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Yamaha DX7 1980s Black (Original)

Estimated price for orientation: 600 $

Category: Other Vintage Pianos

Brand: Yamaha Exact Year: 1980

One of the most popular digital synths created by Yamaha, released in 1983. It featured a whole new type of synthesis called FM (Frequency Modulation). This keyboard was the secret weapon behind nearly every hit 80's song and produces some excellent sounds ! One of the most sold keyboards of all time. The Yamaha DX7 Keyboard posted is in very good cosmetic condition with a few paint scrapes and a small piece of plastic trim broken that was so small I didn't realize it happened until photographing the keyboard. Comes with attached power supply, a sound cartridge as pictured and the original user manual and cassette from Yamaha. All keys, sliders and buttons function and the sounds that this keyboard produces are very inspiring. It also features midi and line out ports. Toro y Moi uses one this very day. The DX7 has been used by the Crystal Method, Kraftwerk, Underworld, Orbital, BT, Talking Heads, Brian Eno, Tony Banks, Mike Lindup of Level 42, Jan Hammer, Roger Hodgson, Teddy Riley, Brian Eno, T Lavitz of the Dregs, Sir George Martin, Supertramp, Phil Collins, Stevie Wonder, Daryl Hall, Steve Winwood, Scritti Politti, Babyface, Peter-John Vettese, Depeche Mode, D:Ream, Les Rhytmes Digital, Front 242, U2, A-Ha, Enya, The Cure, Astral Projection, Fluke, Kitaro, Vangelis, Elton John, James Horner, Toto, Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, Chick Corea, Level 42, Queen, Yes, Michael Boddicker, Julian Lennon, Jean-Michel Jarre, Sneaker Pimps, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Greg Phillanganes, Jerry Goldsmith, Jimmy Edgar, Beastie Boys, Stabbing Westward and Herbie Hancock.