Yamaha SY35

“I have carried out some basic and incomplete testing on this.

It’s in cosmetically very good shape, seems to be in tune, and all keys press nicely.

Almost all of the 128 presets sounded, however 3 or 4 did not.

The headphone socket is a bit crackly. The line outs were not tested yet but I might be able to do this soon.

The mod wheel didn’t seem to be doing anything when I tested it to apply vibrato.

However the vector joystick was responsive.

MIDI in/out to be played by / play another keyboard was tested, and is working.

Please note: Although I did some testing of sound modification and saving, I did not do any advanced testing as per the more advanced of the two instruction books. The two instruction books are included, plus a mains adapter.

Inclusion of a keyboard bag has been factored into the price, but , but if you don’t need it, just mention and I will credit you back £20” Click here to visit listing on eBay

Yamaha SY55

“Yamaha SY55 Synthesiser/Sequencer 61-key, fully operational with Original Manual.
Due to downsizing I’m reluctantly getting rid of one of my old synthesisers as I have not used it in a while. I have tested it out and everything seems to still be operational. Given it’s age and use there are some signs of wear. The last few high keys have a scratch on them (see picture), otherwise given it’s age it is in good condition and working order.
I have the original manual and ref card also pictured. Again, these are old and worn, but are still complete.” Click here to visit listing on eBay

Yamaha SY55

“Unit has been tested and is working. It was reset to factory defaults. It includes the carry case and cover. The cards include Memory card, drums 1 Voice Data, and Drums 1 Waveform cards. See pictures for condition details.” Click here to visit listing on eBay

Yamaha SY55

“Yamaha SY55 Music Synthesizer. Condition is “Used”.
Purchased in the 90s in New York. One original owner. Fully functional, clean in excellent cosmetic condition.
Two known minor flaws – (1) The bottom of one of the white keys is chipped (see photo). (2) A section of the power cable (about 10″) was chewed by my pet kitten and the sleeve was damaged. It was repaired by wrapping insulating electrical tape around it (see photo). The cable overall is still very sturdy and safe. But can be replaced DIY.” Click here to visit listing on eBay

Yamaha SY55

“Yamaha SY55 Music Synthesizer. Condition is “Used”.
Purchased in the 90s in New York. One original owner. Fully functional, clean in excellent cosmetic condition.
Two known minor flaws – (1) The bottom of one of the white keys is chipped (see photo). (2) A section of the power cable (about 10″) was chewed by my pet kitten and the sleeve was damaged. It was repaired by wrapping insulating electrical tape around it (see photo). The cable overall is still very sturdy and safe. But can be replaced DIY.”

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Yamaha SY55

“Yamaha SY55 Music Synthesizer. Condition is “Used”.
Purchased in the 90s in New York. One original owner. Fully functional, clean in excellent cosmetic condition.
Two known minor flaws – (1) The bottom of one of the white keys is chipped (see photo). (2) A section of the power cable (about 10″) was chewed by my pet kitten and the sleeve was damaged. It was repaired by wrapping insulating electrical tape around it (see photo). The cable overall is still very sturdy and safe. But can be replaced DIY.” Click here to visit listing on eBay

Yamaha SY55

“All keys successfully play a note when pressed.

The left cursor button is stuck as shown in photos.

Some buttons would not always respond on the first press.

SOLD AS IS.

Some cosmetic wear from previous use including a chipped key as shown in photos.

Does not include any accessories not shown in photos.” Click here to search for synths on eBay

Yamaha SY55

“Up for grabs is a Yamaha SY55. We bought out a studios full inventory last year.. This synth was part of that buy out. Most items we kept, this one we are now selling. We kept it around as the Internal User bank has 64 sounds that someone in the past created. Those sounds are very atmospheric, ambient and very very David Lynch-ish. So.. we used in on a few things. Alas, time has come to sell and get some space back.

It is in full working condition and looks good, but couple things to note is that the highest white key and the lowest white key are a little loose, They still trigger good, just looser than all other keys. Also, some buttons are harder to press than others but all buttons work.” Click here to search for synths on eBay

Yamaha SY55

“I’ve been gallantly hanging on to this old beauty for years but needs must and it’s time to free up some space in my studio…

A rare chance to grab a Yamaha SY55 Late 80’s/Early 90’s synth.

All “obvious” features are working – ie, it plays and changes patches, outputs in stereo…

I’ve not used the Sequencer nor the MIDI for decades and never used a ROM card. I can’t see why they wouldn’t be working but it is a case of buy what you are seeing given it’s age.

The lowest black key (C#) works but needs looking at as the “spring” action isn’t working and the key itself is loose; I’ve tried to show this on the photo above but it isn’t showing very well.

Also, there is a chip out of one key as shown in the photo.

A chance to grab some genuine 80’s/90’s synth sounds for an absolute bargain – please put a bid in as I’d hate to have to throw it away!” Click here to search for synths on eBay