Keyboard Arp & Drum Pad

Keyboard Arp & Drum Pad is a CoreMIDI application that transmits notes to external MIDI instruments and includes a keyboard, arpeggiator and assignable drum pads. You can play the built-in keyboard, trigger arps and play various patterns of instruments like drums, keyboard or guitar. The drum pads also allow you to play drum phrases or assign multiple notes on one pad and play chords.

Set the Keyboard Arp and Drum Pad to different channels to play drum beats
and pad chords along with the sequenced phrases run by the arpeggiator.

The Yamaha MOTIF XF* offers WiFi connectivity – enabling wireless control.
If you use the Yamaha i-MX1 MIDI Interface , you can connect to any MIDI instrument.

Keyboard Arpeggiator

  • You can choose from 342 arps including many different instrument categories
  • Each arp phrase can be modified in real time for swing, beat stretch, octave range and variation

Drum Pad

  • Each of the 16 Drum Pads can have up to 5 notes with assignable velocities so you can play chords or layered percussion with one pad
  • Split pads in half and assign different notes or velocities to the left side and right sides of the pad
  • A learn mode makes it easy to program the pads directly from an external device

Tap Tempo

  • A Tap Tempo feature allows you to quickly set the Tempo of the arps

Ribbon Controller

  • A Ribbon Controller lets you control Velocity, Pitch and 2 Assignable Parameters

* In order to have utilize a WiFi connection, please update your MOTIF XF OS via and attach a compatible WiFi USB adapter

The app is priced at $3.99

Keyboard Arp & Drum Pad - US - Yamaha Corporation of America

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