Yamaha Genos 76-Key Digital Workstation Keyboard
Genos is the flagship Yamaha Digital Workstation, with intuitive control featuring a touch screen, assignable buttons, sliders and knobs. With unmatched sound quality, state of the art content, and professional level connectivity the Genos is the ultimate songwriting and performance tool.
THE BEST SOUND QUALITY EVER ON A DIGITAL WORKSTATION
Powered by specially developed Yamaha technology, the sonic quality of every Voice in Genos is beyond any other Digital Workstation you’ve ever played. Everything you hear, whether it be the beautiful CFX piano, the lush Kino Strings or the punchy Revo!Drums, will blow you away!
AEM (Articulation Element Modeling): This technology simulates the subtle nuances and performance characteristics of musical instruments. When you play, Genos automatically chooses appropriate samples in real time, according to what and how you play. Samples are smoothly joined and articulated, just as they would naturally occur on an acoustic
C7 Grand Piano: For the first time in any Yamaha product, the Genos features our newly sampled C7 Grand Piano Voice. It is great match with Pop/Rock/Jazz and other music, and is the piano of choice for many recording studios around the world.
Revo!Drum/SFX: Revo!Drum Voices recreate the authentic sound of drums. Even when playing the same key multiple times, the sound is always of a different nuance, making it incredibly natural and realistic.
Whether you create or perform music, you need to be inspired by your instrument. Genos features a diverse range of content, including 1,710 instrument Voices, 550 accompaniment Styles, 216 arpeggios and more.
From Reverb to Distortion, Rotary Speaker to Compressor, Genos boasts unprecedented DSP power. 28 insert effects can be routed freely, making Genos an incredibly versatile production tool.
Using the same VCM technology as professional Yamaha mixing consoles, Genos has the tools to create the perfect sound. Not only do the effects sound great, they look great too—with a stunning graphical user interface.
VOCAL HARMONY & SYNTH VOCODER
You can automatically apply various Vocal Harmony effects to your voice as you sing, or you can use the Synth Vocoder to craft the unique characteristics of your voice onto synthesizer and other sounds.
CONTROL YOUR MUSIC
Intuitive and fast control: Genos features an intuitive interface for music making and sound creation.
Touch Screen: Select and change parameters directly with the new 9″ colour touch screen.
Assignable buttons: While performing, you often need to act fast to access certain features. Choose from a range of functions to set to the 6+1 assignable panel buttons and with just a single touch, you can instantly recall your desired function.
Style Engine: Genos features a variety of rhythmic backing patterns and accompaniments (called “Styles”) in variety of different musical genres. Styles feature sophisticated patterns to inspire your creativity. You have the ideas, and Genos will react to them.
Registration Memory: The Registration Memory function allows you to save (or “register”) virtually all panel settings to a Registration Memory button, and then instantly recall your custom panel settings by simply pressing a single button.
SHAPING YOUR IDEA
Turn great ideas into reality: Start from the original idea of a song, pick an instrument Voice and Style of your choice. Play and work out the arrangement and capture it as a MIDI song. Then, overdub some sounds and create your demo or even your finished track.
Recording function (MIDI/Audio): Quickly record your performance as audio (WAV) or Standard MIDI File (SMF) with the Quick Recording feature. For more complex arrangements, Multi Recording features a fully functional 16-track MIDI sequencer with realtime and steptime functionality.
Digital output: The new S/PDIF Digital output can be connected to compatible studio equipment or home theatre to output audio from Genos without any loss in quality.
Arpeggio: Genos has 216 Arpeggios to enhance your performance. There are a variety of arpeggio types, some are straight forward instrument arpeggios, others recreate strumming guitar effects and controller arpeggios automate Live Control by adjusting sound filters in realtime as you perform.
High-quality keyboard action: The FSX keyboard features a premium action with aftertouch. The keys are created in a high-precision manufacturing process for an incredibly durable keybed, enhanced key stability and “fast” action. The 76-key professional keyboard features enhanced touch response allowing for highly expressive and dynamic performances.
Direct Access: The Direct Access feature provides a shortcut to a wide variety of Genos functions. Simply press the Direct Access button followed by another panel button or footswitch to jump directly to relevant controls in the display.
DELIVER YOUR BEST PERFORMANCE
Enhance Your Performance: Whatever genre of music you wish to perform, Genos is ready to accompany you with world-class arrangements, punchy drums and powerful DSP/Effect. Never has there been a more perfect personal backing band.
Add some flavor to your performance: High quality output: The audio output of Genos has been completely redesigned to deliver professional quality sound from your keyboard.
New output circuit: The new 32bit Digital Audio Converter (DAC) provides high quality defined sound across a wide frequency range, ensuring Genos always cuts through the mix.
Sub out: Genos features four Sub line-out connections that you can use to adapt your sound to various situations.