Yamaha Montage 8 Synthesizer Workstation Keyboard 88-Key
The Montage 8 was in 2 consecutive editions of our recommended list for Keyboard Workstations from May 2021 until October 2022.
The Montage 8 is a powerful synthesizer workstation keyboard that utilizes Yamaha's modern sound processing technology and meets their quality standards.
It features an 88-note keybed with aftertouch and balanced hammer action, along with a number of assignable faders, buttons and knobs that give you control over the instrument and your DAW software.
Speaking of knobs, it has a big Super Knob that lets you adjust multiple parameters in real-time, thanks to the company's Motion Control technology.
It also comes with built-in DSP effects engine that lets you use a wide variety of reverbs, modulation and other effects.
Other features include 16-track sequencer, envelope follower and easy MIDI/USB connectivity.
- Keys: 81 Balanced Hammer Action Keys with Aftertouch
- Polyphony: 128 Note Stereo/Mono (AWM2), 128 Note FM-X
- Sound Engine(s): AWM2, FM-X, Motion Control Synthesis Engine
- Controllers: Pitchbend, Mod Wheel, Ribbon Controller
- Effects: DSP effects engine: 12 x Reverbs, 15 x Master effects, 76 x Variation types, 5-band Master EQ, 1st part 3-band EQ
- Audio Recording: Yes
- Audio Playback: Yes (Wav)
- Sequencer: 16-track, 64 songs, Performance Recorder version 2
- Audio Inputs: 2 x 1/4"
- Audio Outputs: 2 x 1/4" (L/R), 2 x 1/4" (Assignable L/R), 1 x 1/4"(Headphones)
- MIDI Inputs/Outputs: In/Out/Thru/USB
- Other Connections: 2 x 1/4" (Foot controller), 1 x 1/4" (Assignable), 1 x 1/4" (Sustain)
- USB: 1 x USB Type A, 1 x USB Type B (6 x 32)
- Dimensions: 6.68” x 57.06” x 18.12”
- Weight: 63.93 lbs.