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Based on the GEM WX2 Multimedia Workstation, the GEM SX3 Keyboard Workstation appearance with Styles, Sequencer, Performances and ability to load (with the optional 2 Megabyte sample RAM DISP), samples from the S Series Disks. The GEM SX3 is the pro version of the GEM WX2 and does not have speakers. Issues: The WX and…

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Based on the GEM WX2 Multimedia Workstation, the GEM SX2 Keyboard Workstation appearance with Styles, Sequencer, Performances and ability to load (with the optional 2 Megabyte sample RAM DISP), samples from the S Series Disks. The GEM SX2 is the pro version of the GEM WX2 and does not have speakers. Issues: The WX and…

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The launch of the GEM AS1, Arabic Scale Converter, expanded the successful range further into the Mediterranean and Middle East. The GEM AS1, is a small and practical MIDI device which converts most conventional keyboards. It enables the user to play Arabic scales and micro-tuned notes without radical modifications.  All that is requires is a…

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Based on the renowned GEM WS2 Keyboard technology, the GEM WS3 enhanced the already excellent WS2 features, with a pro 76 note dynamic keyboard (no inbuilt speakers). Issues: The WS Series has SRAM for internal storage. This SRAM (Static RAM), uses a rechargeable NiCd backup battery which is prone to leaking and the battery acid…

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Based on the renowned GEM WS2 Keyboard technology, the GEM WS400 enhanced the already excellent WS2 features, with a 88 note dynamic weighted keyboard. Issues: The WS Series has SRAM for internal storage. This SRAM (Static RAM), uses a rechargeable NiCd backup battery which is prone to leaking and the battery acid when leaking, often…

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GEM WS2 initially proved to create some very mixed feelings with musicians (and music shops), due to the innovative (even futuristic), features, along with 128 programmable and excellent voices, including the multi-sampled Grand Piano (with 3 dynamic levels).  These features, which included an 80 digit LED display, quick access preset sound buttons, numeric keypad, alpha…

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Based on the GEM WS2 Keyboard technology and GEM WS1 Keyboard, the GEM WS1 Oriental, came in two versions, with and without a floppy drive. Made primarily for the middle eastern market, the GEM WS1 Oriental was used Worldwide.  The available GEM disks with Arabic, Greek and Turkish songs and Styles, made this an even more…

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Based on the GEM WS2 Keyboard technology, the smaller GEM WS1 Keyboard, came in two versions, with and without a floppy drive. The GEM WS1 represented something entirely new in the field of home Keyboards. The substantial difference between the WS instruments and other existing keyboards lies in the fact that the latter are developments…

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Based on the GEM WX2 Multimedia Workstation, the GEM WX400 Piano Workstation is an 88 note Digital Piano, with Hammer Action Weighted keys. Issues: The WX Series has SRAM for internal storage. This SRAM (Static RAM), uses a rechargeable NiCd backup battery which is prone to leaking and the battery acid when leaking, often corrodes…

GEM WX2 Keyboard Overview

December 7, 2020

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The GEM WX2 Multimedia Workstation is a 61 note classic keyboard appearance with Styles, Sequencer, Performances and ability to load (with the optional 2 Megabyte sample RAM DISP), samples from the S Series Disks. GEM WX2 will also read GEM S2 and GEM S3 library sound sample disks, with the optional sample memory. Issues: The…