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Compare with CFX Lite

In November 2016 we added new features to the full CFX Grand and introduced the CFX Lite. The chart below highlights the new features and the differences between the two products.

FEATURES PERSPECTIVE CFX LITE CFX CONCERT GRAND
Classic Mic Perspective – most faithfully captures the natural tonal character, clarity and nuance of the CFX Concert Grand Close Mics X X
Ambient Mics X
Contemporary Mic Perspective – bright and hard with lots of attack from the hammers, while maintaining warmth with intimate ambience Close Mics X
Ambient Mics X
Player Mic Perspective – offers the experience of playing the CFX in Studio One, particularly when used with headphones Close Mics X
Ambient Mics X
Samples of the Yamaha CFX Concert Grand Piano X X
Recorded in Abbey Road Studio One X X
Captured by renowned engineers from Abbey Road Studios X X
Recorded with classic mics and outboard gear from Abbey Road Studios X X
20 Layers of detail, including seperate sample sets for pedals-up, sustain pedal down and soft pedaling X X
Dozens of presets X X
EQ controls and a multitude of adjustable piano parameters X X
Customizable velocity and dynamic range X X
Convolution reverb X X
Full and Compact versions X X
Additional convolution impulse responses (including outboard reverbs from Abbey Road Studios) NEW! NEW!
Timbre Effect (similates the change in timbre produced when instruments are played back at a different speed then they were recorded at) NEW! NEW!
Partial pedaling (requires continuous pedal controller) and re-pedaling NEW! NEW!

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The Garritan Abbey Road Studios CFX Concert Grand sound library is AAX, RTAS, VST, and AU compatible, and is proudly powered by the ARIA Player. There’s no need to purchase a separate sampler. Learn More

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