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Dumping Old PROMs With New Hardware

A few years ago, I managed to get hold of something I only barely knew as a Wersi MK1, an extremely rare West-German synth from 1986. The MK1 faded into obscurity due to its notoriously difficult interface, bad marketing and manufacturer bankruptcies. But in fact, it was one of the first incredibly well engineered digital wavetable synths in a world that was dominated by analog circuitry, and contained a whopping 20 Zilog CPUs to generate its sound.”

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