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Yamaha S70 XS

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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

" any difference with the S70 and S90? "

stompboxjon, Audiofanzine
1 October 2012
  • Excerpt: The Yamaha S70 XS is a 76 key synth and it is also considered a stage piano. It has over 1,000, but it will take some time to get use to. It was not an easy keyboard to understand for the simple fact that it is set up differently then previous S models from Yamaha, maybe because it is using a different OS, I am not sure. It does come with a manual and you will need to look some things up if you want to understand how everything works quickly.
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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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