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Interior Designs

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1987
Yamaha REV5 Reverb

Is there room at the top for yet another digital reverb unit? Mark Badger thinks so — provided it's 16-bit, has a 20kHz effect bandwidth, analogue and digital parametric EQ, can stack two reverb effects and goes by the name of REV5!

The Hot 100

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1991
Yamaha EMP100 Multi-Effects Processor

The latest addition to Yamahas highly affordable 100 series, the EMP100, could prove to be its best buy yet. Paul Ireson explains why.

The Magnificent Seven...

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Dec 1984

...Reverbs. An across-the-range selection put through their paces, demonstrating both conventional and creative uses...

The Power Behind the Button

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986
Yamaha SPX90

With the help of new software technology, Yamaha's new multi-FX unit does the job of a half-dozen outboard machines. Paul White gives a rundown of what it can do, and how well it does it.

Yamaha Compressor & Graphic EQ

Review | In Tune, Apr 1986

Yamaha D1500

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1984
MIDI Digital Delay

Somehow, it had to be Yamaha who'd be first to put MIDI on a digital delay. The possibilities are endless, claims Paul White.

Yamaha D1500 MIDI Digital Delay

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Nov 1984

Yamaha FX500

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
Multi-Effects Processor

The best things come in small packages, decides Paul Ireson as he puts this budget six-effects-at-once processor through its paces.

Yamaha FX500 Multi Effects

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1989

Never mind Starwars fx, this is the war of the star fx. Vic Lennard patches in Yamaha's latest budget multi-fx unit and likes what he hears.

Yamaha GC2020 Compressor/Limiter

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Jun 1985

Yamaha GQ1031 Graphic Equaliser

Review | Home & Studio Recording, May 1985

Yamaha R-1000 Digital Reverb

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1983

Yamaha R1000

Review | One Two Testing, Feb 1984
Digital Reverb

Yamaha R1000 Digital Reverb

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Jan 1984

Yamaha REV-7 Digital Reverberator

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985
Yet Another Milestone

Low cost digital reverb comes of age according to Producer Robin Lumley.

Yamaha REX50

Review | Music Technology, Oct 1987
Digital Signal Processor

The latest signal processor from Yamaha may be aimed primarily at guitarists but the small studio owner might prefer to look at it as an adaptation of the SPX90. Rick Davies finds out it has a few new twists as well as a slimline price tag.

Yamaha REX50

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988

Martin Russ reveals the hidden features of Yamaha's budget digital multi-effector and explains how it can be coaxed into supplying more than one effect at once.

Yamaha SPX90

Review | Sound On Sound, Apr 1986

£600 (almost) buys you this boxful of MIDI-controlled digital effects processors. But can they be good quality? Ian Gilby dragged himself out of the studio long enough to give us his opinions.

Yamaha SPX90

Review | Making Music, Apr 1986

Multi-Effects Unit

Yamaha SPX90 Effects Processor

Review | International Musician, May 1986
Studio Test

A multitude of digital effects in a single box for only £600

Yamaha Studio 100 Series

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1990
Studio Modules

The 100 Series is Yamaha's compact, cost- effective line of studio modules. Simon Trask tests a selection of units from mixer through effects to monitors.

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Competition | Recording Musician, May 1993

Is there a tiny space in your studio just waiting to be filled by a Yamaha FX550?

Effective Automation - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing, MIDI, Mixing | Sound On Sound, Dec 1985
Creative mixing with MIDI controlled effects

Paul Gilby takes a look at the first MIDI controlled effect - Yamaha's D1500 which heralds a series on creative mixing with MIDI controlled devices.

Hands On

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing | Sound On Sound, Dec 1991
Yamaha SPX90

David Mellor offers advice to the studio newcomer on the original multi-effects unit.

How to Store your SPX90 Effects

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing, MIDI | Sound On Sound, Oct 1988
Using System Exclusive Bulk Dumps

Have you ever wished you could save your SPX90 effects programs to disk or into your MIDI sequencer for instant recall at the right point in your music? Using the power of MIDI’s System Exclusive Bulk Dump commands, Mike Collins explains how it can be done.



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