merish 5

The live machine


info and technical data



Play, mix and record Midi Files, Mp3 and Videos.

One single machine to give all you need to play and sing at top level.
Merish5 is the evolution of earlier versions of Merish and it sets the benchmark among the stand alone devices designed for reading, archiving and playing of digital Backing Tracks. Merish5 includes all the best features of the former versions, but it’s been optimized and completely re-designed.

Xynthia Os – the new Music Operating System of M-Live

Merish5 is operated by Xynthia, an Operating System developed by M-Live in a more than three years research.
Xynthia allows the easy and very fast management of large music libraries, the direct surfing of music websites, the download of music files from the internet. Thanks to Xynthia, Merish5 is a powerful sound generator that can be controlled by an USB Master Keyboard as well, with an optimized Midi sound, the complete multitasking of different work sessions, the increase of the Digital Mixer with the complete control of any parameters for Mixing and Eq, and many more features that you will discover using your Merish5.

The new Sound of Merish5

Merish5 includes all sound that were in the earlier versions, but the most part of them have been re-mastered, re-sampled and optimized, thanks to the sound memory that is now ten times larger than before. The sound bank of Merish5 lives up to the requirements of professional live musicians.

Merish5 can be played also using an USB Master Keyboard that connected to the machine will be powered and ready to play the internal database of Merish5. An USB Master Keyboard and Merish5 are the perfect match for those who desire awesome sounds and uncompromising features in controlling and managing of your music libraries.

On Web in a few simple steps

For those who love to have high quality Backing Tracks in every musical genre, Merish5 is the perfect tool. Thanks to Xynthia Os it can connect to Internet via Wi-fi to explore the archives of The download of Backing Tracks is very fast and thanks to ALLSONGS subscription the user gets access to a library of thousands of Midi or Mp3 files, constantly updated by M-Live. Even without a PC the available archive will be huge and of top quality.

In addition to these important news, Merish5 has been optimized in every components: the digital mixer has been boosted and many extremely useful features have been added for a perfect performance on stage.

Merish5 Technical Features:

Merish5 includes a Backing Tracks reader and manager in different formats : Midi, Mp3 and Video. The archives are managed by a simple but very fast software that can store without problems more than 100.000 files. The internal memory is 128 GB, at solid state.

Display of Merish5 is of last generation, very bright, sensitive and capacitive for the best precision and handling on stage.

Digital Mixer

Merish5 has a powerful Digital Mixer, for those who want to play live without any complications but with top quality. The Mixer has 2 Mic inputs, 2 Line inputs, the control of the two Track internal channels, Click output for the metronome, output for Monitor or Headphones.

Connections – Back panel

Mixer management

The control of the Mixer is managed by a powerful and flexible software, by which all sound sources can be equalized freely, effects , volumes, routing of outputs and much more can be controlled.

Backing tracks editing

Merish5 can edit any parameter of the Backing Tracks and it can write and synchronize the lyrics of the Songs. Besides, it manages Marker and Chords in various formats, also as overlaid to the text.

The sounds of Merish5

Merish5 contains more than 1 GB of sounds that in numbers are over than 500 Timbers, 50 Drum Kits and hundreds of percussions.

In addition to this huge sounds bank , 70 PATCHES are available and they can be played by an USB Master Keyboard connected and directly powered by Merish5.

Play Merish with a master keyboard

Merish5 is a truly pleasant instrument to play, the timbers are original and conceived for those who love to play on stage without complications: connect your keyboard, launch the controls and choose the sounds you prefer. The Backing Track can go on playing.

Digital recorder

Merish5 is also a powerful digital recorder. It’s very easy to use and once the volumes of different sources are balanced all you have to do is to press REC to start recording your performance.

WEB Connection:

Merish5 connects to Internet very easily: via USB Wi-fi Pen, Via Ethernet Cable, or even via Android phone hotspot. Once the connection is established Merish5 can enter the to choose the Songs in a library of tens of thousands files.

All is extremely easy and fast and the download of Backing Tracks can be done very quickly ! it’s just like having them in your archive, already.

Buy backing tracks on

Two options are available for purchase of Backing Tracks:

  1. Songnet Prepaid Credit. A credit available in different bills that can be purchased on the website and that allows you to download files until the credit is empty.
  2. AllSongs subscroprtion. It’s a Flat subscription that allows you to download any Backing Tracks in Midi and Mp3 format from It’s available in different duration.

Some new APP will be available soon to connect MERISH5 “to the world” ! STAY TUNED!


Operative System XYNTHIA – by M-Live
Number of Midi Generatorsi 2
Total Polyphony 240
Sounds and Timbre 512
Drum Kit 58
Percussions 589
Files managed MIDI FILE 0-1, KAR, Mf3, Mf4, Mf5 – MP3 – VIDEO MP4
Number of files More than 100.000 on 128GB internal memory
Readable Devices USB Flash, external Hard Disks
Files Transfer Wi Fi o Ethernet via Merish5 Manager PC/MAC
Internet Connection WEB tramite Wi-Fi
Video Interface HDMI
Mixer Digital, 7 Channels
Mic Inputs 2 (also Phantom)
Line Inputs 2 Stereo
Outputs Main + Aux
Click Audio output – editable click
Equalizer Parametric, 3 bands
Audio Equalizer Separated for each channel and Master 10 bands
Effects 2 on Mics + 2 on Midi files
Harmonizer 4 Voices, controlled by Midi File or Keyboard
Other effects on Mixer Compressor – Noise Gate
Expander Connection with USB Master Keyboard – PC o Midi Accordion or other controller.
Backing tracks 300 Included
USB ports 4
PC Connection Ethernet


The Live manager software (replaces the “merish manager”) is available in two versions for two operating systems: Windows 8.1
and later – macOS 10.15 Catalina and following. Full compatibility is not guaranteed on earlier systems.

Click HERE to download LIVE MANAGER for WINDOWS

Click HERE  to download LIVE MANAGER for MAC


The MERISH5 user manual is also available online in PDF format.

You can download it by clicking HERE and browse it easily online. 

Merish5 Tutorial - Repertoire, formats and WEB

Grinta Live PROMO

Xynthia 2

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