The CP40 Stage features a selection of voices from the CFIIIS of Yamaha’s Premium hand-crafted grand piano, vintage EPs with VCM effects.
Also included in the CP40 are a variety of sounds based on our flagship MOTIF synth have been matched with an 88-note Graded Hammer action to provide the amazingly realistic piano touch and response.
Ease-of-Use – A simple and intuitive interface
Change Voices: Voice Category buttons lets you call up the sounds you need quickly and easily-you can even store your favorite sounds for each category.
The large lighted buttons make it easy to split and layer sounds even on the darkest stages. The CP40 allows you to switch from a full piano, to a piano voice layered with strings, or piano with a split bass sound. The Main Solo function lets you go back to playing piano across the entire keyboard the touch of a button.
Featuring the following Sounds, reproduced in the highest quality:
CFIIIS piano – Yamaha Concert Grand
The CFIIIS is another superb full concert grand piano hand-crafted by Yamaha, with a full, bright sound and resonant, authoritative bass that make it perfectly suited to ensemble performance.
S6 piano – A Warmer More Delicate Sound
The S6 offers a lush tonal presence with a warm, subtle depth to its sound. This too is a stand out sound of the CP40. Featuring select bridge materials and new refinements in the specifications of its copper-wound springs, the S6 delivers a rich, resonant tone with a perfectly pitched, harmonious bass, making it the idea piano for accompanying vocals or quiet ballads.
CP80 – The Electric Grand
Striking its strings with an authentic grand piano action and using pickups to convert their vibration into an electrical signal, the CP80 is an electric grand piano in the truest sense. The moment this instrument burst onto the scene it won immediate acclaim for its pronounced attack and unique harmonic overtones.
DX7 – The Historic DX Electric Piano
Operating on the principle of FM tone generation, the Yamaha DX Series debuted at the beginning of the eighties as the world’s first digital synthesizers. The impressive variety of sounds that the DX made available left musicians around the world in awe, particularly the electric pianos, which quickly found a home in many different musical scenes.
Rd I & Rd II – Synonymous with the Electric Piano
Rd I and Rd II offer the timeless electric piano sound that helped define the music of so many artists in the seventies. The Rd I reproduces the tone achieved using tines and hammers, while the Rd II reflects the remarkable progress in musical instrument technology that occurred in the latter half of the decade
Wr -A Pioneering Electric Piano
Perfectly emulating the distinctive hammer-and-resonator sound of another star of the sixties and seventies, the Wr voices in the CP40 STAGE offer everything from the thick, powerful tone of earlier models of these renowned electric pianos to the brighter clarity that later efforts achieved.