SynthsYamaha ⇝ Yamaha W5

The Yamaha W5 is an AWM2-based synthesizer workstation. It is also available in a 61-key version with otherwise identical capabilities as the W7. A version 2 was released with sequencer improvements and more presets.

There were four expansion boards available for the W5 and W7:

Specifications

Year Released: 1994

Keyboard: 76 keys with velocity and aftertouch

Polyphony: 32 notes

Multitimbral: 16 parts

Preset Patches: 256

User Patches: 128

Preset Drum Kits: 10

User Drum Kits: 2

ROM: 8MB (384 voices at 16-bit, 48kHz resolution)

Sequencer Resolution: 96 PPQN

Effects: 35 insertion effects, 40 system-wide effects including delay, reverb, and chorus.

Screen: 240 x 64 pixel LCD

Power Consumption: 20 watts

Dimensions: 1288 mm × 371 mm × 121 mm

Weight: 18 kg

Sequencer: 16 tracks, 16 songs (100,000 note memory)

User Demo Videos

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File Downloads

Yamaha W5 and W7 Manual - Owner's Manual (1 of 2)

Yamaha W5 and W7 Manual - Technical Information (2 of 2)

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