SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board is available!

The Yamaha SY99 is a synthesiser combining frequency modulation synthesis (branded as Advanced FM) and sample-based synthesis (branded as Advanced Wave Memory 2) and the direct successor to Yamaha's SY77/TG77

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SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board is available!

Unread post by wohali » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:58 am

WohMart.COM is proud to announce the Yamaha SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board (MMB) is now available!

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This is an all-new designed-from-scratch 8 megabyte sample/MDR expansion board for the SY99. It installs under the bottom cover, and uses 2 of the connectors on the DM2 circuit board. It also needs 2 extra signals, taken from an IC on the board - so installation requires an intermediate level of technical skill (soldering to fine-pitch SMT ICs skills are necessary).

We will also be supplying upgrade EPROMs and CPUs if your SY99 needs them. Because blank CPUs are very hard to obtain, these do come at a premium price. If you already have v1.57 on your SY99, you only need our customised EPROM. Be sure to read the instructions on the order page carefully, and select the correct version when placing your order.

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Full details, including installation instructions and the order page, are at https://www.wohmart.com/sy99-mmb.html . The first batch (extremely limited quantities) will be shipping next month. Batch 2 will ship early next year.

I'll be happy to answer any specific questions you may have here, or you can email us directly at support - at - wohmart - dot - com.

Special thanks go out to shadowmask (Brian @ Sector101), DrSynth, and Mark W. for their help in bringing this project to fruition.
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Re: SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board is available!

Unread post by Derek » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:12 am

Congratulations to all on making this upgrade a reality. :)
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Re: SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board is available!

Unread post by Miks » Fri Nov 09, 2018 11:13 am

Ooh wow - that is indeed great news! ((i)) :clap: ((i)) :clap: Well done (Y)
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Re: SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board is available!

Unread post by synthjoe » Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:16 am

Great News! How about shipping and customs? Is it included in the price indicated? I'm in Europe - am I guessing right that you'll be shipping from Canada?
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Re: SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board is available!

Unread post by wohali » Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:10 pm

Hi synthjoe! Shipping is a flat $20 USD regardless of destination, and shows up when you press the "Buy Now" button in the PayPal shopping cart. I do not pre-pay customs, so you'll have to settle that on your receiving end.
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Re: SY99 8MB Magic Memory Board is available!

Unread post by SysExJohn » Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:47 pm

So ... dreams sometimes do become reality! ;)

Now, if I just had an SY99 ... ! :confusion-confused:

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