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PPG Wave 2.2 / Waveterm A System (1982)

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!

Video Description:

(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

RetroSound home: http://www.retrosound.de
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/RetroSo...
Music Shop: http://www.retrosound.de/music-shop.htm

Reader Comments 2

ah the good old days .... insert floppy into hard drive
September 27, 2018  | person_outline jc
On September 27, 2018 - @jc said:
.. insert floppy into hard drive

Yeah, good luck with that:p
September 27, 2018  | person_outline Spaced invader

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