Yamaha PSS-480 panel

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    m.tarenskeen
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    Hi,

    I’m creating a nice editor panel to disclose the hidden FMsynth power of my vintage little lo-fi Yamaha PSS-480 keyboard. Should also work with the PSS-580, 680, 780.

    This panel and all my other Ctrlr panels can be downloaded now from http://ctrlr.martintarenskeen.nl

    PSS-480 panel

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    motosega
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    Looks great!

    The first synth I ever had! I must get another one…

    It’s great to see editors for synths like this. You are a true gentleman.

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    Zen Orifice
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    aw nice! thank you!

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    jemtoo
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    I am brand new to all this and really glad to have found this! Thanks for making it and also sharing it. Excited to unlock the powers of my pss 480!

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    Liricus
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    Dude, thank you for sharing this. Just got two pss 480 off ebay, ready to dive in!

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    ParkeLie
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    Hi…the keyboard was touch sensitive, so it would not be just a simple pair of copper contacts. However, I don’t remember exactly how the keyswitches were made on it, probably didn’t go into them. Most keyswitch designs are subject to very small flakes of dirt or other contaminants; and are generally repairable fairly easy as long as care is taken in disassembly and reassembly. My firm was an Authorized Service Center back then for Yamaha, they may well still have any parts that might be needed.

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