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== FM Music ==


**OPL**
The [Yamaha YM3812 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_YM3812] chip, also known as OPL2 (FM Operator Type-L), and the [Yamaha YMF262 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_YMF262] (OPL3) could be found on old AdLib and Sound Blaster soundcards (mostly ISA type). They use the [Frequency modulation synthesis FM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frequency_modulation_synthesis], like on the Yamaha DX7 synth.


**OPN**
YM2203 (OPN) and YM2608 (OPNA) chips, can be found in Japanese NEC PC-88 and PC-98 computers.



=== Original compositions ===

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=== Playing tools ===

- [adplay http://adplug.sourceforge.net/] can read the .amd format and others
- Dosbox
- [Droidsound-e https://droidmjt.github.io/Droidsound/]
- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.deadbeef.android
- [FMPMD2000 (OPN .M .M2) http://c60.la.coocan.jp/]


=== Composing tools ===


- [Adlib Tracker II http://adlibtracker.net/]
- Amusic 1.1
- RAD
- PMD 98


=== Notable musics ===

- [St├ęphane Picq, Dune https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjHon6yg-r8] (OPL3)
- [YS III https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hMQu7q4dlc] (OPN PC-98)


=== More info ===

Some PCI soundcards are able to provide OPL3 supports, such as the [YMF7xx series https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YMF724]: YMF724, YMF738, YMF740C, YMF744B, YMF754...



From https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLJSdNYcdpk

- Synths that use the YM3812
 - Yamaha PSR-11 49-keys 16-sounds (1986)
 - Yamaha PSR-12 49-keys 32-sounds (1987)
 - Yamaha PSR-31* 61-keys 16-sounds (1991)
 - Yamaha PSR-32* 61-keys 32-sounds (1987)
 - Yamaha PSS-460 49-keys 21-sounds (1986)
 - Yamaha PSS-470 49-keys 21-sounds (1987)
 - Yamaha PSS-560* 49-keys 21-sounds (1986)
 - Yamaha PSS-570* 49-keys 21-sounds (1987)

  *While it does use the YM3812, it also uses an additional chip for drums.

- Synths that use the YM2413 (cost reduced YM3812)

 - Yamaha PSR-6 49-keys 100-sounds (1994)
 - Yamaha PSS-140 37-keys 100-sounds (1988)
 - Yamaha PSS-170 44-keys 100-sounds (1986)
 - Yamaha PSS-270 49-keys 100-sounds (1986)


== Other links ==


- [Midibox, divers montages pour OPL, SID etc http://www.midibox.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=start]
- converting from Midi to MML: http://3ml.jp/download.html


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