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MIDI Velocity Tester

While looking into the DX7 and some of the expansions for it, I needed a way to capture all the possible velocities that a given MIDI keyboard could put out. Not all of them send all 127 possible velocities. I … Continue reading

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CR2032 Battery Holder PCB Saver Adapter (for DX7, etc)

Here is a quick “freebie” of sorts. I’ve had this PCB for a while and used them now and then to fix dead 3v coin cell batteries on Yamaha DX7’s and other synth’s and drum machines. You can order the … Continue reading

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Vintage Synth CPU Updates, Upgrades and Expansions

There are so many CPU upgrades now for our beloved synths of old, that I thought it would be nice to have a catalog of them all in one place. If someone else has done this already, please let me … Continue reading

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USB 5 1/4″ Floppy Drive

I know it sounds off-topic, or that I have a fetish with all things vintage, but the reality is that a lot of my EPROM data and other files were kept on 5.25″ floppy disks back in the 80’s. Getting … Continue reading

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