Keyboards

Yamaha Tyros5 Arranger Workstation

Yamaha Tyros5 Arranger Workstation

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  • Keyboards
• December 13, 2013

With its fifth generation flagship keyboard, Yamaha offers musicians a complete tool for composing, arranging, and performing music with +Audio Styles, vivid instrument Voices, and for the first time, the choice of 76-note or 61-note models in a sculpted design. This model’s Ensemble Voices is a new feature that intelligently orchestrates brass, saxophone, woodwind and string ensembles by assigning each note in a chord to a different part in real time. In addition, there are 40 new drum and percussion-based +Audio Styles, a new graphical interface and Virtual Circuitry Modeling that provides accurate reproductions of the classic sound of analog gear.

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Yamaha MOXF Series

Yamaha MOXF Series

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  • Keyboards
• October 29, 2013

Yamaha MOXF SeriesYamaha’s new MOXF Series models include the latest MOTIF XF sounds, effects, and the ability to add a flash board slot for further expandability options. The 88-key Graded Hammer Standard MOXF8 and 61-key semi-weighted action MOXF6 come with 741 MB Wave ROM, 3,977 waveforms and 128-note polyphony, with up to 1 GB of Flash board sample expansion. In addition to a 16-track Song and Pattern Sequencer with real time loop remix, MOXF Series synths come with built-in, four channel USB audio/MIDI interfacing and extensive DAW/VST controls.

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Yamaha CP4 Stage Piano

Yamaha CP4 Stage Piano

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  • Keyboards
• October 11, 2013

The CP4 Stage 88-key features a selection of 45 voices from Yamaha’s Premium hand-crafted grand pianos, including the CFX, CFIIIS and S6, 47 vintage electric pianos with Virtual Circuit Modeling effects and a wide variety of 321sounds based on the flagship MOTIF synthesizer. The CP4 Stage’s slim and  lightweight design combines portability with style, with large lighted buttons for splits and layers.

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Yamaha Silent Pianos

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  • Keyboards
• September 4, 2013

Yamaha Silent Pianos are acoustic pianos featuring sound-damping capabilities that allow players to plug in headphones and play quietly. They can also be played like any regular piano, combining the authentic sound and touch of acoustic pianos with the convenience of digital models. The Silent Piano’s sounds are sampled from the top-of-the-line Yamaha CFX and CFIIIS Concert Grand Pianos.

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Kawai CS7 and CS4 Digital Pianos

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  • Keyboards
• August 5, 2013

The Kawai CS7 and CS4 models offer updated and enhanced digital features while retaining the ebony polished cabinetry for which the CS series is known. These finishes are rugged thanks to its use of polyester. The CS7 model adds the traditional leg and toe block design element found on its professional upright pianos.These new models utilize Progressive Harmonic Imaging (PHI) sound technology and new keyboard actions.

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Casio’s Dee & Ricky-Designed XW-G1

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  • Keyboards
• July 17, 2013

The new XW-G1 synthesizer was created by design duo Dee & Ricky Jackson, known for their collaboration efforts on the Casio G-Shock collections. Only two units of the Limited Edition XW-G1 synthesizerwere created, which feature the designer duo’s unique Lego® block design and neon leopard print patterns.

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Casio America Privia Pianos

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  • Keyboards
• July 13, 2013
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Korg Kross Keyboard

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  • Keyboards
• July 11, 2013

The Kross keyboard is a mobile keyboard workstation with audio/MIDI recording capabilities, AC or battery operation (6xAA), and a wide selection of sounds, available with 61 keys or 88 fully-weighted keys. The piano, electric piano, and drum sounds have been taken from some of Korg’s flagship instruments. The sounds from Korg’s SG-1D Sampling Grand and M1 Music Workstation are also included, as well as an upright piano.

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Yamaha DGX-650 Portable Digital Grand

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  • Keyboards
• July 11, 2013

The DGX-650, a Portable Grand digital piano, includes an upgraded piano sound and CD-quality audio recording and playback, as well as the ability to play chords with a single keystroke and interactive learning software. It includes a stand and a sustain footswitch. The DGX-650 uses PureCF sampling, which integrates the sounds from the nine-foot Yamaha CFIIIS Grand Piano. Yamaha’s Graded Hammer Standard means the lower keys are heavier and the higher keys become gradually lighter through the different registers.

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Kawai CS10 Hybrid Piano

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  • Keyboards
• July 11, 2013

The CS10’s cabinet is the same one used by the Kawai K2 Professional Upright Piano. Borrowing further from Kawai’s acoustic piano history, the CS10 employs the exclusive Soundboard Speaker System which uses a real wooden soundboard. For tone, the CS10 relies upon Kawai’s signature Harmonic Imaging XL with 88-note piano sampling. This technology accesses a large tonal database, while 88-note sampling preserves the original character of each of the piano’s individual keys.

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Korg Volca Series Analog Synthesizers

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  • Keyboards
• June 17, 2013
Following in the footsteps of the Korg Monotron, Monotribe, and the MS-20 Mini synth, these next-generation true-analog instruments offer on-the-go sounds with MIDI functionality. Each instrument features a loop sequencer for intuitively generating and recalling phrase-based performances.  The Volca Keys, a 27-key analog lead synth, uses three oscillators that can be tuned against each other […] Read More...

Yamaha b Series Acoustic and ‘Silent’ Upright Pianos

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  • Keyboards
• June 17, 2013

Yamaha’s b Series Upright Pianos are designed to be the most affordable instruments in Yamaha’s acoustic piano line. Following on the design that has been a favorite in Japanese and European households for years, the recently launched Continental style model b1 provides maximum performance, incorporating exceptional craftsmanship, space-conscious design and high-quality sound at a wallet-friendly price.

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