Mode Machines Synthlab SL-1
The Synthlab uses an analog circuitry with subtractive synthesis which is designed in a classic way.
This design is not new because it started in the early 70´s with the voltage controlled modular systems. The use of the low pass filter based on the transistor cascade is designed to lets the Synthlab sound similar to the well known early Moog synthesizers.
The Synthlab has a built in MIDI interface, and a built-in MIDI-TO-CV/GATE interface.
Every parameter has its own pot for controlling and playing with the modulation and everything can be controlled manually in real-time. The controls of the modules are diveded into groups on the frontplate so they can be visually seperated. For basic setup you have 2 VCO´s and an external audioinput. The selected signal can be routed through the VCF and VCA before it reaches the audio output. For each VCF and VCA you have an envelope generator. Additonally you have various modulation routing possibilities through the LFO´s.
- 2 x VCO´s ( 2 waveforms - saw & pulse)
- 1 x VCF (low pass filter 24dB - Moog cascade)
- 1 x VCA
- 1 x Noise
- 1 x Ringmodulator
- 1 x Suboscillator (-2 octaves)
- 2 x LFO (various waveforms and routings)
- 2 x ENV (ADSR for the VCA and AD for the VCF)
- MIDI-CV-Interface with 2 x CV and GATE
- Audio IN
- Audio OUT
- MIDI IN/THRU
- External PSU included
Mode Machines Synthlab SL-1 will be present at the coming MusikMesse in Frankfurt (Hall 5.1, Booth D70).
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