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Yamaha SPX1000
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Description

The Yamaha SPX1000 is a highly sophisticated digital reverberation and effects system which offers 40 preset effect programs including accurate simulations of natural reverberation and early-reflections, delay and echo effects, gated effects, modulation effects, a versatile compressor, a low-level expander, a harmonic exciter, multiple effects which function as several Yamaha SPX1000 units in one, independent 2-channel effects, freeze (sampling) programs and others.

With a sampling frequency of 44.1 kHz, it delivers full, flat frequency response from 20Hz to 20kHz for exceptionally clean, “transparent” effect sound, and direct digital interfacing capability makes it compatible with the most up-to-date sound systems. The preset effect programs can be edited, re-titled, and stored in any of 59 RAM user memory locations. Individual two-band parametric EQ and dynamic filter parameters are provided for each effect program for precise tonal tailoring.

In addition to the basic effect and EQ parameters, the Yamaha SPX1000 offers a list of “internal parameters” which provide exacting control over the effect sound. The Yamaha SPX1000 is also MIDI compatible, with a MIDI IN terminal that allows MIDI selection of effect programs, and a switchable MIDI THRU/OUT terminal. When switched to OUT, edited programs stored in internal RAM can be dumped to a MIDI data recorder or other data storage device. Programs thus stored can be reloaded when necessary via the MIDI IN terminal.

As an extra touch of convenience the Yamaha SPX1000’s analog input and output terminals can be switched to match -20 dBm or +4 dBm line levels + providing compatibility with a broader range of sound equipment.

Discussions

A6 vs JP-8 (Die JP-8 Die!)

is this an april fools joke? i hope so! if not, i'd like to see how close you can get to this (all JP8, with a yamaha SPX1000 FX (EDIT just verb and one part with pitch change)).

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Is anyone still using hardware reverb units?

AKG BX20 Bricasti M7 EMT140, 251 Eventide FL201 Korg GR1, SDD1000, SDD1200 (2x) Lexicon 300, PCM70, PCM60 Roland RE-201, SDD330, SRV2000 TC 2290, M5000, Reverb 4000 Ursa Major Space Station Vermona Phaser 80 Yamahe SPX900 (2x), SPX990 (2x), SPX1000 Why should I use a bad ITB copy of these if I have them around here since decades?

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Looking for Yamaha SY77/85/99 opinions

Quite an old thread, but as it's been reopened, my understanding is that the FX chip in 77's are the same chip as the SPX90 but with less memory so the reverbs are different algorithms which are even worse than the already bad SPX90. The frequency response should be the same between the 77 and the...

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