Synth Evolution

Untitled Infographic (1)From Transistors to Computers so as the Synth Evolution continues…

The observation made in 1965 by Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits had doubled every year since the integrated circuit was invented. Moore predicted that this trend would continue for the foreseeable future. In subsequent years, the pace slowed down a bit, but data density has doubled approximately every 18 months, and this is the current definition of Moore’s Law, which Moore himself has blessed. Most experts, including Moore himself, expect Moore’s Law to hold for at least another two decades.

Well, Moore’s Law has been beaten… look at how hard drives evolved? how about HD television?  and even computers…

The synth evolution started with Valve Synths… to the Moog years… Valves were replaced by transistors and multiple transistors created logic gates… multiple logic gates created circuits… and integrated circuits then were used in synths and computers as well as gadgets of today.  Hardware synths were re-created in software form today.


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