Summary: I purchase the Motif Rack XS on the advice of a sales engineer at Sweetwater. I was looking for a sound module that had some good sounding piano voices. This unit has many piano voices that sound great. I love the fact that there are so many voices in all categories.
Summary: I USE TYHIS SOUND MOUDILE FOR PERFORMING ARRANGING RECORDING AND SCORING IT: S GREAT IN LIVE USE AND IN STUDIO SETTINGS VERY RERLIABLE DOESN"T CRASH STABLE SOLID AND EASYB TO PROGRAM GOOD COMBINATION OF SOUNDS STRINGS BRASS WOODWINDS PERCUSSION SAMPLING SEQUENCER COULD HAVE MORE EXPANDABILITY
Excerpt: I use the MOTIF-RACK XS in my home studio. The optional mLAN16E2 features multi channel recording up to 14 audio tracks simultaneously. Thanks to its easy-to-understand graphical interface, you can edit various parameters of the MOTIF-RACK XS right from your computer.
Excerpt: The Yamaha Motif line of keyboards are all good and well made, the rack version is right with them. The disappointing thing to me with this rack is that editing sounds and adding effects are so difficult like they are with all rack modules. You have to do it with a little barely back lit screen.