Here are some of the Yamaha NSX-1 resources that I’ve found on-line. It took a lot of browsing to find English language resources! I apologizing for writing a rather terse blog post — just the facts, documents and links!
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I hope these resources help your exploration of the NSX-1, eVocaloid and Pocket Miku!
Sound source specifications
Sound source methods EVocaloid, Real Acoustic Sound, Wavetable method (General MIDI) Maximum polyphony 64 Multi-timbral Sound source 16 parts, A / D input part × 2 Waveform memory Equivalent to 4 Mbytes Number of voices EVocaloid (eVY 1 (Japanese)) / Real Acoustic Sound × 30 types, General MIDI × 128 kinds Number of drum kit 1 Drum Kit (General MIDI) Effects Reverb × 29, Chorus × 24, Insertion × 181, Master EQ (5 Bands)
Host Interface SPI / 8 bit parallel / 16 bit parallel Audio interface Input × 2, output × 2 Power supply 1.65 V - 3.6 V [Core] 1.02 V - 1.20 V Power consumption [Standby] 10 µA [Operating] 12 mA to 22 mA Package 80-pin LQFP (0.5 mm pitch, 12 mm × 12 mm), 76-ball FBGA (0.5 mm pitch, 4.9 mm × 4.9 mm)
Serial Comm Interface Bit length 8 Start bit 1 Stop bit 1 Parity bit none Transfer rate 31250 bps or 38400 bps Program change CH.1 eVocaloid only (eVY1) Not receive program change messages Monophonic pronunciation CH.2 - CH.16 General MIDI voices System exclusive message GM ON, XG parameter, Lyrics data etc. Not received other than Yamaha ID Some Yamaha ID still does not received (such as music instrument specific) Other MIDI messages Channel message NRPN, RPN Lyrics data Transfer by System Exclusive or NRPN messages Continuous operating time 8 hours (eVocaloid specification) If exceeded, requires power off, reset, and NSX-1 reboot, etc.