The 741MB of internal Wave ROM includes incredibly realistic pianos and acoustic instruments, vintage synths and the hip hop sounds that all of today's top producers are using.
The popular FSX (Motif XF6/7) and BH (Motif XF8) keyboards let you express your passion for playing.
A sophisticated 8-element synth architecture with XSpanded articulation and 18 different filter types let you shape your sound anyway you want, and the 8 front panel knobs and sliders make it easy to do even in real time.
1664 Voices and 97 Drum Kits put more sounds at your fingertips than ever before.
A Category Search function makes it easy to find the sounds you need.
512 Performances combine 4 Voices and 4 Intelligent Arpeggiators so you can instantly create backing tracks with Yamaha's intuitive Direct Performance Recording feature.
A 16-track Integrated Sampling Sequencer and the built-in 128MB of sample RAM let you:
o Load new sample libraries
o Add vocals and guitars to your Motif sequences
o Slice audio loops to playback at any tempo
o Use Real Time Loop Remix to create new grooves
o Easily move back and forth between the loop based Pattern Mode and tape machine style Song Mode
An integrated Yamaha Digital Mixer -- that includes 3-band EQ for each part, 8 Dual Insertion effects, 2 System effects, an overall Master effect and Master EQ -- lets you create finalized mixes of your songs.
Direct-to-USB recording and playback lets you record your final mixes to any connected USB memory device as CD-quality WAV files, or play WAV files created on your computer back on the XF.
Up to 2GB of optional flash Wave memory – two slots accommodate proprietary Yamaha flash board options: a 512MB flash board and a 1GB flash board. Because this is flash memory, once you've loaded a sound, it's always in your Motif when you turn it on.
128MB of onboard volatile sample RAM -- for user sampling, loading and auditioning sample libraries or adding vocals and real instruments to your Motif XF -- sequences with the Integrated Sampling Sequencer.
An improved User Interface with many user-requested features like Tap Tempo, Drum Editing in Mix Mode, and Auto Mapping of samples, plus a new customizable UI for selecting your choice of color and positioning of key displays will be available for Motif XF in a future OS update.
Computer connectivity (via USB, Ethernet or the FW16E FireWire option) and DAW integration features like 8 zone Master mode, DAW remote control and cross platform editors let you seamlessly integrate the Motif with any DAW software, including the bundled Cubase AI software.
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New large format (512MB - 1GB) Voice libraries from Garritan, Sonic Reality, Easy Sounds and more plus new Motif-specific software tools, including waveform editors, sample format convertors and arp managers.