In this installment, we take a look at the Casio RZ-1 – a true gem of a 12 bit sampler. Described by some as a ‘poor man’s SP-1200’, its on board sampling lets you create up to four of your own percussion sounds, a distinctive feature for its time. It’s low fi sound is very unique and it built in sequencer is easy to use and effective.
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