Yamaha SY85 and TG500 Sample Tutorials

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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Yamaha SY85 and TG500 Sample Tutorials

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I have a couple of tutorials online about using sample memory with the SY85 and TG500

These should help get you started using samples in these units.

Yamaha SY85:
https://blog.sector101.co.uk/2019/07/27 ... expansion/

Yamaha TG500:
https://blog.sector101.co.uk/2019/10/04 ... expansion/

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Re: Yamaha SY85 and TG500 Sample Tutorials

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Someday I will take my SY85 from storage and will use these :clap:

Jose Gavila

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