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For Sale – Yamaha SY-77 synthesizer

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For sale is a Yamaha SY-77 synthesizer.  It was one of the sounds of the 80s and early 90s.  Listen to an episode of Miami Vice and you hear it constantly.  It is unique in having three, rather than two, mod wheels.

This one is in good shape.  It has been in storage for a couple of years following a move, and I recently pulled it out and tested it.  All of the keys play a note, all of the buttons change the sounds.  All sounds work.  All of the tally lights work. The display is very dim, but, as you can see in the photos, it works.  Replacement backlights are available from Telesis and other places on the internet along with specific instructions.

I put a blank floppy disc into the drive and nothing seemed to happen.  I would assume the drive needs some kind of repair.  Some people have succeeded in getting the drive to work by replacing the drive belt.

As you can see in the photos, one rear corner has cracked and been covered by electrical tape.

Asking $350.00 US plus the actual cost of shipping.

Contact me at this address with SY-77 in the subject header.