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Jack Of All Trades

Review | Home & Studio Recording, May 1986
Yamaha SPX90

Is it a reverb? Is it a sampler? Yes and no; it's Yamaha's new digital Jack of all trades and it offers surprising value for money.

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 SPX90

Review | Making Music, Apr 1986

Multi-Effects Unit

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 | One Two Testing, May 1986

The do-everything effects box: does it really?

Yamaha SPX90 Effects Processor

Review | International Musician, May 1986
Studio Test

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

Yamaha SPX90 Multi-Effect Processor

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1986

Yamaha's rack effects box to end all rack effects boxes. Tim Goodyer finds out why you might want two.

We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear

Fade away and radiate

Feature Audio | Topic: Effects Processing | The Mix, May 1995

Bob Dormon's effects tutorials conclude with a look at multi-effects units

Hands On: Yamaha SPX90

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

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.

Mono Mode - Part 4

Feature Series | Topic: MIDI | Music Technology, Nov 1986

You thought multi-timbral MIDI was only for synthesisers and samplers? You thought wrong, as Paul Wiffen proves with his analysis of Mode 4 on the Yamaha SPX90 effects processor.

Trigger Converter for the Yamaha SPX-90

Feature | Topic: Electronics / Build, Maintenance / Repair / Modification | Home & Studio Recording, Jul 1986

A simple circuit enabling you to trigger the footswitch input of your SPX-90 from a positive trigger pulse.

 

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