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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.

An Oscar Winning Performance

Review | Phaze 1, Aug 1989
Dream Machine: ensoniq EPS/EPSm

the all-singing all-dancing all-bankrupting Ensoniq EPS

Ensoniq ASR-10

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1993
Advanced Sampling Recorder

Bit of this, bit of that

Ensoniq EPS

Preview | Music Technology, Aug 1988

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 | One Two Testing, Jun 1985

sampling keyboard spectacular

Ensoniq Mirage

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1985

At last - the instrument with a name on everybody's lips receives an in-depth examination of its European version. Man-on-the-spot is Paul Wiffen.

Ensoniq Mirage

Review | International Musician, Apr 1985

The big sampling surprise from Frankfurt gets the Curtis Schwartz seal of approval

Ensoniq Mirage

Review | In Tune, Jul/Aug 1985

Ensoniq Mirage Update

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1986

Annabel Scott takes a look at what a reduction in price and an increase in facilities has done for the first budget sampling keyboard...

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...

Metro Sound Studiosamples Sound Disks

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1993
for Ensoniq EPS16+/ASR10

Metro Sound Studiosamples sound disks for the Ensoniq EPS16+ and ASR10

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.

Sweet Sixteen

Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1991
Ensoniq EPS16 Plus Sampling Workstation

Ensoniq have transformed their 13-bit EPS sampling workstation with the addition of dynamically controlled 24-bit digital multi-effects, a much improved 16-track MIDI sequencer and full 16-bit sampling. The result is the EPS16 Plus. But does it pass? Kendall Wrightson invigilates.

Ten City

Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1993
Ensoniq ASR10 Stereo Sampling Keyboard

Too Good To Be True?

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Apr 1985

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

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Making The Most Of Your Mirage - Part 1

Feature Series | 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 Series | 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 Series | 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'.


Feature Downloads | 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.


Feature Downloads | 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.



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