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Consumer Electronics by S. P. Bali

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PROGRAMMED SYNTHESIZER

The use of a programmed electronic music synthesizer opens up an entirely new field for the production of recorded music, Fig. 26.8. To synthesize or produce any musical tone whatsoever, the programmed electronic music synthesizer must provide the facilities for producing all the characteristics of a tone.

The program for each series of musical tones is recorded on the coded paper record, which controls all the functions of the electronic music synthesizer. The information is recorded and stored in the paper record in the form of black ink lines.

When the paper is run through the machine, the sensors scan the paper record. The paper record, Fig. 26.9, shows that a binary code system is used. With the use of this system, ...

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