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e-mu emulator (1981)
« on: December 21, 2018, 08:56:10 AM »
Emulator I - 1981
With Stevie Wonder and Daryl Dragon of The Captain and Tenille as the first customers, you know this product was something special: E-MU's first sampling instrument. A 66-pound steel-clad behemoth that featured a 5-1/4" floppy drive and built-in sequencer, the Emulator I cost $10K (the joke goes that it was the first sampler under $35K - the price of a Fairlight at the time). Longtime E-MU employee, Ed Rudnick, came up with the "Emulator" name after searching the Thesaurus, and it has remained as the name for E-MU's sampler line to this day.