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Yamaha SK10

(image courtesy of Yamaha)

Released: 1979

MSRP: Y115,500


Simple organ/string/brass ensemble synth Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Yamaha SK10 is a 49 key, 7 voice analog ensemble synthesizer, featuring organ, string, and brass sections, brilliance, attack and release buttons, volume pedal input, and vibrato. The organ section features 3 stops.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
49 keys W:818mm(32.25in) H:132mm(5.25in) D:316mm(12.5in) 12kg(26.4375lbs) no mono no no no no 12VDC 300mA 2.7W (PA-1|6xAA)


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- N/A no no no dedicated sliders/knobs LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
3 7 no DCO->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
"Ensemble" chorus no EG pedal yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A no N/A N/A pedal no


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no no no no no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
Tone analog square? organ:2'4'8' string:4'8' brass:4'8' (mix) no no Vibrato no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
Brilliance analog ? no band pass (+-7dB at 5kHz) no no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
EG - switch:AR no no key no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
Vibrato triangle? no no no no no no
Conventional Models
SY-1 SY-2 CS-10 CS-30 CS-30L CS-50 CS-60 CS-80
CS-5 CS-15 CS-15D CS-20M CS-40M CS-70M CS-01 SK10
SK15 SK20 SK30 SK50D SY-20 AN1x