The VL7 is a physical modeling synthesizer.
Other physical modeling synths from Yamaha include the VL-1, VL-70m, EX5, and EX5R. In addition, Yamaha produced the PLG100-VL and PLG150-VL plugin boards, which lets you add a VL engine to any PLG-enabled Yamaha synth.
Year Released: 1994
Keyboard: 49 keys with velocity and aftertouch
User Patches: 64
Screen: 240 x 64 pixel LCD
Power Consumption: 16 watts
Dimensions: 914 mm x 380 mm x 105 mm
Weight: 12.3 kg
Yamaha VL70m Synth Module ($550)