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Yamaha S70 XS

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Overall 10

Pristine Audio Quality and a great feel

BostonsBestMusic.com, Yamaha
13 March 2014
  • Summary: I have been performing with Yamaha keyboards for years. After losing an expensive weighted board on a flight, I had resorted to simpler, less expensive although nice sounding instruments and always appreciated the consistently solid sound sets for Yamaha's keyboards. My staple sounds are piano-based with some strings, clav and organs thrown in on occasion. I also rely on splitting the keyboard into zones for bass/piano combos when needed.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Realistic Sound, Responsive / Good Action
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8

A player's instrument

Fastfinger Roy, Yamaha
18 February 2013
  • Summary: The best thing about this axe is the keyboard feel. It is the best in the industry. The S6 piano sound is very subtle, but doesn't have the growly bass that I like. The bell-like highs are very good though. The CIII grand is an exciting, live sound, but without the nuance of the S6. The sound set from the motif xs is excellent. Great Hammonds, Rhodes, strings (I love the phase string). Some usable synth leads.
  • Pros: Excellent Organs Etc, Responsive / Good Action, Very Good Piano Sound, Well constructed
  • Cons: Bad Display, Heavy
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Overall 8

User Review

Burkard, thomann
12 October 2009
  • Summary: Der Sound überzeugt mich völlig, allen voran ein tolles Piano in Verbindung mit super Tastatur. Aber auch die restlichen Klänge sind spitze, da gibt es wirklich nichts auszusetzen. Nur die Bedienung... ich weiß nicht, wer sich so ein Konzept ausdenkt. An einem Synthesizer, der besonders für den Live-Einsatz gedacht ist, müsste man doch auch ohne PC-Editor an den Sounds schrauben können. Dabei geht es nichtmal um Hüllkurven oder LFOs, sondern z.B.
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