Yamaha Motif / ES Loading Instructions

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1.) Download Option & Unzipping Instructions
After downloading the zip files, unzip each ‘disk’ file and copy contents to a SmartMedia Card, Zip Disk, or burn to CD-ROM.

If you’re unsure how to unzip the files. First make sure you have winzip installed. If not, download and install the evaluation version provided. Once installed, right click the file you want to unzip (mtf_808.zip for example) and choose the option ‘extract to folder mtf_808.zip’. When it is finished unzipping, select all the contents of the ‘mtf_808’ folder (CTRL-A to select all), amd copy to SmartMedia Card, Zip Disk, or burn to CD-ROM using your favorite burning software (We recommend Nero Burning Rom 6).

2.) Loading Drum Kit & Sound Collections
NOTE* Make sure to perform a “Save All” function & back up your settings before loading your Sound Collection

Motif requires SIMM RAM. Motif ES/XS requires DIMM RAM Installed. 
NOTE* All Motif Sounds ship in the Native .W2V Motif Format. 


1.) Press the file button on the MOTIF.
2.) Press the F3 button (Load) and select “Voice” for file type.
3.) Scroll right & select GNxxx.w2v file.
4.) Select GNxxx.w2v again & press Enter.
5.) Select user preset location to load sample drum kit
(user preset 1-128) & press enter.

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