TG77 MCD cards and microtonality

Yamaha SY77 is a 16 voice multitimbral music workstation first produced by Yamaha Corporation in 1989. The SY77 is a synthesizer whose architecture combines AFM (Advanced Frequency Modulation) synthesis, AWM2 (Advanced Wave Memory 2) for ROM-borne sample-based synthesis, and the combination of these two methods christened Realtime Convolution and Modulation Synthesis (RCM).

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TG77 MCD cards and microtonality

Unread post by EricaEsoMusic » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:34 am

Hello everyone, I am a microtonal composer and very inspired by the TG77. Without expanded data memory, the TG77 only lets you customize 2 microtonal scales, or "Internal micro tuning memory" according to the manual (page 106-107). I understand that a MCD64 data card will allow me additional Internal micro tuning data, but it's unclear to me exactly how many new scales.

I am also considering purchasing the Sector 101 DataBlade which seems to have the memory of 32 MCD64s combined and am wondering how many customized microtonal scales that would allow me to create.

Thank you very much for any insights.
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Re: TG77 MCD cards and microtonality

Unread post by Sonus » Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:00 am

Hi Weston, two user scales per voice set, 64 on a Datablade32.

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