Continuing its leadership at the forefront of state-of-the-art digital music technology, YAMAHA proudly introduces the RY20 Rhythm Programmer. To enhance your stage performance, multi-track recording, and desktop music, it offers features and capabilities hitherto only available in machines costing many times more. With the use of its exceptional GROOVE functions you can escape forever from the "mechanical feel" common to conventional rhythm machines. -The high performance AWM tone generator delivers 300 state-of-the-art voices. - 50 preset, 50 user, and 50 combination patterns, each with six sections, give you a total of 900 patterns. - The sophisticated and musical groove functions add a "human feel" to the patterns while the swing function creates a looser feel. - 20 preset and 20 user drum kits, each with five drum/percussion pad banks and a five-octave bass bank. - Easy and efficient operation with the Jog/Shuttle Dial, simple and logical recording controls, and large custom LCD. - 12 velocity sensitive pads.
12 Velocity Sensitive Pads
12 Velocity Sensitive Pads
300 Brilliant Voices and 10 Versatile Effects
300 voices from Yamaha's proven AWM (Advanced Wave Memory) tone generator system. A built-in DSP (Digital Signal Processor). Apply one of the six reverbs (hall x 2, room x 2, or plate x 2) or four delays to your drum kits.
A Total of 900 Patterns are Available
50 professionally-programmed preset patterns. 50 user pattern locations and an extra 50 combination pattern locations. Each pattern has six sections (Intro, Main A, Main B, Fill BA, and Ending), and each section contains four tracks (bass drum, snare drum, hi-hat, and other instruments). A total of 900 valuable patterns.
20 User Drum Kits to Modify to Your Own Specifications
Assign any one of the 300 AWM voices to any pad in the drum kit. You can build up your kit, pad bank by pad bank, or just directly access each of the pads.
Change the Groove and Add Some Swing
Add accents and minute timing shifts of a human drummer.
An Efficient Interface and Complete MIDI Implementation
Features easy-to-use controls with a large, informative custom LCD. Change values quickly with the Shuttle Dial, then fine-tune them using the Jog Dial. Create patterns in real-time or step record mode using the high-quality, velocity-sensitive drum pads. MIDI capabilities (including General MIDI-compatibility drum mapping).
Audio & Video
|Dimensions||Width||240mm (9 1/2")|
|Height||48mm (1 7/8")|
|Depth||176mm (6 7/8")|
|Weight||Weight||700g (1lbs 9oz) without batteries|
|Other Controllers||Pitch Bend||No|
|Others||Multi-function LCD (66 x 42 mm), Play LED, Record LED|
|Tone Generation||Tone Generating Technology||AWM (Advanced Wave Memory)|
|Polyphony||Number of Polyphony (Max.)||28|
|Preset||Number of Voices||300|
|Recording||Number of Songs||Songs:50, Demo Song Play: Initial Tempo, Repeat, Chain, Clear, Copy, NameSong Record: Part, Part Delete, Part Insert, Click; Record Data (Pattern, Section, Fill In Start Position)|
|Number of Tracks||Drum Kits20 Presets, 20 UsersParametersAssign, Level, Pan, Pitch, Decay, Sensitivities (Level, Drum Kits20 Presets, 20 UsersParametersAssign, Level, Pan, Pitch, Decay, Sensitivities (Level, Pitch, Decay, Balance), Voice Polyphony, Alternate Group, Trigger/Note Driven, Pad Sensitivity, Chase, Copy, NamePad Banks5 Drum Pad Banks (60 Pads), 1 Bass Pad Bank (60 Pads=5 Octaves)Drum Pads12 Velocity Sensitive Pads|
|Number of Pattern||Patterns:50 Presets, 50 Users, 50 CombinationsSections:Intro, Main A, Main B, Fill AB, Fill BA, EndingTracks:Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Hi-hat, Others|
|Tempo||40 - 250|
Storage and Connectivity
|Storage||Floppy Disk Drive||No|
|Connectivity||Headphones||PHONES (stereo mini jack)|
|MIDI||MIDI IN/ OUT|
|LINE OUT||OUTPUT L/MONO,R (1/4" jack)|
|Power Supply||Yamaha PA-3 or equivalent AC adaptor|
|Others||Owner's manual set|