Synths ⇝ Yamaha ⇝ Yamaha DX7 Cartridges
During its long manufacturing run, many program cartridges were created for the Yamaha DX7. We know about the following cartridges:
DX7 Voice Rom
- 1 - Master Group, Keyboard and Plucked Group (NB82685)
- 2 - Orchestral and Percussive Group, Synth, Complex, and Effects Group (NB82686)
- 3 - Master Group, Keyboard and Plucked Group (NB82829)
- 4 - Orchestral and Percussive Group, Complex and Effects Group (NB82830)
- VRC-101 - Keyboard, Plucked and Tuned Percussion Group (NB83102)
- VRC-102 - Wind Instrument Group (NB83103)
- VRC-103 - Sustain Group - Strings, Voice, Organ, etc... (NB83104)
- VRC-104 - Percussion Group - Drums, Latin Percussion, Synthe Percussion, etc... (NB83105)
- VRC-105 - Sound Effect Group - Wave, Mobile, Bird, Image, etc... (NB83106)
- VRC-106 - Synthesizer Group - Synth Lead, Synth Brass, etc... (NB83820)
- VRC-107 - Special Selection "David Bristow"
- VRC-108 - Special Selection "Gary Leuenberger"
- VRC-109 - Studio 64
- VRC-110 - Special Selection "Bo Tomlyn"
- VRC-111 - Special Selection "Bo Tomlyn II"
- VRC-112 - Live 64
DX7 II Voice ROM
These cartridges are not compatible with the original DX7.
- VRC-1001 - Decay Group
- VRC-1002 - Sustain Group
- VRC-1003 - Percussion and S.E. Group
- VRC-1004 - Michale Boddicker
- VRC-1005 - Studio Professional
- DX7 Yamaha Data Cartridge "A", part number NB82861
- DX7 Yamaha Data Cartridge "B", part number NB82862
- KV-102 - Shofuku Chi No Maki (DX7 II)
The cartridge slot is different in the DX7 II and DX7S. There is an ADP1 cartridge adaptor that will let you use cartridges from the original DX7 in the DX7 II
Items for Sale on Reverb
Yamaha DX7 FM Synthesizer w/ Case, Manual, (2) original Data Cartridges 3 + 4 + More ($650)
ROM Cards/Cartridges 1 & 2 for Yamaha DX7 ($103.39)
Yamaha DX7 (1986) + Yamaha Data Cartridge #2 ($800)
Yamaha DX7 Memory Cartridge Memory Protect ($44.99)
Yamaha DX-7 RAM Cartridge with Original Box ($79.95)
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Yamaha DX7 Voice Rom 2 - ROM Cartridge for DX7 synthesizer ($71.90)
1980's Yamaha-DX-7 Cartridge ($49)