Yamaha MOXF8 Synthesizer
A Decade of Motifs Creating a New Experience
The new MOXF series is a blend of a MOTIF XF sound engine and Flash memory expandability, a MIDI keyboard controller with extensive DAW and VST control, USB Audio/MIDI interfacing, onboard sequencing, and a widespread DAW / VST software bundle.
The Big Five
MOTIF XF sound quality – MOTIF XF sound engine & VCM effects
The MOXF has a proud collection of instrument voices that includes pianos, electric pianos, strings, wind instruments, orchestral sounds, guitars, basses, and drums, as well as a wide variety of classic and modern synth sounds. The reproduction of the most subtle of nuances has resulted in meticulously crafted tones that will satisfy even a perfectionist. With an enormous 741 MB of waveforms and all-new content, the MOXF gives you 136 new voices including the superb S6 grand piano, keyboard sounds such as clavinets and organs, and a range of new sounds from genres as diverse as orchestral and hip-hop.
Yamaha’s VCM (Virtual Circuitry Modeling) technology simulates the effects of authentic vintage EQs, compressors, and phasers at the circuit level by modeling the sonic quality of vintage analog compressors, EQs and stomp boxes right down to their component transistors and resistors. The MOXF also adds the high-quality effects found in Yamaha's industry-standard digital recording consoles, all at your fingertips. The award-winning REV-X reverb found in the SPX2000 is also part of the package. MOXF has vocoder effects, where you can connect a microphone to the MOXF’s A/D input terminal and apply effects to your voice or create spectacular harmonies.
Flash memory expandability
The MOXF compatibility with the sound content developed for the MOTIF XF and MOX is an added benefit. The optional Flash board permits you to add up to 1 GB of new samples to your MOXF to customize and perfect your sound to suit your needs.
Performance mode to enhance your creativity
Performance mode lets you combine multiple voices together (up to 4 parts) and play them on one MIDI channel, so that you can play dynamic layer sounds or even solos along with drums and bass backing tracks. The MOXF has 256 preset performances in a wide variety of music styles including rock, world, hip hop, jazz, and more. MOXF features a built-in sequencer that lets you produce high-quality music without the need for a computer or any other external devices. With the interactive Arp engine, playing simple chords or even single notes gives your musical performances completeness, inspiring your creativity.
Advanced computer integration makes the MOXF the center of your music production studio
The MOXF comes with a variety of music production software that allows you to integrate it with your computer setup.
-- A complete suite of bundled software including the MOXF Editor for detailed editing of voice and mixing parameters, MOXF Remote Editor, a convenient tool that lets you edit and create control templates for your favorite VST instruments, and Remote Tools, which makes integration with Cubase software easy to use.
-- A single USB cable for both Audio and MIDI connections is all you need to transmit data between the MOXF and your computer. The MOXF features a built-in 4-in 2-out USB audio interface so you can record its internal sounds, and two dedicated audio inputs that can be used to capture guitars and vocals all recorded directly to your computer. Compatible with all the major DAWs including Cubase, you can digitally record the sounds of the MOXF and anything connected to its stereo analog inputs straight to your favorite recording software. Also, it lets you playback and control your VST soft synths via the audio outputs of your MOXF, allowing you to integrate VSTs into your live stage shows with no extra gear—just add a computer and play.
-- Music production with Cubase AI 7, a version of Steinberg’s DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software made specifically to integrate with Yamaha music production synthesizers allows you to record up to 32 audio and 48 MIDI tracks. With built-in effects and the ability to control up to 16 VST instruments, Cubase AI lets you perform the complete computer music production process, including notation, scoring, and automated mixing.
-- Controlling DAW software using a special remote mode that allows you to use the buttons on its panel to open and close software windows, add instrument tracks and select VST instruments. The AI knob can be used as a jog wheel or set so that any parameter you mouse over in Cubase can be controlled automatically. You can also use the MOXF to control other popular DAW packages.
-- Steinberg Prologue VST is a virtual analog synthesizer, so rich in sound that is an indispensable part of your VSTi arsenal. Prologue’ s intuitive user interface provides full editing capabilities with access to its three oscillators, powerful multi-mode filter, four envelopes, two LFOs, a powerful modulation matrix, and onboard effects. And because Prologue is polyphonic with up to 128 voices, you'll (probably) never run out of creative space.
-- YC-3B Tone Wheel Organ VST is a VST Instrument that reproduces the traditional sound of tone wheel organs. It offers 64 different preset sound programs that can be used to create your own original sounds, which you can then save as VST presets.
-- Easy to operate with comprehensive controls
-- 88-key Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) action and 61-key semi-weighted action
-- Light weight for mobility