Pocket Operators are tiny pushbutton synthesizers from Teenage Engineering (maker of the OP-1 Synthesizer). The company just announced two new Pocket Operators: Street Fighter and Megaman, which include samples and animations from the games.
The Street Fighter pocket operator is based on the ultra-popular PO–33 K.O.!, a micro sampler with 40 seconds sample memory and built-in microphone for instant sampling. this special edition comes with 16 Street Fighter sound tracks and genuine samples from the original Street Fighter arcade game by Capcom.
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