Yamaha 88 Key Graded Hammer Standard Keyboard with Initial Touch, 418 High-Quality Voices & 22 Drum Kits

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The Yamaha 88 Key Graded Hammer Standard Keyboard with Initial Touch that offers a wealth of features in a lightweight, compact form. The 418 high-quality voices and 22 drum kits are based on those found in the pro-level MOTIF series synths for a natural, realistic sound that lets you create music in a variety of genres. Pitch and modulation wheels, along with other real-time controls allow you to tweak your sound as you go.

A full complement of patterns are preprogrammed into the MM8 in a variety of styles to provide realistic backup to your playing. An arpeggiator generator lets you quickly create repeating phrases and patterns, while an eight-track sequencer lets you record a song for later playback. A performance memory function lets you store the voices, patterns and other settings of a particular session so you can recall them quickly at a future performance. The rear panel features a stereo output, headphone jack, foot pedal inputs, MIDI connectors and USB ports for connection to a computer or external USB storage drive.

What's Included With This Item

  • Yamaha 88 Key Graded Hammer Standard Keyboard
  • AC Adaptor
  • Owner's Manual
  • Supplied Disk (Supplied DAW Software)
  • Yamaha 1 Year Limited Warranty

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Key Features

  • Lightweight and Compact: The MM8 has a small form factor and low weight for easy travel and storage
  • 88 Keys: The 88-key keyboard has full-size keys for easy playability
  • High-Quality Sounds: Based on the sounds of the MOTIF series, the voices and drum kits of the MM6 are of the utmost quality and realism
  • Real-Time Controls: Pitch and modulation wheels, along with other controls, make it easy to make adjustments on-the-fly
  • Patterns: Patterns are provided in a wide variety of styles, including Hip Hop, Dance, Pop, Rock and Jazz, to create the perfect backgrounds
  • Arpeggiator: The arpeggiator feature lets you create repeating phrases and patterns
  • Performance Memory: Store voice, pattern and other settings of a particular jam session so you can quickly recall them later to recreate a performance
  • Sequencer: The eight-track sequencer lets you record a song for later playback
  • Effects: Reverb, delay and EQ let you further customize your sound
  • Connectivity: Pedal inputs, a headphone jack, a stereo output, MIDI connectors and USB ports let you connect a variety of equipment, including a computer or external USB storage drive

Technical Specs

Number of Keys 88
Keyboard Type GHS Keyboard
Initial Touch Yes
Pitch Bend Yes
Modulation Yes
Control Knobs Knob x 4
Others Data Dial x 1
Display Type Graphic LCD
Size 320 x 240 dot
Backlight Yes
Contrast Yes
Tone Generating Technology AWM2
Multi Timbral Capacity 16 parts
Ware ROM Capacity 70MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format)
Number of Polyphony (Max.) 32 notes
Number of Voices Preset: 418 normal voices + 22 drum kits, GM: 128 normal voices + 1 drum kit
Reverb 25 types
Chorus 30 types
Master EQ 5 types
Number of Songs Preset: 3 songs, User: 5 songs, USB: 400 songs maximum
Number of Tracks 8 + 8 (Pattern track)
Number of Arpegio Preset x 213 types
Number of Pattern 168 patterns (x 4 sections)
Note Resolution 96 ppq (parts per quarter note)
Tempo 11 - 280 BPM (Beats Per Minutes)
Recording Function Real time replace
Number of Performances 8 banks x 8
Headphones Phones (standard stereo phone jack)
Foot Control Foot controller
Foot Switch Sustain
Line out Output L/Mono, R (standard phone jack)
USB to device USB (to device)
USB to host USB (to host)
Power Consumption 12W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 52-3/4x6-1/4x17-5/8" / 133.98x15.87x44.76cm
Weight 34.4lbs / 15.60kg
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