Yamaha MOXF6 61-key Synthesizer Workstation (Discontinued)


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Yamaha MOXF6 61-key Synthesizer Workstation

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The MOXF6 appeared in 4 consecutive editions of our recommended list for Keyboard Workstations beginning with our first edition in March 2018 until October 2022.

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Note: This model was superseded by the Yamaha MODX6.

The MOXF6 is a 61-key synthesizer workstation that's also MIDI keyboard controller with extensive DAW and VST control.

It features Yamaha's MOTIF XF sound engine that has a collection instrument voices, and expandable flash memory that allows you to add up 1GB of new samples.

Its built-in sequencer provides real-time recording, where you can record your performance while playing, and step recording, which is great for recording precise phrases or passages.


  • Keys: 61 semi-weighted keys
  • Polyphony: 128
  • Sound Engine(s): AWM2, with Expanded Articulation
  • Controllers: Pitch Bend wheel, Modulation wheel, 8 x Assignable Knob, 1 x [DATA] dial, 2 x Assignable Function buttons
  • Effects: 9 x Reverb, 22 x Chorus, 54 types x 8 parts x Insertion (A, B), 1 x Vocoder (uses both Insertion Effect A and B blocks), 9 x Master Effect, Master EQ (5 bands), Part EQ (3 bands, stereo)
  • Audio Recording: Yes
  • Audio Playback: Up to 4 tracks
  • Sequencer: 16 sequence Tracks
  • Audio Inputs: 2 x Line-in [(L/R)
  • Audio Outputs: 2 x Line-out [L/mono)/(R]
  • MIDI: In/Out/Thru
  • Other Connections: 1 x 1/8" Standard stereo phone jack, 1 x Controller Pedal, 2 x Switch Pedal (Assignable/Sustain)
  • USB: USB to host/to device
  • Power Supply: AC Adaptor 13W
  • Dimensions: 40.5" x 5" x 14"
  • Weight: 15.6 lbs.