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Review | Sound On Sound, May 1989
Yamaha TQ5 Expander
Stylish or ugly, don't let the TQ5’s unconventional casing distract you from the fact that with its 8-track integral sequencer and digital effects, this 4-operator FM expander packs a pretty powerful punch for the money. David Hughes reports from his ring-side seat.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1985
As Yamaha's 'X' range of hi-tech hardware continues to grow, Dan Goldstein and Trish McGrath present an exclusive appraisal of two of the range's most affordable additions, the TX7 FM Expander and QX7 MIDI Keyboard Recorder.
Review | The Mix, Dec 1994
Virtual synthesis in a box
Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1985
Yamaha's QX1 Sequencer, KX88 Master Keyboard, TX816 Modules
Yamaha's professional FM sequencer master keyboard and FM modules.
Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1991
Yamaha TG77 Tone Generator
Yamaha's flagship workstation, the SY77, has now given birth to a new top-of-the-range expander, the TG77. Martin Russ conducts the examination.
Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1992
Yamaha TG100 General MIDI Tone Module
A lightweight multi-timbral module, with 28-voice polyphony and 192 sounds, which also acts as a MIDI Interface for your computer — where's the catch? Paul Wiffen looks hard but just can't seem to find it.
Review | Recording Musician, Sep 1992
TG100 and Boss DS330 Dr Synth
General MIDI sound modules from Boss and Yamaha, combining ease of use and low cost with impressive sounds.
Review | Electronic Soundmaker, May 1985
Yamaha QX7 sequencer / TX7 expander
The latest additions to Yamaha's 'X' range - the QX7 keyboard recorder and TX7 expander look to be some of the most interesting yet.
Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1986
Offering 240 FM sounds, with up to 8-voice polyphony, and control via MIDI mono mode, the FB-01 takes the crown as the cheapest expander on the market today. Martin Russ casts his vote.
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1986
FM Sound Generator
Yamaha's preset synth expander offers a multitude of FM sounds for reasonable money, and also boasts MIDI Mono Mode for multi-timbral recording. David Ellis gives his verdict.
Review | Making Music, Nov 1986
Preview | Music Technology, Dec 1989
It's been a while since Yamaha revolutionised synthesisers with the DX7 but now they're making ambitious claims about their SY77. Simon Trask gets a glimpse of Yamaha's latest synth.
Review | Music Technology, Mar 1991
Latest in the SY/TG line of descent, the TG33 module offers post-FM synthesis combined with the vector control pioneered on the Prophet VS synth. Ian Waugh expands on the '33.
Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1991
Yamaha's family of synths and expanders has a new member: a module counterpart to the SY22 keyboard. Nigel Humberstone celebrates the happy event.
Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1992
64-Note Polyphonic Synth Expander
Review | Music Technology, Mar 1990
It's not simply an SY77 in a rack, more an alternative application of Yamaha's latest synthesiser technology - Ian Waugh gives the TG55 a full workout.
Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
The recent launch of Yamaha's new flagship synth, the SY77, seems to have somewhat eclipsed the arrival of its sibling, the TG55 tone generator. Rightly or wrongly, the TG55 has taken something of a backseat whilst its big brother hogs most of the limelight. David Hughes assesses its star potential.
Review | Music Technology, Jun 1989
FM Tone Generator
It's small, grey and made by Yamaha - it must be an FM MIDI expander. Ian Waugh checks out the latest application of Yamaha's favourite synthesiser technology.
Review | Micro Music, Jun/Jul 1989
John Renwick puts this sequencer/sound module through its paces
Review | Sound On Sound, Sep 1987
Taking over where the TX816 left off, this DX7II in a rack is the very latest in a long line of powerful FM synth expanders. Mark Badger puts it in perspective.
Review | Music Technology, Dec 1987
Another member of Yamaha's world-beating FM family; Howard Massey finds this powerful rack-mount right up his digital street.
Review | Music Technology, Sep 1987
FM Synthesizer Module
Is this the FM synth you've been waiting for? Dan Goldstein takes a look at Yamaha's new six-operator, multi-timbral module.
Review | Music Technology, Jul 1987
After April's In Brief review, Rick Davies sends us a user report on the latest FM synth module, and throws in a review of the MDF1 MIDI data filer for good measure.
Review | Sound On Sound, May 1987
This latest four operator FM tone generator takes over where the stop-gap FB01 left off. It may be fully programmable and share some of the new facilities of the DX7 MkII, but is it a winner? Mark Badger finds out.
Review | Music Technology, Apr 1987
"Son of FB01" is one way to describe Yamaha's latest FM module, which adds programmability and a number of the features given to the new DX7. Martin Mickleburgh keeps it in the family.