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Special offer on Sequel 3

Time-limited promotion brings selected Yamaha Guitars and Sequel 3 together

HAMBURG, Germany — November 3, 2011 — Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH and Yamaha Music Europe GmbH today announced a combined sales campaign for the guitar player.

Until the end of this year, customers purchasing selected Yamaha guitars and basses within selected European countries are eligible for a special discount through the Steinberg Online Shop for its newly released Sequel 3 music creation and performance software.

“With the new VST Amp Rack SE virtual effect board included within Sequel 3, it’s the ideal creative partner for a new Yamaha guitar. We’re therefore happy that Steinberg and Yamaha have teamed up to make this special offer before Christmas,” commented Stefan Trowbridge, PR manager at Steinberg.

With more than 5,000 high-quality loops and sounds of various music styles easily accessible through the acclaimed MediaBay media management tool, Sequel 3 boasts an array of editing tools, effects and virtual instruments in an intuitive, one-window software environment. Its HALion Sonic SE workstation features an additional 500+ sounds, while the VST Amp Rack SE virtual effect board with more than 120 presets comprise combinations of amps, speaker cabinets and effects pedals, delivering a broad spectrum of guitar sounds.

“Sequel 3 software is a natural partner for Yamaha guitars and basses. This special promotion with Steinberg opens up new creative opportunities for both aspiring and even highly experienced musicians. The ease of use and the return of ‘fun’ in using Sequel could only come from Steinberg,” said Kent Iverson, Manager Marketing Pro Music Yamaha Music Europe GmbH.

Outline of promotion

Any musician who purchases an eligible Yamaha guitar within selected European countries before December 31, 2011, is entitled to a 10 euro discount when purchasing Sequel 3 through the Steinberg Online Shop.

More details and a list of Yamaha guitars included in this special offer are available at

Sequel 3 features at a glance

• More than 5,000 high-quality loops and sounds

• MediaBay media management tool

• HALion Sonic SE with over 500 workstation sounds

• Performance Mode with 24 live performance pads

• One-click tempo detection

• VST Amp Rack SE amp simulator

• Controller Learn

• Multi-take recording

• AudioWarp with élastique Pro

• Step Envelopes editor

• Beat Page with Groove Agent ONE and Beat Designer

• VST 3 support and cross-platform compatibility with Windows and Mac OS X