Yamaha MX49
Yamaha MX49

Workstation of the MX series

User Reviews: 3.35 Average price: $500

All user reviews for the Yamaha MX49

Average Score: 3.3 ( 3.3/5 based on 5 reviews )
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marclr17 11/16/2013

marclr17's review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " perfect for use in rock band"

4
CAUTION! : IN THE NOTICE BELOW NUMBER OF THEM CRITICIZE THE LOW OUTPUT. YOU SHOULD KNOW THAT FREE UPGRADE IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS PROBLEM SET DAY ...

I come to give you my impressions of this keyboard, after several months of regular use.
For my initial specifications, this keyboard is almost perfect: I wanted a small keyboard (4 octaves) VERY lightweight, easy to carry in his bag backpack for 1-2 rehearsals a week of my group, with a maximum sound bank, but editable (envelope, resonance, filter ...) and effects (chorus, delay, reverb ...) in order to direct plug in stereo sound without the fuss or anything else.
A keyboard, not a gas plant, what ...
In group settings, go fast: Live sound without spending three hours hacking away in sub-menus, but can still make changes ("you can add to your attack her? ... ") easily and quickly.
For against all types arranger functions, sequencer, support etc ... we are not no use in rock band and could complicate the use of the keyboard, its interface, its price, its weight. Here, none of it: one branch, we look for the sound in the desired category, we change a bit if needed, it is placed in layer or split, a little effect, a transposition if necessary and it works directly ... no brainer ...
The box ryhtme troubleshoots but that's all it is ultra limited.
Functions to con kind DAW, 16 channel multitimbral, 999 arpeggios, demo songs, play WAV / MIDI etc ... I'm sick and seem totally useless. If I need a keyboard, controller or expander home studio, it is clear that I would not take that! ... They should have made the scene even more direct (with a better keyboard for example) and turn that stuff are useless! The plant performance is totally useless, it will have no compunction in putting ours (a piece by the group, so we have 128 pitches) instead.


The +:
o énooooorme his bank!
o the variety and quality of sound, qualibrés hair cell to the scene (in rock in any case, it works well, they are well chosen and leave nickel in the mix)
o fairly easy to use (at least for basic concepts)
o expression pedal that controls volume, MANDATORY group in my opinion
o transportability of the beast, required configuration groups (rehearsals, scenes, transport ...): it is small and VERY LIGHT, and that is happiness!
o the price! no competitor at this price so far
o Simplicity: you go into a button on the Performance configuration (for pieces prepared) in search of a sound bank, if necessary on stage etc ...


The -:
o it is cheap at the cheap ... I was not all that tough look good ... the pots are scary, the buttons are pitiful ... I do not know how long it will take ...
o the keyboard is a disaster! .... it is an insult at the hands of pianists ... Fortunately I am a Gifted keyboard, but put a real piano on it and you balance in the face pronto ... next, it is a Rolls Bontempi ...
velocity o ... they just abused the velocity I think in any case its effect on the volume of sounds, it said on stage it is convenient to add dynamics to pieces, accentuate the low / loud passages ...
o docs are pretty damn bad in my opinion
o the output level is insufficient (a maj BIOS solves this problem easily and blackjack)
o The quality of the cover (optional, no small profit), very average ... not even room to put the transformer, not abuse ...
o the power supply cable would have benefited from a longer hair on stage it is convenient
o display ... 2 lines and not graphic, it is limited, it is still ... in 1980

In conclusion, for use in rock band, it's perfect for the price. There is no one in this budget and that meets these specifications ...

UTILIZATION

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SOUNDS

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OVERALL OPINION

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major63000 09/16/2013

major63000's review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " Light"

2
Previous notice and AF test

UTILIZATION

Use simple, even simplistic. Very limited edition

SOUNDS

The sounds are those of the pattern, do not worry. Probably the best sample library. Rhodes excellent, very beautiful strings, nice tablecloths.

OVERALL OPINION

I am owner of a Motif ES and wanted a second keyboard for live, with roughly the same functionality for the game on stage.
Big disappointment for two reasons: 1. the output level ... but I qu'espérais between a keyboard and a 2000 500 balls?? Well the result is clear: Huge lack of potato> MX49 ... asthma converters, where I am half the volume of ES ass, I'm on the block MX with 2000 + Db at the table. No punch, just beautiful sounds
2. the layer function is a semi-con. I wanted to split my keyboard into several play areas (4 on ground) and there: a split basis, or a layer that can stack sounds, but not cutting areas .... I can not read the ad, in which there is no evidence that it is impossible ... but for me it is unusable.

So nice to nomadic synth pretty squeaker with headphones on her bed, but out of the question to use live, except for use only its (even larger) at a time.
So, fine, but it will teach me to read the features properly before purchasing.
The lack of power output at the intended home studio and a well muscled to offset table.

Bought, tried one night and return directly to the seller.
LAIDBACKMUSIC 08/03/2013

LAIDBACKMUSIC's review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " Nothing revolutionary"

3
Somehow MOX Reason lite version.
Jaime good feel of the keyboard even though some say it is lighter than some other models, I find it very enjoyable to play.

UTILIZATION

Very simple to use on this side the hat, very clear manual yen dailleurs not even need too.
Jai likes there is the knobs to adjust directly chorus, reverb, etc. attack very practical at this level. In general way this is very intuitive even for layeriser two sounds together, to have access to arpegios etc..
The big Bb I put a synth that this is his side integration with different Daws.
Ormis that we can record the midi and audio via the USB cable, nothing extraordiaire side integration. Nothing has changed compared to multiple workstations outlets and nearly ten years. Can certe controlling the pause play etc. cubase (cubase have comes with) but quon sattaque to other DAWs this is the galley. Also there is no integrated editor, it is forced to buy a type editor vycro or even for other performances.

Another thing the output of the synthesizer (the volume output) is lower than other Yamahas. there is a workaround for this is still ca once to have a voice and editor daugmenter the volume of each voice if this is too low.

SOUNDS

On this side of it is impeccable, I'm not as detailed sounds are worthy of the pattern, with just a little weak in the sounds of synthesizers is jai.

OVERALL OPINION

I keep a week as not correspond at all to my way of working.
once again the marketing of a company has been very effective for my purchase, I had been seduced by their arguments selling DAW integration. Well for now this synth sintegre do no better than any other synthesizer and especially do not particularly integrated as a VST plugin, we are always obliged to create a midi track and audio to record audio so nothing has changed since of years. I would say that only the virus TI sintegre perfect way in daw. The mainte this is a mild version of the release pattern.
sounds so very good the rest dexceptionnel anything ...
The thing that make me this is that even though it has very good sound it ny Arian that he can do that vst plugins can not do in 2013 level sound quality. 5-7 years ago I'll keep to the same sounds if the workflow is not fast, nen game not worth the candle. Cheap certe but ... But I'm a fan of Yamaha (speakers, mixers, headphones etc.)

When will we have a true worksation with sound quality but sintegre as a VST plugin, for now Korg, Roland and Yamaha are really nothing to change the picks for more than ten years, but they continue to make us believe that the integration is ...
nightbird0 02/05/2013

nightbird0's review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " Very good"

5
Synthesizer Yamaha MX49,
4 octaves, 49 keys
1100 generalists sounds
2 controllers on the side (pitch and modulation)
4 knobs Contrle, which thanks to the "Knob Function" key gives access to 12 diffrentes actions on its
because each knob can excuter 3 diffrentes action
Audio, midi, headphones, amp, pedals of sutain. Everything he needs for a studio environment, live or home.



USE

Camera easy to use plug and play
Manuel is not enough Detailed rfrer pdf file delivered with the cd
The edition of the sounds I can given my opinion because I do not interests me this part, the origins sounds are already very good and well rgls.

SONORITS

The gnraliste of synth sounds allow suited to all styles of varieties. They are perfect for music styles that intressent me, jazzy pop rock rnb reggae dance ...
All sounds are superb and trsralistes, they are all derived from xs pattern which is a reference number.
Being very funky jazzy on the edges I often rest on acoustic pianos, rhodes, the moog, bass ...
The strings are poustouflants were quick to take to a great composer of cinema.

on the other hand I t just dcu by DX style electric pianos that lack character and expressiveness (FM synthesis has its reasons)

The keyboard: a very soft touch synth classic, I prefer the personal touch of Roland keyboards, but the yam is not unpleasant.


NOTICE GLOBAL

I use it for 2 months, before acqurir I tried other models such as
7 xs pattern is excellent but not in my budget, quite bulky and whose entire workstation party does not interests me because software like Cubase or Logic ca do very well, so it's only the sounds intressent me and a good keyboard.

What I like most is
+ Sounds
+ Its weight, size
a compact wanton DAW workstation sampling part etc ...


what I like least
- Dx pianos
- Ct a bit plastic too lightweight that does not inspire specially robustness that the ancient machinery


good quality for money, I would do this choice
pepsijeromesam 01/16/2013

pepsijeromesam's review (This content has been automatically translated from English) " Very good for small budget."

4
It is a 49-key synth. To me the touch is not bad but I'm not a pianist.
There are 1106 sounds very good and not evil effects.
There are a lot of connections, one that is very good is the 3.5mm audio input. Otherwise there are twelve o'clock in / out, headphone jack and released 6.35 HP and two pedal inputs.
It comes with Cubase AI 6 virtual synths but will not install on my iMac and I had quite a problem to install Cubase. I must take the time to try on Logic.
It is recognized on the iPad with the kit photo.
There are 128 voices of polyphony which is great for the price.

UTILIZATION

Configuration is not very difficult even if I have not all inclusive.
The manual does not fit too much into details as it is necessary to read PDF files supplied on the CD.
I did not even edit sounds because I do not really understand.

SOUNDS

Sounds suit me perfectly. There are very good acoustic piano sounds, the guitars are not as badly copper.

OVERALL OPINION

I use it for 3 weeks.
I did not try another model because I wanted a keyboard budget.
I love the sounds, having had a Motif es 7, I think the MX sounds really good.
The value for money is excellent.
If I had bought a keyboard I would do the same choice.