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Yamaha Genos Keyboard Digital Workstation




Genos XXL on display in-store



Experience Breathtaking Sound

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, it just blows you away!

-AEM (Articulation Element Modeling)

This technology simulates the characteristics of musical instruments. During a performance the technology sounds appropriate samples, in real time, according to what and how you play. Samples are smoothly joined and articulated—as would naturally occur on an actual acoustic instrument.


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 great content. Genos features a diverse range of contents, starting from 1,710 instrument sound, 550 backing patterns, 216 arpeggios and more.

    -Ready to go content

    Genos features stunning contents which will inspire you from the moment you start to play.


      From Reverb to Distortion, Rotary Speaker to Compressor, Genos boasts unprecedented DSP power.

      Using the same VCM technology as Yamaha’s professional high-end 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.


            Expand your music

            You can continually expand the onboard content of your Genos by creating and installing your own custom or purchased Packs. The scope of possibilities for new sounds and styles is virtually unlimited.

            -YEM (Yamaha Expansion Manager)

            YEM is PC/Mac software designed to manage the Expansion contents for Yamaha keyboards, and even enables you to create your own new sounds and loops.

            -Integrated Flash Memory

            Genos includes 1.8GB of user flash memory with high speed reading/writing for your own Voices.


                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 give the idea and Genos will react to you.

                    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.

                        When you are happy with your recording, it can be stored to the internal User Drive or saved to USB Memory for easy sharing.

                        - 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.



                            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 (Style Engine)

                                  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 (Multi Pads)

                                      The Multi Pad can be used to play a number of short pre-recorded rhythmic and melodic sequences and loops that allow you to add impact and variety to your keyboard performance.

                                      -Audio Link Multi Pad

                                      Multi Pads do not only work with MIDI data, they also allow you to create unique, new pad content with your own audio (WAV) data for playing back during 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.

                                        Click Here for Genos Brochure & Specifications


                                        Click Here for Genos Brochure & Specifications

                                        DimensionsWidth1,234 mm (48-9/16")
                                        Height138 mm (5-7/16")
                                        Depth456 mm (17-15/16")
                                        WeightWeight13.0 kg (28 lb, 11 oz)
                                        KeyboardNumber of Keys76
                                        TypeOrgan (FSX), Initial Touch/Aftertouch
                                        Touch ResponseNormal, Easy1, Easy2, Soft1, Soft2, Hard1, Hard2
                                        Other ControllersJoystickYes
                                        Control Knobs6 Live Control knobs (Assignable)
                                        Sliders9 Live Control sliders (Assignable), Cross Fader
                                        Art. Switches3
                                        DisplayTypeMain Display : TFT Color Wide VGA LCD | Sub Display: OLED (Live Control view)
                                        SizeMain Display : 800 x 480 dots (9 inch) | Sub Display: 589 x 48 dots
                                        Touch ScreenMain Display : Yes
                                        LanguageMain Display : English, German, French, Spanish, Italian | Sub Display: English
                                        Tone GenerationTone Generating TechnologyAWM Stereo Sampling, AEM technology
                                        PolyphonyNumber of Polyphony (Max.)256 (max.) (128 for Preset Voice + 128 for Expansion Voice)
                                        PresetNumber of Voices1,652 Voices + 58 Drum/SFX Kits
                                        Featured Voices10 Revo! Drums/SFX, 76 Ensemble, 390 Super Articulation!, 75 Super Articulation2!, 82 MegaVoice, 40 Sweet!, 81 Cool!, 160 Live!, 24 Organ Flutes!
                                        CompatibilityXGYes (for Song playback)
                                        GSYes (for Song playback)
                                        GMGM (for Song playback)
                                        GM2GM2 (for Song playback)
                                        PartRight 1, Right 2, Right 3, Left
                                        CapacityVoiceYes (approx.3.0 GB)
                                        Style&Voice SetYes (Internal Memory)
                                        TypesReverb59 Preset + 30 User
                                        Chorus107 Preset + 30 User
                                        DSPVariation: 358 Preset(with VCM) + 30 User | Insertion 1–28: 358 Preset(with VCM) + 30 User
                                        Master Compressor5 Preset + 30 User
                                        Master EQ5 Preset + 30 User
                                        Part EQ28 Parts
                                        Vocal HarmonyNumber of PresetsVocal Harmony: 54 | Synth Vocoder: 20
                                        Number of User Settings60 * The number is the total of Vocal Harmony and Synth Vocoder
                                        Vocal EffectMic Effect: Noise Gate, Compressor, 3 Band EQ | Vocal Effect: 23
                                        PresetNumber of Preset Styles550
                                        Featured Styles491 Pro, 39 Session, 10 Free Play, 10 DJ
                                        FingeringSingle Finger, Fingered, Fingered On Bass, Multi Finger, AI Fingered, Full Keyboard, AI Full Keyboard
                                        Style ControlINTRO x 3, MAIN VARIATION x 4, FILL x 4, BREAK, ENDING x 3
                                        Other FeaturesOne Touch Setting (OTS)4 for each Style
                                        Chord LooperYes
                                        Style Section ResetYes
                                        CompatibilityStyle File Format (SFF), Style File Format GE (SFF GE)
                                        PresetNumber of Multi Pad Banks448 Banks x 4 Pads
                                        AudioAudio LinkYes
                                        PresetNumber of Preset Songs9 Demo Songs, 11 Preset Songs
                                        RecordingNumber of Tracks16
                                        Recording FunctionQuick Recording, Multi Track Recording, Step Recording
                                        Compatible Data FormatPlaybackSMF (Format 0, Format 1) , XF
                                        RecordingSMF (Format 0), approx. 3 MB per Song
                                        Audio Recorder/PlayerPlaybackWAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo), MP3 (44.1 kHz, 64/96/128/256/320 kbps, stereo)
                                        RecordingWAV (44.1 kHz, 16 bit, stereo), approx. 0.8 GB (80 minutes) per Song
                                        Time StretchYes
                                        Pitch ShiftYes
                                        Vocal CancelYes
                                        Panel SustainYes
                                        StylesStyle CreatorYes
                                        OTS InformationYes
                                        Multi PadsMulti Pad CreatorYes
                                        RegistrationNumber of Buttons10
                                        ControlRegistration Sequence, Freeze
                                        PlaylistNumber of Records2,500 (max.) Records per Playlist file
                                        SongsScore Display FunctionYes
                                        Lyrics Display FunctionYes
                                        SearchRegistration Bank
                                        Overall ControlsMetronomeYes
                                        Tempo Range5 – 500, Tap Tempo
                                        Transpose-12 – 0 – +12
                                        Tuning414.8 – 440.0 – 466.8 Hz (approx. 0.2 Hz increments)
                                        Octave ButtonYes
                                        Scale Type9 Types
                                        Sub Scale SettingYes
                                        MiscellaneousDirect AccessYes
                                        Text Display FunctionYes
                                        Wallpaper CustomizationYes
                                        Display OutYes (by using a commercially USB display adaptor) * For a list of compatible devices, access the “Yamaha Downloads” website. *Genos generates a 800 x 600 size image for external display. The size of Genos main display is 800 x 480, so there will always be blank areas at the top and bottom of the image.
                                        StorageInternal MemoryYes (approx. 58 GB)
                                        External DrivesUSB flash drive
                                        ConnectivityHeadphonesStandard stereo phone jack (PHONES)
                                        FOOT PEDAL1 (SUSTAIN), 2 (ART.1), 3 (VOLUME), Function assignable
                                        MicrophoneYes (Combo Jack) , Phantom Power (+48V) available
                                        MIDIMIDI A (IN/OUT) , MIDI B (IN/OUT)
                                        AUX INL/L+R, R
                                        DIGITAL OUTYes (coaxial)
                                        LINE OUTMAIN (L/L+R, R) , SUB (1, 2) , SUB (3, 4 / AUX OUT)
                                        USB TO DEVICEYes (x 3)
                                        USB TO HOSTYes
                                        LANYes (*) , Standards: IEEE802.11b/g/n (IEEE802.11n 5GHz: not compatible) *May not be included, depending on your area. Check with your Yamaha dealer.