E-MU Proteus/2 XR 1U Rack 16-bit Digital Multitimbral Digital Sound Module

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  • Regular price $379.00

E-MU Proteus/2 XR 1U Rack 16-bit Digital Multitimbral Digital Sound Module 

The Proteus 2 is an economical one-space module consisting of your basic rock and pop sounds. It has 4 MB of orchestral sounds from the EIII library. These include various strings, horns, flutes and more. Patch 125 is called whistlin' joe and was made incredibly famous as it was used for the X-Files theme song!

The Proteus offers professional features such as full 16-part MIDI multitimbrality, 32-voice polyphony, 16-bit ROM samples, six individual polyphonic outputs and extensive editing and modulation capabilities. There is also E-mu's RMidiPatchS that allows direct real-time control of over 40 parameters for keyboard, midi controllers, internal LFOs and envelopes. 

This unit is an XR version. This stands for extended RAM. These units are fitted with doubled the RAM and memory up to 8MB, adding another 192 of user patches (128 preset / 64 user) for a total of 384 patches.

  • This E-mu has been used.

  • This E-mu has been tested. Everything is working as it should and it sounds great.

  • The cosmetic condition of this unit is great! It shows a small amount of wear, nothing major at all. Please see photos for more details. 

  • This unit is 100-240V. This means it is worldwide compatible. This unit requires a standard IEC cable to power on. This will only be included for Australian and New Zealand buyers. 
Polyphony - 32 Voices
Oscillators - 4 MB of ROM based 16-bit samples (expandable to 8 MB); 125 waveforms
LFO - Yes
Memory - Up to 384 on XR modules.
Control - MIDI (16-parts)
Date Produced - 1989 - 1995


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