YAMAHA MOTIF XF8: Fresh Out of Box
Does it sing or does it suck?
Backing track played on XF8
When it's time to come up with new song ideas, you can count on your MOTIF XF8 to be your personal hit-making assistant. Use the 16-track sequencer to lay everything out the way you hear it in your head. Then, record everything via USB to keep track of your tunes. In fact, you've got USB, Ethernet, or optional FireWire computer connectivity going for your Yamaha MOTIF XF8. And speaking of options, there are two flash board slots for adding up to 2GB of additional Yamaha content - that's huge.
What else can we tell you about the Yamaha MOTIF XF8? If you're serious about playing keys and producing music, then you already know about it. It's a colossal music-making tool. There are loads of voices (1,664+), an awesome arpeggiator (7,000+ patterns!), a high-quality keybed (balanced hammer effect on the XF8), scores of high-tech effects made to sound like vintage gear, and remote control DAW integration. It's the MOTIF you've heard about, on steroids - and only for the serious keyboardist, producer, and musician.
Yamaha MOTIF XF8 88-key Workstation Features at a Glance:
•88-key workstation with balanced hammer-effect keyboard
•AWM2 Tone Generator with Expanded Articulation
•741MB Wave ROM, 3,977 waveforms
•1,024 normal voices, 64 drum kits
•128 normal GM voices, one drum kit
•128 presets by four banks and 32 drum kit presets
•18 filter types
•Scores of effects
•Built-in sampling support and 128M SDRAM
•16-track, approximately 130,000-note sequencer
•5-scene memory per song
•USB host and device connections
•Ethernet computer connection
•L/R output, L/R assignable output, digital output
•Standard 1/4" headphones jack
•Slot for optional FW16E card
Experience the sonic power of Yamaha's next-generation MOTIF XF8 workstation!