ENSONIQ MIRAGE

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The Mirage was Ensoniq’s first sampler and their fist product made in 1984. It had 8 note polyphony, an analog filter and a realtime sequencer that captured anything that played once you hit record. Hitting stop/cancel determined your end point just like a tape recorder. The editing for the Mirage is in HEX code. This way you had could access 256 values from a 2 digit display eg. (00 – FF in Hex = 0-256 in the decimal system) What’s really exciting about the Mirage is that it is an 8 Bit sampler capable of sampling anywhere between 10Khz and 33Khz. 3 Banks of samples and 8 sequences cand be saved on 1 Floppy DSDD disk. 1 Bank can contain up to 16 samples whch are spread across a keyboard. (8 samples on lower half of the keyboard and 8 on the upper half) This model has 1 mono input and 1 mono output but some models have stereo outputs. Once Again Thanks for Stopping By! Subscribe to me on YouTube! www.youtube.com Find me on Facebook! www.facebook.com

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