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Yamaha MOTIF XF7 Music Production Synthesizer

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The MOTIF breathes new life into live performances with its expressive sounds and intuitive control. In music creation, the MOTIF not only offers its own music creation capabilities, it also offers a system for integrating those capabilities with a variety of software applications. And now, the next generation XF builds on the decade-long heritage of MOTIF, and provides groundbreaking expansion capabilities with flash memory that will set a new standard for keyboard workstations for years to come.

+ Comprehensive high sound quality, including an enormous 741MB of waveforms.

+ An additional 128 Voices and 8 drum kits, for a total of 1,353 high-quality Voices.

+ Up to 2GB of additional content available through separately sold flash memory.

+ Realization of unique instrument performance methods through the XA (Expanded Articulation) tone generation system.

+ Reproduction of the unique, natural, warm sounds of vintage instruments through VCM effects.

+ 384 types of performances based on approximately 7800 types of arpeggiators.

+ Enhanced sampling through 128MB of onboard SD-RAM.

+ The popular FSX (MOTIF XF6/7) and BH (MOTIF XF8) keyboards.

+ Improvement of usability thanks to the use of a new GUI.

+ Category Search feature that provides instant access to the Voices you want.

+ Cubase AI -- a DAW software application from Steinberg.

+ DAW integration through remote control, an editor software.

+ Scalability through standard-equipped USB and Ethernet and the FW16E option.

Technical Specifications
Type: Digital
Synthesis: ROM, Sampling, Subtractive
Oscillators: 8
Waveforms: ROM, Wave Table
ROM Size: 741
ROM Resolution: 16 bit, 48 kHz
Osc Modulation: After Touch, Breath Controller, Continuous Controller, Envelope, Fader, Input, Keyboard, Knob, LFO, Mod Wheel, Oscillator, Pedal, Pitch Wheel, Glide / Portamento, Ribbon, Velocity
Oscillator Notes:
+ 3,977 waveforms
Sampling: 16 bit, 11.025 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 44.1 kHz, Gated, Loop, One Shot (Phrase), Multi-Sample
Sampling Notes:
+ 128MB SD-RAM
Envelopes: 24
Envelope Notes::
+ 6-Stage Envelopes
+ Pitch, Filter, Amplitude
Filters: 8
Filter Notes:
+ 18 different filter types
LFO: 9
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 128
Timbrality: 16
Tuning: Standard
Patches RAM: 1664
Multipatches RAM: 512
Storage: Internal, RAM Cartridge, USB
Editing: MIDI, USB
+ Polyphonic
+ 7000 Patterns
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)
+ 97 Drum Kits
+ 16-tracks
+ 130,000 notes
Case: Keyboard
Keyboard: 76 keys, Weighted, Plastic
Controls: Aftertouch, Breath, Buttons, Pads, Faders, Knobs, Mod - Wheel, Pitch -Wheel, Mod - Ribbon, Sequencer, Pedal - Sustain, Switches, Tempo Knob, Velocity, Pedal - Volume
Display Type: LCD, Backlit
Display Count H: 320
Display Count V: 240
Display Notes: 5.7 inch Color
Dimensions (WxDxH): 1,252 (W) x 391 (D) x 4.8 (H) inches,
Weight: 37.9 lbs
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
Audio Output Count: 4
Inputs: 2 Stereo
General MIDI: GM - General MIDI
DAC Bits: 24
DAC Frequency Rate: 44.1
Power: 120 V AC 30W IEC Connector
Year Released: 2010
Manuals & Documents

Product Links
Company Product Sites:
[+] usa.yamaha.com
MSRP List Price: $3539 - convert
Retail Street Price: $2999 - convert
Used Price: $1500 - $2000 - convert

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