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Arturia CS-80 V Explained®

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  • Introduction & Overview 2:35

    Introduction & Overview

    Get a brief look at the broad aspects and nature of the Arturia CS-80 V as well as a bit of history before starting your journey into this recreation of Yamaha's classic synthesizer.

  • The User Interface & Basic Operation 5:53

    The User Interface & Basic Operation

    Learn all about the main user interface and general layout of the CS-80 V including how you can edit and implement all MIDI controls.

  • CS-80 V Synthesis Main Elements 10:16

    CS-80 V Synthesis Main Elements

    In this video, take a look at the heart of the CS-80 V's subtractive synthesis, which is made up of three main elements: The Voltage Controlled Oscillator (VCO), the Voltage Controlled Filter (VCF), and the Voltage Controlled Amplifier (VCA).

  • CS-80 V Single Mode 13:21

    CS-80 V Single Mode

    Single Mode of the CS-80 V works much like other subtractive synthesizers, but is certainly capable of creating tons of different sounds from a classic synthesis functions like ring modulation and the arpeggiator as laid out in the front panel.

  • CS-80 V Multi Mode 5:22

    CS-80 V Multi Mode

    With the use of the CS-80 V's Multi Mode, you now have the ability to create powerful layers of different timbres or patches of CS-80 sounds, either with one key press, or throughout a keyboard split, plus edit and define voice modes and unison for sound zones.

  • CS-80 V Modulation 3:20

    CS-80 V Modulation

    Modulation is always a key component of making truly dynamic sounds that can be as expressive as possible, and the CS-80 V expands the abilities of the original instrument, with a comprehensive section where you can use a matrix to set your parameters, however you want.

  • Preset Management & the Browser 6:28

    Preset Management & the Browser

    Now take a closer look through the CS-80 V's browser and its wide selection of awesome sounds from Arturia, plus see the process of adding your own presets and organizing them for easy access.

  • CS-80 V Sound Design Techniques 11:07

    CS-80 V Sound Design Techniques

    Now that you have a strong grasp on all of the features of the CS-80 V in terms of function, now see some creative synthesis techniques that utilize Filtering, Oscillator Sync, Ring Modulation, Arpeggiating, and Modulation.

  • Sound Design Example: Bass 5:49

    Sound Design Example: Bass

    In this video, watch how to make a retro synth bass sound that uses many of the CS-80 V's features.

  • Sound Design Example: Lead 8:59

    Sound Design Example: Lead

    See how to make a great lead sound for your next song or production.

  • Sound Design Example: Pad 9:22

    Sound Design Example: Pad

    Explore ways to design an awesome pad sound that make use of the CS-80 V's features such as keyboard splitting and unison for a thick, evolving patch.

  • Review & Conclusion 4:37

    Review & Conclusion

    Now that you've covered the technical aspects of the CS-80 V and have creatively implemented that knowledge with some sound design examples, we sum things up with a quick recap, and a few comments to see you on your way to make some fantastic sounds with this awesome virtual instrument!

Product Overview

Synth pro Tyler Coffin delivers in-depth Arturia CS-80 V tutorials! See and hear how Arturia has recreated the legendary Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer originally released in 1977. Learn all of the CS-80 V's features and functions as well as how to make cool sounds with this powerhouse virtual recreation. These videos are designed for new Arturia CS-80 V users.

Tyler begins with a detailed CS-80 V overview video including some history about the original, and then goes deeper covering its user interface and basic operation so you have a solid foundation when using it to create your own patches. You'll then take a look at the heart of the CS-80 V's subtractive synthesis, which is made up of the Voltage Controlled Oscillator, the Voltage Controlled Filter, and the Voltage Controlled Amplifier.

Next, Tyler explains and explores the CS-80 V's Single Mode, Multi Mode, and Modulation section, as well as its Preset Management and Browser functionalities that give you complete control over your CS-80's sound library. Wrapping it up, Tyler gives you creative sound design tutorials showing step by step how to make a retro synth bass sound, a soaring lead patch, a thick, evolving pad sound, all from scratch and more.

To see what these comprehensive Arturia CS-80 V tutorials show you, and how they'll get you up to speed when crafting your own sounds from scratch, see the individual CS-80 V video tutorial descriptions on this page. Add that legendary Yamaha CS-80 sound to your tracks and productions now... Watch “Arturia CS-80 V Explained®” today.

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