Yamaha DX100 Newer compatible keyboards

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Yamaha DX100 Newer compatible keyboards

Post by iriscat » Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:43 pm

My partner and I use a Yamaha DX100 as we perform. It is old and is starting to show signs of age and wear.
It is nearly impossible to find a replacement DX100. They seem to be rare and expensive.

Does anyone know of a newer, perhaps Yamaha keyboard, that would be compatible with the DX100, where all of our patches would remain the same. One that might be easier to obtain and cheaper than the DX100.

Thank you for any help your can offer.


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Re: Yamaha DX100 Newer compatible keyboards

Post by meatballfulton » Mon Nov 02, 2015 9:30 pm

All of the 4-operator Yamaha FM synths can load DX100 patches. Even the most recent of these are over 20 years old now.

DX21, DX27, DX11


DX9 and FB01 are not compatible, nor are 6-operator FM synths (DX7, SY77, SY99, etc.)
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Re: Yamaha DX100 Newer compatible keyboards

Post by JeEA » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:33 am

Why not use a midi control keyboard and stop using the DX-100 other as a sound module?
Then it will last. No mechanical wearing just data flow except for turning the unit on off

Else you can use those kbd in earlier post


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