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Expanding CK

Here’s are some ways to expand your new CK!


Thanks again for purchasing CK. This guide is designed to help you find resources for expanding your instrument.


Get the most out of your CK with OS updates, articles and videos at YamahaSynth.com and free sounds at Soundmondo, our social sound sharing network. Best yet, all of these are free! Check out the details below.


  • Get PDF versions of the CK manual here.
  • Get the Yamaha-Steinberg USB Driver for Mac OS or Windows.


YamahaSynth.com has lots of great tutorials to help you get the most out of your new CK-series stage keyboard. You’ll find article, Tech Talks, videos, sound demos and more for free!


Soundmondo is a free social sound sharing service that allows users to discover new sounds, share their own sounds and organize sounds. You can access Soundmondo in the follow ways:

  • On Mac, PC and Android, you can access Soundmondo through the Google Chrome web browser available here. You must use this browser because it has a specific API called “WebMIDI” that allows you to connect your CK to the computer via USB directly.
  • iOS users can download the Soundmondo app here. You will need an Apple Lightning to USB Adaptor or USB C to USB connector to connect to your iOS device.


Rec ‘n’ Share is a free iOS app that allows you to record audio and video along with songs from prerecorded music your music library.
It digitally enhances the way you practice, record and perform music. With Rec ‘n’ Share, you can pick a song from your music library and the app’s tempo detection lets you add a click, change the tempo and select sections to repeat. The Audio Track Separation function allows you to adjust the volume of specific tracks (vocals, drums, bass, etc.). You can add your own track with the CK, simultaneously record audio using your iOS devices camera and upload the finished track to social media sites. Best of all, Rec ‘n’ Share is free!
Tech Talk: S3E10
Music Production Guide, 08|2022

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