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Ensoniq SPM-1 Sampled Piano Module from the 1980's in rack mount format

Good working condition, with some cosmetic wear, as expected for age of unit

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10-Voice Polyphonic Plays Over Full 88-note Range

Velocity Sensitive Stereo Operation

10 Multi-Sampled Keyboard Sounds

Sampled Electric and Upright Bass Sounds

Assignable Bass Split Point

Separate Audio Output for Bass Sounds

Separate Bass MIDI Channel

Octave Switch to Restore Keyboard Range when using Bass Sounds

Receives Sustain and Sostenuto Messages

Mountable in any Standard Audio Rack


The SPM-1 features 10 whole keyboard sounds and 2 bass sounds. All the waveforms that these sounds are based on are permanently carried in ROM (read only memory) chips in the SPM-1.
The sounds are instantly accessible through the Sound and Bank buttons on the front panel.Selecting a sound is a matter of choosing either Bank A or Bank B and then pressing the appropriate Sound button.
The names of the Bank A sounds are listed above the 5 Sound buttons and the names of the Bank B sounds are listed below the 5 Sound buttons.Changing the sound ls quite simple. First decide which sound you wish to change to.


Piano 1 – The sound of a concert grand piano. Voiced for use in solo or small group live performance situations.

  Piano 2 – Detuned piano. The distinctive honky-tonk sound of a barroom upright piano that hasn’t had a visit

from the piano tuner in several years.

 Piano 3 – Bright piano. A close-miked rock and roll piano sound that’s voiced for amplified music and recording.

  E. Piano 1 – The straight sound of a tine and hammer electric piano.

  E. Piano 2 – The same electric piano with chorusing added.


  Marimba 1 – A marimba sound played with hard mallets.

  Marimba 2 – This time, a chorused marimba played with softer attack.

  Vibes – A true vibes sound complete with medium speed tremolo.

  Clav 1 – A straight electric clav sound voiced for funk and reggae.

  Clav 2 – The clav sound with a sweeping chorus.

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Listed10 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.learn more
  • SPM-1 Sampled Piano Module
  • 1980's
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  • United States

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