Originally Posted by john1979
The Amiga's synthesis abilities are extremely limited. Paula is nothing like a synth. For the most part it's a dumb sample player. Of course there is software synthesis but that is not the same.
There is some ability of limited FM synthesis. But I'm not aware of it ever getting much use. If any?
Yes, I had forgotten about harmonics. Thanks
Paula only does samples. It can do AM and FM modulation forms and that is done in hardware. Information taken from Amiga Hardware Reference Manual.