FM synthesizer: Discover new/genuine FM




• 4-operator FM Sound Engine offers dynamic and expressive additive synthesis

• A new feature of this engine is continuously variable feedback on every operator allowing for a wide-range of sound creation

• Two programmable effects blocks with seven effect types per block:
(The effect types are: VCM Touch Wah, VCM Flanger, VCM Phaser,
Chorus, Delay, Reverb and Distortion)

• Multi-touch control interface gives direct access to four simultaneous parameters

• 32 Voice memory locations allow storing and recalling favorite Voices



Based on the FS action found on the flagship Motif XF, HQ (High Quality) Mini Keys provide premium feel and response for fast, accurate and natural playing.



Integrated Phrase Looper: capture song ideas or just jam.


Mobility & Connectivity

• Speakers
2W 3cm stereo speaker system lets you play any place, any time.
Specially designed bass reflex port technology enhances bass response
for full, rich sound.
USB "TO HOST" allows MIDI connectivity to your USB-equipped computer or
iOS device.
• Audio output
Dual 1/4"unbalanced line outputs provide connection to mixers, audio
interfaces, DI boxes and more.
• Audio input
A 3.5mm aux line input lets you connect and hear mobile devices, tablets
and more through the instrument.
• Controller
Continuous controller pedal input for volume control.


Battery powered

Uses six "AA" batteries with five hours of life.


Create your Soundmondo. Inspire and be inspired.

Soundmondo is a free sound sharing community that lets you discover, create and share reface Voices and Set Lists using Google Chrome any place, any time you’re online. Powered by Web MIDI, Soundmondo is simple to use – just connect reface to Chrome and you’re ready to create or start browsing.


Song creation anywhere – Cubasis LE Bundle

Cubasis LE is the compact version of Steinberg’s streamlined, multitouch sequencer for the iPad, providing the same look and feel of its bigger brother Cubasis.

Amplifiers and Speakers

Amplifiers 2 W x 2
Speakers 3 cm x 2

Power Supply

Power Consumption 6 W (When using PA-130 power adaptor)
Battery Life Approximately 5 hours
Auto Power Off Yes
Power Supply Adaptors PA-130 or an equivalent recommended by Yamaha
Batteries Six “AA” size batteries or Ni-MH rechargeable batteries


Included AC adaptor*, MIDI breakout cable, Owner’s Manual, Warranty* *May
be included depending on your locale


Number of types 4 Operators, 12 Algorithms
Number of voices 32 (memorable)
Effects Distortion/VCM Touch Wah/Chorus/VCM Flanger/VCM Phaser/Delay/Reverb


Dimensions Width 530 mm (20 7/8")
Height 60 mm (2 3/8")
Depth 175 mm (6 7/8")
Weight 1.9 kg (4 lbs, 3 oz) (not including batteries)


Number of Keys 37 keys
Type HQ mini (High-Quality mini)
Initial Touch Yes

Tone generation

Maximum Polyphony 8
Engine FM

Other Features

Phrase Looper Yes
Display Type Full Dot LCD (128 x 64 dots)


DC IN DC IN (12 V) jack
Headphones PHONES (6.3 mm, stereo phone jack)
AUX IN AUX IN (3.5 mm, mini stereo phone jack)
OUT PUT L/MONO, R (6.3 mm, TS phone jack, unbalanced)
Pedal Type SUSTAIN: FC3(A), FC4(A), FC5 (optional)
Half damper NO (*Half damper’s control message can be sent to external
device via MIDI)