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Yamaha MM8 88-Key Synthesizer Workstation

MPN: MM8

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  • MM8
  • Power Supply
  • DVD-ROM (containing DAW software)
  • Owner's Manual

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The Yamaha MM8 synthesizer features an 88 weighted key Graded Hammer keyboard - now even the piano players are happy! Drawing on its long experience (over 100 years!) in crafting fine acoustic pianos, Yamaha has equipped the MM8 with a remarkably expressive GHS (Graded Hammer Standard) keyboard. If you're a piano player, you'll notice and appreciate the difference as soon as you touch the keys - the instrument feels and responds like a grand piano! The GHS keys are weighted heavier on the lower notes and gradually become lighter as you play up the keyboard, giving you detailed expressive control over the sound.

The Yamaha MM8 synthesizer features 418 Voices and 22 Drum Kits on board, all based on the dynamic, realistic sounds of the advanced MOTIF series synthesizers. These exceptionally high-quality sounds range from authentic acoustic instruments to wild, unique and in-your-face synth Voices. An extra set of GM Voices is built into the instrument as well, giving you all you need to play back songs recorded in that popular format.

With so many Voices to choose from, you might think it's difficult to select the ones you need. Not so. The convenient Category Search function lets you choose the type of instrument you want to play - organ, guitar, synth, lead, strings, whatever - then select the specific Voice. All your favorite sounds are right at your fingertips, ready to play when you are.

Once you've called up an MM8 synth Voice, you can simply play it as a static sound by pressing the keys - or you can take it another level up, and tweak the sound while you play with the four control knobs. Make it sing and weep or make it scream and holler. Change the filter cutoff and resonance settings for real-time texture shifts, and tweak the EG attack and release to completely alter the dynamic feel of the Voice as you play.

Want some instant inspiration? The MM8 has a full set of Patterns that give you powerful rhythmic backing in a wide variety of music styles - including Hip Hop, Rap, R&B, Dance, Ambient, Pop, Rock, Jazz and even World styles. These Patterns are just what you need to get your music moving in the right direction. What's more, these Patterns are as close to the real thing as you can get. Patterns that stay solidly in the groove, but never sound mechanical. Drum loops with a truly human feel that dance and float around the beat, yet remain firmly in the pocket. Riffs and licks that get you inspired, make you move, and help you create some serious music.

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The MM8 has the ideal tools for song writing and demo making. The powerful, authentic sounds of the MM series as well as its dynamic Patterns and Arpeggios ensure that your tracks sound completely professional. Up to five User Songs can be recorded to the instrument, and with the built-in rear panel USB terminal, you can store up to 400 Songs to a USB memory stick or thumb drive. In fact, the USB connection lets you store Pattern files, Performance settings and all other important data you've created, and then bring it to a computer for archiving and organizing. Songs can also be saved in the universal SMF (Standard MIDI File) format for use on any SMF-compatible device, including DAW software.

Manufacturer Yamaha
Condition New
Product Type Performance Synthesizer
Number of Keys 88
Weighted Keys Yes
Key Action Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) with Velocity
Speakers No
Voices/Programs Preset: 418 normal voices + 22 drum kits GM: 128 normal voices + 1 drum kit
Voices of Polyphony 32
Effects Reverb: 25 types Chorus: 30 types Variations: 189 types Master EQ: 5 types
Sequencer Number of Songs Preset: 3 songs, User: 5 songs, USB: 400 songs maximum Number of Tracks: 8 + 8 (Pattern track)
Sampling
Memory Internal USB Flash
Audio File Playback Yes
Arpeggiator Yes
MIDI In, Out; USB
USB to Host Yes
USB to Device Yes
Inputs
Outputs 1/4" Stereo Headphone (2) 1/4" Line - L/Mono, R
Control Inputs Sustain Foot Controller
Controllers Pitch Bend Wheel Modulation Wheel Control Knobs x 4
Expansion
Width 52-3/4"
Depth 17-5/8"
Height 6-1/4"
Product Weight 34.4 lbs
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***IMPORTANT NOTE: Please test your item before getting it fully assembled. For example, with digital pianos, unpack the keyboard portion, power it on and test all the keys. It is very rare that these items arrive with defects, but it is still a good idea to test it before spending time getting it fully assembled. Use caution when unpacking your purchase from its box, as some needed parts and pieces may be packed in and amongst the packing material. Be sure to save the carton and all packing materials, in case of a needed return. Do not write on the box and do not discard!

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