Yamaha

S08

Yamaha S08 Performance Keyboard

Delivery, Warranty & Returns Information

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. 

Features

  • 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 the 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 the 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 a computer
Tech 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
USB MIDI
SmartMedia Card Storage

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