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Yamaha Montage 8 88 Key Synthesizer

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The Montage 8 is the flagship of Yamaha’s latest in synthesizer technology! This new era in Synthesizers from the company that brought you the industry-changing DX and the hugely popular Motif provide sophisticated dynamic control, massive sound creation and streamlined workflow all combined in a powerful keyboard designed to inspire your creativity. The legendary Motif is the predecessor to the Montage.

MONTAGE8 features an 88 key, fully-weighted Balanced Hammer action with aftertouch. This provides equal resistance for each key across the keyboard and is perfect for playing a variety of instruments from acoustic piano to electric piano, synth sounds, organ and more!

Motion Control Synthesis Engine
Motion Control Synthesis Engine unifies and controls two iconic Sound Engines: AWM2 (high-quality waveform and subtractive synthesis) and FM-X (modern, pure Frequency Modulation synthesis.) These two engines can be freely zoned or layered across eight parts in a single MONTAGE Performance.

Interact with MONTAGE Performances using Motion Control: a highly programmable control matrix for creating deep, dynamic and incredibly expressive sound. With Motion Control, you can create new sounds not possible on previous hardware synthesizers.

Super Knob
Create dynamic sound changes from radical to sublime with the Super Knob. The Super Knob can control multiple parameters simultaneously resulting in anything you can imagine.

For example: change your listening position from right in front of an instrument to in the back seat of a concert hall. Or radically change the character of a Performance from atmospheric and mellow to rhythmic and edgy.

The Super Knob can even be assigned to a second FC7 foot controller making it easy to manipulate the sound when playing with both hands.

Motion SEQ
Motion Sequences are tempo-synchronized, completely customizable control sequences that can be assigned to virtually any synthesizer parameter and provide incredible creative new ways of programming sound.

Motion Sequences also have dedicated controls on the front panel making it easy to manipulate and change in real-time, providing incredible interactivity and expression.

Envelope Follower
The Envelope Follower converts audio into a control source for control of virtually any synthesizer parameter. For example, a drum loop could drive effects parameters for a cool rhythms or a vocal recording could control multiple parameters for a ‘talking’ synthesizer. The audio can even be a ‘live’ source through the A/D input.

AWM2
Powered by proprietary Yamaha technology for data compression and sound playback, AWM2 allows tremendous data compression without sound quality loss for unparalleled, realistic sound reproduction.

128-Note, Stereo polyphony
Experience rich stereo sound without halving the available number of notes.

Waveform Capacity
MONTAGE features nearly 10 times the waveform capacity of the MOTIF XF, allowing more samples per instrument for incredibly realistic and nuanced sound.

Integrated Flash Memory
MONTAGE includes 1.75 GB of user flash memory with high speed reading/writing for your own custom samples or synth libraries from yamahasynth.com.

FM-X
An amazingly sophisticated pure synthesizer engine capable of producing classic ‘80s or cutting-edge EDM sound with incredible dynamic range, power and fidelity. MONTAGE features an 8-operator FM architecture and 128-note polyphony, allowing for a massive array of sound design options.

Content
Every instrument needs great content to inspire your creativity. MONTAGE features a huge range of incredible sounds like a brand-new Yamaha CFX Premium Grand Piano, detailed new strings and woodwinds and select content from the DX and TX family, all modernized to take advantage of the Motion Control Synthesis Engine.

Compatibility
MONTAGE is directly compatible with Motif XF Voices. Yamaha is developing an FM converter to make it compatible with DX7 series Voices as well.

Bosendorfer Piano
As part of the MONTAGE introduction, Yamaha is pleased to offer an incredible Bosendorfer Imperial Premium Grand Piano.

Effects
From high definition reverbs to incredibly detailed Virtual Circuit Modeling (VCM) effects, MONTAGE is loaded with DSP innovation, power and, most importantly, sound quality. Use effects like Beat Repeat, Vinyl Break or Bit Crusher to get a modern EDM sound. You can even add a compressor with sidechain for a modern ducking effect. Or go retro with vintage effects like Analog Delay, VCM Phaser or a variety of Amp Simulators. Piano players will appreciate piano-focused effects like Damper Resonance for a super-realistic piano experience and the HD reverbs that let you put yourself in any performance space.

Pure Analog Circuit
MONTAGE features professional balanced outputs with ‘Pure Analog Circuit’ (PAC). PAC improves the quality of signal after being converted to analog from digital for clear harmonic reproduction and even frequency response. The result is an output capable of reproducing MONTAGE’s internal content expressively with power and clarity.

USB Audio/MIDI Connection

Connect MONTAGE to your computer with a single USB cable and capture every nuance of your creativity into your DAW. MONTAGE’s powerful USB driver can send 16 and receive 3 channels of STEREO 24 bit/44.1 kHz digital audio to/from your computer or iOS device (MONTAGE is class compliant, no driver needed!), no other hardware required!

SSS (Seamless Sound Switching)
Seamless Sound Switching (SSS) lets you change performances seamlessly without any cut-off in envelope or effects. This is perfect for live performances where you end one song and start another without stopping.

A/D Input
The A/D input processes external audio sources with your instrument’s DSP. Use mics, guitars or any line source as an input and process with the internal effects. You can even use these sources with the Envelope Follower or Sidechain for a truly unique sound.

LIVE SET
Live Set lets you organize your Performances however you want without copying, changing order or renaming. When a Performance is selected, you can easily register it to a Live Set. This is perfect for playing gigs or even creating your own organization scheme for Performances.

Direct Control Assignment

Direct Control Assignment assigns controls at the touch of a button. Simply select a parameter, hit the Direct Control Assignment button and move the controller to control that parameter. It’s easy!

Cubase AI bundle
MONTAGE is bundled with Cubase AI, Steinberg's professional music production application that offers integrated recording and editing.

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Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  714-522-9000 Warranty:  7 Years: DSR, DXR, and DXS Speakers; 3 Years: Power Amps, Speakers; YDP, CP, N100, PF & P Series Digital Pianos
1 Year: Digital Mixers, Studio Monitors, Analog Consoles, Powered Mixers, Multi-Track Recorders, Digital Effect Processors, Signal Processors, Synthesizers, Drum Machines, Sequencers, Tone Modules, Portable Keyboards, Guitars, Drum Shells & Hardware, Drum Shell Finish.
1 Yr Parts, 90 Days Labor: Drum Pedals, Cymbal Stands, Rack Systems

Product Specifications

Product Specifications
Yamaha Montage 8 88 Key Synthesizer Specifications
  • Number of Keys: 88
  • Type: Balanced Hammer Effect Keyboard
  • Initial Touch: Yes
  • Aftertouch: Yes
  • Tone Generator: Motion Control Synthesis Engine AMW2: 8 Elements FM-X: 8 Operators, 88 Algorithms
  • Maximum Polyphony:  AWM2: 128 (max.; stereo/mono waveforms) FM-X: 128 (max.)
  • Multi Timbral Capacity: 16 Parts (internal), Audio Input Parts (A/D*, USB*) *stereo Part
  • Wave Preset: 5.67 GB (when converted to 16 bit linear format), User: 1.75 GB
  • Performance: Approx. 1,900
  • Filter: 18 types
  • Effects: Reverb x 12 types, Variation x 76 types, Insertion (A, B) x 76 types, Master Effect x 15 types 
  • Controllers: Master Volume, AD Input Gain knob, Pitch Bend wheel, Modulation wheel, Ribbon Controller, Control Sliders x 8, Knobs x 8, Super Knob, Data dial
  • Display: 7 inch TFT Color Wide VGA LCD touch screen
  • Connectors: [USB TO DEVICE], [USB TO HOST], MIDI [IN]/[OUT]/[THRU], FOOT CONTROLLER [1]/[2], FOOT SWITCH [ASSIGNABLE]/[SUSTAIN], OUTPUT (BALANCED) [L/MONO]/[R] (6.3 mm, Balanced TRS jacks), ASSIGNABLE OUTPUT (BALANCED) [L]/[R] (6.3 mm, Balanced TRS jacks), [PHONES] (6.3 mm, standard stereo phone jack), A/D INPUT [L/MONO]/[R] (6.3 mm, standard phone jacks)
  • Accessories: AC Power cord, Owner’s Manual, Cubase AI Download Information
  • Live Sets: Preset: 128 and more, User: 2,048
  • Performance Recorder
    • Tracks: 16 Sequence tracks, Tempo track, Scene track
    • Recording type: Real time replace, Real time overdub, Real time punch in/out
    • Note Capacity: Approx. 130,000 notes
    • Note Resolution: 480 ppq (parts per quarter note)
    • Tempo (BPM): 5 – 300
    • Songs: 64 songs
    • Arpeggio: Parts: 8 Parts simultaneous (max.), Preset: Approx. 10,000 types User: 256 types
    • Sequence formats: MONTAGE original format, SMF formats 0, 1
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 57-1/16 x 6-5/16 x 18-1/2 inches
  • Weight: 63 lbs., 15 oz.

Customer Reviews

Big'nDapper! Submitted: 9/5/2018
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Technology at its finest!!!!
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This product surpasses all of my expectations. While I am in the early stages of being an experienced keyboardist, this instrument will allow you to take off right away creating your own music, without having to worry about being a "professional" musician. I wanted a product that I would not out grow, and the Montage 8 definitely fits the bill for sure. I am looking forward to my skills enhancing as I spend more time with the Montage 8.
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Mike Augustine Submitted: 7/21/2018
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I love this thing
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It's worth the investment.
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Angel Submitted: 11/12/2016
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I love this thing!
What is your opinion of this product?
Too much to list, but the sounds are great the only down side is way to heavy to move around, so transportation can be a bit of a pain, but other than that great keyboard! Thanks, Yamaha!
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