Submitted by thewhippinpost on Tue, 10/10/2006 - 18:21.

Sound Modules for Keyboards and MIDI work

In the Keyboards and MIDI equipment category, Yamaha are offering up the Motif Rack ES Sound Module  for our consideration... What's it all about then?

Yamaha Motif Rack ES Sound Module
Yamaha Motif Rack ES Sound Module

Instant inspiration!

Need lots of sonic choices? From authentic to innovative, there are 1,152 voices and 65 different drum kits in the MOTIF-Rack ES... troof!

With the most advanced synthesis on the market, MOTIF-Rack ES' 128-note polyphony, 16-part mix architecture and 32 multi-libraries ensure you have the all the flexibility you need.

Featured Category: Sound Modules

Sound modules are basically sound generators - or synthesisers, if you prefer - but without the keyboard, well, technically-speaking anyway. They are generally triggered by MIDI messages to produce its on-board sound.

Tell you what, if you need to know more about what a sound module is, and does, check out the MIDI synthesisers article

What others are saying:

the usb port and the ablitiy to edit and save your patches in cubase sx 3 is great. this brings the great sounds of the motif and the ease of use of a vst instrument in cubase into one. i been waiting for this since i haven't really liked the sounds of software modules that try to do the same.

the module looks 'phat' and love how they designed the looks of it. construction seems well build.

for $1020 i think i got a good value on this unit. it provides almost everything, if not everything i need to make a hit. this has been the missing piece to my setup.

this was the unit that always been waiting for...i had to pass the first motif rack cause i didn't think the sounds were that great compared to sampletank and it wasn't designed to be as effcient with cubase as this was.

the sounds are excellent for most of the music that goes on in the industry. crystal clear comtemporary sounds. excellent for r&b, pop, and radio rap.

never had to call them yet.

i give it betweeen a 9 and a 10!

More Details

If that's not enough then check out the following link for the full specifications - Motif Rack ES Sound Module