Inphonik RYM2612 Synthesizer Revives The FM Sound Of The Sega Genesis / Megadrive

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Inphonik RYM2612 Synthesizer brings the iconic FM Sound of the Sega Genesis/Megadrive videogame to your DAW. 

Synthesizer plugins are available in all variants: from virtual analog, classic FM, wavetables to very specific ones. The next one fits perfectly into the last category. Inphonik has today released RYM2612, a new FM Synthesizer that doesn’t emulate a DX7 synth but a specific sound chip, the Yamaha YM2612.

This can be found in the vintage videogame consoles Sega Genesis/Megadrive where it is responsible for the main sounds. The RYM2612 from Inphonik emulates the chip very accurately as well as the amp circuitry of the console. With this the developers’ guarantee the same grain and sound character you would get if you plugged the real hardware into any DAW.

Inphonik RYM2612

For some, the Synthesizer will be familiar from the Reason Rack Extension platform. There, the synth exists a bit longer. Now it is also available as a VST/AU/AAX plugin.


  • Cycle-accurate emulation of the YM2612 FM sound chip.
  • Genuinely reproduces the unique and characteristic sound of its hardware counterpart (digital saturation, huge feedback amount, natural distortion, …).
  • Audio input for adding 8-bit PCM sweetness to any signal.
  • Low CPU usage.
  • Switchable output filtering and ladder effect.
  • A couple of limitations from the sound chip have been taken away: up to 16 voices of polyphony, dedicated PCM channel (you can, of course, stick to 6 simultaneous voices if you want to experience the real thing).
  • 100+ various, sorted, evocative patches to start with.

Inphonik RYM2612 Synthesizer (VST/AU/AAX) is available now for an introductory price of 25€ with the coupon code INTRO2612 at checkout (49€/$49 USD regular).

More information here: Inphonik 

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