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Read about new products in Synthesite's Ensoniq Press Releases. See the Ensoniq Forum on the Synth Zone BBS Tranzilon is a Win95 tool to create transwaves for use on the EPS16+ and ASR10 samplers.


Ensoniq Web Pages

  • ENSONIQ - EMU
  • The official corporate site is now combined with Emu.com since being aquired by Creative Labs. For old drivers see the mirror Of ftp.ensoniq.com a copy of the contents of ftp.ensoniq.com before the recent changes.
  • Harmony-Central Ensoniq Reviews
  • A collection of Ensoniq synth reviews at Harmony-Central.
  • Sonicstate Ensoniq Reviews
  • Sonicstate provides a collection of user reviews on Ensoniq gear.
  • Synthzoo.de
  • Provides German language manuals and brochures in PDF format for many Ensoniq synths.
  • Thesoniq
  • A business that provides Ensoniq service, repair and parts for many Ensoniq models that are officially unsupported. There are also many manuals available for download.
  • ASR-10.com
  • Archive of a past website with hints, tips and documentation.
  • ASR-10 - Doxx Links
  • Links to patches & resources for the ASR-10.
  • ASR-10 Forum
  • Discussion forum for users of the ASR-10.
  • ASR-10 - Internal Zip Kit
  • Chickensys sell internal zip kits and SCSI zip drives for the ASR-10.
  • ASR-10 - Sounds By Pootnik
  • Some original ASR-10 instruments from George Pootnik.
  • ASR-X - ASRXCITE
  • News, downloads, links, plus Tips & Tricks for the Ensoniq ASR-X and ASR-X Pro Samplers
  • ASR-X Mailing List
  • Subscribe to the ASR-X mailing list.
  • ASR-X Mail List Jumpstation
  • List of links to ASR-X forums and mailing lists at Rubber Chicken.
  • ASR-X User Exchange
  • Archive of Scott Hansen's ASR-X resource site with info, streaming audio demos, files and links to other electronic music resources. Some links work in this archive but some don't.
  • Audio Technical Information
  • A small but unique collection of documents describing some Roland & Ensoniq disk formats and also some Oberheim & Alesis sysex charts.
  • DP4 Group
  • Yahoo Group for the DP-4 processor.
  • Ensoniq-Archiv.de
  • Archive of a site with German documentation for a number of Ensoniq synths/samplers.
  • EPS/EPS-16 - Route 66
  • A great site for all Ensoniq synth and sampler users with info and resources including Service and repair, Owners manuals, service manuals, schematics, cooling units, replacement disk drives, Floppy disk media, sequencer upgrades, memory and more. OS disk images for EPS, EPS16 etc available to download.
  • EPS Disk Images
  • Offers EPS disk images for EPS/EPS-16+ samplers.
  • EPS-16 - AVSound
  • AvSound is an old experimental DOS program for the EPS-16. Plus there are other tools to download
  • EPS16+ - Arno Van Goch
  • Home of software such as GetEPS/SendEPS & Epsilon for the EPS16+ and P-Farm.
  • EPS16+/ASR10 - Carthego
  • Michael Batterman's pages with samples to download as well as tips and tricks.
  • EPS/ASR - Samplebase
  • A private usergroup for EPS/ASR owners providing files, tools, samples and diskimages for Ensoniq Samplers.
  • EPS - Samplestation
  • Supplies a couple of samples in EPS format.
  • EPS/ASR - Sound Central
  • A good site with samples for EPS & ASR, plus support for other synths to come. Now the new home of the the old Oakland archive.
  • EPS/ASR/TS - Terje's Node
  • Resources & OS files for the ASR/EPS/TS synths.
  • ESQseMe Group
  • Yahoo Group for users of the Ensoniq ESQ-1 and ESQ-M synthesizers.
  • ESQ1/SQ80 - Ensoniq Heaven
  • Technical info and resources on the SQ80 and ESQ1 featuring ROM OS & Wave dumps, schematics and much more. This is the result of some very diligent reverse engineering. There are also some SQ80/ESQ1 patches available.
  • ESQ/SQ80 - ScoreForSale
  • Aimed at sound design for the ESQ and SQ80 family synths.
  • ESQ1 Sequencer Info
  • ESQ-1 sequencer data format specification. Converting ESQ-1 sequencer data to MIDI.
  • ESQ1 - Soundpool
  • Links to banks & patches for a variety of synth models including ESQ1 & ESQm.
  • ESQ1 - Rolamtech
  • Provides original mp3 demos and sys-ex downloads for various Oberheim, Waldorf, Yamaha and Novation synths.
  • ESQ1 Timing Tables
  • Simon C provides ESQ-1 LFO and Envelope timings in milliseconds.
  • Fizmo Group - Yahoo
  • A group for Fizmo users at Yahoo with discussion and files for members.
  • Fizmo - Planet Groove
  • Offer some info plus patches to download for the Fizmo.
  • Fizmo Users Group
  • A support site fo the Fizmo with patches, articles and MP3 demos of the Fizmo's sound.
  • KS-32 - Hacker Articles
  • Jeff Jetton's Transoniq Hacker articles and "Hackerpatches" related primarily to the KS-32 but still relevant to SQ/KS/KT series synths.
  • KS-32 - Spaztech Editor
  • A Mac editor for the KS-32 available to download.
  • Midi Hell
  • Collection of patches, programs and other assorted synth & midi files includes files for various Ensoniq synths from an archived version of what was once Cyberden.
  • Mirage Double-Sided Disk Conversion
  • A DIY page that explains how to upgrade your Mirage disk drive from 360K single sided to 720K double sided.
  • Mirage Ed
  • An easy way to edit your Mirage. Mirage Ed is designed for Windows 95/98 but not guaranteed to work 100% under XP.
  • Mirage Hacking
  • Technical info and a Linux 6809 assembler for hacking the Mirage.
  • Mirage - Is That A Sampler ?
  • Sounds, Atari software, hints & tips for the Mirage.
  • Mirage - Leigh Smith
  • Leigh provides Mirage samples and MSDOS utilities.
  • Mirage - MIDI Lib
  • MIDI Lib is a free sysex utility for Win95 that supports the Ensoniq Mirage, Kawai K1, Roland D110 and Yamaha DX7.
  • Mirage Net
  • Home of the Ensoniq Mirage Mailing List. Plus maintenance tips and other useful technical information.
  • Mirage-Net Group
  • Yahoo group for discussion on the Mirage.
  • Mirage - Simple Mirage Application
  • A Java application that converts Mirage wavesample dumps to and from Wave and AIFF sound files. Currently in testing.
  • Mirage Stereo Mod
  • Don Slepian presents a stereo Mirage mod for the Mirage sampler.
  • MR-61 Patches
  • John Sebolt's sounds for the MR-61
  • MR Tipfinder
  • Provides tips and tricks for the Ensoniq MR workstations.
  • MR Web
  • Sounds, sequences, info, discussion pages, FAQs and other resources for MR series synths. This site has now closed but the resources can still be downloaded as a zip file.
  • Music Machines Ensoniq Page
  • Info, pics & resources
  • Paris Plugins
  • Sell a range of audio plugins for Paris.
  • Paris Users Site
  • A great site for users of the Ensoniq Paris audio system with news, bug info, chat and pretty much anything pertaining to Paris.
  • Sampled
  • Sampled is a freeware DOS sample editor with looping & support for reading ASR10 samples, plus other feature.
  • SoundLib
  • Now freeware Windows librarian includes ESQ-1, ESQ-M, SQ-80, VFX, VFX-SD, VFX-SD II, SD1, TS10 & TS12.
  • SQ Series - KSEdit
  • KSEdit is a free Windows editor for SQ series synths.
  • SQ-80 List
  • The unofficial mailing list for the SQ-80 & ESQ1.
  • SQ80/ESQ1 - Ensoniq Heaven
  • Technical info and resources on the SQ80 and ESQ1 featuring ROM OS & Wave dumps, schematics and much more. This is the result of some very diligent reverse engineering. There are also some SQ80/ESQ1 patches available.
  • SQ80/ESQ - ScoreForSale
  • Aimed at sound design for the ESQ and SQ80 family synths.
  • TS-Station
  • (Archived website) David Hoffman provides info, bug reports, samples and other resources for the TS/ASR series. Now a new revised site so check it out.
  • TS10 - Mike's TS10 Patches
  • Here is an archived site where Mike once provided his original TS10 patches with documentation describing each of the sounds.
  • TS12 Heimseite
  • Provides info, forum and downloads for the TS-12. German and English language options are available.
  • VFX Home Page
  • Good source of VFX info & resources. Be sure to check out the VFX patch archive which has an excellent collection of patches.


    Ensoniq Patches & Samples

  • ESQ-1 patches - ucsd
  • TS-12 Samples, demos & software
  • Various Ensoniq Files - synthzone.com
  • Zicweb's Archive - Various synths


  • Ensoniq Software

  • EPS C Routines
  • Epsilon - Win3.1 EPS, EPS16+, ASR-10 editor
  • ESQ/SQ80 librarian
  • ESQ-1 Macintosh Librarian
  • Giebler Disk Utiltity .. Demo version EDE109 will write .EDE files to disk
  • KS editor / Windows ...I'm told it should work with SQ1/2 also
  • VFX Librarian / IBM-PC


  • Ensoniq Related Products

  • ASR-10 / EPS File Exchange
  • Offering services for file management and conversion to E-MU emulator format.
  • Awave
  • Shareware sample conversion that can import & export EPS family EFE files. plus Sample Dump Standard supported. Can also import most Ensoniq formats.
  • Cesium Sound
  • Commercial patches for the E-Mu Proteus 1 & 2, Korg 01W & Wavestation, Yamaha SY85 & TZ81Z, Roland JD990 & D50/550, Ensoniq ESQ-1, SQ-80 & VFX series.
  • Giebler - Ensoniq
  • PC Disk manager for Ensoniq synths
  • Greytsounds
  • CDROM and CD audio sample CDs. Plus check the SQ/KS-32, VFZ and EPS/EPS16 sounds from the Soundsource catalog.
  • Hardsoundz
  • Hardcore and industrial samples for EPS/ASR samplers.
  • ManyMidi Products
  • Patches for Ensoniq, Kawai, Korg & Roland synths. Their patches come with a money back guarantee !! That's confidence for you.
  • Midi Mark
  • Wide selection of EPS-16+ Disks compatible with EPS, EPS 16+, ASR-10, ASR-88, TS-10, TS-12, K-2000 (ver. 2 software)
  • Midi Quest - Sound Quest Inc.
  • Powerful Universal Editor/Librarian software for Win 98, 95, NT 4.0, and 3.1 , Midi Quest for Windows supports over 360 synths, samplers, effects units and drum machines including the DP2, DP4, EPS, ESQ-1, ESQ-M, KMX-16, KMX-8, KS-32, KT-76, KT-88, Mirage, MR61, MR76, MR-Rack, SD-1, SQ-1, SQ-2 SQR, SQ-80, TS-10, TS-12, VFX, VFX-SD, and VFX-SD II. Also available for the Mac, Amiga, and Atari ST.
  • Mirage MIDICASTER
  • An alternative OS for the Mirage with added features.
  • Pacific Innovative Electronics
  • Provide Fender Rhodes repair and maintenance as well as digital and analog synth repair. Includes Akai, Ensoniq, Kurzweil and Roland memory upgrades and Akai and Ensoniq SCSI retrofits.
  • Patchman Music
  • Sounds available for the ESQ-1, ESQ-m & SQ-80
  • Route 66
  • A great site for all Ensoniq synth and sampler users with info and resources including Service and repair, Owners manuals, service manuals, schematics, cooling units, replacement disk drives, Floppy disk media, sequencer upgrades, memory and more. OS disk images for EPS, EPS16 etc available to download.
  • Rubber Chicken Software Co.
  • Sounds, software, hardware, and information specifically supporting EPS, ASR, and ASR-X samplers.
  • Sound Logic
  • Synthesizer & computer music products including RAM cards, RAM expansion & SCSI kits for Ensoniq synths & samplers.
  • Sounds On Line
  • Sounds Online provide a huge range of E-Mu and Ensoniq compatible sample CDs.
  • Syntaur Productions
  • Commercial patches & samples available for Ensoniq keyboards. Also Ensoniq manuals are available. They can also provide replacement ASR/TS floppy drives.
  • TS-10/TS-12 Sequencer Upgrades
  • Triples the TS-10 or TS-12's sequencer event count (from 30,000 to 97,000 events).
  • Unisyn
  • Great Mac & PC editor / librarian from Mark Of The Unicorn with support for over 200 different midi devices including DP/4, DP/4+, ESQ-1, ESQ-M, KS-32, KT-76, KT-88, SD-1, SQ-1, SQ-2, SQ-R, SQ-80, VFX, VFX-SD . Plus a global snapshot feature to save your entire studio environment. Very cool.
  • Waveboy
  • Original effects software and samples for the ASR-10 and EPS-16 PLUS. Add brand new sound FX algorithms to your sampler.

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