MATRIXSYNTH: Overview & Demo | Yamaha YS200 Digital FM Synthesizer

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Overview & Demo | Yamaha YS200 Digital FM Synthesizer

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"A vintage digital synth that has some advantages over the famous Yamaha DX7, the Yamaha YS200 was a workstation with a funky design and fairly advanced features for its time period. Let's take a look.

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Everything you could want to know about 4 operator synths (including the YS200):

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Demos from DeepSonic are a great example of what the YS200 can do:

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