reface CS/DX/CP/YC Owner’s Manual
Functions of Front Panel Components
For distorting the sound, thereby reproducing
the effect of a guitar amp or an old radio.
Turning the knob clockwise increases the
amount of distortion and produces a brighter
tone. When the knob is turned all the way
counter-clockwise, no effect is applied to the
The reface CP features four Insert Effects
arranged in series. The TREMOLO/WAH
section lets you add a tremolo or wah effect.
Modulates the volume in a cyclical fashion.
When [TYPE] is set to Rdl, Rdll, or
The sound will be cyclically panned left
and right in stereo.
When [TYPE] is set to Wr, Clv, or
The volume will be cyclically varied up
Modulates the filter cutoff frequency based
on the input volume. This produces a cyclical
change in tone.
Sets the voice of a struck-string type of
electric keyboard that arrived on the
scene in the 1970s. Its electric guitar-
like sound is highly distinctive. This
voice works very well with a wah effect
and was primarily used in the funk and
rock music of the 70s.
Sets the voice of a vintage toy piano
from the 1970s. This setting combines a
bright, undulating tone with the distinc-
tive noisy keyboard of toy pianos.
Although originally developed as a
child’s toy, this type of instrument has
recently found its way into popular
music thanks to its highly unique sound.
Sets the voice of the Yamaha CP80
electric grand piano of the late 1970s.
The CP80 was notable for a fast attack
similar to that produced by using com-
pression, and also for its unique har-
monic overtones. It works very well
with a chorus effect and was used in
the pop, rock, jazz, and fusion music of