Yamaha Motif XS: Instant Inspiration, Endless Possibilities

December 20, 2006

The Motif XS includes new Xpanded Articulation sounds featuring 355 MB of wave ROM to inspire creativity, while Performance Recording with four intelligent arpeggiators and over 6,000 phrases instantly capture musical ideas. Also included are an Integrated Sampling Sequencer with up to 1GB of memory for creating complete MIDI/audio productions, studio-style mixing and VCM (Virtual Circuitry Modeling) effects from the Yamaha high-end mixing consoles to master your music right on board. A large color LCD and eight assignable knobs and sliders allow hands-on control over virtually any parameter. Firewire and Ethernet computer connectivity and a special Yamaha version of Steinberg software, Cubase AI, complete the package for a completely integrated music creation and recording solution.

The XS line includes the XS8 (featuring an 88-note graded hammer action keyboard and built-in FireWire connectivity) at an MSRP of $3999, the XS7 76-note version at an MSRP of $3539, and the XS6 61-note version with an MSRP of $2799.

For more information on the Motif XS, visit Yamaha at Winter NAMM 2007 in the Marquis Ballroom at the Anaheim Marriott; write Yamaha Corporation of America, Pro Audio & Combo Division, Music Production, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; e-mail infostation@yamaha.com; visit www.yamaha.com.

About Yamaha

Yamaha Corporation of America is the largest subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full line of musical instruments and audio/visual products to the U.S. market. Products include: acoustic and digital pianos, portable keyboards, guitars, acoustic and electronic drums, band and orchestral instruments, marching percussion products, synthesizers, professional digital and analog audio products, wireless content, and innovative technology products targeted to the hobbyist, education, worship, professional music, and installation markets. Yamaha Corporation of America also owns Yamaha Exporting, Inc., a subsidiary engaged in exporting many products and materials to overseas markets including Japan.

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