The Yamaha KX25 USB Keyboard Studio (hereafter referred to as the "KX Series") was conceived and designed to support creativity and MIDI music composition without getting in the way. Based on a range of innovative features with advanced software integration and connectivity via a single USB cable, these control keyboards help create an efficient environment that supports traditional music production workflow.
They also feature a range of drum, guitar, bass, keyboard and other musical phrases built in, minimizing the need for complex manual MIDI data programming. Complete compositions can easily be created with just one finger. Of course Yamaha keyboard know-how acquired and refined through years of experience offers feel and response that provide optimum musical control and comfort for smooth production.
The KX series derives its superior feel from a long lineage of Yamaha pianos and keyboards with its own high-quality Yamaha keyboard action. With the addition of four assignable control knobs, dedicated performance controls, and DAW integration controls for soft synths and sequencers functions, the KX Series is a complete USB MIDI Studio that is as comfortable on stage as it is in the studio.
The KX Series enables easy song creation with its built-in arpeggio function. Inspired by the Motif ARP phrases, these arpeggios can be played back by the included HALion One softsynth using sound content from the Yamaha Motif or the VST Mega Pack Bundle featuring exclusive content from IK Multimedia, BFD, and Arturia. A dedicated control section on the KX enables complete control of sounds and content.
The KX USB Studio includes Cubase AI, a special Advanced Integration version of Steinberg's legendary music production software. Cubase AI is conveniently controlled via a dedicated control section on the KX, turning it into a complete music production solution.
The KX Series is also bundled with the new X Factor DVD from Yamaha. This DVD contains a massive collection of sounds and VST instruments from industry leaders like IK Multmedia, Sonic Reality, FXpansion, Arturia and Keyfax. In addition to the bundled sounds there are thousands of dollars worth of rebate coupons and added values from Antares, ASK Video, Broadjam, Electronic Musician, Electrix, Garritan, KeytoSound, Obedia, Steinberg and Tunecore.
- 25-note Synth action
- USB bus-powered MIDI keyboard controller
- Four assignable rotary encoder knobs
- Preset control templates for 30 major VSTi's
- Transport and track mute and solo controls
- Programmable velocity curve control
- Powerful arpeggio "phrase factory" feature with over 340 "bread and butter" patterns with (editable) guitar, bass and drum types
- Cubase AI4 and editor software included
- Advanced integration functions including VSTi operations
- Windows Vista
- Computer: 1 GHz or faster Intel Core/Pentium/Celeron family processor, with USB terminal
- RAM: 1 gigabyte minimum
- Windows XP Professional/XP Home Edition
- Computer: 750 MHz or faster Intel Core/Pentium/Celeron family processor, with USB terminal
- RAM: 128 megabytes minimum
- Compatible OS: Mac OS X 10.3.3 or later
- Computer: PowerPC G3 or later processor, with USB terminal
- RAM: 128 megabytes minimum
- AC Adapter PA-3C
- CD-ROM x 2
- USB Cable x 1
- Owner's manual
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