SynthsYamaha ⇝ Yamaha CS-80

The CS-80 a two-oscillator analog subtractive synthesizer with polyphonic aftertouch that was in production from 1976 to 1980. It was used heavily by Vangelis on the Blade Runner movie soundtrack, and many of his other works, such as Chariots of Fire.

A software emulator of the CS-80 was released by Arturia as the CS-80 V.

Specifications

Year Released: 1976

MSRP: $6900

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 8 notes

User Patches: 4

Weight: 220 pounds

Number Produced: Approximately 2000

User Demo Videos

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File Downloads

Yamaha CS-80 Manual (1 of 3)

Yamaha CS-80 Manual (2 of 3)

Yamaha CS-80 Manual (3 of 3)

Yamaha CS-80 Schematics

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