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Creative.com provide a timeline for E-Mu history. prodatum is an editor for the Proteus 2000 family and is available for Win, Mac and Linux. Check Sonicstate for user reviews. They also have an indepth review of the E-Mu E4XT Ultra.

E-Mu Resource Sites

  • E-Mu
  • E-Mu's official site. Info,links & resource pages, so check it out. Also have technical support, phone & email contact info !
  • E-Mu Reviews - Harmony Central
  • User reviews on a range of E-Mu keyboards and synths at Harmony-Central.
  • E-Mu Reviews - SonicState
  • User reviews on a range of E-Mu keyboards and synths at SonicState.
  • E-Mu Z-Plane
  • Article from Sound-On-Sound talks about E-Mu's Z-Plane synthesis.
  • 1820 Group
  • The E-Mu 1820 Group for users of the 1820 audio hardware.
  • E-Mu DigitalAudio Group
  • Yahoo Group for E-Mu digital audio hardware.
  • Audity 2000 - Audacious Universe
  • Links and resources for the Audity 2000.
  • Audity 2000 Website
  • A site for users of the E-Mu Audity 2000 synth presented by Melange
  • Audity 2000 Mailing List
  • Mailing list for the recently released Audity 2000 synthesizer.
  • emusonacid
  • For users of emu samplers with an emphasis on drum n bass and breaks production.
  • E-Mu Modular
  • Pictures and info from SiliconBreakdown.com
  • E-Mu - Philipp Koltsov
  • Philipp provides patches and resources for many synths including Classic Keys and Proteus 1.
  • Classic - Philipp Koltsov
  • Philipp provides patches and resources for many older synths.
  • E4 Series - Emu E4 Zone
  • Provides information, hints and tips on using the EMU E4 range of samplers which covers E5000 Ultra, E6400 Ultra, E-Synth Ultra, E4xt Ultra, E4 Platinum and RFX-32.
  • Emax OS
  • Emax OS disk images available for download.
  • Emax I and II info
  • An archive of the samplers page from the E-Mu Samplers & Modules Archive
  • Emax 1 - Carsten's Hompage
  • Carsten offers a hard drive upgrade modification for the Emax 1, plus hints, tips and other resources.
  • Emax & Emax II Info
  • Home of the Emax FAQ and EmaxII FAQ.
  • Emax & Emax II Mailing List
  • An discussion for users of the Emax and Emax II
  • Emulator III Forum
  • Forum for discussion dedicated to the Emulator III.
  • Emulator Archive
  • A good site for users of Emu equipment including samplers & modules. Emulator manuals are also available online. Also home of the ES1 Mailing List. Download Emax samples
  • ESi-Win
  • Windows software to allow you to manage sample banks for the ESi series samplers. WAV export now supported.
  • ESi2000 Review / Intermusic
  • Review of the ESi2000 sampler at the now defunct Intermusic.com
  • ESi-2000 Website
  • An archive of a past site with info, downloads and links for ESi-2000 users.
  • ESi32 And 4000 Mailing List
  • A mailing list for users to exchange ideas and ask questions.
  • ESI4000 Review
  • Sound-On-Sounds review of the ESI4000
  • Mo'Phatt - E-mu Phatt
  • A Yahoo group for the Mo'Phatt, Turbo Phatt and Planet Phatt.
  • MorphEdit Page
  • A freeware Windows Morpheus editor. You'll find it on the page explaining why it is free to you.
  • Morpheus - Emulator Archive
  • Info and resources for the Morpheus.
  • Morpheus - Synthmania
  • Morpheus MP3 demos at Synthmania.
  • Morpheus Sysex Librarian
  • Kai'ckul is a freeware Morpheus librarian that allows you to save and catalog your Morpheus data on your PC.
  • Orbedit
  • A Windows Orbit editor available for download from HitSquad.
  • Orbit/Planet Phatt/Carnaval Editor
  • Freeware Windows 9X, Me, 2000, NT software that allow your to create, edit, download and transmit patches for the Orbit V1 & V2, Planet Phatt and Carnaval modules.
  • Orbit Info
  • Archive of an Orbit page with info, sysex files and links.
  • Orbit Discussion
  • A discussion group for the Orbit and Orbit V2
  • Orbit3 Group
  • A Yahoo group for the Orbit 3 module and Rob Papen's sound design work.
  • Proteus1 - Philipp Koltsov
  • Philipp provides patches and resources for many older synths.
  • Proteus 1/2 Sounds - Don's Place
  • A good collection of patch banks for the Proteus 1 & Proteus 2 modules, as well as MIDI sequences for the Proteus modules.
  • Proteus - Rich's Proteus Patches
  • Proteus 1,2 & 3 patches available for download from Rich's Midi Studio Also has info on how to burn an E-Mu CDR on your PC.
  • Proteus 2000 - prodatum
  • prodatum aims to become an enjoyable to use, yet powerful and free cross-platform preset editor, aka SysEx-editor, for the E-MU Proteus 2000 sample-based synthesizer family. Target Sound Modules: Vintage Pro, Audity 2000, Proteus 2000, Proteus 1000, B-3, XL-1, Virtuoso 2000, Mo'Phatt, B-3 Turbo, XL-1 Turbo, Mo'Phatt Turbo, Planet Earth, Planet Earth Turbo, Proteus 2500, Orbit 3 - Keyboards: Vintage Keys, PK-6, XK-6, MK-6, Ensoniq Halo - Command Stations: PX-7, XL-7, MP-7. Available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
  • Proteus 2000 - Ed's Patch Exchange
  • A patch exhange site to encourage users to help build an archive of patches for the Proteus 2000.
  • Proteus MPS Resource Center
  • Features downloadable patch banks, pictures, FAQ, and a discussion forum for the MPS/MPS+ users.
  • Proteus 2000 Editor
  • Norzes' Windows editor for editing sounds on your Proteus 2000. Save and load sysex files.
  • Proteus 2000 Site
  • An archive of a past site with file downloads, news, reviews and links for Proteus 2000 users.
  • Proteus 2000 - P2K Group
  • A Yahoo group for users of the Proteus 2000.
  • Proteus FX - Midifiles
  • Some midifiles to download for the Proteus FX.
  • Sounds for the E-Mu Series 4
  • A new page from Keith Crosley with sounds for the E4K, EIV, E4X, E4X Turbo, etc.
  • SoundFont Page
  • SoundFont wavetable sample format developed by E-Mu Systems & used by Creative Labs AWE32. Some good links to SoundFont resources.
  • SP-1200 Group
  • A Yahoo Group for users of the SP-1200 drum machine.
  • UltraProteus Page
  • Wizz provides info and links for the Ultra Proteus and wants to build a patch archive.
  • Vintage Keys - Stoffel's Home
  • German language web site with Vintage Keys sounds, MIDI implementation chart plus tips and tricks.
  • XL-1 Mailing List
  • An Egroups mailing list for the Emu Xtreme Lead synth.
  • XL-7 Group
  • Yahoo Group for users of the XL-7, px-7, mp-7, proteus 2500, and roms.


    E-Mu Patches and Software

  • Emax1 Samples
  • Archive of the Samplers & Modules site. Compressed using lharc. Some files are there but some aren't.
  • Emax2 Samples
  • Archive of the Samplers & Modules site. Compressed using lharc. Some files are there, some aren't.
  • Proteus patches & files
  • Some assorted programs & files. Still undocumented sorry.
  • Proteus Configuration Editor V4.1
  • Proteus Patcher for the Mac allows you to edit, save and recall the Master settings for up to four Proteii. Requires a Power PC running system 7.6 or later, OMS and 5Mb of RAM. Written by John Williams
  • Vintage Keys Preset Editor
  • John Williams' Mac utiltity that provides full editing and can transfer single patches or contiguous blocks.
  • Xtrakk
  • Xtrakk is Windows software to extract WAV files from Soundfonts or send them via SCSI (SMDI) to samplers.


    Related Products

  • Analoguesque
  • Sell sounds for SoundFont and Emu EOS compatible synths and for the Yamaha SY-77.
  • Bolder Sounds
  • Provide sample CDs in Red Book, Akai, Kurzeil and E-Mu ESI-4000 formats.
  • CDxtract
  • Allows you to read and convert Emu 4, E4K, E64, E64000, Esynth and Ultra product sample disks from your PC's SCSI CDROM drive. Also works under Virtual PC 3.0
  • Cesium Sound
  • Commercial patches for the E-Mu Proteus 1 & 2, Korg 01W & Wavestation, Yamaha SY85 & TZ81Z, Roland JD990 & D50/550, Ensoniq ESQ-1, SQ-80 & VFX series.
  • D-SoundPro
  • Professional shareware sound editor for the Mac. Includes E-Mu support. Fully working version can be downloaded for a 15 day trial period. Now runs native on a Power Mac.
  • Greytsounds
  • Proteus and EMAX sounds from the Soundsource catalog.
  • Midi Quest - Sound Quest Inc.
  • Powerful Universal Editor/Librarian software for Win 98, 95, NT 4.0, and 3.1 , Midi Quest for Windows supports over 360 synths, samplers, effects units and drum machines including the Carnaval, Classic Keys, Launch Pad, Morpheus, MPS, MPS Plus, Orbit, Orbit v2, Planet Phatt, Procussion, Proteus 1/XR, Proteus 1 w/Protologic, Proteus 1 w/Orchestral, Proteus 2/XR, Proteus 3/XR, Proteus FX, Sound Engine, Ultra Proteus, Vintage Keys, and Vintage Keys +. Also available for the Mac, Amiga, and Atari ST.
  • Northstar
  • Northstar provide sample CDs in formats including E-Mu Emax1/2, EIV/EIII, SP12/1200 and Emulator II.
  • Olson-Audio
  • Present the Synthetic Instruments sound set for E-mu EOS 4.xx with 300 presets.
  • Pro-Rec Sounds
  • Sounds, sample disks and CDs. Support for Vintage Keys & Classic Keys.
  • Ice Kold Techno CDROM
  • High quality Korg MS-20 analog samples on CD for E-Mu samplers from Rich's Midi Studio With some free samples for you to try out. This disk is highly recommended if you are looking to extend your analog palette of sounds.
  • Rob Papen Sound Design
  • Emu EOS and Ultra samplers CDROM from experienced sound designer Rob Papen. He also provides sounds for the Proteus 2000, XL-1, Mo-Phat etc. Some evaluation sounds available for download.
  • Sound Diver - Emagic
  • A full featured universal sound editor for Mac & Win95/NT with support for the E-mu E4, E4X, E4X Turbo, E4K, E-64, E-6400, E-64FX, PRO/CUSSION, Proteus 1, 1XR, 2, 2XR, 3, 3XR, Protologic, Vintage Keys, Vintage Keys Plus, Classic Keys, Ultra Proteus, Morpheus as well as many other synths, samplers & midi devices.
  • Sound Logic
  • Synthesizer & computer music products including RAM expansion & SCSI kits for some E-Mu samplers.
  • Sounds On Line
  • Sounds Online provide a huge range of E-Mu and Ensoniq compatible sample CDs.
  • Tweakheadz
  • Distribute professional EMU sample CDs Mystik Garage and Ice Kold Techno ready to load into your E4, E-Synth, Esi32, Esi4000, E64, E6400 and EIII samplers.
  • Unisyn
  • Great Mac & PC editor / librarian from Mark Of The Unicorn with support for over 200 different midi devices including E-Mu Morpheus, Vintage Keys, Vintage Keys Plus, Proteus/1, Proteus/1 Orchestra, Proteus/1XR, Proteus/1XR Orchestra, Proteus/2, Proteus/2XR, Proteus/3, Proteus/3XR, Proteus/FX, Proteus/Protologic, Proteus/XR Protologic, Proteus/MPS, Proteus/MPS+Orch., Procussion, UltraProteus
  • Wavesurgeon
  • A breakbeat (drum loop) tool, designed to automate the process of editing samples. Supports SDS and SMIDI plus has full support for the Akai S2000, E-Mu ESI and Yamaha A3000 samplers (in the advanced regostered version)
  • Zero-X Seamless Looper
  • Windows looping software to help create seamless sample loops. Provides E-Mu ESi/EOS support.




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