DX-7 "Toto" Cartridges from Japan - availible in SysEx?

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DX-7 "Toto" Cartridges from Japan - availible in SysEx?

Post by iProg » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:22 pm

Does anyone have these cartridges in hardware or can one find them as SysEx files?

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Re: DX-7 "Toto" Cartridges from Japan - availible in SysEx?

Post by D-Collector » Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:21 pm

Here are 3 DX7 banks that Bobby Blues programmed from Keyboard Magazine patchsheets, the readers creations. In the first bank you will find 4 patches that were sent in by Paich & Porcaro of Toto! I don't know if these patches featured on the cards in question.

http://bobbyblues.recup.ch/yamaha_dx7/p ... KB_Mag.zip

The patches are as follows:

24.PAICHPIPE
25.TOTO HMND1
26.ROADSANNA
27.DAV S BASS

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Re: DX-7 "Toto" Cartridges from Japan - availible in SysEx?

Post by D-Collector » Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:31 pm

There was a guy at the Yahoo group who offered the banks as SysEx in 2008, try and contact him:

http://launch.dir.groups.yahoo.com/grou ... ssage/7592

For the record here is the information on the Toto bank:

Name: TOTO
Labeled: KV-05
Producer: AViC Music, Inc. (1985/Japan)
Programmers: David Paich & Steve Porcaro
These voices are the same that were used live and in the studio on
the songs Roseanna, Africa, Fahrenheit, and 99 Voices.


The banks were from a company named AViC. Bobby Blues has all the information on these banks, and I will bet he has the bank himself.

http://bobbyblues.recup.ch/yamaha_dx7/d ... .html#AViC

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From this patchlist it seems that the patches from Keyboard Magazine was indeed in the bank!

http://bobbyblues.recup.ch/yamaha_dx7/s ... _KV-05.htm

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Post by iProg » Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:25 pm

D-Collector wrote:There was a guy at the Yahoo group who offered the banks as SysEx in 2008, try and contact him:

http://launch.dir.groups.yahoo.com/grou ... ssage/7592

For the record here is the information on the Toto bank:

Name: TOTO
Labeled: KV-05
Producer: AViC Music, Inc. (1985/Japan)
Programmers: David Paich & Steve Porcaro
These voices are the same that were used live and in the studio on
the songs Roseanna, Africa, Fahrenheit, and 99 Voices.


The banks were from a company named AViC. Bobby Blues has all the information on these banks, and I will bet he has the bank himself.

http://bobbyblues.recup.ch/yamaha_dx7/d ... .html#AViC

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From this patchlist it seems that the patches from Keyboard Magazine was indeed in the bank!

http://bobbyblues.recup.ch/yamaha_dx7/s ... _KV-05.htm
I e-mailed the guy who made that post. Thanks for your help! :)

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Re: DX-7 "Toto" Cartridges from Japan - availible in SysEx?

Post by D-Collector » Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:29 pm

Solved. :D

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Post by colorbars » Wed Feb 09, 2011 5:38 pm

Can't wait to try these out.

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Re: DX-7 "Toto" Cartridges from Japan - availible in SysEx?

Post by strngweaver » Sat Feb 12, 2011 8:07 pm

Hi guys! What an awesome find. Thanks a lot for uploading the patches. I'm a big fan of Toto and also love the DX7. Dave and Steve are great programmers and a lot can be learnt from their DX voice data.

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Post by D-Collector » Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:02 pm

Hi strngweaver! :welcome:

You are right about Dave and Steve, there are many nice patches in those banks!

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Post by walkathon » Sun Oct 18, 2015 9:39 pm

Sorry for a 4 year old bump, but any possibility of a re-up, pretty pls?

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Post by desmond » Mon Oct 19, 2015 1:54 am

walkathon wrote:Sorry for a 4 year old bump, but any possibility of a re-up, pretty pls?
A five second google search gave me this:
http://www.cosmozik.com/synthe/dx7II/AViC/

Looks like it's what you want...

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Post by madtheory » Mon Oct 19, 2015 12:03 pm

Thanks :)

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Post by Calgonstudio » Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:26 pm

When I get home I'll have to check the link out for the sounds, I love my DX7, Thanks

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Post by desmond » Mon Oct 19, 2015 5:47 pm

Calgonstudio wrote:When I get home I'll have to check the link out for the sounds, I love my DX7, Thanks
I tried out a few banks in FM8.

Mostly what you'd expect out of a DX7 bank from back in the day - a few variations of *that* bass, a few variations of *that* epiano, a few weak and static string patches, a bunch of plucky percussives of some variants of mallets, vibes and marimbas, some anemic brasses, those digital bells, some digital or wobbly synth sounds and pads, usually named after classic analog synths, and a handful of sounds with famous artists or song names alluded to. :lol:

Anyway, yeah it is the banks you were after - have fun!

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Re: DX-7 "Toto" Cartridges from Japan - availible in SysEx?

Post by barneyc » Wed Mar 02, 2016 5:37 pm

I just found my Toto DX7 cartridge. Would anyone like to buy it before I put it on ebay?

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