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TG77 compatibility

Post by nuromantix » Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:54 pm

Is it possible to use sounds from older FM synths on the TG77?
My friend has the TG77 and wants some of the sounds from my TX81Z.

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Re: TG77 compatibility

Post by Summa » Wed Oct 22, 2008 12:33 am

Their is a free DX7 to SY/TG patch converter avaiable from the FM-Alive page, what isn't very helpfull when it comes to TX81z sounds.

http://www.fm-alive.com/pages/X2Y.aspx

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Re: TG77 compatibility

Post by HideawayStudio » Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:36 pm

The SY/TG77 and 99 are 6OP FM synths like the DX-7 and TX802 and the TX81Z are 4OP synths like the DX100 and V50. The SY77 will load DX7 patches but is not compatible with the 4OP synths. It is just possible that there is some conversion software somewhere for the PC but I've never seen any. The TX81Z has a different sound to the SY77 and therefore I'd recommend using both pieces of kit. The TX is great for bass sounds and the SY77 is an awsome synth - esp. for huge pads and analog emulations.

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Re: TG77 compatibility

Post by Synthaholic » Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:45 pm

HideawayStudio wrote:The SY/TG77 and 99 are 6OP FM synths like the DX-7 and TX802 and the TX81Z are 4OP synths like the DX100 and V50.
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Re: TG77 compatibility

Post by HideawayStudio » Sat Jan 10, 2009 10:06 pm

Oops!! - Thanks for the correction... the old memory is clearly going duff... :)

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Re: TG77 compatibility

Post by Summa » Sun Jan 11, 2009 1:11 pm

HideawayStudio wrote: The TX is great for bass sounds and the SY77 is an awsome synth - esp. for huge pads and analog emulations.
That's rather a problem of the presets, since the SY77 can do those Basses. I programmed a few of my standard FM-Basses with the Synth and the results were quite pleasing.

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