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Post by soto » Sun May 18, 2008 7:14 pm

i think the cs-30 is a great sounding synth and for me it has been a little difficult to understand the signal path, but i am working on it, i want to ask the members from the cs club if there is a site where i can see some patches so i can go further in learning of this synth.
i want to show you my cs-30 but i dont know how to up load pictures can some one explain how?
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Post by Phollop Willing PA » Sun May 18, 2008 8:38 pm

I have a CS 40M which I bought for $300 about two years ago. It was in a climate controlled closet (for the art works stored) of a local art gallery and hadn't been used since I don't know when.

(It still isn't being used, but since I now have a Voyager, I wonder if there's a way to hook both of them up together? hmmm... I've been thinking of selling it anyway, but that hook up has to be tried first).

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Post by Dreamtronix » Tue May 20, 2008 2:18 am

Phollop Willing PA wrote:I have a CS 40M which I bought for $300 about two years ago. It was in a climate controlled closet (for the art works stored) of a local art gallery and hadn't been used since I don't know when.

(It still isn't being used, but since I now have a Voyager, I wonder if there's a way to hook both of them up together? hmmm... I've been thinking of selling it anyway, but that hook up has to be tried first).

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Please pm me when you are ready to sell it. Seriously :D
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Post by Phollop Willing PA » Tue May 20, 2008 12:42 pm

Dreamtronix wrote:
Phollop Willing PA wrote:I have a CS 40M which I bought for $300 about two years ago. It was in a climate controlled closet (for the art works stored) of a local art gallery and hadn't been used since I don't know when.

(It still isn't being used, but since I now have a Voyager, I wonder if there's a way to hook both of them up together? hmmm... I've been thinking of selling it anyway, but that hook up has to be tried first).

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Please pm me when you are ready to sell it. Seriously :D
If you showed up to my door with a new Little Phatty, I would trade you. Seriously... (Where are you located btw?)

I never put it up for sale on eBay because of it's size and weight. I tried selling it locally, but no luck.

Someone once posted here, if you've got it, use it. I think that's good advice, besides, it matches my SK 10.

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Post by Dreamtronix » Tue May 20, 2008 7:13 pm

Phollop Willing PA wrote:
Dreamtronix wrote:
Phollop Willing PA wrote:I have a CS 40M which I bought for $300 about two years ago. It was in a climate controlled closet (for the art works stored) of a local art gallery and hadn't been used since I don't know when.

(It still isn't being used, but since I now have a Voyager, I wonder if there's a way to hook both of them up together? hmmm... I've been thinking of selling it anyway, but that hook up has to be tried first).

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Please pm me when you are ready to sell it. Seriously :D
If you showed up to my door with a new Little Phatty, I would trade you. Seriously... (Where are you located btw?)

I never put it up for sale on eBay because of it's size and weight. I tried selling it locally, but no luck.

Someone once posted here, if you've got it, use it. I think that's good advice, besides, it matches my SK 10.

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I don't blame you for not wanting to ship a vintage piece. I shipped a Roland SH-2 to Canada and it was destroyed despite being in it's original hardcase and also being well packaged.

Unfortunately, I don't have a Little Phatty for trade and I live in the States (Southern California).

I thought the CS40m would be a nice match for my SK15. :D
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Post by Phollop Willing PA » Tue May 20, 2008 7:24 pm

Buy me two tickets (one for me and one for the CS 40M) and have the equivalent $$$ for a LP and I'll bring it to you... :lol: Heck, I'd even include the SK 10 and you would be well on the way to a Yamaha synth museum.

Hmmm, maybe I should drive instead - now that's a scary thought. Always wanted to see California (except LA for some reason).

Maybe a gig or two wouldn't hurt either...
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Post by Dreamtronix » Wed May 21, 2008 2:32 am

Phollop Willing PA wrote:Buy me two tickets (one for me and one for the CS 40M) and have the equivalent $$$ for a LP and I'll bring it to you... :lol: Heck, I'd even include the SK 10 and you would be well on the way to a Yamaha synth museum.

Hmmm, maybe I should drive instead - now that's a scary thought. Always wanted to see California (except LA for some reason).

Maybe a gig or two wouldn't hurt either...
Hmm... That's a tempting offer! :lol:
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Post by Sexor » Wed May 21, 2008 2:48 am

Just upgraded my position in the CS club 8)

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Post by Analogue Crazy » Wed May 21, 2008 1:14 pm

I used to have a CS-10 before i upgraded to my CS-40M and it was a wicked little synth. I thought its best features by far were its very fast attack time and the awsome external audio input. I used to filter my drum machine through its HP filter.
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Post by SickMonkey » Sat May 24, 2008 7:26 am

Got meself a CS-10 the other day. Bought is as junk, but actually it works almost perfectly, and looks nice too. The only problem is a wee bit of crackle in the VCA LFO MOD knob, and the PW knob seems to need calibration (PW reaches maximum (ie no sound at all) at the 3 o‘clock position. Only the PW, not PWM though. But what do i know, maybe it's supposed to behave like this...)

Nice little synth, but I'll probably sell it on.

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Post by Sexor » Sat May 24, 2008 4:01 pm

MONKEY!
SickMonkey wrote: maybe it's supposed to behave like this...
That's quite different from mine.... even all the way to the right, the sound doesn't "pw into silence"
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Post by Sir Ruff » Sun May 25, 2008 12:39 am

soto wrote:i think the cs-30 is a great sounding synth and for me it has been a little difficult to understand the signal path, but i am working on it, i want to ask the members from the cs club if there is a site where i can see some patches so i can go further in learning of this synth.
i want to show you my cs-30 but i dont know how to up load pictures can some one explain how?
greets.
download this CS-30 patch manual. It can probably help you figure it out.

http://www2.yamaha.co.jp/manual/pdf/emi ... CS30E2.pdf
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Post by SickMonkey » Sun May 25, 2008 4:22 am

Sexor wrote:MONKEY!

That's quite different from mine.... even all the way to the right, the sound doesn't "pw into silence"
Interesting. Wonder where one adjusts such a thing. Though the CS-10 seems a bit fiddly to open, at least compared to my juno-106 (-es) and my Polysix (gotta love synths with hinges).

Also, everone elses CS-10s...how do they behave?

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Post by madtheory » Sun May 25, 2008 1:44 pm

SickMonkey wrote:
Sexor wrote: Also, everone elses CS-10s...how do they behave?
No silent position on the PW knob on my CS10 either.

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Post by SickMonkey » Sun May 25, 2008 2:10 pm

After some further investigation, I've come to realise that it's a dodgy pot. If i jiggle it a bit, i works all the way, albeit with plenty of crackling.

EDIT: And after some more jiggling, the crackling is gone.

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