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Yamaha MX49BU 49-Key Synthesizer Controller - Blue

by Yamaha
Original price $699.00
Original price $699.00 - Original price $699.00
Original price $699.00
Current price $549.99
$549.99 - $549.99
Current price $549.99
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Get Over 1000 Voices From The Legendary MOTIF Series Plus Deep Computer And iOS Integration In A Compact, Lightweight Keyboard - The Yamaha MX49BU 49-Key Synthesizer Controller

For keyboardists needing great sounds, computer connectivity and integration along with full-sized keys in an ultra-portable package, the MX49 BK is a lightweight synthesizer featuring the legendary MOTIF sound engine and computer integration. Unlike dedicated keyboard controllers with no internal sounds or hardware synths that require a separate audio interface, MX49 BK features a powerful synthesizer engine, deep computer DAW and iOS APP control and an integrated, class-compliant USB Audio/MIDI interface.

Over 1000 Sounds From the MOTIF Series

The MX BK/BU series contains more than 1000 Voices derived directly from the world famous Yamaha MOTIF XS music production synthesizer. From realistic acoustic sounds like piano, electric piano, strings and drums to complex 8-element synth sounds, the MX BK/BU has all your favorite MOTIF XS Voices at your fingertips. The MX BK/BU even has a streamlined interface for instant hands-on selection of all those great Voices. The newly designed category selection makes it easier than ever to find the Voice you need. You can even edit and store your own sounds right onboard.

Easy Split/Layer Performance Mode for Instant Inspiration

Performance Mode on the MOTIF has always been the place to find instant inspiration and the MX BK/BU is no different. You can easily combine two Voices to play on the keyboard using the dedicated Split and Layer buttons each with their own intelligent arpeggiator and a dedicated Part for a drum track to create evocative Performances that feel like a whole band is playing. The 128 Performances on the MX BK/BU are all user editable so you can customize them for your style of music.

Extensive Hands-On Controls for VSTs and DAWs

The MX BK/BU also features solid knobs and durable buttons for controlling internal sounds, DAW parameters and VST instruments. The deceptively simple interface is combined with a remote template editor on your computer so any VST you own or any new VSTs you buy can be easily setup to be controlled by the MX. There are advanced integration templates for use with a variety of DAWs. When used with Cubase, there is even an AI knob so any parameter can be controlled by the large rotary encoder just by mousing over it. It's never been quicker to take full control of Cubase.

A Complete Suite of Music Production Software Included

The MX BK/BU series is the only hardware synth in its price range to come with a complete suite of music production software tools. The included Steinberg Cubase AI features 48 audio tracks and 64 MIDI tracks, notation, built-in VST effects, so with just the MX BK/BU and AI you can do complete productions. But we didn't stop there; it comes bundled with Steinberg Prologue and the Yamaha YC-3B organ emulator so you have some compelling VSTs to get started. Plus there are Remote Template editors for setting up controls of VSTs.

Upgrade FM Essential for Free!

First, download the free version of FM Essential to your iOS device, then visit your authorized Yamaha dealer and connect your iOS device to a Yamaha MX synthesizer. This unlocks the FULL VERSION of FM Essential. Once unlocked, FM Essential stays unlocked on your device - even when the MX is no longer connected! That's right, you can walk out of the store with FULL VERSION of FM Essential. But you might want to stay and have some fun playing with the MX!


SPECIFICATIONS

Keyboard

  • Number of Keys: 49
  • Initial Touch: Yes

Tone Generator

  • Tone Generator: AWM2
  • Maximum Polyphony: 128 notes
  • Multi Timbral Capacity: 16 parts (Internal)
  • Wave: Approx. 166 MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format)
  • Voices: Preset: 1,106 Normal Voices + 61 Drum Kits, GM: 128 Normal Voices + 1 Drum Kit, User: 128 Normal Voices + 8 Drum Kits
  • Performance: User: 128 (16 parts)
  • Effects: Reverb x 9 types (42 presets), Chorus x 17 types (88 presets), Insertion Effect x 48types (267 presets) x 4, Master EQ (5 bands)

Sequencer

  • Tempo (BPM): 5 – 300
  • Songs: 27 Demo Songs
  • Patterns: 208 Patterns
  • Arpeggio: 999 types
  • Sequence formats: SMF Format 0 (playback only)

Other

  • Sequence Software compatible with the Remote Control function
    • For Windows*: Cubase 8 or later, SONAR X 2 Producer
    • For Mac*: Cubase 8 or later, Logic Pro X, Digital Performer 9
  • Controllers: Pitch Bend Wheel x 1, Modulation Wheel x 1, Assignable Knob x 4, [DATA] dial x 1
  • Display: 3 digit LED + 20 x 2 line character LCD (backlit)
  • Connectors: OUTPUT [L / MONO] / [R] (standard phone jack), [PHONE] (standard stereo phone jack), [FOOT CONTROLLER], [SUSTAIN], MIDI [IN] / [OUT], USB [TO HOST] / [TO DEVICE], [AUX IN], DC IN
  • Power Supply: 9 W
  • Accessories: AC adaptor (PA-150B or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha), Owner' Manual, Cubase AI Download Information

*Functions to be controlled differ depending on the software

Manufacturer: Yamaha
Model: MX49BU
SKU: I436921-N-0-WHXX
UPC: 889025107679


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