These Robots Can Control Yamaha Reface CS Synth

This robot-based machine has been specially developed to control every fader on the Yamaha reface CS synthesizer. And it's cooler than words can express.  

Watch out! The robots are coming!

We saw the Bastl Instruments robots... the DaDa Machines MIDI controlled robots... now there's a new robot music kid on the block. But this one from Yamaha isn't yet on the market, and the Japanese mega company have no plans to release one to buy just yet.

The refacerobot takes care of an interesting challenge humans might have with the reface CS synth. There's more than 10 faders to control. What if you want to control multiple faders or modulate their values? You're stuck one or two hands worths of fingers. Until, that is, the robotreface allowed automative machines to get in on the action.

Read our review of the reface CS here:


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