Yamaha REFACE CS Mini Analogue Sythesiser

£336.00

Analog synthesizer: Simple control, Colorful sounds, Massive dynamics.

With the legendary Yamaha Control Synthesizer series, introduced in 1976, music history was written by artists like Vangelis, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson. In keeping with tradition, the reface CS unites simple handling and creative sounds with a massive dynamic. But the concept was not to clone a monophonic synthesizer: The polyphonic tone generator with 8 voices and 5 oscillator types (multi saw, pulse, oscillator sync, ring modulation, frequency modulation) offers a rich bandwidth of exciting sounds from analogue to digital. All parameters are changeable intuitively using sliders.

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Description

Features

Analog Physical Modeling Engine with multiple synthesis and oscillator types

Each oscillator type has flexible LFO and ADSR routing plus unique Texture and Mod controls that work as follows:

Onboard effects processor with five types add depth to your sound

The effect types are: OFF (effect bypass,) Delay, VCM Phaser, VCM Chorus/Flanger and Distortion
8-note polyphony allows complex chords and pads or switch to mono Mode for fat synth bass or solo leads

Multi-saw
Texture, control adds sub-oscillator
Mod, layers multiple sawtooth waves
Pulse
Texture, changes pitch of 2nd square wave
Mod, change pulse width
Oscillator Sync
Texture, changes pitch and tone of OSC2
Mod, sets pitch change amount
Ring Modulation
Texture, changes pitch of OSC1
Mod, changes pitch of OSC2
Frequency Modulation
Texture, sets Modulation amount
Mod, changes pitch of the Modulator
Control

Based on the FS action found on the flagship Motif XF, HQ (High Quality) Mini Keys provide premium feel and response for fast, accurate and natural playing
Integrated Phrase Looper: capture song ideas or just jam
Continuous controller pedal input for volume control
Mobility & Connectivity

2W 3cm stereo speaker system lets you play any place, any time
Specially designed bass reflex port technology enhances bass response for full, rich sound
Battery powered – uses six “AA” batteries with five hours of life
USB “TO HOST” allows MIDI connectivity to your USB-equipped computer or iOS device
Dual 1/4″unbalanced line outputs provide connection to mixers, audio interfaces, DI boxes and more
A 3.5mm aux line input lets you connect and hear mobile devices, tablets and more through the instrument
Create your Soundmondo. Inspire and be inspired.

Soundmondo is a free sound sharing community that lets you discover, create and share reface Voices and Set Lists using Google Chrome any place, any time you’re online.
Powered by Web MIDI, Soundmondo is simple to use – just connect reface to Chrome and you’re ready to create or start browsing.

Specifications

Sound Engine Type(s): Modeling engine with Pulse, Multi-saw, Oscillator Sync, Ring modulation and FM
Number of Keys: 37
Type of Keys: Mini synth keys with initial touch
Polyphony: 8 note
Number of Presets: 5 oscillators
Effects Types: Chorus, flanger, phaser, delay, distortion
Sampling: Phrase looper (up to 10 minutes)
Audio Inputs: 1 x 1/8″ TRS (aux in)
Audio Outputs: 2 x 1/4″ (left, right)
Headphones: 1 x 1/4″
USB: USB Type B
MIDI I/O: 1 x MIDI jack with breakout cable
Pedal Inputs: 1 x 1/4″ (FC7 volume controller)
Power Supply: 12V DC power supply or 6 x AA batteries (5 hour lifespan)
Height: 2.37″
Width: 20.87″
Depth: 6.87″
Weight: 4 lbs. 3 oz.

Warranty

2 Year Yamaha Warranty