Low-cost Breakthrough in a Professional Synth!
The Yamaha S08 is a cost breakthrough for an 88-key programmable synthesizer. Incredibly versatile, the S08 boasts a sleek, lightweight portable design, a generous selection of high quality sounds and advanced storage features. It's an ideal primary or additional instrument for the songwriter, arranger, live performance musician, studio musician, or beginner.
Yamaha S08 88-key Programmable Synthesizer at a Glance:
- Balanced hammer action keyboard and over 749 great sounds
- Easy to use, with large LCD screen and ample controllers
- Included PC software for editing voices and sequencing
Balanced hammer action keyboard and over 749 great sounds
The Yamaha S08 features an 88-key balanced hammer design with Initial Touch , plus full 64-note polyphony. Yamaha's AWM2 tone generation, over 749 incredible sounding voices and 31 drum kits, full XG and GM2 compatibility, stereo sampled pianos and drums - many of which are identical to those found on higher-end synthesizer products in Yamaha's S-series - provide excellent building blocks for song production and performance. You can create your own sounds and store them in any of the S08's 128 user-voice memory locations. Onboard effects include chorus, reverb and variations.
Easy to use, with large LCD screen and ample controllers
The S08 features panel switches, a large LCD display, and controllers that include pitch bend, a mod wheel and a numeric keypad, to provide full control and quick access to all functions. Connections include MIDI in/out/thru, stereo headphone out, foot switch, and foot controller. The S08 also includes a SmartMedia card slot that allows the introduction of new sounds and the direct playback of SMF sequence files.
Included PC software for editing voices and sequencing
Compatible with USB-equipped Windows PC platforms (Windows 98 or higher), the S08 opens a whole world of musical, educational and creative possibilities to musicians with personal computers. An application CD-ROM contains Voice Editor, Sequencer and Card Filer software.
The combination of a solid synthesis engine, essential sounds, storage options and computer-based applications makes the S08 a good foundation for any setup, and provides musicians with a high level of performance and productivity.
Yamaha S08 88-key Programmable Synthesizer Features:
- 88-key weighted (Balanced Hammer) action Synthesizer
- 64-note Polyphony
- 25.2 MB wave with over 700 sounds
- GM and XG compatible
- 3 Effects Blocks with 88 types
- 16 part Multi-timbral
- 32 Multis (User Storable)
- Quick Access and Category Search
- Custom Backlit LCD
- CDROM with Sequencer, editor and card filer included
- SmartMedia slot, playback sequencer for playing standard MIDI files direct from SmartMedia, USB and MIDI in/out/thru
The Yamaha S08 has the sounds and the features to make your music happen!