Keyboard Workstations - Yamaha pulled out the stops with the MOTIF XF8, giving you an unbelievably feature-packed instrument for music performance and music production. This powerful workstation features an extraordinary collection of voices for you to get creative with. The Yamaha MOTIF XF8 offers everything from acoustic sounds to vintage synths to modern tones for hip-hop production. And with the new OS, complete with tap tempo, automapping, and a customizable user interface, the MOTIF XF8 is more powerful yet easier to use than ever.Yamaha MOTIF XF8 88-key Workstation at a Glance:Your personal hit-making assistantYou'll never run out of great soundsYour personal hit-making assistantWhen it's time to come up with new song ideas, you can count on your MOTIF XF8 to be your personal hit-making assistant. Use the 16-track sequencer to lay everything out the way you hear it in your head. Then, record everything via USB to keep track of your tunes. In fact, you've got USB, Ethernet, or optional FireWire computer connectivity going for your Yamaha MOTIF XF8. And speaking of options, there are two flash board slots for adding up to 2GB of additional Yamaha content - that's huge.You'll never run out of great soundsWhat else can we tell you about the Yamaha MOTIF XF8? If you're serious about playing keys and producing music, then you already know about it. It's a colossal music-making tool. There are loads of voices (1,664+), an awesome arpeggiator (7,000+ patterns!), a high-quality keybed (balanced hammer effect on the XF8), scores of high-tech effects made to sound like vintage gear, and remote control DAW integration. It's the MOTIF you've heard about, on steroids - and only for the serious keyboardist, producer, and musician.Yamaha MOTIF XF8 88-key Workstation Features at a Glance:88-key workstation with balanced hammer-effect keyboardAWM2 Tone Generator with Expanded Articulation128-note polyphony741MB Wave ROM, 3,977 waveforms1,024 normal voices, 64 drum kits128 normal GM voices, one drum kit128 presets by four banks and 32 drum kit presets18 filter typesScores of effectsBuilt-in sampling support and 128M SDRAM16-track, approximately 130,000-note sequencer5-scene memory per songUSB host and device connectionsEthernet computer connectionL/R output, L/R assignable output, digital outputStandard 1/4 headphones jackMIDI I/O/TSlot for optional FW16E cardExperience the sonic power of Yamaha's next-generation MOTIF XF8 workstation!