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the E-Mu Vintage Keys is is a digital rackmount synthesizer that emulates the sounds of classic vintage synths, released in 1993/1994. It is a ROM based synthesizer, with a capable synth engine. It has 32 voices and is 16 part multitimbral. The oscillators use 8 MB of ROM samples. There are 358 memory patch slots. (The Vintage Keys plus has 16 MB of ROM samples, and 512 slots of patch memories) The LFOs are tied into a the synth matrix providing modulation sources and destinations. The VCAs can be controlled by ADSR envelopes. The rackmounted synth is controlled by MIDI.


What is this analogue buying trend REALLY about?

...hallmarks of those records were mostly made with either samplers or rack-mounted digital synths like the JD990, TG500 and Emu Vintage Keys. So again, what is driving the market? Most mainstream EDM seems to be made with softsynths. The vaporwave scene is all about the (very digital) late 1980s and early 1990s, i.e. ROMplers. The...

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E-Mu Vintage Keys: Modern, hardware based equivalent?

...pick up the many flavor a E-MU made over the years and use that. If you want rack mount. classic Keys, Vintage keys, Vintage Keys Pro. If you want to find the E-mu Rom card, get a proteus 2500 for a knob fired rack If you want desktop rom + command Station....

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1U rack synth Gems

...structure, definitely, but different parameters, i think. tempting, with that SIMM sticking out in there. what you want to put vintage keys in the Orbit? why bother. you can still have a fruitful fiddle with the Orbit, just as long as you don't use it on its own. (oops soz, u meant the other way...

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