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Morten writes:
Having owned nearly half a dozen synths as a hobbyist/semi-pro musician, I find the CS6X to be a great box. It seems to be a great, all-purpose box. I have heard some refer to it as the "Triton-Lite", because it seems to have many features in common with the Triton. Make no mistake, the CS6X is more limiting than the Triton, but for live music, or for expressiveness, I doubt anyone will find the CS6X lacking.

Another interesting point: editing patches on the CS6X is *extremely* easy thanks to the logical front panel controls. I usually hate the minimalist LCD displays for front-panel editing, but I've found this synth to be a blast and easy to edit.

Performances also allow you to use the A/D input like a Wavestation A/D did, which means you can apply effects from the synth to vocals, or anything else you can feed in the "line ins". You can get decent effects running other synths through it.

Comments About the Sounds:
It seems that the folks at Yamaha have borrowed some of my favorite features from my other trusty synth, the Wavestation... the sequenced patches work great for pads, or for any sound that you have time to evolve in a song.

(Thanks to Morten for this info.)
and for the pic

Links for the Yamaha CS-6x
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Leon's computer music page info an various Yamaha Synths
Official site Free stuff on this location
Yamaha Cs6x Users Group Helping to Build a Strong internet Community
CS6x Interactive
Yahoo CS6x Discussin Group An active forum, very helpful & informative
Sound On Sound UK review
User reviews on Harmony Central
Future Music UK review
Robbacop's Home Page Patches archives to download for free
8 pin MIDI serial cable
CS6X FORUM!! Great CS6x resource - manuals, links, troubleshooting, programming, PLG150-AN and other boards ... etc.

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