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A type of memory that is non-volatile (capable of retaining its contents when power is removed). In music synthesizers, flash memory is often used in memory cards that provide external patch or waveform storage; compared to floppy or removable disks, they have the virtue of having no moving parts and being immune to ereasure magnetic fields. Early types of flash memory could only be written to a limited number of times, but newer designs have increased the limit enough so that it no longer matters. Flash is also used in some synths for operating system storage; doing so allows for the owner to upgrade the operating system without having to change hardware or take the synth to a tech for service.

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