The Tenori-on combines a MIDI controller, tone generator, sampler and stunning visual user interface. Most importantly it’s a unique new way for anyone to approach playing and composing music. Music instantly becomes a wall of light graffiti as you paint the sounds across its 256 LED buttons
Media artist Toshio Iwai collaborated with Yamaha to design a totally new musical instrument. Tenori-on combines a MIDI controller, tone generator, sampler and stunning visual user interface. Most importantly it’s a unique new way to approach playing and composing music. Music instantly becomes a wall of light graffiti as you paint the sounds across its 256 LED buttons.
The Tenori-on W is focused on live performance with its two-sided LED display allowing audiences to see the unique Tenori-on visual displays and battery operation for moving around on stage.
Novamusik.com Yamaha Tenori-on with Analog Gear!
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700 grams (without batteries)
122 x 32 dots (20 characters x 4 lines)
Tone Generating Technology
Number of Polyphony (Max.)
Number of Voices
253 (239 + 14 Drum Kits)
3 voices (with User Voice Manager)
40 – 240
Storage and Connectivity
DC IN 12V
x 1 (mini)
(Mini DIN)MIDI IN: for synchronized performance MIDI OUT: for external device control
Amplifiers and Speakers
Adapter (PA-3C/PA-130), or batteries (Six “AA” alkaline batteries)
Approx. 5 hours continuous playback.
Rear LED Display
10 (L1 – L5, R1 – R5)
6 types: Score, Random, Draw, Bounce, Push, Solo
Clock, power-save, synchronized performance, recording, TENORI-ON song playback