Yamaha S08 - 88-Key Weighted Action Keyboard/Synthesizer

Yamaha S08 - 88-Key Weighted Action Keyboard/Synthesizer

Yamaha S08 - 88-Key Weighted Action Keyboard/Synthesizer

B&H # YAS08 MFR # S08
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Yamaha S08 overview

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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
In the Box
Yamaha S08 - 88-Key Weighted Action Keyboard/Synthesizer
  • PA-5C AC Adapter
  • Editor/Sequencer Software CD-ROM
  • Owner's Manual
  • Data List
  • Installation Guide
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Yamaha S08 specs

    Keyboard 88 Keys with Balanced Hammer Effect
    Polyphony 64 Voices
    Multitimbral 16-Part
    Synthesis Method AWM2
    Presets 128 x Normal
    493 x XG Bank Sounds
    29 x XG Drum Kits
    User Memory 32 x Multi
    128 x Normal
    2 x Drum Kits
    Effects 17 x Reverb
    17 x Chorus
    54 x Variations
    Sequencer SMF Playback Only
    Controllers 1 x Pitch Wheel
    1 x Modulation Wheel
    1 x Master Volume Slider
    1 x Rotary Encoder
    1 x Foot Switch In
    1 x Expression Pedal In
    Expansion Slots No
    Sample RAM No
    Outputs 2 x 1/4" TS Phone, L/Mono, R
    1 x 1/4" Stereo Hedphone
    1 x MIDI Out
    1 x MIDI Thru
    1 x USB
    Inputs 1 x 1/4" TS Phone Foot Switch
    1 x 1/4" TRS Phone Foot Controller
    1 x MIDI In
    Headphone Output Yes, 1/4" Stereo Phone
    SCSI No
    Internal Storage No
    External Storage SmartMedia Card Slot (3.3V, up to 128MB)
    Display Backlit LCD
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 52.1 x 15.3 x 6" (1323 x 389 x 152mm)
    Weight 44.1 lb (20 kg)
    Specialties SMF File Playback
    Balanced Hammer Effect Keyboard Mechanism
    SmartMedia Card Storage

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