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Yamaha DX1

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    Description
    The Yamaha DX1 is the top-level member of Yamaha's prolific DX series of FM synthesizers. It featured two sets of the same synthesizer chipset used in the DX7, allowing either double the polyphony, split of two voices or dual (layered) instrument voices. In addition, it contained twice the amount of voice memory as the DX7, resp. it has an independent voice bank for each of two synth channels (engines). Each of 64 performance combinations can be assigned a single voice number, or a combination of two voice numbers - one from channel A and one from channel B.

    It included a handmade Brazilian rosewood case, a 73-key weighted wooden keyboard with polyphonic aftertouch, comprehensive backlit LCD displays for instrument programming, and solid push-buttons as opposed to the membrane buttons on the DX7. There were only 140 of them ever made.
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    Architecture
    Type: Digital
    Synthesis: Frequency Modulation
    Oscillators: 6
    Waveforms: Sine
    Envelopes: 6
    Evelope Paramerters: Rate 1, Level 1, Rate 2, Level 2, Rate 3, Level 3, Rate 4, Level 4
    LFO: 1
    LFO Parameters: Sample & Hold, Saw Up, Saw Down, Sine, Square, Triangle, Delay, Key Sync
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 32
    Timbrality: 2
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 64
    Patches ROM: 128
    Storage: Internal, RAM Cartridge, ROM Cartridge
    Editing: MIDI
    Case
    Case: Keyboard
    Case Details: 73 weighted wood keys, polyphonic aftertouch, Brazilian rosewood case.
    Controls: Aftertouch, Breath, Velocity, Faders, Mod - Wheel, Pitch -Wheel, Pedal - Sustain, Pedal - Volume
    Display Notes: LCD: 40 x 2, Backlit
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
    MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, THRU
    DAC Bits: 16
    Power: 120 V AC IEC Connector
    Production
    Year Released: 1985
    Units Made: 140
    Used By
    Aphex Twin, The Beach Boys, Brian Eno, Depeche Mode, Dire Straits, Elton John, Herbie Hancock, Jan Hammer, Jean Michel Jarre, Kitaro, Kraftwerk, Michael McDonald, Pet Shop Boys, Steve Porcaro, Tangerine Dream,
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    Product Links
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    [+] en.wikipedia.org
    Pricing
    MSRP List Price: $13,900 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $10,000 - convert
    Used Price: $7,000 - $10,000 - convert
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