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Arturia CS80V Soft Synth

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The CS-80 was popularised in the late 70's and early 80's by artists and groups like Toto, Jean-Michel Jarre, Keith Emerson, Stevie Wonder, Vangelis and Genesis who helped to turn this synthesizer into a real myth.

The CS-80V software synthesizer the reproduction of the legendary Yamaha® CS-80, which is considered by many as the "ultimate polyphonic synthesizer". More than 25 years after its release, the time has come to rediscover a sound that has extensively contributed to the history of music!

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Arturia CS80V2 Virtual Instrument

In 1976, Yamaha introduced the CS-80. The price tag ($6,900) put it out of reach of most musicians, and the weight (220 lbs or 100 kg) made it sometimes hard to use on stage, but the qualities of the CS-80, considered as Japans first great synthesizer, made it immediately famous in the music industry.

The CS-80 was popularised in the late 70's and early 80's by artists and groups like Toto, Jean-Michel Jarre, Keith Emerson, Stevie Wonder, Vangelis and Genesis who helped to turn this synthesizer into a real myth.

The Arturia CS80V...

The CS-80V offers all of the features from the original synth, plus a new generation of innovative features which take the original design to a new elevated level:

  • A modulation matrix
  • A multitimbral mode
  • An arpeggiator

But is the sound of the CS-80V really close to the original? We would tend to say yes, as the synthesizer is based on TAE®, the proprietary technology developed by Arturia, and already successfully used in the Moog Modular V.

Benefit from the experience of the best sound designers

The CS-80V comes loaded with more than 400 presets made by a selection of talented sound designers.

Features

  • Stereo synthesizer
  • Polyphonic (8 voices)
  • No aliasing from 0.1 Hz to 16 kHz
  • 64-bit floating point precision
  • Sampling rate: up to 96 kHz
  • More than 400 presets, made by professionals
  • Playable through a MIDI keyboard
  • 2 oscillators
  • 4 filters
  • 2 LFOs
  • 4 ADSR envelopes
  • 2 VCAs
  • 1 sub-oscillator (for vibrato)
  • 1 arpeggiator
  • 1 stereo delay
  • 1 chorus
  • 1 ring modulator
  • Expression and sustain pedals
  • Ribbon controller
  • Polyphonic after touch
  • Multi mode (allowing to assign a different sound to each polyphonic voice)
  • Modulation matrix: a choice of 12 sources and 38 destinations

2.0 FEATURES:

  • Switch to Syncrosoft copy protection ( V 2.0 )
  • VCF audio quality improvements ( V 2.0 )
  • Ring modulator audio quality improvements ( V 2.0 )
  • A revolutionary preset navigation system called the SoundMap ( V 2.0 )
  • Lower CPU utilization on Mac OSX( V 2.0 )
  • Better Audio Unit compatibility (Digital Performer most notably) ( V 2.0 )
  • Ability to use NRPN midi messages for automation ( V 2.0 )
  • Better handling of control surfaces while changing preset ( V 2.0 )
  • New presets added ( V 2.0 )
  • Midi RPN "pitch bend range" message is now recognized( V 2.0 )
  • Bug fixes

    Minimum System Requirements

    • PC: Pentium II 500 MHz, 128 MB of RAM, Windows 9x/2000/ME/XP
    • Mac: G3 500 MHz, 128 MB of RAM, MacOS 9.1 or higher, Mac OS X 10.2 or higher

    Sound Card

    • Any sound card compatible with DirectX, ASIO, SoundManager or CoreAudio
    • A 260-paged paper manual is provided in 3 languages: French, English and Japanese.
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