Yamaha YM3812

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Yamaha YM3812

The Yamaha YM3812, also known as the OPL2 (OPL is an acronym for FM Operator Type-L), is an FM synthesis sound chip created by Yamaha in 1985. It was widely used in PC sound cards and some Yamaha keyboards. The YM2413 (OPLL) is a simpler version of the IC.

List of products using the IC

YM3812

  • Yamaha PSR-11 49-keys 16-sounds (1986)[1]
  • Yamaha PSR-12 49-keys 32-sounds (1987)[1]
  • Yamaha PSR-31 61-keys 16-sounds, additional YM3301 chip for drums (1991)[1][2]
  • Yamaha PSR-32 61-keys 32-sounds, additional YM3301 chip for drums (1987)[1][2]
  • Yamaha PSS-360 49-keys 21-sounds, low-cost mono version of PSS-460 (1986)
  • Yamaha PSS-460 49-keys 21-sounds (1986)[1]
  • Yamaha PSS-470 49-keys 21-sounds (1987)[1]
  • Yamaha PSS-560 49-keys 21-sounds, additional YM3301 chip for drums (1986)[1][2]
  • Yamaha PSS-570 49-keys 21-sounds, additional YM3301 chip for drums (1987)[1][2]

YM2413

  • Yamaha PSR-6 49-keys 100-sounds (1994)[1]
  • Yamaha PSS-140 37-keys 100-sounds (1988)[1]
  • Yamaha PSS-170 44-keys 100-sounds (1986)[1]
  • Yamaha PSS-270 49-keys 100-sounds (1986)[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Meet the little-known "Soundblaster" Keyboards by The 8-Bit Guy, Youtube
  2. ^ a b c d Yamaha Chips, YM series by Edward D-tech

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