Yamaha TG55 Tone Generator Sample Based Synthesiser 1U Rack Mount Module - 240V

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 Yamaha TG55 Tone Generator 80's / 90's Sample Based Synthesiser 1U Rack Mount Module - 240V

The TG55 is basically a 16-bit sample playback based synth module. The synthesis method used in the TG55 is called AWM2. The name stands for Advanced Wave Memory 2nd generation. In its 2MB sample ROM, amongst 74 waveforms there are 50 acoustic instruments, 16 drum sounds, 8 digital waveforms – all of them are sampled in 16-bit depth and at 32 or 48 kHz sample rate.

The TG55’s sample oscillators are called "elements" - each patch consists of 1, 2, or 4 of them. The maximum polyphony is 16 voices.
The factory sounds are those quite typical early nineties, but don’t judge it by only the presets. It has strengths like nice ambient pads, or new-age synths – they can sound crisp and clear. Considering its age, it hasn’t got the most realistic acoustic patches, but in case of deeper programming, this module is really capable of much more. It also has waveform and data expansion card slots for expandability.

What’s more, TG55 has 2 digital resonant filters (HP/LP, and LP - both with 12dB/oct), LFO with 3 possibilities (to amplitude, to pitch or to filter cutoff) , 3 Envelope Generators - 5 stages envelope, and 34 programmable digital effects (reverb 8-types, delay, stereo panning delay, gate and distortion) for shaping the sounds further. (Vintage Synth Explorer) 


• This is a used item. 

• This unit is physically in good condition for its age. It shows some general wear from use and age like some marks, nicks and scratches. Nothing major. There is nothing which detracts from the use or functions of the TG55. Please see all photos. 

• All functions on this unit have been tested. It is fully functional and ready to be used. 

• This unit has had a brand new memory battery installed. 

• Please be aware, this unit is 240VThis means it is ready to plug and play within Australia and New Zealand.

• This unit will ship with its english user manual. 

• International buyers will need a step-up transformer to power on this rack. Please get in touch if you are unsure about this. 


If you are in a remote area you may incur extra fees. 

International import tax, duty, vat, custom fees or any other charges are not covered by us, nor included in the shipping fees. These are the responsibility of the buyer.

Return Policy:

Returns will only be accepted for manufacture defects / faulty items. Please contact us if you have any problems with your purchase and we will strive to work it out with you.