Yamaha CS5

“This unit was powered on and the (unwise) expectation was that sound could be heard through standard headphones. Wrong. The CS-5 needs to go through an amplifier (in this case, a “Block Rocker Max”) to be heard. Once connected to an amplifier, the CS-5 comes to life. The pulsing sounds are truly out of Logan’s Run, Styx, and so forth. It doesn’t play chords –nor it it supposed to; according to the manual, when more than one key is pressed, the CS-5 will give priority to the highest pitch. Furthermore, several YouTube demos were viewed and used to compare the functionality of this unit. Although the talented and experienced musicians online couldn’t be matched (there are thousands of settings), this CS-5 sounds like it should.” Click here to visit listing on eBay