Yamaha MODX8 Plus Keyboard Synthesizer, 88-Key

Yamaha MODX8 Plus Keyboard Synthesizer, 88-Key

Get a compact, fully-featured, 88-key keyboard synthesizer with the Yamaha MODX8 Plus. Includes the AWM2 and FM-X synth engines plus MODX+ Motion Control.

Yamaha MODX8 Keyboard Synthesizer, 88-Key

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Get huge Yamaha synth sound in a portable package -- the MODX8 delivers cutting-edge synthesis with flexible control of tones and effects in real time.

Empower your creativity, take control and stand out from the crowd with MODX8: a compact, lightweight synthesizer designed for inspired music-making.

The power of the MODX synthesis engine allows unlimited potential to create your own unique sound. The MODX sound engine is based on the same technology powering the flagship MONTAGE: AWM2 (Advanced Wave Memory 2), a sample and synthesis engine and a pure FM-X (Frequency Modulation) synthesizer modernized for amazing sound playback and complex sound design.

Take control and stand out from the crowd -- bring the sophistication of music production automation to real-time live performance with Motion Control. MODX is bundled with Cubase AI, Steinberg's professional music production application that offers integrated recording and editing.


- Motion Control Synthesis unifies and controls AWM2 and FM-X sound engines
- The Super Knob controls multiple parameters simultaneously for highly expressive sound interaction
- Send 10/receive 4 audio channels plus 16 channels of MIDI via a single USB cable
- Live Sets allow Performance organization without copying, changing order or renaming
- 4-Part Seamless Sound Switching: change Performances while holding notes without sound or effect cutoff
- Direct Control Assignment assigns controls at the touch of a button
- The A/D input processes external audio sources with your instrument's DSP
- Motion Sequences drive synthesizer parameters through rhythmic control data you can read more interact with in real time
- The Envelope Follower allows internal or external audio to be used as a synth parameter control source
- AWM2 provides data compression without sacrificing sound quality
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- Dimensions (W x D x H): 52.5 x 15.9 x 6.3"

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 714-522-9011
Web: https://usa.yamaha.com/support

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 4 out of 5 stars. (2 ratings)
Submitted November 6, 2019 by Gaey T in Chicago, IL
"Great sounding keyboard"
Overall: 4 out of 5 stars
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The Yamaha modx8 is a wonderful keyboard overall, I picked up this board about 8 months ago. From that point it's been a joy exploring. I am a musician that travels and plays out regularly. However the downside to this keyboard it's in its hardware. For the price point to be what it is I expected the mechanics to work better. Don't get me wrong the sounds are great.. However not even a month after I got the keyboard some of the keys started to stick and crack. Parts of my touchscreen is unresponsive. This makes the workflow frustrating. Overall if you're serious keyboard player I would recommend you spend the extra money for the montage. This is a great sounding board built Cheaply.
Musical Background:
20 years playing keyboards and organ. Recorded and toured perfesionally
Musical Style:
Multiple genres of music
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