This video, via RetroSound, explores some of the iconic sounds of the E-Mu Emulator II sampling synthesizer.
The E-MU Emulator II is a classic sampling synth from the year 1984. Demo with some legendary sounds from the E-MU library, including Liquid Stack (Depeche Mode) Etheral (Tangerine Dream, Enigma, Peter Gabriel).
The EII was the direct successor of the Emulator and maybe the most famous sampler in the world.
8-bit sampling, 27.7 kHz sample rate, SSM2045 24 dB/oct analog 4-pole low pass resonant filters, awesome sound quality.
Used a lot by Depeche Mode, Pet Shop Boys, New Order, Genesis, ABC, Front 242, Peter Gabriel, Enigma, Tangerine Dream and a lot more.