Marc Doty wraps up his in-depth look at the Yamaha CS-50 with this set of improvisations exploring the sound of the synth.
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Marc Doty continues his deep look into the Yamaha CS-50, in part 4 of his series of videos on the classic synth.
In this video, Doty demonstrates the sound and functionality of the amp of the Yamaha CS-50.
In this video, Marc Doty takes a deep look at the classic Yamaha CS-50 synthesizer.
Released in 1976, the four-voice Yamaha CS-50 offers CS-family sounds, but not the power, price or pounds of its bigger siblings, the CS-60 & CS-80.
The Yamaha CS-50, a vintage synthesizer from 1976, is a scaled down version of the classic Yamaha CS-80 and CS-60 synths.
It offers 4-voice polyphony, with 1 oscillator per voice.
While it has a much simpler architecture, it offers a relatively inexpensive option for getting the classic Yamaha CS sounds.
If you’ve used the Yamaha CS-50, leave a comment with your thoughts!