Yamaha MX61 (V1) 61-Key Synthesizer MIDI Controller Keyboard (Discontinued)
The MX61 (V1) earned a place on our recommended list for 61 Key MIDI Controller Keyboards from November 2019 until June 2021.
The Yamaha MX61 is a hybrid Synthesizer & Controller with 1000 sounds from their proprietary Motif XS Soundbank built-in without compromising well thought out DAW integration as a dedicated MIDI controller.
If you need both a controller AND a synthesizer with an amazing bank of sounds, the MX61 scores high give or take a few compromises that many people can live with.
If you need a dedicated synth OR controller, there are better options. For the jack-of-all-trades musician, the MX61 is a perfect match for you.
- Keys: 61 / full-size / synth-style / velocity-sensitive
- Pads: None
- Bundled Software:Cubase AI, Steinberg Prologue, Yamaha YC-3B
- Power: 12V DC power supply (included)
- Connectivity: USB (to host/to device), Sustain Pedal Jack, In/Out, Foot Controller
- Controls: Pitch Bend Wheel x 1, Modulation Wheel x 1, Assignable Knob x 4, [DATA] dial x 1
- Octave: Octave up/down
- Compatibility: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher, Windows 7 or higher, iOS via Apple Camera Connection Kit
- Dimensions: 11.7 x 38.7 x 4.4 inches
- Weight: 10.6 lbs