AKA 2000

Mechtler, Peter, Vienna 1975-1985
Lender: Vienna Museum of Technology
AKA 2000
190 x 80 x 150 cm, ca. 200 kg
Aluminum, steel, control panel with keyboards and controllers, color monitor, microprocessors (8 bit, 16 bit, Z80, M 68000), floppy drive (8”), Winchester hard drive (10 MB), AD/DA converter (16 bit)

The music computer with sampler function can store and process sound files up to 1 MB in size. The sampling rate can be varied (20–50 kHz), quantification is 16 bit. The sound file can be structured into segments (minimum 1 sample) that can be called up and combined freely.