Yamaha TX802 FM Tone Generator

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    The TX802 contains 8 independent tone generators in a compact two-space rack-mountable case, and can produce up to 1 6-note polyphony. It uses the same sound-producing circuitry as the DX7II synthesizer and can use voice data created for the popular DX7 synthesizer.
    Type: Digital
    Synthesis: Additive, 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: 16
    Timbrality: 8
    Patches RAM: 1
    Storage: Internal, RAM Cartridge, ROM Cartridge
    Editing: MIDI
    Chips and Operating System
    Firmware Revisions (ROM XB224): 1.5v
    Case: Rack
    Case Details: 2U Rack
    Display Notes: LCD: 40 x 2, Backlit
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 480 (W) x 287 (D) x 94.5 (H) mm
    Weight: 4.9kg
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
    Audio Output Count: 12
    Audio Output Notes: 1/4" 1 - 8 Mono
    MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, THRU
    DAC Bits: 15
    Power: 120 V AC
    Year Released: 1987
    Manuals & Documents
    MSRP List Price: $1495 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $1400 - convert
    Used Price: $125 - $300 - convert
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Jack Hertz

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The TX802 is a nice unit for loading traditional DX7 sounds and so forth. Because it doesn't have the Unison modes and a few other parameters found on the Mk II synths. Not all patches will sound the same on the TX802 as they do on your DX7. 

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