SynthsYamaha ⇝ Yamaha SY55

Yamaha SY55

The SY55 is an early ROMpler and is the keyboard version of Yamaha's TG55 tone generator. It has a built-in 8-song, 8000-note sequencer and a few expansion card sets are available.

The SY55 was followed by the Yamaha SY85.

Specifications

Year Released: 1990

MSRP: $1595

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 16 notes

Multitimbral: 16 parts

Preset Patches: 64

User Patches: 64

Preset Performances: 16

User Performances: 16

ROM: 2MB (74 waveforms - 50 acoustic instruments, 16 drum sounds, 8 digital waveforms) at 16-bit and 32 or 48 kHz resolution

Sequencer Memory: 8,000 notes

Effects: 34 programmable digital effects

Screen: 16x2 character display

Power Consumption: 15 watts

Dimensions: 911 mm x 325 mm x 90 mm

Weight: 9.7 kg

User Demo Videos

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Sound Samples

WAV samples are available on freewavesamples.com.

File Downloads

Yamaha SY55 Manual 1

Yamaha SY55 Manual 2

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