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Yamaha CS40M Programmable Memory Synthesizer

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    Description
    The Yamaha Programmable Memory Synthesizer is a new professional keyboard that has bun developed based on Yamaha's experience in music and the most advanced LSI technology. By providing the performer with a wide range of sound variations and by incorporating a programmer, this synthesizer is ideal for live performances.

    Yamaha Programmable Memory Synthesizer Features

    Built.in programmer - these units incorporate RAM (LSI's for memory) the CS20M can store 8 original voices with the use of 32 parameters, while the CS40M can store 20 voices with the use of 50 parameters.

    Equipped with Back-up Batteries - Two alkaline batteries are provided, the memorized program data is held intact even after power has bean switched off.

    Built-in cassette interface enables storage of programs (recording onto cassette tape.) and loading of programs. Writing into RAM from cassette tape. The provision gives the user the ability to create an infinite library of original sounds.

    Control Panel designed with emphasis placed on sound creating and ease of operation. The CS20M is equipped with two VCOs, and the VCF and VCA are both provided with an independent EG. On the other hand, the CS40M has four VC0s, each of which is provided with a special EG. The VCF and VCA are also equipped with independent EGs. Furthermore, the panel is laid out in a manner which permits ease of operation and the ability to create fine textured sounds.
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    Architecture
    Type: Analog
    Synthesis: Subtractive
    Oscillators: 2
    Waveforms: Pulse, Saw Down, Square, Triangle, White Noise
    Osc Modulation: Keyboard, LFO, Pitch Wheel
    Envelopes: 4
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Looping, Time
    Filters: 2
    Types: 12dB Slope (2-pole), Band Pass, High Pass, Low Pass, Resonance
    LFO: 1
    LFO Parameters: Sample & Hold, Saw Up, Saw Down, Sine, Square, Clocked, Key Sync
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 2
    Timbrality: 1
    Tuning: Standard
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 20
    Storage: Internal
    Editing: CV
    Case
    Case: Keyboard
    Case Details: 44 non-weighted key
    Controls: Knobs, Pitch -Wheel, Pedal - Sustain
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 988 (W) x 470.5 (D) x 177 (H) mm
    Weight: 21kg
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out, Mono Headphone
    Audio Output Count: 3
    CV Ports: CV IN, CV OUT, Gate In
    Power: 120 / 220 V AC
    Production
    Year Released: 1979
    Manuals & Documents

    Product Links
    Company Product Sites:
    [+] sounddoctorin.com
    Pricing
    MSRP List Price: $2195 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $2000 - convert
    Used Price: $400 - $700 - convert
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