RAM Music Machine

RAM Music Machine was a hardware add-on for the ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC464/664[1] released in 1986.[2] It was more advanced than the earlier SpecDrum and it could play melody samples, drum patterns or be used as an echo. You could sample your own sounds in 19,444 samples a second and use them. It also had MIDI ports to connect to synthesisers.[3][4] The price on introduction was £50.[5]

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  1. ^ CPC Wiki
  2. ^ Waugh, Ian (January 1987). "RAM Music Machine". Music Technology. No. Jan 1987. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
  3. ^ Bates, Jon. "The Music Machine". Crash. No. #34 – 1986/11.
  4. ^ "Sample a byte of music..." Crash. No. 50.
  5. ^ Crash 74