21st Century : Music : The Yamaha RS7000
The Yamaha RS7000 is without doubt the most intuitive, musically powerful, easy to use integrated sampling sequencer ever to hit the market. It boasts every feature required for producing professional quality dance grooves in a single box, a truly hands on approach to music making, a combination of integrating loops and samples, over 1000 onboard synth voices, 63 drum kits and 6 filter types and 18 assignable knobs allowing you to bend and twist your way to dancefloor fame with the minimum of fuss.
According to the highly influential DJ magazine, the Yamaha RS7000 "...will go down in modern music making history, pushing the boundaries of live / DJ performance. It features just about every conceivable thing you could possibly need for professional level dance music production in a single box, it also an awesome desktop studio."
Building pro tracks couldn't be easier, MIDI and audio can be seamlessly integrated, sample scan easily imported from a variety of formats, brand new loops and phrases can be created from original samples or even the internal sounds can be re-sampled for total creative flexibility.
The 18 assignable knobs and pads provide real time control over sounds,
samples and MIDI sequences.
The RS7000 brings all aspects of professional music making together in one easy to use creative tool. Everything you need for professional level music production particularly in dance, techno, Hip Hop , R&B and ambient styles.
Probably the most powerful and unique aspect of the RS7000 is its ability easily mix audio and MIDI data. The 4-Mb of onboard sampling memory is expandable to a massive 64MB. New loops and phrases can simply be created using a variety of sources, samples, internal sequenced sounds. The integrated sequencer automatically breaks the samples down into discrete parts based on amplitude peaks and generates a corresponding MIDI sequence.
Audio beats of differing tempos can then be synchronised and processed with unique features and tools such as theg rid groove function.
The 6 distinct types of onboard filters include phat, resonant low pass, band pass and high pass - all easily controllable with a sophisticated multi-stage envelope. Advanced LFO modulation capabilities include numerous BPM synchronised waveforms plus a number of user programmable waves allowing easy creation of unique BPM synchronised effects.
The onboard recording functions offer 16 sections of 16 tracks each, and a 200,000 note-per-song linear sequencer. The RS7000 features advanced editing functions and patterns can be auditioned in real time.
The RS700 is the ultimate boys toy for pro music production and according to DJ magazine is "an awesome addition to live DJ performance".
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