Yamaha Synthesizer

Yamaha Synthesizer

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Description (Brief)
This synthesizer was made by Yamaha in Hamamatsu, Japan in 1986. It is a Digital Programmable Algorithm Synthesizer, Model DX-7 Serial #82395, with 61 keys. Tis synthesizer is fully programmable with 32 preset voice/paramater sounds. The keyboard has an LED and LCD display panel, mode select and editing control section , volume control, data entry section, pitch bend wheel, modulation wheel, headphone and breath controller jacks, and a voice cartridge socket for RAM and ROM cartridges. Accessioned with user’s manual, ROM and RAM cartridges.
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Object Name
Date made
Yamaha Corporation of America
place made
Japan: Shizuoka, Hamamatsu
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 11 cm x 102 cm x 33 cm; 4 5/16 in x 40 3/16 in x 13 in
keyboard: 3 7/8 in x 40 in x 12 7/8 in; 9.8425 cm x 101.6 cm x 32.7025 cm
museum storage box: 4 7/8 in x 42 1/8 in x 15 1/4 in; 12.3825 cm x 106.9975 cm x 38.735 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Yamaha Corporation of America
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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