The Yamaha MX88 Music Production Synthesizer is an 88-key digital synthesizer that features a Graded Hammer keybed, 128 note polyphony, and over 1,000 voices in total. The realistic piano touch is thanks to the Graded Hammer keybed, which reacts like a Grand Piano for fluid playability. The 1,000 voices use the same waveforms from the Motif XS, ensuring a diverse and high-quality soundbank. The polyphonic design of the Yamaha MX88 features 128 note polyphony, 16 part multi-timbral and VCM effects for optimal versatility. Additionally, the MX88 features USB and MIDI connectivity and comes complete with Steinberg Cubase AI to get you started straight away.
88-Key Graded Hammer Weighted Keyboard
The Yamaha MX88 Music Production Synthesizer is the latest flagship model from the Yamaha MX series, featuring an 88-note, weighted keybed for fluid playability. The Yamaha MX88 Synth’s 88-key Graded Hammer standard keyboard is ideal for the modern piano player, delivering a natural and fluid feel, similar to that of a Grand Piano. The result is precise basses with clear mids and natural highs, with the lower keys more weighted, responding with a natural feel. The polyphonic configuration boasts 128 note polyphony, ideal for creating complex movements and diverse chords. The 16 part multi-timbral capability opens up a world of creative possibilities, allowing you to combine and blend up to 16 sounds.
Diverse Voice Collection
Featuring over 1,000 voices in total, the Yamaha MX88 delivers a versatile soundbank that traverses everything from pianos and strings, to modern, cutting-edge synth sounds. The sounds are lifted from the legendary Motif series, offering a multitude of customization options and a diverse sound palette with premium-quality sounds. In addition to the built-in voices, the MX88 also gives you access to the FM Essential iOS application, adding a FM synthesis engine with 256 voices to your synthesizer. The VCM (Virtual Circuitry Modelling) effects are designed to emulate vintage-sounding effects by reproducing the sound of high-end studio equipment, digitally. VCM is designed to closely mimic the characteristics of original circuits and component parts to achieve a sound close to the original analog circuits.
Built-In Audio Interface
The MX88 features a built-in audio interface that transmits a stereo channel via USB to your computer or iOS device. The integrated MIDI interface allows you to use the MX88 as a master keyboard for both synths and samplers, as well as being able to trigger its synthesis engine from external MIDI sources for added versatility. You can even control the parameters of recording software with its various knobs and controls. The core-compliant advanced USB Audio/MIDI integration allows you to use the MX88 with your favorite digital audio workstations. You can also play back WAV, AIFF, SMF files from USB memory. The 4 part real-time knob controller features assignable functions for use with software and more, giving you in-depth control over every aspect of your sounds.
In addition to the built-in audio interface, the MX88 also boasts a range of in-depth controls that allow you to edit every aspect of a sound. The four knobs on the left side of the front-panel allow you to trigger and dial in effects such as Chorus and Reverb, as well as controlling Cutoff, Resonance, Attack, Decay and more. The controls are also assignable, allowing you to custom-map your controls to your own requirements. The ergonomic
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