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The 1003 Sonic Carrier

Introduced in 1976, the 1003 was a microprocessor controlled duophonic synth with 50 memory locations and digital oscillators. Parameters were adjusted using the now familiar PPG buttons as opposed to knobs Unfortunately  PPG sold very few of these radical instruments (alleged to be less than the 10 reported to have been made) , this was to be one of several occasions when Wolfgang's ideas were just to far ahead for the average musician!
Shown here in use by Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream during a live performance at the Palace de Republic in 1980 (Pergamon)
This photo taken at around the same time (judging by Edgar's shirt!) shows the 1003 on the right with a 350 computer sequencer atop a 360 wave computer.