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Inspiration can strike at any time, but there's no need to wait for it! The MOTIF-RACK XS is packed full of inspiring sounds, exciting rhythms and expressive control that spur your creativity to new heights - any time, any place.

The compact MOTIF-RACK XS gives you an enormous selection of Voices based on the popular, professional-level MOTIF XS, studio-level effect processing, five real-time Control Knobs for tweaking 20 different parameters as you play, a wide-ranging library of convenient Multi-part presets, thousands of automatic Arpeggios at your fingertips, and seamless hardware/software integration.

Never before has such comprehensive control, music-making versatility and sheer sonic power been combined in such a small, easy-to-use package. This little powerhouse has all you need - effectively doing the workof several tone generators and processors.Simply hook it up to a laptop or a keyboard workstation and you've got an entire studio's worth of sounds and effects at your fingertips - plus a whole world of inspiration you can tap into.


  • Wide range of dynamic and authentic Voices - total of 1,152 Voices and 65 Drum Kits
  • Powerful Arpeggio function - simultaneous playback of four types, total 6,633 available
  • Five real-time Control Knobs, for adjusting the sound as you perform or record
  • Convenient, intuitive editing of all settings from computer with MOTIF-RACK XS Editor
  • Full integration with the popular Cubase series audio/MIDI recordingsoftware

For more features, visit http://yamahasynth.com/products/motifrackxs/features.html


Tone Generator
Tone Generator: AWM2, with Expanded Articulation
Polyphony: 128 notes
Wave: 355MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format), 2,670 waveforms
Preset: 1,024 Normal Voices + 64 Drum Kits
GM: 128 Normal Voices + 1 Drum Kit
User: 128 x 3 Normal Voices + 32 Drum Kits (Both of the User Voices are selected and copied from Preset bank)
Multi: User - 128 Multis

Reverb: 9 types
Chorus: 22 types
Insertion A: 53 types (up to 8 blocks available in the Multi mode)
Insertion B: 53 types (up to 8 blocks available in the Multi mode)
Master Effect: 9 types
Master EQ: 5 bands (High, High Mid, Mid, Low Mid, Low)
Part EQ: 3 bands (High, Mid, Low)

Arpeggio Type: 6,633 types
MIDI Sync, MIDI transmit/receive channel, Velocity Limit, and Note Limit can be set.

Jacks and Terminals
Front Panel: PHONES
Rear Panel: USB TO HOST, MIDI IN/OUT, DIGITAL OUTPUT, ASSIGNABLE OUTPUT L and R, OUTPUT L/MONO and R, DC/IN, mLAN (when the mLAN16E2 has been installed)

Display: 160 x 64-dot graphic backlit LCD
Supplied Accessories: AC Power adaptor (PA-301, PA-300B or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha), Owner's manual, Data List, Disk x 1 (containing DAW software)
Power Consumption:
When the AC power adaptor is connected to both the MOTIF-RACK XS and the AC outlet, and the VOLUME knob is in the STANDBY position: 0.3 W
When the power is turned on: 15W
When the power is turned on and the optional mLAN16E2 has been installed: 20W
Digital Output: 44.1kHz, 24bit (COAXIAL)
Dimensions: 480 (W) x 379.4 (D) x 44 (H) mm
Weight: 4.2kg

FireWire Card For XFYamaha FW16E FireWire Card For XF

The optional FW16E FireWire expansion board for the MOTIF XF synthesizers give you the ability to record 16 tracks of audio data to the DAW software through the audio interface. After installation of all the necessary drivers (AI driver, ...

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