Category Archives: Yamaha DX7

A DX7 Expansion “for the rest of us”

The DX7 E! expansion is known for being very hard to use. The SuperMAX is easier, but still there are so many features that it can be hard to remember them all, … and not everyone needs them.  So I’m … 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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Yamaha DX7 ROM Cartridge BINs

I needed to get the BIN data from some DX7 cartridges, but I don’t have them all. I only have ROM3. So I desoldered the EPROM in the ROM 3 and compared that to the .SYX files found easily on … Continue reading

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Yamaha DX7 SuperMAX Redux

Something else I’m working on… The new circuit boards just arrived and the testing so far is good. The boards are a slight improvement over the original: I’ve increased the size to allow for a screw to hold the board … 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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A Plethora of DX7 Backlit LCDs

I had a chance to grab a bunch of LCD’s for the original Yamaha DX7 and picked up a variety of colors. I’m putting them up on eBay. This is a limited time thing. They are all really nice and … Continue reading

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Yamaha DX7 SuperMAX is in!

I have several of these NEW boards in. Great expansion and feature upgrade for the beloved DX7.

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