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Wavetable synthesis

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  1. a technique used in certain digital music synthesizers to implement real-time additive synthesis and direct digital synthesis with a minimum of hardware

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  2. Starting around 1993, with the introduction of Creative Labs' Sound Blaster AWE32 and Gravis's Ultrasound cards, the term "wavetable" started to be applied to any sound card that had a better General MIDI subsystem than the then-common OPL2 and OPL3

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  3. The technique was first developed by Wolfgang Palm in the late 1970s, and has since been used in other synthesizers built by Yamaha, Korg and Waldorf Music

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  4. To begin the process, the sound of an existing instrument (a single note) is sampled and processed using a spectrum analyzer, producing a graph of overtones contained in the sample

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  5. has similar capabilities to other synthesizers in the real-time additive synthesis family, as well as to digital frequency modulation synthesis systems such as the Yamaha DX and OPx series

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