The Foo YC20 is an open source implementation of the Yamaha YC-20 combo organ from 1969. Processing for the organ is based on original schematics and measurements from a working specimen. This instrument simulates the circutry as a whole to realisticly reproduce the features and flaws of the real deal.

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You can play the instrument using your keyboard, a mouse, or with an attached MIDI keyboard. Google Chrome 43+ recommended.

DSP for this organ is written in Faust, which is a functional programming language dedicated for writing DSP.

This instrument is also available as a VST plugin for Windows and OS X, and as a standalone client and LV2 plugin for Linux. Source and downloads are available on github.

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