Bring sax chops into the world of synth sound.
You can set the fingering of the Yamaha WX5 MIDI Wind Controller to match a number of wind instruments and it features a 16-key layout similar to a standard sax. Includes built-in MIDI output connector, dedicated connector and cable for direct connection to WX-Series tone generators, high-resolution wind sensor for smooth volume control, thumb-controlled pitch bend wheel, and more.
The Yamaha WX5 Wind Controller takes wind MIDI control to new levels of performance and playability. With precise, responsive wind and lip sensors, a choice of single-reed or recorder type mouthpieces, and a range of fingering modes, the WX5 makes expressive wind control more accessible than ever before. The WX5 gives experienced wind players a new medium and vastly expanded sonic possibilities in a familiar format, playable enough for beginners.
- 16-key configuration
- MIDI output connector
- Dedicated connection to WX-Series tone generators
- High-res wind sensor gives you precise mastery of volume
WX5 MIDI Wind Controller Specifications:
- Connections: MIDI Out connector, WX Out connector (Power and MIDI Out), DC in Jack
- Controls: Note keys (16 keys including assignable high keys (2), Octave Change Keys (4) (Control range: 7 octave), Pitch Bend wheel, Setup Switch, Hold Switch (Key Hold/Sustain/Portament), Program Change Switch, Power On/Off Switch
- Dimensions ( L x W x D): 611 x 62 x 70 mm
- Dip Switches: Velocity: On/Off; Wind Data: CC#2(Breath Controller), CC#7(Volume), CC#11(Expression); Wind Curve: Normal/Hard; Lip Mode: Tight Lip/Loose Lip; Lip Range: Normal/Wide; Lip Data: Pitch bend/Modulation wheel; Lip+ CC#18 (Gen3): On/Off; Transpose: C2/Bb1/Eb2;
- Fingering: Saxophone (a), Saxophone (b), Saxophone (c), Flute
- LED : Red LED x 2 (WIND Monitor, LIP ZERO Monitor)
- MIDI: Transmit Channel 10 - 16 channel
- Rotary Controls: WIND ZERO, WIND GAIN, LIP GAIN, LIP ZERO
- Sensors: Wind Sensor, Lip Sensor
- Transpose Key : Transpose: C2,Bb1,Eb; Octave Transpose: 5 step (-2/-1/0+1/+2)