YAMAHA MO6 61-key
MO8 88-key
MO Music Production Synthesizer.


lerger size


lerger size

MO6 1.550,00 euro
MO8 1.800.00 euro

Yamaha introduces the MO Music Production Synthesizer. Targeted to semi-professional musicians and home/project studio owners as well as songwriters and performers, the MO provides a full set of authentic sounds and comprehensive music-making features, including an emphasis on contemporary styles and voices.
Portable and compact, the MO is also useful as keyboard for live performance situations.
Two models are available: the 61-key MO6 and the full 88-key MO8.

Demo songs
Mind scope
Dubn Bass
In the rain

MO8 88 keys, Balanced Hammer Effect Keyboard (Initial Touch)
MO6 61 keys, LC Keyboard (Initial Touch)
Tone Generator
Tone Generator AWM2
Polyphony 64 notes
Multi Timbral Capacity 16 parts (internal)
Wave 175MB (when converted to 16-bit linear format), 1,859 waveforms
Voice Preset: 512 normal voices + 64 drum kits
GM: 128 normal voices + 1 drum kit
User: 128 x 2 (Bank 1: Original, Bank 2: Picked up from Preset), Normal Voice + 32 drum kits
Performance User: 256 (up to 4 parts)
Filter & Effect System 18 types (Filter), Reverb x 20 types, Chorus x 49 types, Insertion (A, B) x 116 types x 3 blocks, Master Effect x 8 types, Master Equalizer (5 bands), Part EQ (3 bands, stereo)
Sequencer block
Note Capacity Approx. 226,000 notes
Note Resolution 480 ppq (parts per quarter note)
Maximum Polyphony 124 notes
Tempo 1 - 300
Recording type Real time replace, Real time overdub (with the exception of the Pattern Chain), Real time punch (Song only), Step (with the exception of the Pattern Chain)
Tracks Pattern Mode: 16 phrase tracks
Pattern Chain Mode: Pattern track, Tempo track, Scene track
Song Mode: 16 sequence tracks (Loop on/off can be set for each track), Tempo track, Scene track
Patterns 64 patterns (x 16 sections), Measures: 256 maximum
Phrases Preset Phrases: 687 phrases, User Phrases: 256 per pattern
Songs 64 songs, Mixing voices: 16 per pattern (256 maximum)
Mixing templates: 32
Arpeggio Preset x 1787 types, User x 256 types
MIDI Sync, MIDI transmit/receive channel, Velocity Limit, and Note Limit can be set.
Scene Memory 5 per Song
Sequence Format MO6/MO8 Original format (compatible with MOTIF ES)
SMF format 0, 1 (Format 1 load only)
Master User: 128
*4 Zones (Master keyboard settings), Assignable Knob/Slider settings, Program Change Table
Sequence Software compatible with the Remote Control function For Windows®
Cubase SX 3, SQ01 V2, SONAR 4, MO6/8/MOTIF ES/MOTIF-RACK ES/MOTIF-RACK/S90 ES Multi Part Editor

For Macintosh®
Cubase SX 3, Logic Pro 7, Digital Performer 4.52, MO6/8/MOTIF ES/MOTIF-RACK ES/MOTIF-RACK/S90 ES Multi Part Editor
*Functions to be controlled by the MO6/MO8 differ depending on the software you use.
Controllers Pitch Bend wheel, Modulation wheel, Assignable Control Sliders (4), Assignable Knobs (4), Data dial
Display 240 x 64 dot graphic backlit LCD
Power Consumption 13.5 W
Dimensions, Weight MO6: 1,023(W) x 382.7(D) x 101.9(H) mm, 10.4kg
MO8: 1,357(W) x 386(D) x 167(H) mm, 21kg

Rear Panel MO6

Rear Panel MO8

Yamaha Musica Italia Tel: 39-02-93577-1
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Yamaha Canada Music Tel: 1-416-298-1311
Yamaha de Mexico Tel: 52-5-686-0033
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Yamaha Europa Tel: 49-4101-3030
Yamaha Music Nederland Tel: 31-30-2828411
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advanced technologic sound magazine
2006 March issue 147

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