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Yamaha MODX8 88-Key Synthesizer

Unleash your creativity with an incredible selection of sounds and streamlined control features on the mobile friendly MODX8 88-key synthesizer.


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MSRP: Old Price $2,399.00 Discounted Price $1,999.99 Save : $399.01 (17%)
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MSRP: Old Price $2,399.00 Discounted Price $1,999.99 Save : $399.01 (17%)
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The MODX8 leverages Yamaha’s impressive legacy in synthesizer and piano design to give you a lightweight instrument with a premium hammer action keyboard and advanced customization features. With a stunning selection of sounds , sophisticated control capabilities for maximum performance expression and a professional yet mobile friendly design, the MODX8 is perfect for keyboardists who want to bring the power and possibilities of studio production into a live performance.

Unleash the Sounds
Using the blueprint of Yamaha’s flagship Montage series, the MODX8 includes the AWM2 sound engine for sample based sounds like Yamaha’s CFX Concert Grand, electric pianos, strings, and drums in addition to the FM-X engine to take care of those juicy synth style leads. Throw your own spin on each preset sound via Yamaha’s VCM processor which allows you to combine up to 27 effects simultaneously. With 1GB of internal flash memory, you can use the MODX8’s A/D input to run external sounds through the systems powerful processors. Its also “content compatible” with Montage so you can load in various Montage sound packs.

Super- Sophisticated Control
Driven by a full 7” color display, the MODX8 makes it easy to blend AWM2 and FM-X sounds thanks to its Motion Control Synthesis. This groundbreaking features allows you to split and layer up to 8 different sounds while giving you the ability to fine tune the exact parameters of each preset. Enjoy expedited expression by mapping specific control parameters to the mighty Super Knob. This convenient control can be used to create dramatic sweeps or you can set it to jump between scenes. You also have access to an envelope filter which lets you use internal/external audio to automatically adjust synth parameters and the even more advanced Motion Sequences feature that adjust synth settings from rhythmic control data.

Professional Mobility
The MODX8 88-key graded hammer action keyboard is perfect for traditional acoustic piano players. For streamlined DAW integration, you can send up to 16 MIDI channels and 10 audio channels. Yamaha knows that the MODX8 will have a home in your studio in addition to taking temporary residency on the nearest stage so the synthesizer is incredibly lightweight but rugged enough to withstand constant travel.

FREE Samson Headphones
This snyth comes with a free pair of Samson SR950 Professional Studio Reference Headphones. Featuring a closed-ear design, self-adjusting headband, 50mm drivers, and 10Hz-30kHz frequency response to deliver crystal clear audio for extended listening sessions.

  • Motion Control Synthesis unifies and controls AWM2 and FM-X sound engines,
  • The Super Knob controls multiple parameters simultaneously for highly expressive sound interaction,
  • Send 10/receive 4 audio channels plus 16 channels of MIDI via a single USB cable,  
  • Live Sets allow Performance organization without copying, changing order or renaming
  • 4-Part Seamless Sound Switching: change Performances while holding notes without sound or effect cutoff

Get your Yamaha MODX8 88-Key Synthesizer today at the guaranteed lowest price from Sam Ash with our 45-day return and 60-day price protection policy.

Things You Will Get:

  • Synthesizer
  • Power Supply
  • Headphones

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Keyboard is awesome



Best bang for your buck


Super powerful and super amazing synthesizer. This keyboard has a steep learning curve, but is just as powerful as other flagship models in its class at half the price. Perfect addition to my rig for my 80s cover band



Buy it again.


This thing blows my mind every time I turn it on. Should have bought this keyboard a long time ago.



Great sound wonderful control


I especially like the like the live capabilities. Using the knob for expression really helps sell the sounds.



Just want I needed


Works like a charm. I made the right choice with this purchase



I would buy it maybe again.


Great synth. Very nice



I will buy this product again





It's a great Keyboard I love it!


The best for production

Big O

New Jersey


All you need is in the mod X8!


I love it and their is so much more I'am still learning about my mod x8!



I would buy this product again.


I am very satisfied with this purchase



MODX8 88-Key Synthesizer

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Synth Type Digital
Synthesizer Format Keyboard Synthesizer
Number of Keys 88
Controller Types Motion Control Synthesis
Oscillators FM-X features 8- operator FM synthesis capable of producing incredible dynamic sound
Polyphony 192 note total polyphony
Wave Memory 1 GB Internal Flash Memory
Preset Types 192-note total polyphony: 128-note stereo AWM2 + 64-note FM-X
Effects Type AWM2 provides data compression without sacrificing sounds quality
Arpeggiator Yes
Sampling Yes
MIDI Sequencer Yes
Audio Input Types 2 x 1/4"
Audio Output Types 2 x 1/4"
Power Supply Type PA150 power supply
Weight 30.42 lbs
Dimensions 52.48" x 15.95" x 6.29" inches (LxWxH)
Series MODX
Model MODX8
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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