Drum MachinesYamaha ⇝ Yamaha RX8

The RX8 is a basic late-1980's drum machine based on sampled waveforms. A song can contain up to 999 parts.


Year Released: 1989

Number of Pads: 12

User Patterns: 100

User Songs: 20

Tempo Range: 40 - 250 BPM

ROM Size: 43 waveforms at 16-bit resolution

Outputs: 1/4" stereo pair plus two 1/4" individual outputs

Screen: 16x2 character backlit LCD

Power Consumption: 5 watts (Yamaha PA-1505 adapter at 500mA)

Weight: 1.2 kg

Dimensions: 351 mm x 207 mm x 59 mm

MIDI Connections: In, Out

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Yamaha RX8 Manual

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