With the rapid growth of project studios and computer-based production, customers now demand versatile, powerful products that can fit into smaller spaces. Yamaha combines the sonic power of the Yamaha Motif ES music production synthesizer and the convenience of a compact 1-RU rack mounted system with the debut of the Motif Rack ES, an ideal addition to any personal music production studio, keyboard workstation or live performance system.
The Motif Rack ES inherits the advanced features of its keyboard counterpart, giving users the creative freedom that is the hallmark of the Yamaha Motif line--an enhanced synthesis engine, massive Wave ROM (175 MB in 16-bit linear format), 128 notes of polyphony, MegaVoice technology and "Phrase Factory" arpeggiator.
Effects processing includes a newly designed Reverb algorithm, eight Insert Effects, 5-band Master EQ and 3-band EQs (per Part in Multi Mode). All data is compatible with current Yamaha Motif ES systems, and hands-on control is never far away with an intuitive user interface and 160 x 40 dot LCD that provides quick access to all functions.
The Motif Rack ES also supports Studio Connections Recall--a cross-platform total recall solution, and the first product from the Studio Connections initiativebetween Yamaha and Steinberg.
Two slots will accept Yamaha's PLG Series modular synthesis plug-in boards for further expansion. Connections include USB-MIDI interface and MIDI IN/OUT/THRU, plus Stereo, Digital and Optical outs, four individual outputs and headphone jack. The latest editing application software for the Motif Rack ES will be available at www.yamahasynth.com, and includes a Voice Editor, Multipart Editor and Studio Manager V2 host software for the latest Windows and Mac platforms. The Motif Rack ES will be available in February 2005 at an MSRP of $1,350.
Yamaha also offers a support and informational site on for the Motif series at www.motifator.com.
For more information, visit their web site at www.yamaha.comCome on the FREE COURSE TOUR
This course is all about awareness and skills in microphone selection and positioning. Includes microphone test videos shot in Abbey Road Studios 2 and 3 of vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano and drums. Twelve practical assignment projects from basic to advanced techniques. Learn more...
Our specialised professional course in equalisation covers all of the processes of equalization that are in regular use in recording studio operations. The twelve modules cover filters, parametric and graphic equalizers and acoustic equalization. Applications of EQ include individual instruments and voices, blending instruments in a mix, and the equalization of a completed mix. Learn more...
This course covers all of the processes of reverberation and effects that are in regular use in recording studio operations. The twelve modules cover delay and echo, natural and artificial reverberation, phasing, flanging and chorusing, pitch change and harmonic enhancement. Applications include the enhancement of voices and instruments. Learn more...
Great home recording starts with a great home recording studio. It doesn't need to be expensive if you know how to select the right equipment for your needs.