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Yamaha TMX - Drum Trigger module

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Yamaha TMX
Drum trigger module (1993)

 

Rackmount drum brain based on PCM samples with analog triggers and basic Midi control.

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yamaha tmx module

info RACKMOUNT Main panel features a 40 X 2 LCD display, 13 push buttons and headphones.

Back panel terminal connectors:
- 12 analog triggers (including hi-hat) inputs
- Midi interface
- main signal out
- aux analog out
- hihat pedalswitch input for hihat control
- program change pedalswitch input.

ac Power supply is a 15V external PSU +)- polarity.






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TECH Main CPU H8/532 - 6435328 with a 16 bits DAC based on Burr Brown PCM56HP + dedicated IC YM3029 (floating point converter same found on synthesizers SY55 and SY99)- spotted also an unknow SMD IC YMW269-F.
Each kit is composed by different samples/sound at 16 bits from the internal ROM assigned to a specific Midi note. TMX Sound edit is limited to 3 parameters:

yamaha tmx - volume gain

- pitch tuning

- stereo panning position





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PCM WAVETABLE a pure rompler module: internal wave ROM contains 245 samples at 16 bits resolution

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Percussives sounds and drum kits are organized into 6 sounds categories: kick, cymbal, snare, tom, percussion and effects.

demo Hear drum kit 1





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TRIGGER signal input gain and threshold can be set manually or automatically using the AUTOSET function. Special Crosstalk Rejection function manages possible false hits.

ymx input triggers

 

editTIP: Special "ZAP" button enables sound preview (pic wikipedia)





edit ENVELOPE the voice edit features 4 preset velocity curves.

pitch edit yamaha tmx





edit SEQUENCER
some TMX functions are optimized for sequencer QY-10 or QY- 20.


qy10 tmx

 



editMIDI
module can be used as a Midi expander module but relative implementation is rather poor and manages only the Velocity Levels.



edit MEMORY:
- 25 ROM kits
- 8 RAM kits
- 32 performances
TIP: Setup can be saved to Midi dump.

tmx battery replacement


-LEFT - RAM system works with a CR-2032 battery soldered to the mainboard, replacement involves soldering.

- click to enlage picture-

 


demo AUDIO DEMO

demo kit 1 demo
demo kit 2 demo
demo kit 3 demo
demo kit 4 demo



video VIDEO SELECTION

tmx drum demo
TMX drum demo



Company: Yamaha
Model: TMX
Class: Drum Module
Dates: 1993
Rackmount: 1 unit
Display: 40 X 2 LCD
Synthesis: PCM rompler
Resolution: 16 bits
N. Waves: 245 PCM
Memory: 32 performances
Velocity curves: 4 presets
Trigger: 12 inputs
DAC: BB PCM56P
CPU: H8/532
PSU: 15V
Demo: 4


manual
MANUAL


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factory reset procedure:

Switch on holding UTILITY + STORE


manual
-TMX SERVICE MANUAL
-FREE SAMPLE SET

 

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awardSPECIAL AWARDS:
solid solid
Cheap as hell PCM obsolete


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REVIEW "Affordable 90' drum brain. Nothing too impressive but ok at very fair price."

manual manual
-many sounds - obsolete
-cheap
-limited edit

tmx welcome


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