Yamaha’s reface DX is an FM Synthesiser featuring a 4-operator FM sound engine with dynamic and expressive additive synthesis.
A new feature of the engine in the DX is continuously variable feedback on every operator allowing for a wide-range of sound creation. The reface DX contains 2 programable effect units with VCM touch wah, VCM flanger, VCM phaser, chorus, delay, reverb and distortion effects included.
- Legendary sound, modern size
- Intuitively control big sound in a small size with four unique synths based on legendary Yamaha keyboards.
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・Analog Physical Modeling Engine with multiple synthesis and oscillator types
Each oscillator type has flexible LFO and ADSR routing plus unique Texture and Mod controls that work as follows:
Texture, control adds sub-oscillator
Mod, layers multiple sawtooth waves
Texture, changes pitch of 2nd square wave
Mod, change pulse width
Texture, changes pitch and tone of OSC2
Mod, sets pitch change amount
Texture, changes pitch of OSC1
Mod, changes pitch of OSC2
Texture, sets Modulation amount
Mod, changes pitch of the Modulator
・Onboard effects processor with five types add depth to your sound
The effect types are: OFF (effect bypass,) Delay, VCM Phaser, VCM Chorus/Flanger and Distortion
・8-note polyphony allows complex chords and pads or switch to mono Mode for fat synth bass or solo leads
・Based on the FS action found on the flagship Motif XF, HQ (High Quality) Mini Keys provide premium feel and response for fast, accurate and natural playing
・Integrated Phrase Looper: capture song ideas or just jam
・Continuous controller pedal input for volume control
Mobility & Connectivity
・2W 3cm stereo speaker system lets you play any place, any time
Specially designed bass reflex port technology enhances bass response for full, rich sound
・Battery powered - uses six "AA" batteries with five hours of life
・USB "TO HOST" allows MIDI connectivity to your USB-equipped computer or iOS device
・Dual 1/4"unbalanced line outputs provide connection to mixers, audio interfaces, DI boxes and more
・A 3.5mm aux line input lets you connect and hear mobile devices, tablets and more through the instrument
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Amplifiers and Speakers
|Amplifiers||2 W x 2|
|Speakers||3 cm x 2|
|Power Consumption||6 W (When using PA-130 power adaptor)|
|Battery Life||Approximately 5 hours|
|Auto Power Off||Yes|
|Power Supply||Adaptors||PA-130 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha|
|Batteries||Six “AA” size batteries or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries|
|Included||AC adaptor*, MIDI breakout cable, Owner’s Manual, Warranty* *May be included depending on your locale|
|Number of types||5 OSC types|
|Effects||Distortion, VCM Chorus/Flanger, VCM Phaser, Delay|
|Dimensions||Width||530 mm (20 7/8")|
|Height||60 mm (2 3/8")|
|Depth||175 mm (6 7/8")|
|Weight||1.9 kg (4 lbs, 3 oz) (not including batteries)|
|Number of Keys||37 keys|
|Type||HQ mini (High-Quality mini)|
|Engine||AN (Analog Physical Modeling)|
|DC IN||DC IN (12 V) jack|
|Headphones||PHONES (6.3 mm, stereo phone jack)|
|MIDI||MIDI (mini-DIN IN/OUT)|
|AUX IN||AUX IN (3.5 mm, mini stereo phone jack)|
|OUT PUT||L/MONO, R (6.3 mm, TS phone jack, unbalanced)|
|USB TO HOST||USB (TO HOST)|
|Pedal||Type||FOOT CONTROLLER: FC7 (optional) (to adjust the volume)|