RetroSound brings us a tutorial for 1982's PPG Wave 2.2. It is fascinating to see the workflow on this beast. Apps have always been a much cheaper alternative to hardware, but this video sure makes me appreciate how much better our workflow is too. Also, look at those 8" diskette drives!
(c) 2018 vintage synthesizer demo by RetroSound
How to video:
Sampling with the PPG Wave System from 1982.
The video shows the sample analysis and programming of new wave and wavetables for the PPG wave 2.2 Synthesizer.
The Waveterm is the heart of the legendary PPG system and based on an old german computer called Eltec Eurocom II with Motorola 6809 processor.
- creation of Waves and Wavetables
- fourier analysis / resonator
- additive synthesis
- 8 bit Sampling for the WAVE 2.2
- sequencer / event generator
- storage of sounds on 8" disc
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