The Yamaha S08 is a moderately priced 88-key performance keyboard, featuring the weighted-action, Balanced Hammer Effect mechanism design. The instrument offers 64-voice polyphony, and comes loaded with a versatile and musical collection of over 700 proprietary Yamaha sounds, combining selections from the S-series and XG libraries.
The S08 is equipped with a large, backlit LCD, onboard digital effects processing, the quick-access Category Search function, and provides SmartMedia card storage with a 128MB total capacity, for archiving custom sounds and SMF file storage for sequence playback. A USB port allows for seamless computer connectivity.
- 88-note keyboard with Balanced Hammer Effect Action with weighted keys, 64-voice polyphony, USB, and full MIDI connectivity
- Balanced Hammer Effect allows for both realistic weighted piano touch response and quick initial touch response across entire keyboard range
- Large onboard sound library with over 700 S-series and XG sounds and drum kits
- Category search function for quick retrieval of sounds from selected instrument groups
- CD-ROM with editing and sequencing software, SMF sequence playback function with 16-part multi-timbral capability
- Large collection of 24-bit digital reverb, chorus, and multi-effect processors onboard
- SmartMedia memory card storage for custom programs, setups and archiving
- Direct USB MIDI connection to computer