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Yamaha YC61 61-Key Stage Keyboard

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Designed for gigging keyboardists, the YC61 features a newly designed Virtual Circuitry Modeling (VCM) Organ engine with physical drawbars, extensive real time control and authentic Acoustic/Electric Piano and FM synth sound. Whether you're playing grand piano, upright piano, electric piano or more, YC61 gives you authentic keyboard sounds for any genre of music.

VCM ORGAN
Yamaha puts your favourite classic organ sounds in one powerful, compact stage keyboard. YC61 models three organ vintages - just out of the box, well-traveled and character-rich vintage. Need more? Go under the hood to adjust key click, leakage, rotary speaker speed and more to get the one-of-a-kind organ tone you've been searching for.

VCM ROTARY SPEAKER
YC61 brings you the authentic sounds of classic rotary speakers with no maintenance required. Choose from two faithfully modeled rotary speaker profiles clean and full or dirty and aggressive and adjust top or bottom rotor speed for total control.

VCM EFFECTS
VCM re-creates the sound and behavior of vintage effects and high-end studio signal processors by modeling the circuits down to the original analog component level.

FM ORGAN
In 1983, Yamaha introduced the iconic sounds of FM (Frequency Modulation) synthesis to the world with the launch of the DX7. Now YC61 brings FM synthesis to the organ for a new generation of players. Simply switch to FM Organ and your drawbars control 8 FM Operators that send a pure sound with massive low end. Add rotary speaker or amp sim effects for character and vibe. Intuitive controls make it easy to discover new sounds. Or recreate classic transistor organ tones from warm to reedy to buzzy by choosing one of three popular FM Organ modes.

Yamaha PREMIUM ACOUSTIC PIANOS
YC61 features two premium concert grand pianos: the Yamaha CFX and Yamaha S700. These pianos provide full dynamic expression and nuance through meticulous recording and voicing. In addition, enjoy the powerful Yamaha C7 and the popular vintage-voiced U1, plus six electric piano voices.

TOUCH
With a totally redesigned waterfall keyboard and the perfect action, the YC61 feels the way an authentic organ was meant to feel.

DRAWBARS
The nine drawbars on the YC61 have the footages and ratcheting you expect in an organ. But there's more to these drawbars than meets the eye. See-through drawbar stops with customizable LED light colour make it easy to see differences between simulated upper and lower configurations and play in split mode. It's like having a virtual set of drawbars to give you more sounds, more flexibility and more choices than you ever thought possible in a compact stage keyboard.

MOBILITY
YC61 weighs an amazing 15 pounds, 10 oz. (7.1 kg). Which means it's compact and light enough for you to be your own roadie. But with a sound that players who can afford roadies will appreciate.

COMPUTER/iOS
YC61 feature a built-in USB stereo audio and MIDI interface for Mac, PC and iOS. With a single USB cable, you can record the YC61 audio and MIDI to a DAW and play and monitor virtual instruments.


YC61 Specifications

Control Interface
Number of Keys: 61
Type: Semi-weighted Waterfall keyboard, initial touch

Voices
Tone Generating Technology: VCM Organ, AWM2, FM
Number of Polyphony (Max.): [VCM Organ + AWM2]:128 *Total of VCM Organ and AWM2, [FM]:128
Number of Live Set Sound: 160 (Preset Live Set Sounds:80)
Number of Voices: 145 (Organ:6 / Keys:139)

Effects
Insertion Effect: Organ 1 systems (Pre Drive) / Key A 2 systems (1: 32 types, 2: 32 types) / Key B 2 systems (1: 32 types, 2: 32 types)
Effect: 32 types
Speaker/Amp: 6 types (Rotary Speaker: 2 types, Amp: 4 types)
Reverb: 1 type
Master EQ: 3 band (with sweepable Mid)

Connectivity
Line Out: OUTPUT [L/MONO]/[R] (6.3 mm, standard phone jacks, UNBALANCED)
Headphones: [PHONES] (6.3 mm, standard stereo phone jack)
Foot Controller: FOOT CONTROLLER [1]/[2], FOOT SWITCH [SUSTAIN]/[ASSIGNABLE]
MIDI: MIDI [IN]/[OUT]
USB: USB [TO HOST]/[TO DEVICE]
AUX: INPUT [L/MONO]/[R] (6.3 mm, standard phone jacks)

Other
Connectors: [AC IN]
Display: Full Dot LCD (128 x 64 dots)
Additional package contents: Owner's Manual x 1, Power cord x 1

Size/Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D): 896 x 108 x 309 mm (35-1/4" x 4-1/4" x 12-3/16")
Weight: 7.1 kg (15 lb, 10 oz)
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