We're over in Japan visiting Yamaha for their 45 years of synth making anniversary. We spoke to Dom about the new OS update for Montage and MODX - its free and adds several new features.
The new OS update affects both Montage (v3) and MODX (v2) with the same new features being available to both.
Additionally Montage is now available in white - all three models. Shipping soon. The OS upgrade is available now as a free update from: https://yamaha.io/YamahaSynthOSUpdates.
MONTAGE and MODX now feature pattern sequencers. MONTAGE OS 3.0 and MODX OS 2.0 is the all-new pattern sequencer.
Patterns with up to 16 tracks can be edited and saved to 128 slots. Importing and exporting MIDI files is also possible.
Completed pattern chains can be converted into songs and saved accordingly.
In addition to the new pattern sequencer, MONTAGE OS 3.0 and MODX OS 2.0 also include new audio effects.
Mini Filter and Mini Booster are modelled after the respective classic analogue synthesizer circuits, realizing the classics with Virtual Circuitry Modelling technology (VCM).
Wave Folder is a special kind of distortion effect for twisting and refining sounds. A new, fast LFO allows for a wide range of
MIDI connectivity is enhanced by a hybrid function, workflow is streamlined and the sound library is expanded by a range of new performances.