News has leaked out about a couple of new workstations from Yamaha, the MX49 and MX61.
Here are features (unofficial) for the Yamaha MX49 & MX61:
- 49 and 61 keys (MX49/MX61)
- Over 1.000 voices from MOTIF XS
- 128 maximum polyphony
- VCM effects
- 999 arpeggios
- 4 knobs
- Ultra compact and lightweight
- Stereo Aux
- Audio and MIDI USB interface
- Software YC-3B and HALion SE
- MIDI IN / OUT
If the rumored pricing is correct, the MX 49 and MX 61 could be very competitive:
- Yamaha MX 49 – 499 euros = 402 British pounds sterling
- Yamaha MM 61 – 444 euros = 358 British pounds sterling (£337.00 at one dealer)
Note: This is unofficial information. Actual specs, availability and pricing are TBA.
Update: Official information is now available.