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A Taste of Paradise

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1986
Ensoniq Mirage Multi-Sampler

Manufacturers of keyboard samplers are now turning their attentions to the studio market by offering enhanced rack-mount versions of their products. Mark Jenkins waited anxiously at Heathrow for the first device to hit our shores - the budget-priced, 8-voice multi-sampler from Ensoniq. Read his report.

Ensoniq ASR-10

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1993
Advanced Sampling Recorder

Bit of this, bit of that

Ensoniq EPS

Preview | Music Technology, Aug 1988
Sampler

It's nearly three years since Ensoniq struck it rich with the Mirage sampler. Simon Trask previews Ensoniq's new sampler and asks "can they repeat their success with the EPS?"

Ensoniq EPS

Review | Music Technology, Oct 1988
Performance Sampler

It's been a while in the pipeline but Ensoniq's successor to their popular Mirage sampler is up and running. Simon Trask checks out the latest "peoples' sampler".

Ensoniq EPS Update

Review | Micro Music, Jun/Jul 1989

Paul Wiffen takes an exclusive look a Ensoniq's latest offering in the field of sampling

Ensoniq EPS-M Sampler Module

Review | Music Technology, May 1989

Rather than keep the module-addicts happy with a rack version of their EPS sampler, Ensoniq have incorporated some attractive improvements into their EPS-M - like quadrupling its memory. David Bradwell liked it so much he bought it...

Ensoniq EPS16 Plus

Review | Music Technology, Feb 1991
Digital Sampling Workstation

After a recent change in UK distribution, Ensoniq look set to increase their popularity with this upgraded version of their EPS sampler. Simon Trask likes what he samples.

Ensoniq EPSm

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1989
Rack-Mount Sampler/Sequencer

A rack-mount version of the EPS was something Ensoniq swore they would never produce, but they have finally bowed to public pressure. Paul Wiffen looks at the extra memory, extra outputs and SCSI applications, and concludes it has been worth the wait.

Ensoniq Mirage

Review | In Tune, Apr 1986

Ensoniq Performance Sampler

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988

The ability to load new samples whilst playing is only one of many performance-related features which make the 20-voice EPS stand out from the current crowd of sampling keyboards. Craig Anderton reveals the others...

Mirage Multisampler

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986

Simon Trask takes a look at the Mirage's rack-mounting counterpart, and finds it even better value than the keyboard version.

Too Good To Be True?

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Apr 1985
Mirage

An exclusive review of the Mirage Sampling Synth — A price breakthrough?

We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear:-

Making The Most Of Your Mirage - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Oct 1986

Tony Hastings begins a new series of valuable hints and tips aimed at helping owners of Ensoniq Mirage samplers get the best from their instruments.

Making The Most Of Your Mirage - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Nov 1986

Back with another fascinating instalment of hints and tips, Tony Hastings offers further guidance to those Ensoniq Mirage owners wishing to develop their sampling skills.

Making The Most Of Your Mirage - Part 3

Feature | Sound On Sound, Dec 1986

Tony Hastings brings you his third instalment of Mirage hints and tips which begins to unravel the confusion that surrounds the use of the MASOS functions - including 'ramp scaling'.

Patchwork

Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, Jun 1989

A review of the Desert Island sample library for the Ensoniq EPS joins a selection of readers own patches for the Korg M1, Ensoniq SQ80 and Yamaha TX81Z in this month's Patchwork.

Patchwork

Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, Nov 1986

Trish McGrath gets the lowdown on a whole stack of readers' own synth sounds, while Paul Wiffen gives an appraisal of a new library of samples for the Ensoniq Mirage.

Patchwork

Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, Apr 1989

The theme of this month's edition of Patchwork is decidedly traditional, as Casio's CZ101 joins the ubiquitous DX7 and D50 as the subjects for readers' programming dexterity.

Patchwork

Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, May 1989

A review of the Desert Island sample collection for the Mirage joins readers' own patches for the Roland D110, Ensoniq ESQ1 and Casio CZ5000 in this month's action-packed edition of Patchwork.

 

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