Yamaha CS-01

The Yamaha CS-01 is a compact monophonic analog synthesizer from 1982 with a single voice. It offers simple sound generation capabilities, including a voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO), a resonant low-pass filter, and an envelope generator. What makes the CS-01 unique is its touch-sensitive keyboard, which responds to pressure, allowing for expressive control over the sound. Its built-in sequencer provides basic sequencing capabilities, making it a portable and affordable option for those seeking analog synthesis in a compact form. It has been used in tracks by Pye Corner Audio, Oneohtrix Point Never, Dorian Concept, OMD, and Au Revoir Simone.

This instrument is available for use at our studio in Long Beach, Ca for playing and recording. Contact us to book your time.

Custom patch loading is possible for this item. Send us your sysex, midi files containing sysex, tape backup audio, or even Opcode Galaxy Bank or Bundles or Unisyn files for pre-loading for synth rentals or synth recording services.

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