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ES&CM's guide to MIDI and MOPS.


An at-a-glance guide to all MIDI equipment, MOPs and software that is either available or about to arrive.

AKAI

AX80TBA
Polyphonic synthesiser, full details to follow.

Akai, (Contact Details).

CASIO

CT-6000£695
20 presets, 8-note polyphonic, touch sensitive, after touch, unison.

Casio (Contact Details)

CHASE

BitOne Approx.£700
6-voice programmable, touch sensitive, aftertouch, unison.

Chase (Contact Details)

E-MU

Emulator IIFrom £6,000
Digital sampling keyboard, single or dual disc drive option

FAIRLIGHT

CMIFrom £24,500
Digital sampling keyboard, basic system CPU, Kbd, QWERTY Kbd, VDU

Sync card£1,350
(with MIDI and SMPTE) retrofit now available.

Syco Systems (Contact Details)

KORG

Poly 800£635
8-voice, DACS, steptime sequencer, programmable, 1 VCF

Poly 61M£849
6-voice, 12 DCOs, 64 memories, DACS
MIDI retrofit for Poly61£199

EX800 Programmable Synthe Module£425
8-voices, 64 programs, 256 step sequencer, tape dump, 1 VCF.

RK100 Remote Keyboard£499
Volume, pitch, modulation wheels. Program select, up/down, octave.

KMS30 MIDI Synchroniser
1x MIDI In/2x MIDI Out, 1x DIN Sync In/2x DIN Sync Out, tape sync.

Rose Morris (Contact Details)

KURZWEIL

250£9,545
Digital keyboard with 32 sampled sounds and sequencer.

Syco Systems (Contact Details)

OBERHEIM

OB8£3,961.50
Split kbd/layering ability, 120 programs, 16 VCOs, 8 voice.

Xpander£3,946.10
6-voice, 12 oscillators, 90 VCAs, 30 LFOs, 30 EGs, 24 ramp generators, Oberheim DCB, CV in/out.

Atlantex Music (Contact Details)

OCTAVE PLATEAU

Voyetra 8£4,250
16 VCOs, 32 Programs, MIDI (Cannon instead of DIN) Voice module in separate 19" unit.

Computer Music Studios (Contact Details)

PPG

2.3£3,995.00
Digital keyboard. Expandable system. Touch sensitive. LCD display. Built-in event generator.

PPG UK (Contact Details)

RHODES

Chroma£4,200
16 VCOs. 64 wooden weighted keys. DACS. 50 programs, tape dump. Direct Apple II interface. Ceasing production.

Polaris£1,998
6-voice poly, 12 VCOs, velocity sensitive 61-note kbd, 132 programs, onboard sequencer.

CBS/Fender (Contact Details)

ROLAND

Jupiter 6£1,999
6-voice, 12 oscillators, kbd split-layer, 48 programs, 32 patch programs

MKB-1000£1,665
touch sensitive mother kbd. 88 weighted keys, 128 patches, user definable kbd split, key transpose

MKB-300£990
76 plastic keys. Otherwise, spec, same as MKB-1000

Juno 106£880
1 oscillator with sub osc. Portamento. 128 memories. 5 octave keyboard.

JX-3P£1,075
2 DCOs, 32 presets, 32 programs, 128 step sequencer, 5 oct. kbd Noise.

Piano Plus HP-300£990
Touch responsive, chorus, 75 keys Piano Plus

HP-400£1,235
Touch responsive, chorus, tremolo, 88 keys

GR-700£1,650
Guitar synthesiser
64 memories (64 more in external RAM pack), DACS, Stereo output, MIDI Out only.

G-707£765
Guitar controller.
Intended for use with GR-700. Available in silver, black or red.

Axis 1£500
Remote Keyboard controller.

MKS-10 Planet P£990
16-note polyphonic piano sound module.
8 sounds, flanging, chorus and tremolo effects.

MKS-30 Planet S.£875
JX-3P based programmable synthesiser module.
64 memories, responds to velocity information.

MKS-80 Super Jupiter£1,800
Jupiter 8 based programmable synthesiser module. 64 memories, DACS, 128 patches stored on RAM pack.

MSQ-100£525
6,100 note capacity sequencer. Step or real time loading.

MSQ-700£950
Multi-channel sequencer. Real/steptime. Accepts all MIDI information. 8-channel, 6,500 steps. Chaining, mergeand overdub facilities.

PR-800£455
Digital recorder. Two channel, cassette dump.

PB-300 Rhythm Plus£350
16 rhythms, autoplay chords, bass and arpeggio

TR-909£800
Programmable Drum Machine. Step and real time. Analogue sounds except cymbals (digital). MIDI Out. Tape sync. RAM dump.

OctopadTBA
MIDI Pad controller.
Eight pads, each with adjustable sensitivity and dynamic response. 8 programmable sounds, 4 combinable.

MD8£290
Interface to couple MIDI and DCB products together

MM-4£54
MIDI Thru box. 2 x MIDI Outs

PG-200£200
Programmer for the JX-3P and GR-700

MPG-80£395
Programmerfor MKS-80 Super Jupiter

OP8M£550
MIDI to Analogue converter for use with MC-4 Microcomposer

SBX-80 Sync Box£900
SMPTE code generator and reader

Roland UK (Contact Details)

SCI

Prophet T8£4,879
Touch sensitive, 3-voice polyphonic, 128 programs, cassette interface. Real and step time sequencer (600 notes — latest models can be clocked via MIDI). 76 keys. Noise

Prophet 600£1,585
2 Oscillator, 100 program 6-voice polyphonic. Poly modulation. Onboard sequencer

Prophet 5£2,395
5-voice, 10 VCO polyphonic, 120 programs, cassette interface.

Six-Trak£895
6-voice, DACS polyphonic, 6-channel sequencer, 100 programs

DrumTraks£999
13 digitally sampled sounds, 100 song capacity (3,300 beat memory). Tape sync, variable bpqn.

SCI, (Contact Details)

SIEL

MK-900 MIDI keyboard£449
10 combinable presets, split keyboard, sequencer, autochords and rhythms.

DK-600£999
Touch sensitive 6-note 2 DCO polyphonic, 5 octaves, 95 programs.

Expander£649
12 DCOs, 3 LFOs, 6 EGs, 95 programs, cassette dump. Intended for use with the DK-600.

Siel UK Ltd (Contact Details)

SYCOLOGIC

AMI (Analogue-to-MIDI-Interface)£460

Sycologic (Contact Details)

SYNTHAXE

Synthaxe. Console£2,900
Expander PedalsTBA
Digital guitar controller. Currently works with Fairlight CMI, Rhodes Polaris, Oberheim Xpander and Emulator II. Velocity sensitive. String Dampling and string bending facility. Vibrato arm. Trigger keys. Transose. Console has 50 memories. Can control up to eight synths.

Synthaxe Limited (Contact Details).

360 SYSTEMS

360 Systems Keyboard£5.568.30
Digital samples preset into keyboard. Price includes Pop collection (12 sounds) and grand piano boards.

Atlantex (Contact Details)

WERSI

Wersi Alpha£4,504
Digital organ with MIDI and built-in RS232 interface. Also available in kitform.

Wersi Organ (Contact Details)

YAMAHA

DX9£899
FM keyboard, 16-note polyphonic, 20 programs, cassette dump.

DX7£1,399
FM Keyboard, 16 note polyphonic. Touch sensitive, after touch, 32 programs, plug in ROM and RAM cartridges available.

DX1£9,499
6 operators, 32 algorithms, keyboard split and layering facilities, 64 memories in 2 banks. Wooden, weighted keyboard.

CX5M£549
Microcomputer using Microsoft MXS language. DX9 voice module. 16 colour graphics. 46 voices supplied. 8-channel sequencer.

QX1£2,349
Polyphonic sequencer, multi-channel. Full editing facilities. Further details to follow.

RX11£749
16 digitally encoded sounds RAM dump Separate outputs.

RX15£449
12 instrument voices. Stereo out. Cassette dump

T8PR£3,995
FM expander modules based on DX7. Further details to follow.

KX5 Remote Keyboard£449
37 notes. 32 patches, touch responsive.

KX9 Remote Keyboard£999
44 keys, touch responsive. Further details to follow

Kemble Yamaha (Contact Details)

ZEPHYR ELECTRONICS

Digi-ATOM 4800 Approx.£7-800
Analogue-to-diqital converter for use with Roland MC-4

No UK importer at time of compiling.



MUSIC ORIENTATED PERIPHERALS



ALPHA SYNTAURI£250
Disc based software/hardware add-ons for Apple IIe, Metatrack 16-track sequencer.

Alpha plus sound generating board£175+
and software, with 4 or 5 oct. kbd. Touch sensitive, poly capability.

Alpha DX1 sound sampler£375
add-on MIDI buss TBA

CMS (Contact Details)

AUTOGRAPHICS

Microsound 64£149
Keyboard for CBM 64. Uses CBM's sound chips. 200 step seq.

Microsound Digital Music System£150-200
Sound sampler to be used with CBM and Microsound 64. Waveform synthesis facility.

Autographics (Contact Details)

ELECTROMUSIC RESEARCH

MIDI Tracks 8-track sequencer for BBC B.£152
Rose Morris (Contact Details)

HEART

Artec Interface for 48K Spectrum.TBA
16 channel seq., step or realtime. Double MIDI buss, stave display, transcription facility, tape sync.

Ultra Design (Contact Details)

JELLINGHAUS MUSIK SYSTEMS

Mini Interface RMS 1HTBA
MIDI Out/In. 6-tracks. 9000 notes.

RMS 2H interface for 48K SpectrumTBA
MIDI In/3xOut, Clock in. Step time or real time seq. Dynamics memory for pitch, pitch bend, sustain, and aftertouch.

Software
RMS 12S 8 channel seq.£49.95
RMS 11S Arpeggiator with clock.£19.95
RMS 23C. As above only for CBM 64.£19.95
RMS 20.£49.95
6-tracks, 1500 note per channel. Clock.

Rosetti Ltd (Contact Details)

LEMI

For Apple IIe. Poly seq., transpositionN/A

OCTAVE PLATEAU

Sound editor systemPOA
links Voyetra 8 to 1MB PC. Edit sounds via display.

CMS (Contact Details)

PASSPORT

For the CBM 64.POA
MIDI In/Out, clock Sequencer, overdub facility, seq. looping, realtime transposition, click track.

Syco Systems (Contact Details)

RICOLL

Action Replay£190
Spectrum 48K sound sampling system. 1 sec sampling, links to any 1v per oct. kbd.

ROLAND

MPU 401£180
Interface. MIDI In/Out, sync out.
Roland have published the command communications protocol and software will be available soon.

Roland Digital Group (Contact Details)

SCI

Model 64 Interface for the CBM 64£185
4000-note real time sequencer, over dubbing, editing, clock in facilities.

SCI Netherlands (Contact Details)

SIEL

Interface£99
Compatible with 48K Spectrum, CBM 64 and apple IIe. MIDI In/2xOut, Clock in. Now includes seq. software

SIEL (Contact Details)

UPSTREAM

6-channel interface for 48K Spectrum£139
Real/step time seq. graphic display, constantly being updated.

Upstream (Contact Details)

XRI

Interface for Spectrum.£108
3,500 note seq., full editing facilities.

CMS (Contact Details)



ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE



BUGBYTE'S BBC MUSIC SYNTHESISER
Aimed at the BBC, very popular, notation orientated.

DANCING FEATS
Popular family program for the Commodore 64, utilizing the joystick/fire button, purely entertainment orientated 'for all the family' not for serious musicians.

QUICKSILVA MUSIC PROCESSOR
For the BBC A or B machines, comes complete with some examples including Sousa, Bach, Carols, notation orientated, makes the most of the BBC built-in sound chips.

ROMIK SOFTWARE
THE MULTISOUND synthesizer is a popular software orientated program for the CBM64, Romik also do software for the VIC20, BBC, Electron, Spectrum, ZX81, Dragon, Lynx, Oric and the Atari 800 & 400 computers



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