Category: Samplers

Teaching an old PC new tricks

What can you do with old PCs? Not a lot? Well depends what you want to do. I have a lot of SCSI based equipment, at the moment they connect to my main DAW PC. This of course  is not ideal. My main SCSI units are my EMU ESI samplers. And they are also my […]

Synthesizers and Samplers – Part One Sampling

As a relative newcomer to synthesizers and samplers it’s become a sideline fascination of mine to understand how they work. This article is a newbie guide to understanding these instruments written by someone just grasping the information. Hopefully because of my relative newness to the subject I can shed light on areas that those who […]

Emu Esi 32

ESi 32 Download Manual ESI-32 – 1994 Essentially a cost reduction of the EIIIX sampler (EIII software ported to new hardware), this two rack space sampler broke the price barrier for high-quality sampling. Thirty-two voice polyphony, 32MB of RAM and a huge sound library made this E-MU’s best selling sampler of all time. ‘The ESI-32 […]