X
Arturia Tutorial

Arturia CS-80 V Explained®

  4.8   (5)  - log in to review
12 Videos | Length: 1hr 27min 9sec
Sample this tutorial...
Own it Forever
$25 $30 Download
Site All-Access Pass
$15 /month Get Your Pass
  • image description 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.

  • image description 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.

  • image description 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).

  • image description 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.

  • image description 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.

  • image description 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.

  • image description 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.

  • image description 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.

  • image description 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.

  • image description 8:59

    Sound Design Example: Lead

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

  • image description 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.

  • image description 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.


Why Users Choose Us

There are many things our users love about Groove3, but a couple always stand out at the top when asked why people choose us as their learning resource.

Quality Content

We meticulously craft professional quality tutorials that are thoughtful, informative and done with attention to detail. We stand behind our products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are trusted by 1000s of users every day.

Save Time & Money

Our library brings over 1700 hours of quality instruction to you fingertips and we release new content every week. Don't waste your valuable time scouring the web for information you may never find or is cumbersome to use and potentially can't be trusted.


hostnik
Submitted 1 month ago

Great overview of a slightly different classic!

Overall this was a great overview of a classic which has a few different architectural features not found on every other classic analog poly of the era, and the bass and lead patch examples made good use of the combined filters to show why they're great to have. I also really loved the inclusion of the summary video at the end - that is a fantastic touch that ALL instructional courses should do! I found the pad sound to be a little too similar to the bass and lead to be a useful example, and I would have liked to see the use of the multis especially for layering in the pad, to really demonstrate the power they bring to this synth. But overall this was one of the best organized and presented courses I've seen recently. There were a few niggles - the audio from the synth is scratchy - I've noticed this on other Groove3 videos recently, not sure if it's a mastering artifact or what, but when sound is the point, it's a little distracting. Also there was a section where the playbar at the bottom is covering the hover-over details that the instructor was talking about, so if you had engaged it recently, you couldn't see what he was referring to. But overall a great course.

Response from :

Thanks for your review! We’ll have customer service reach out to you regarding the audio issue, as that sounds like a computer issue etc. thanks again!

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

kitekrazy
Submitted 3 months ago

Short and sweet

This was short and gives you everything you need to get started.

I am a: Hobbyist


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Dreamamine
Submitted 3 months ago

Good informational Tutorial

To the point, very little 'fluff', covers it all.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Acid, FL Studio, Reason


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Niktard
Submitted 3 months ago

Very Clear & Logical

This has been a great introduction to learning how to use this synth.


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

wesleywat
Submitted 3 months ago

Great training

Very well presented and easy to follow. Thanks!!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Acid, Cakewalk Sonar, Studio One


Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

hostnik
Submitted 1 month ago

Great overview of a slightly different classic!

Overall this was a great overview of a classic which has a few different architectural features not found on every other classic analog poly of the era, and the bass and lead patch examples made good use of the combined filters to show why they're great to have. I also really loved the inclusion of the summary video at the end - that is a fantastic touch that ALL instructional courses should do! I found the pad sound to be a little too similar to the bass and lead to be a useful example, and I would have liked to see the use of the multis especially for layering in the pad, to really demonstrate the power they bring to this synth. But overall this was one of the best organized and presented courses I've seen recently. There were a few niggles - the audio from the synth is scratchy - I've noticed this on other Groove3 videos recently, not sure if it's a mastering artifact or what, but when sound is the point, it's a little distracting. Also there was a section where the playbar at the bottom is covering the hover-over details that the instructor was talking about, so if you had engaged it recently, you couldn't see what he was referring to. But overall a great course.

Response from :

Thanks for your review! We’ll have customer service reach out to you regarding the audio issue, as that sounds like a computer issue etc. thanks again!
Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

kitekrazy
Submitted 3 months ago

Short and sweet

This was short and gives you everything you need to get started.

I am a: Hobbyist

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Dreamamine
Submitted 3 months ago

Good informational Tutorial

To the point, very little 'fluff', covers it all.

I am a: Professional, Musician, Producer, Beat Maker, Audio Engineer, Sound Designer, Mastering Facility, Sound for Film/TV, Acid, FL Studio, Reason

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

Niktard
Submitted 3 months ago

Very Clear & Logical

This has been a great introduction to learning how to use this synth.

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

wesleywat
Submitted 3 months ago

Great training

Very well presented and easy to follow. Thanks!!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Sound Designer, Sound for Film/TV, Ableton Live, Acid, Cakewalk Sonar, Studio One

Ease of Use
 
 
 
 
 
Quality of Videos
 
 
 
 
 
Value of Training
 
 
 
 
 
Access to Videos
 
 
 
 
 

I started playing around with music at a young age with garage sale keyboards or whatever else I could get my hands on. My older brothers were very much into bands and guitars, and so I was always around some of the culture. I played alto sax throughout school in the concert, marching, and jazz bands. Browsing through our home computer in middle school, I started playing with music trackers and sequencers that my brothers had installed. From there I found FL Studio, which the demo version we had at that time was still called FruityLoops. It proved to be an excellent passtime for a kid like myself where I could mess around and make some silly little tunes. Through high school and college, I became very well versed in the world of computer audio and all the things that can be done with synthesizers and digital recording. With the growing understanding came a growing excitement for the endless possibilities that I could achieve in music, sound design, and recording. So I kept learning and searching further, where I kept finding that there was always more to learn! 
 
I was, and continue to be, captivated by every step of music production, be it creative or technical in nature. I’ve been fortunate to work under many kinds of production circumstances, whether in a professional studio space such as Mudcat Studios in Utah or getting a professional sound out of various home studios that I’ve used for recording instruments and live bands. I’ve also been able to work on my fair share of electronic music, either solo or with other producers in person or online for collaborations. And now with Groove3, I take great pride in sharing the knowledge and experience that I’ve been so thrilled to accumulate through my diverse journey through music and production. As that journey continues and I continue to grow myself, I am truly thankful that I am lucky enough to help those around me to improve and follow their own passions for music!

Products by Tyler

  • image description
    tutorial video

    ANA 2 Explained

    Synth wiz Tyler Coffin presents a series of in-depth ANA 2 video tutorials! Learn all about the powerful features and functions that make this virtual synth a powerhouse, as well as how to design patches from scratch. This series is designed for new and intermediate ANA 2 synth users.

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Arturia Analog Lab 3 Explained

    Synth guru Tyler Coffin delivers a collection of video tutorials focusing on the awesome Arturia Analog Lab 3 virtual instrument. Learn how this software recreates some of the most famous synth sounds in history, as well as new ones, all while mastering its user interface and features and functions.

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Arturia Analog Lab 4 Explained

    Tyler Coffin delivers in-depth Arturia Analog Lab 4 tutorials! Learn all about the powerful workflow and sound design features found in Analog Lab 4. These Analog Lab videos are for those just starting out with Analog Lab 4, and want to get up and running fast, as well as know about more advanced Analog lab features.

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Arturia CMI V Explained

    Synth wizard Tyler Coffin delivers an in-depth series on Arturia's awesome recreation of the iconic sampler and synthesizer, the Fairlight CMI. See and hear how this instrument was revolutionary in its time, and shaped the way music was produced. Plus, Arturia's take on it gives the original period-accurate sound, with added usage to make it fit into today's workflow!

  • image description
    tutorial video

    Arturia CS-80 V Explained

    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.

You might be also interested in

Synth pro Tyler Coffin delivers in-depth Arturia Mini V tutorials! Learn all about Arturia's virtual recreation of the legendary Moog Minimoog synthesizer from the '70s. Explore all of the Mini V's features and functions, as well as how to make awesome Bass, Pad and Lead sounds from scratch. These videos are designed for new Arturia Mini V users.

Synth wiz Tyler Coffin presents in-depth Arturia OB-Xa V tutorials! See and hear how Arturia has recreated the classic Oberheim OB-Xa synthesizer from the '80s. Learn all of the OB-Xa V's features and functions as well as how to make sounds with this legendary synth's virtual recreation. These videos are designed for new Arturia OB-Xa V users.

Synth guru Tyler Coffin presents comprehensive Arturia Prophet V tutorials! See and hear how Arturia has recreated the classic Sequential Circuits synthesizers from the '80s. Dive deep into both the virtual Prophet 5 and Prophet VS's features and functions as well as how to make sounds with this dynamic synth duo. These videos are designed for new Arturia Prophet V users.

The All-Access Pass gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added during your membership.

Synth expert Tyler Coffin delivers tutorials on Arturia's most excellent recreation of the EMS Synthi synthesizer from the '70s! Explore and learn all of its features and functions as well as how to make sounds with this extraordinary virtual synth. These videos are designed for new Synthi V users.

Synth guru Tyler Coffin takes you back to the future with tutorials on Arturia's awesome recreation of the legendary Casio CZ-101/1000 synthesizers from the '80s! Learn all of its features and functions as well as how to make sounds with this truly unique virtual synth. These videos are designed for new CZ V users.

Synth wizard Tyler Coffin delivers an in-depth series on Arturia's awesome recreation of the iconic sampler and synthesizer, the Fairlight CMI. See and hear how this instrument was revolutionary in its time, and shaped the way music was produced. Plus, Arturia's take on it gives the original period-accurate sound, with added usage to make it fit into today's workflow!

Arturia's very first original virtual synth Pigments is here! Synth wiz Tyler Coffin takes you on a journey into this cutting edge virtual synth, covering all of its features and functions, as well as how to design Bass, Lead, and Pad sounds from scratch.

The most popular synthesizer of the 80’s is back! Synth guru Tyler Coffin presents an in-depth video tutorial series on Arturia’s DX7 V, the awesome virtual recreation of Yamaha’s revolutionary digital synth, the DX7! Learn this powerhouse virtual instrument inside and out, including sound design tutorials for making Bass, Lead and Pad patches from scratch.

Travel back in time to the future… Synth wiz Tyler Coffin presents in-depth video tutorials all about the amazing virtual recreation of the Roland Jupiter 8 poly synth, the Arturia Jup-8 V! Learn this beast inside and out as well ways to sound design Bass, Lead and Pad patches from scratch.

Synth guru Tyler Coffin brings you an in-depth series on the amazing Arturia Synclavier V virtual synth. See and hear how this synth is a painstaking recreation of the original, big dollar synth from the 80s, and how to use it effectively in your productions!

Arturia has brought the venerable Oberheim SEM (Synthesizer Expander Module) to life in virtual form, and synthesizer wiz Sami Rabia teaches you all about this phat sounding virtual synth and how to use it to build sounds from scratch in your DAW!

What's better than a free virtual synthesizer? Free video tutorials for it! Eli Krantzberg and Groove3 are proud to present FREE Pendulate video tutorials. Learn all about this new free chaotic monosynth from Eventide and Newfangled Audio, that uses a brand new double-pendulum-oscillator to create previously unheard sounds. These free videos are designed for new Pendulate users.

Arturia CS-80 V Explained® is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5 .
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Great overview of a slightly different classic! Overall this was a great overview of a classic which has a few different architectural features not found on every other classic analog poly of the era, and the bass and lead patch examples made good use of the combined filters to show why they're great to have. I also really loved the inclusion of the summary video at the end - that is a fantastic touch that ALL instructional courses should do! I found the pad sound to be a little too similar to the bass and lead to be a useful example, and I would have liked to see the use of the multis especially for layering in the pad, to really demonstrate the power they bring to this synth. But overall this was one of the best organized and presented courses I've seen recently. There were a few niggles - the audio from the synth is scratchy - I've noticed this on other Groove3 videos recently, not sure if it's a mastering artifact or what, but when sound is the point, it's a little distracting. Also there was a section where the playbar at the bottom is covering the hover-over details that the instructor was talking about, so if you had engaged it recently, you couldn't see what he was referring to. But overall a great course.
Date published: 2020-09-13
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Short and sweet This was short and gives you everything you need to get started.
Date published: 2020-08-07
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good informational Tutorial To the point, very little 'fluff', covers it all.
Date published: 2020-07-28
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great training Very well presented and easy to follow. Thanks!!
Date published: 2020-07-12
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by from Very Clear & Logical This has been a great introduction to learning how to use this synth.
Date published: 2020-07-11
We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners. By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. View Privacy Policy