Loading Sysex to SY85

The Yamaha SY85 is a digital music workstation introduced in 1992. Unlike other Yamaha synthesizers of the time (SY77 and the SY99) the SY85 does not use FM synthesis. Instead, its sounds are based on samples, which can be layered and modified to create new sounds.

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Loading Sysex to SY85

Unread post by stevekeys1 »

Hi All,
Really hope someone can help. I am trying to reload my factory sounds to my SY85 by midi (my disc drive is not working). I have downloaded the factory settings sysex files and 2 different utilities “midi ox” and “elektron c6”, i also have a USB to Midi in/out lead. My first attempt failed with a message “error bulk protected” but searching the web i found how to turn it off on the sy85. Unfortunately no matter what i try i cannot load the sysex to the keyboard as nothing seems to be happ…login to view the rest of this post

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