E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

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E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

Unread post by 33vriem33@gmail.com » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:53 pm

Hello Everyone,

I am the very happy new (we'll back from preposterous times when I was already very lucky to have one!!!! :D ) owner-carer of a DX7 II FD E! GREY LATTER EXPANDED Beauty.

I just have a little problem: I need to acquire or buy the system disk both from the original beast itself from Yamaha at the time of release (including some patches) as well as the system disk from Grey Matter.

Could anyone provide me or sell me the relevant disks and patches if applicable?

THXVM in advance and KR2EV1

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Unread post by 33vriem33@gmail.com » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:55 pm

((i))

Oops Grey Matter bloody phone :P

KR2EV1

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Re: E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

Unread post by rawl747 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:39 pm

Nicolas,

I can provide you with the Grey Matter patch discs for your E! board but I don't think I have any disks for the DX7II itself. I will PM you later today with some download links for the E! discs and manuals in PDF format.

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Unread post by 33vriem33@gmail.com » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:02 pm

Dear Rawl,

THXVM for your utmost quickest answer!

Received the links THXVM!

@YOUR DISPOSAL ANYTIME!

Please let me know via email too so that whether I'm unable to be hooked via this Channel I'll answer from my email account.

Cheers,

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Unread post by rawl747 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:00 pm

Nicolas,

I prefer to use this site for messages, not direct email. I hope the files work for you.

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WX7 & MDT (Morrison Digital Trumpet) MIDI windcontrollers
VL70m synth module w/ Patchman Turbo
Tx81Z, FB-01, RX-5, Roland XV-5080, Emu Emulator E6400 Classic - thanks to James M.
Win 10 Pro 64 bit with Focusrite Scarlett 18i20 & MOTU MIDI Express XT, Cubase9.5, NI - Kontakt5, Komplete11, IKMultimedia SampleTank 3 & 2.5XL, AAS Suite, BiaB 2016, Emulator X v2 & v3

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Re: E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

Unread post by candmbell » Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:25 am

Hello fellow DX fans !

Bringing this thread back again, Im also looking for the DX7II Grey matter E demo disk files in sysex format. Ive recently replaced the internal battery in my DX7IIFD with E! and loaded all E banks via midi sysex. Just looking to load up the sequencer data from the original data disks to get this beauty back to its full former glory. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Craig.
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Unread post by Miks » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:28 am

@ candmbell:

Craig, please check your PMs... :wink:
My (key related) gear (in alphabetical order):
Ferrofish: B4000+
Kawai: K1 II
Korg: M1 (up'd to EX, w/ 'Cool Blue'), M1REX (w/ 'Cool Blue'), Poly-800
Roland: D-50, D-110, D-550, PG-1000
Yamaha: AW1600, DX7IID (w/ 'Cool Blue'), EX5R, RM50, RX5, SY99 (w/ 'Cool Blue'), TG500, TX-802, YMM2
Sector101: SYEMB05 (5x), SYEMB06 (3x), EXFLM2 (1kit), MCD Sweet16 (1x), WaveBlade 8MB Card (1x) & 1x Programmer Unit for WaveBlade
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Unread post by candmbell » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:53 pm

Thanks for your help Miks, I’ll give this a try.
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Unread post by Miks » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:59 am

You're welcome! :D - hope it helps.
My (key related) gear (in alphabetical order):
Ferrofish: B4000+
Kawai: K1 II
Korg: M1 (up'd to EX, w/ 'Cool Blue'), M1REX (w/ 'Cool Blue'), Poly-800
Roland: D-50, D-110, D-550, PG-1000
Yamaha: AW1600, DX7IID (w/ 'Cool Blue'), EX5R, RM50, RX5, SY99 (w/ 'Cool Blue'), TG500, TX-802, YMM2
Sector101: SYEMB05 (5x), SYEMB06 (3x), EXFLM2 (1kit), MCD Sweet16 (1x), WaveBlade 8MB Card (1x) & 1x Programmer Unit for WaveBlade
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Unread post by rs.felicio » Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:24 pm

I'm so sorry ... bringing this thread back again.

Just looking for the DX7II Grey matter E demo disk files in sysex format, because I did some maintenance in my DX7IIFD with E! and It's necessary loaded all E banks via midi sysex (My old discs is not working :-().
I really appreciate any help... Thanks. Rubens
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Unread post by Miks » Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:56 pm

@ rs.felicio:

Rubens, please check your PM's... :wink:
My (key related) gear (in alphabetical order):
Ferrofish: B4000+
Kawai: K1 II
Korg: M1 (up'd to EX, w/ 'Cool Blue'), M1REX (w/ 'Cool Blue'), Poly-800
Roland: D-50, D-110, D-550, PG-1000
Yamaha: AW1600, DX7IID (w/ 'Cool Blue'), EX5R, RM50, RX5, SY99 (w/ 'Cool Blue'), TG500, TX-802, YMM2
Sector101: SYEMB05 (5x), SYEMB06 (3x), EXFLM2 (1kit), MCD Sweet16 (1x), WaveBlade 8MB Card (1x) & 1x Programmer Unit for WaveBlade
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Re: E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

Unread post by rs.felicio » Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:37 pm

Miks wrote:
Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:56 pm
@ rs.felicio:

Rubens, please check your PM's... :wink:
Really thanks.
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Re: E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

Unread post by Alex71 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:15 pm

Hi, I have seen your posts and joined site- hope you can help me guys! I have problem with loading patches after changing battery on DX7 IID ie without Floppy disk. I have original ROM cartridge DX7 II and cartridge nr 4. I can se patches on cartridge but no sound coming on line out nor on headphones!
I tried to copy from cartridge to E! card and seems I manage to fill 2 banks but still no sound coming out.

My next plan is now to use PC with midi cables to transfer system file for E! card and then patches.
How to initialize E! card, where to find system file for E! card?

Which midi program can I use to initiate gray matter E card and load patches on my DX7 IID???
Please help!!!
Appreciate if instead of sending PM you can give info with links here so that new members with same issue does not have to ask again
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Re: E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

Unread post by Miks » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:15 pm

Hi Alex71,

welcome to the Yamaha Musicians forum (Y)

The thing is: I own a DX7II/D (without floppy drive) in a 'nearly factory state' - which means it is fitted with NO extension card whatsoever! Therefor I can't be of much help in this regard... but DO check your PM's... :wink:

Re the DX is not sounding: please try to find out if the Local function has been set to OFF. If that's the case the synth is ONLY transmitting Midi informations (MIDI Out) whereas the internal sound generation is disabled! So - IF the Local function is set to OFF, please set it to ON and see if the DX is sounding now... Please refer to page 93 of the user manual - 3. Local Control and/or check page 117 of the E! manual.
My (key related) gear (in alphabetical order):
Ferrofish: B4000+
Kawai: K1 II
Korg: M1 (up'd to EX, w/ 'Cool Blue'), M1REX (w/ 'Cool Blue'), Poly-800
Roland: D-50, D-110, D-550, PG-1000
Yamaha: AW1600, DX7IID (w/ 'Cool Blue'), EX5R, RM50, RX5, SY99 (w/ 'Cool Blue'), TG500, TX-802, YMM2
Sector101: SYEMB05 (5x), SYEMB06 (3x), EXFLM2 (1kit), MCD Sweet16 (1x), WaveBlade 8MB Card (1x) & 1x Programmer Unit for WaveBlade
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Re: E! Grey Matter DX7 II FD SYSTEM DISKS

Unread post by Alex71 » Mon Nov 26, 2018 3:25 pm

Thanks for such a warm welcome Miks and others! Anyone to suggest MIDI program (DX Manager, etc?) to use on PC Win10 to transfer E! card sysex data and patches?
Your support and help is greatly appreciated! I will try to contribute to all I have and know :)
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