■ Wide range of dynamic and authentic voices — in a 1U rack-mounted tone generator
• A huge total of 896 normal voices and 59 Drum
kits — including most of the sounds from Yamaha’s top-of-the-line
MOTIF — give you whatever sound you need, for any musical style.
• Comprehensive effect processing, including Insertion effects for up to four parts, independent three-band Part
Equalizers for each Part and high-quality Reverb effects, provides pro-level sound enhancement for your music
creation and performance.
■ Easy, wide-ranging sound expansion — Plug-in Boards
• Thanks to the two Modular Synthesis Plug-in System connectors and the optional Plug-in Boards, you can
upgrade the MOTIF-RACK
with completely new sound-processing engines. These Plug-in Boards give you more
voices, more effects, more polyphony and more instrument parts. Plus, special Plug-in voices have already been
programmed and stored to the MOTIF-RACK
ready to be played as soon as you install the proper board.
■ Simple, intuitive panel layout
•A detailed 160x64 dot graphic display provides comprehensive and easy-to understand control over virtually all
operations. Use the PAGE buttons, cursor buttons, and the data dial to quickly and easily edit any of the
■ Large selection of versatile Voice sets for instant setups — Multi Library
• The MOTIF-RACK
also features a library of 124 different Multis, each specially programmed with its own effect,
and other settings, and each designed particularly for a specific style of music or application. Since they
are categorized according to music type, you can quickly and easily call up the settings you need. They also serve
as convenient templates to create new, original Multis - just select a Multi, then tweak it and customize it as
■ Wide variety of output terminals
• Four ASSIGNABLE OUTPUT jacks let you output different Parts of the MOTIF-RACK
to external devices and
processors. Moreover, two digital output jacks (DIGITAL and OPTICAL) ensure completely noise-free,
distortion-free sound output.
•Use the USB terminal to easily and directly connect the MOTIF-RACK
to your computer. You can also
conveniently edit the MOTIF-RACK’s voices from your computer with the Voice Editor software for the MOTIF-
RACK (included in the CD-ROM).