Twisted Electrons shared this sneak preview of the AY-3-8912 – a programmable sound generator (PSG), designed by General Instrument at the end of the 1970s.
The AY3 gave voice to the Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Intellivision, AppleII Mockingbird sound card, MSX, Vectrex, ZX Spectrum 128K. Many early 1980s Arcade Games used two AYs; the Gyruss arcade board had five.
The AY3 Eurorack module can be set to 3 clocking modes: normal, Helium (overclocked) and Deep (underclocked), expanding the possible range of frequencies and sounds.
Here’s a video preview:
Twisted Electrons Ay3 Eurorack Module is expected to be available
March 31 March 1, 2016. See the TE site for more info.
[UPDATE 3/1/2016: Twisted Electrons’ AY3 Eurorack Module was released today, March 1; the March 31 date was our typing error -Editor]