Yamaha CS10 Trouble Shooting

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Yamaha CS10 Trouble Shooting

Post by mikew598 » Thu Mar 05, 2015 4:38 am


I am a new to gear slutz and also new to analog synthesizers so bare with me :)

Recently I purchased a Yamaha CS10 and have had no luck getting any signal out of the dam thing. I run Ableton Live and an outdated NI Audio Krontrol interface.

Am I right in assuming it should be as simple as plugging a line jack cable into the output of the synth and into the input on my interface ? This is yet to work and I hope I am missing something

https://www.google.com.au/search?q=yama ... CAcQ_AUoAg

Any help is greatly appreciated :)

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Re: Yamaha CS10 Trouble Shooting

Post by Solderman » Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:08 am

Obvious first: Trigger switch is set to KBD(single or multi), VCA Attack time isn't maxed out and nothing is connected to the External trigger In jack. Yamaha CS panel switches are a bit flaky after 36 years, and sometimes need some jiggling each time you power up.
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Re: Yamaha CS10 Trouble Shooting

Post by Bitexion » Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:27 pm

If you haven't used a synth before it could be something as simple as wrong envelope settings. Try set A:0 D:max s:max R:0

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