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E-Mu Orbit

The Orbit is an electronic-music-themed rompler. It was released at the same time as E-Mu's other first-generation genre-themed modules, the Planet Phatt and the Carnaval. It was followed by the Orbit 3 a few years later.

The original Orbit can be upgraded to an Orbit v2 via option kit 9095, a set of ROM chips containing the new V2 firmware.


Year Released: 1996

Polyphony: 32 notes

Multitimbral: 16 parts

Preset Patches: 256

User Patches: 256

ROM: 8MB (384 samples) at 16-bit, 39 kHz

Power Consumption: 25 watts

Dimensions: 19 in. x 8.5 in. x 1.75 in.

Weight: 3.1 kg

This is a 1-space rack unit.

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E-Mu Orbit Manual