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Yamaha DX5

The DX5 is a 6-operator FM synth with 32 programming algorithms. It is an upgraded version of the Yamaha DX7 with twice the polyphony and a 76-key keyboard. Its MIDI implementation is not ideal and it only transmits 99 as the maximum key velocity instead of 127.


Year Released: 1985

MSRP: $3895

Keyboard: 76 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 32 notes

Preset Patches: 32

User Patches: 32

Screen: 40 x 2 character lcd

Power Consumption: 35 watts

Dimensions: 1229 mm x 441 mm x 113 mm

Weight: 18 kg

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Yamaha DX5 Manual

Yamaha DX5 Performance Notes