image courtesy of John A. Trevethan at Antarctica Media
"'The Waveterm B had more memory than the Waveterm A,' Palmer [Wolfgang, the man behind PPG] notes, 'as well as 16-bit resolution and a better A/D converter. We also upgraded the Waveterm B with a 68000 processor [as well as the 5-inch floppy drives found in later Waveterm A's], so it was quite powerful for that time.'"
[excerpted with permission from the book Vintage Synthesizers by Mark Vail, copyright Miller Freeman, Inc]
An interesting feature of the Waveterm B was its backwards-compatability. Even though it's CPU was a 68000 it could be booted as a Waveterm A by using the proper system disk.
[excerpted with permission from the PPG pages at Antarctica Media courtesy of John A Trevethan]
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