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The next generation XF builds on the decade-long heritage of MOTIF. Sam Ash Direct has the guaranteed lowest price and fast free, shipping.
The Yamaha MOTIF XF 7 boasts a rich collection of instrument Voices that includes piano, EPs, strings, wind instruments, orchestral sounds, guitars, basses, and drums, as well as a wide variety of vintage and modern synth sounds. Of special note are the detailed digital re-creations of two Yamaha grand pianos (a 9' CFIII and a 7' S6). The reproduction in minute detail of even very subtle nuances results in exquisitely crafted piano Voices that will satisfy even the most demanding players.
New waveforms have been added to the MOTIF XF7, which now contains a huge total of 741 MB of waveforms. Starting with the S6 piano, the 136 newly added Voices include keyboard sounds such as those of clavinets and organs as well as a wide range of new sounds from orchestral to hip-hop. This huge internal wave memory ensures that the MOTIF XF is the best sounding and most versatile keyboard workstation right out of the box.
Yamaha’s proprietary VCM (Virtual Circuitry Modeling) technology simulates the effects of vintage EQs, compressors, and phasers at the circuit level. This has enabled Yamaha to increase the MOTIF’s instrument quality by modeling the "texture" of vintage analog compressors, EQs and stomp boxes right down to the component transistors and resistors. With the MOTIF XF, the high-quality effects found in our industry standard digital recording consoles are at your fingertips. Also, the MOTIF XF is equipped with vocoder effects. By connecting a microphone to the MOTIF’s A/D input terminal, you can apply effects to your voice or use your own voice to create harmonies. The MOTIF XF 7 also includes the award-winning "REV-X" reverb, the same professionally renowned reverb found in the SPX2000.
You can use the arpeggiator to perform unique instrument phrases. By layering parts, you can give form to your composition ideas quickly. The MOTIF XF excels in both arpeggio quantity and quality. In addition to typical arpeggio patterns, the MOTIF XF also features simulations of acoustic instrument performances through the combination of arpeggios and the keyboard MegaVoices (example: video) and arpeggios in which synthesizer parameters, such as panning and filtering, are modulated in time MIDI clock. The MOTIF XF adds to the MOTIF XS’s extensive library of arps and has an additional 1,248 synthesizer, drum, percussion, and ending arpeggios, for a total of 7,881 types of arpeggios.
The MOTIF XF 7 has 128MB of internal SD-RAM. This means that you can sample external audio without installing separately purchased memory. Using the sampling feature, you can load sample Voice libraries, import WAV files or add vocals, guitars and other acoustic instruments to your MOTIF sequences. You can connect a microphone to the A/D input and sample vocals Also, if you select the slice feature during sampling, even if you change the tempo of songs and patterns, recorded audio will follow the beat with perfect synchronization. You can process your recorded samples in minute detail to produce just the right sound using a redesign sample editing UI.
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|Model||MOTIF XF 7|
|Sound Engine Type||AWM2, with Expanded Articulation|
|Number of Keys||88|
|Type of Action||Balanced Hammer Effect|
|Controller Types||Pitch Bend wheel, Modulation wheel, Ribbon Controller, Assignable Control Sliders x 8, Assignable Knobs x 8, Assignable Function buttons x 2, Data dial|
|Wave Memory||741 MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format), 3,977 waveforms|
|Number of Presets||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)|
|Number of 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)|
|Audio Input Types||A/D INPUT L, R (standard phone jack)|
|Audio Output Types||OUTPUT L/MONO, R (standard phone jack), ASSIGNABLE OUTPUT L, R (standard phone jack)|
|Digital Input Type||S/PDIF|
|Digital Output Type||S/PDIF|
|MIDI I/O||MIDI IN/OUT/THRU, USB (TO HOST, TO DEVICE)|