Yamaha REV5

Digital reverberator

Yamaha REV5 80s reverb rack
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1987 (Jun.)
Initially sold for ¥230,000

Updated REV7 with a 44.1kHz DAC, better sounding algorithms and a few more options such as programmable 3 band EQs. Sold for 1179£ in the UK.

Can be controlled via a RC7 remote.

Features

  • Improved sound quality with a 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
  • Comprehensive, programmable digital 3-band parametric EQ system in addition to a master 3-band parametric EQ section.
  • Studio-quality modulation effects, such as stereo flange, stereo phasing, and tremolo.
  • Independent control of delay, reverb, and diffusion parameters in reverb programs.
  • Separate 1st reflection right-, left-, and center-delay/level parameters.
  • Secondary reverb time, delay, and level controls enable production of a second layer of reverberation to augment the primary reverberation.
  • Space modulation parameter creates periodic variation in reverberation program to recreate actual interference between reflections in a live acoustic environment.
  • Custom reverberation programs designed by professional sound engineers to enhance the sounds of specific sources.
  • Reverb and Gate programs, a pan program, and several pitch change programs (with MIDI control) for stunning harmonizer and chorus effects
  • 30 main effect programs, and 60 user-programmable memory locations.
  • 9 unique combination programs, such as chorus/reverb/gate, for professional multi-effect processing.
Yamaha REV5 brochure cover
Yamaha REV5 brochure cover
REV5 on Sound On Sound, Nov 1987
REV5 on Sound On Sound, Nov 1987

Technical
specifications

Sound source

44.1 kHz 16-bit linear A/D converter
44.1 kHz 16-bit linear D/A converter

Memory capacity

30 ROM presets
60 user patches

Connection terminals and interfaces

Input L, R (XLR), Input L, R (jack)
Output L, R (XLR), Output L, R (jack)
Remote port
Memory trigger jack, Bypass jack
MIDI IN, MIDI THRU/OUT

Dimensions and weight

480w x 89.9h x 342.5d (mm)
5.3kg

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