is Workstation synthesizer and controller keyboard with extensive remote control capability and USB or MIDI connectivity options

Yamaha MO8 88 weighted-action keys with Balanced Hammer Effect, SPDIF digital output and large LCD display

Huge collection of high-quality sounds and effects processors from Motif library, versatile collection of preset phrases and Arpeggios

4-zone Master controller keyboard, Remote mixer control capability for cross-platform DAW and Sequencer software; Total Recall capability for all software settings

DAW Remote Control Mode of Yamaha MO8 allows control of DAW software, including Sonar, Logic, Digital Performer and all Steinberg Cubase and Nuendo programs

Volume, Pan, Solo, Mute, Track Arming, Track Select and other track control functions; setup of Transport controls on unit for stop, start and return to zero functions in DAW

Built-in 16-track, 226,000-note sequencer with pattern, phrase and Loop recording; Utility Quick Setup function with single-button transfer to computer

Multi-zone MIDI capabilities for controlling external tone generators, SoftSynths and other keyboards

"TO HOST" port for multi-port MIDI connection to computer with single USB cable

"TO DEVICE" port for connection to USB hard disk drive and thumb drive(USB flash memory) storage devices from unit for saving voices, performances, songs and file backup


Keyboard: 88 keys, LC Keyboard (Initial Touch)

Polyphony: 64-Voice

Multitimbral: 16-Part Internal

Synthesis Method: AWM2

512 x Normal Voices
64 x Drum Kits
128 x GM Normal Voices + 1 drum kit
687 x Phrases
1787 x Arpeggio Types

User Memory
128 x 2 (Bank 1: Original, Bank 2: Picked up from Preset) Normal Voices
32 x Drum Kits
256 x Performance
256 x User Arpeggio Types
256 x User Phrases
5 x Song Scene Memories

18 x Filter types
20 x Reverb types
49 x Chorus types
116 x Insertion(A, B) types x 3 blocks
8 x Master Effect types
1 x Master Equalizer (5 bands)
1 x Part EQ (3 bands, stereo)

Notes: 226,000
Tracks: 16 x Sequence, 16 x Phrase
Songs: 64
Patterns: 64 x 16 sections)
Resolution: 480 PPQ

1 x Pitch Bend Wheel
1 x Modulation Wheel
4 x Assignable Control Sliders
4 x Assignable Knobs
1 x Data Dial

Expansion Slots: No

Sample RAM: No

2 x 1/4" TS Phone, L/Mono,R
1 x Coaxial SPDIF Digital
1 x USB To Device
1 x USB To Host
1 x MIDI Out
1 x MIDI Thru

1 x MIDI In
1 x 1/4" TS Phone Footswitch In
1 x 1/4" TS Phone Foot Controller In

Headphone Output: Yes, 1/4" Stereo Phone


Internal Storage: No

External Storage: USB, MIDI SysEx

Display: 240 x 64 dot Graphic Backlit LCD

Dimensions (WxDxH): 53.4 x 15.2 x 7.4" (1357 x 386 x 167mm)

Weight: 46.3 lb (21 kg)

Internal Mixer with Scene Memory
Cross-Platform DAW and Sequencer Compatibility
Software Remote Control Templates with Total Recall
Pattern and Phrase Based Recording

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