Arturia MicroBrute
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Arturia MicroBrute

MicroBrute, Analog Synth from Arturia in the MicroBrute series.

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Arturia announces the MicroBrute

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Rumors have gone wild after Arturia's teaser, and it is now confirmed that the new product of the brand is the MicroBrute synth.

Announced at a price of 299€, the MicroBrute is, just like the MiniBrute, an analog monophonic synth but it is more compact that the Mini version with a 2-octave mini-keyboard. It also retains from the older brother the famous Brute Factor, Metalizer and Ultrasaw, as well as the Steiner-Parker multimode filter.

But the MicroBrute is now just a Micro-copy of the MiniBrute, Arturia replaced the arpeggiator with a step sequencer and the modulation matrix now features a physical 8-connector patch section on the front panel.

Main features:

  • Monophonic analog synthesizer
  • 25 mini-keys
  • Octave Up and Down transposition button
  • LFO with three waves: saw, triangle and square
  • New Overtone oscillator that generates additional harmonic content (from one octave down to fifth above the base oscillator pitch)
  • Ability to mix the four waveforms (square, saw, triangle and Overtone)
  • Ultrasaw, Pulse and Metalizer waveshapers
  • Steiner Parker multimode filters with low-pass, band-pass, high-pass, bipolar envelope amount control and keyboard tracking
  • Brute Factor
  • ADSR Envelope
  • VCA with Gate and Envelope modes
  • Pitch bender
  • Modulation wheel to control the filter cutoff or the LFO amount
  • Modulation matrix (1V/Octave) with 8 mini-jacks: Envelope and LFO outputs ; Ultrasaw, Pulse width modulation, Metalizer, Overtone/Sub, Cutoff and Pitch inputs
  • Step sequencer with Play and Record modes, external MIDI clock sync and ability to store up to 8 sequences
  • CV/Gate interface with Gate input and output and Pitch output
  • External audio input with dedicated level control
  • 1/8" headphone output
  • 1/4" audio output
  • MIDI input
  • USB/MIDI interface on USB 2.0 type B port
  • Dimensions: 325 x 221 x 60mm
  • Weight: 1750g

The MicroBrute will be available on November 1st. Our worldwide famous Synthwalker had the very exclusive opportunity to try the MicroBrute before its official introduction, with a well-deserved Quality/Price Award. Click here to read his review!

 

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