Archive for March, 2006

Yamaha CP300 Stage Piano

Yamaha has recently announced the new CP300 Stage Piano.

Features Include:

• 88-key Graded Hammer keyboard with authentic touch
• State-of-the-art AWM tone generation system
• Maximum polyphony of 128 notes
• 50 original Voices, plus 480 XG Voices and 12 Drum Kits
• Five-band Master EQ, with panel sliders
• Reverb, Chorus and other effects
• Comprehensive MIDI functions
• Four pedal connectors for maximum expression
• Real-time controllers including sliders and Pitch Bend/Modulation wheels
• Built-in high-quality stereo speaker system
• Performance mode for storing and recalling custom settings
• Built-in 16-track sequencer for recording
• Master mode, for independent control of up to four external tone generators
• Balanced XLR outputs
• USB terminal – connect to a computer for recording, editing/arranging, and converting songs to notation

The Yamah CP300 piano is available from www.AndysMusicOnline.com.

Yamaha CP33 – CP 33 Stage Piano

Recently announced is the new Yamaha CP33 Stage Piano. Yamaha released the first of the CP series stage pianos in 1976, the CP30 and CP70. These “electric grands” became instant classics with their authentic sound and live performance convenience. Thirty years later, Yamaha celebrates those milestone keyboards by unveiling the latest and greatest in the CP series, the CP33.

Drawing on their rich tradition and experience, the Yamaha CP 33 gives the live performer all the sound and expressiveness of a superbly mic’d grand piano with the portability and versatility of a modern digital instrument.

Features Include:

• 88-key Graded Hammer keyboard with authentic touch
• State-of-the-art AWM tone generation system
• Maximum polyphony of 64 notes
• Compact, light and portable – easy to carry and easy to set up
• 28 original Voices
• Reverb and other effects Comprehensive MIDI functions
Master mode, for independent control of up to two external tone generators
• Real-time controllers – including sliders and Pitch Bend/Modulation wheels for maximum expression
• USB terminal – connect to a computer for recording, editing/arranging, and converting songs to notation

The Yamaha CP33 is available from www.AndysMusicOnline.com.

Capture Live Music With The Edirol R09 Wav Recorder

The Edirol R09 is a serious, top-quality professional recorder; it’s ultra small and looks like a gadget, but make no mistake, it performs. The R 09 can capture source material at a crystal-clear 24-bit resolution with your choice of 44.1 or 48kHz sample rates. You can record and play back in MP3 format too (up to 320kbps). Once recorded, your files can be monitored through the R-09’s headphone jack and/or exported to a computer via USB.

Microphone IncludedTo record audio into the R 09, there’s no extra gear to buy or no cables to connect. A quality stereo microphone is built right into the unit, complete with a dedicated input control, mono/stereo selector, low-cut filter, and gain boost. Just point and record! If you wish to use an external microphone, the R-09 offers a 1/4″ mic input.

Edirol R 09The R09 is perfect for capturing live music events, recitals, and rehearsals. It’s also handy as a songwriter’s sketchpad, ensuring that no moment of inspiration is lost. But the R 09 has many valuable uses outside of the music world as well. Students can use it to record lectures. Broadcasters and journalists can throw away their antiquated cassette recorders and use the R-09 for in-the-field interviews. Wherever, whenever there’s a need to capture audio, the R-09 can do it hassle-free thanks to its built-in microphone and long battery operation.

Yamaha Mixer – New MW10 and MW12 USB Mixers

Yamaha Corporation of America, Music Production, announces the Winter NAMM 2006 release of the MW10 and MW12 USB Mixing Studios. Targeted to the musician, AV and home studio hobbyist, as well as educational and worship markets, these powerful, affordable and versatile units are portable solutions for recording on a computer with the convenience of USB audio and the familiar interface of an analog mixer.

The MW10 and MW12 feature USB connectivity for direct computer audio interfacing, with plug-and-play operation under Windows and Mac OS.

Both units include bundled Steinberg Cubase LE, a cross-platform software that provides a complete solution forYamaha MW12 USB Mixer audio/MIDI/video playback and notation applications, making the MW10 and MW12 ideal accessories for personal or remote recording, songwriting, production, podcasting, AV applications or even live mixing. Cubase LE contains up to 48 audio tracks, up to 64 MIDI tracks and 40 VST instruments and effects, and is also fully expandable. A downloadable low latency Audio Stream I/O (ASIO)-compatible driver is also available.

Model MW10 features 10 inputs, including four ultra low noise mix preamps with Phantom power. Input channels contain three-band EQ, pan and high pass filters. Top-mounted input connections include XLR, 1/4-in. and RCA phono jacks, with insert I/O for connecting to external devices on Channels 1 and 2. The mix master section includes Aux Send/Stereo Aux return, Stereo Master, Control Room and Headphone outputs.

The MW12 includes 12 inputs, with six ultra low-noise Phantom powered mic preamps. Input channels include 3-band EQ, pan and high pass filters, while Channels 1 through 4 also contain insert I/O. Two Aux sends (one switchable pre/post fader) provide flexible monitoring, while switchable Stereo and Groups are available for flexible channel grouping. Connections include XLR 1/4-in. and RCA. The mix master section includes Stereo/Aux returns, plus a Stereo 2-Track/USB return with a volume control.

“With the MW10 or MW12, you’ve got an extremely versatile interface for recording or mixing—with or without your computer,” states Athan Billias, director, Technology Products. “With the addition of Cubase LE, that interface becomes a powerful tool: you can easily combine all your different analog, digital, audio, video or MIDI sources; access the world of VST virtual synths and effects; mix everything the way you want to; then record or even print out your final result. Because they’re portable, you can take the MW10 and MW12 anywhere and you’re ready to capture that next moment of inspiration.”

The Yamaha MW10 and MW12 USB Mixers are currently available from www.AndysMusicOnline.com.

Yamaha YPG 225 Portable Grand Keyboard

The new Yamaha YPG225 features 76 piano style keys. The YPG 225 also has an ultra-real piano feel and more. It has all of the best sounds available at the push of one button, and recording performances is simple to do with the built-in 6-track sequencer.

Yamaha YPG225 Keyboard

The Yamaha YPG 225 also features the Yamaha Education Suite and performance assistant. Other features include flash ROM memory, easy song arranger and much more.

* Yamaha YPG 225 Features:
* 76 piano style keys
* Backlit display and panel lights
* Full keyboard and multi fingering modes
* Five types of master EQ
* Music Database includes 267 keyboard setups by song title
* USB MIDI & PC button
* 489 XGlite/GM voices
* Yamaha Education Suite interactive lessons
* 32 note polyphony

# Performance assistant
# Dual and Split modes
# 150 styles
# 30 internal songs, 70 more on CD
# Pitch bend wheel
# 6-track sequencer
# Headphone and sustain pedal output jacks
# Two-way stereo speaker system with bass ports
# Music rest”

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Yamaha YPG 625 Keyboard

The new Yamaha YPG625 is Yamaha’s first 88-key weighted action portable keyboard. The YPG 625 has piano style keys, ultra-real feel and more. The Yamaha YPG625 has all of the best sounds available at the push of one button, and recording performances is simple to do with the built-in recorder.

Yamaha YPG625 Keyboard

The Yamaha YPG 625 also features the Yamaha Education Suite and USB connectivity. Other features include a high resolution “Live” grand piano sample, wooden stand, bench, sustain pedal and adapter.

Yamaha YPG 625 Features:
88-key GHS (Graded Hammer Standard) weighted action
Wood grain stand, sustain pedal, adapter and bench included
USB connection
Bitmap screen displays score and lyrics
Large wave ROM features “Live” stereo grand piano sample
Full keyboard and multi fingering modes
Five types of master EQ
Music Database includes 267 keyboard setups by song title
USB MIDI & PC button
500 XGlite/GM voices including 8 Sweet, 3 Live and 5 Cool voices
Yamaha Education Suite interactive lessons
32 note polyphony
Performance assistant
Dual and Split modes
150 styles plus user
30 internal songs, 70 more on CD
Blue backlit display and panel lights
Pitch bend wheel
6-track sequencer
Headphone and sustain pedal output jacks
Two-way stereo speaker system with bass ports
Music rest

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Yamaha YPG525 Keyboard Grand

The new Yamaha YPG525 features 88-lightly weighted piano style keys. The YPG 525 has piano style keys, ultra-real feel and more. The Yamaha YPG525 has all of the best sounds available at the push of one button, and recording performances is simple to do with the built-in 6-track sequencer.

Yamaha YPG 525

The Yamaha YPG 525 also features the Yamaha Education Suite and USB connectivity. Other features include a high resolution “Live” grand piano sample, wooden stand, bench, sustain pedal and adapter.

Yamaha YPG 525 Features:
88-key lightly weighted piano style keys
Stand, sustain pedal, adapter and bench included
USB connection
Bitmap screen displays score and lyrics
Large wave ROM features “Live” stereo grand piano sample
Full keyboard and multi fingering modes
Five types of master EQ
Music Database includes 267 keyboard setups by song title
USB MIDI & PC button
500 XGlite/GM voices including 8 Sweet, 3 Live and 5 Cool voices
Yamaha Education Suite interactive lessons
32 note polyphony
Performance assistant
Dual and Split modes
150 styles plus user
30 internal songs, 70 more on CD
Blue backlit display and panel lights
Pitch bend wheel
6-track sequencer
Headphone and sustain pedal output jacks
Two-way stereo speaker system with bass ports
Music rest

Buy It Here