E-mu Systems Modular System 2017

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This E-mu Modular System was used on the following songs

from the Open Your Head Release by Silicon Breakdown

Awake And Dreaming.mp3 (14.7MB)

Open Your Head.mp3 (14.1MB)



Front side of the E-mu Modular

This is the largest cabinet E-mu made, the Eµ 4100 SYSTEM MAIN CABINET


Walnut panels are in excellent shape. E-mu made 2 high and 4 high Modular cabinets that fit on keyboards.

E-mu Cabinet Info Here


Left Side wood panel

Left Side Top

For a list and picture of each of the 22 modules go here E-mu Modular Modules

Right Side

Right Side Panel

For detailed pictures of this Keyboard go here E-mu Modular Keyboard

This E-mu Modular System can be thought of a three separate analog synthesizers.

On each row you will find a Keyboard driven VCO, one VCF or more, a VCA, and extra goodies. There are also four envelopes which means there is an extra envelope for modulation. Combine all three into the 4 input stereo mixer and stereo reverb module to make massive sounds.

What is convenient about the E-mu Modular is that you can select Keyboard 1 to drive the modules with a switch on the module itself, so pre wired patching for basic keyboard CV and Gate control. Even the 3 Low Pass Filters have switches for keyboard control.

Adding a MIDI to CV connected to Keyboard 2 you can switch between MIDI control or the keyboard control by just switching the switches on each oscillator and Envelope.

to hear sounds go here E-mu Modular Sounds

A few Module Close ups - (Left Side first)

Above is the Left side of the main System Cabinet ------Below is the middle of the Main System

Above is the Middle section of the main System Cabinet -- Below is the Right Side

Above is the Right side of the main System Cabinet

Below is a close up of Filter Central with modulators and a mixer(summing amp) for modulations

Universal Active Filter is the best filter ever. Mixers for 3 audio inputs, mixers for frequency control inputs, mixer for Q control input, and 4 simultaneous different filter outputs

Extra mixer underneath the UAF in the Potpourri module (bottom Left) which also has extra LFO's

The Back Side of the E-mu Modular

For information on above connectors see the bottom of the Modules page

Back Side view showing the Cabinet is in great condition

Top of the Modular

Ring Mods are fun and the Potpourri module on the right has extra goodies

Voltage Controlled Oscillator with a Oscillator Output mixer built in, or go direct, or go both,

there are lots of filters waiting for signals

E-mu Keyboard Page

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