A.M.A.S. (Amiga, 3 1/2" Disk) Microdeal - 1988 USA, Canada Release

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A.M.A.S.
Packaging cover A.M.A.S..
Product ID 012497-000550
Product UPC 5012497000550
Platform(s) Amiga
Packaging Retail Box
Media 3 1/2" Disk
Copyright date 1988
Publisher(s) Microdeal
Category(s) Music, Music Tools, Music Composition, Professional Music Composition
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The Advanced MIDI Amiga Sampler.

The Hardware
A.M.A.S. is a full feature 8-bit stereo audio digitizer complete with a full implementation MIDI interface, all built into the same stylish wedge shaped hardware unit which fully complements the computer, no messy extras are required. The digitizer accepts mono or stereo inputs via its line input sockets and is provided with an extra microphone input socket for direct vocal signal input. The MIDI sockets comprise of MINI IN, OUT and THRU. Hardware versions exist for the A1000 and A500/2000 formats.

The Software
The ultimate graphics/mouse user interface. Left, right or stereo. Sampling rates of up to 28Khz. Dual real time oscilloscopes (1 for each channel). Real time spectrum analyzer. Auto record trigger on each input level. Up to 8 Banks on 2 Meg machines (200-250K required per bank). Up to 10 stereo samples per bank. Load and Save samples in RAW or IFF data formats. Filter On/Off for computers unbuilt filter where applicable.

The MIDI Support
Selectable MIDI channel. OMNI / POLYPHONIC operation (with up to 4 voice POLY). MIDI controlled sample frequency shift. Each sample in a bank can be assigned to a MIDI note value. Samples can be mapped across MIDI channel range. Samples may be played from Amiga keyboard (MONO only). Plays samples from currently selected sample Bank. Single Bank load / save operation.

All editing facilities work in stereo or mono.

Editing Includes:

Cut, Paste, Insert, Delete, Copy, Overlay, (Mix), Reverse, Fade In/Out, Volume, Up/Down, Sample Shrink/Stretch, Filter, Stereo Bounce, Channel Swap

Hardware compatible with many other MIDI software packages already available for the Amiga, no other extras are required.

1) AMAS software showing editing window and stereo oscilloscope.
2) AMAS software showing spectrum analyzer.

System Requirements

Amiga
Required RAM 512K

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