[NAMM] Dave Smith’s Sequential Prophet 6
Dave Smith is relaunching the Sequential brand with the Prophet 6 polyphonic analog synthesizer.
Yamaha Corporation recently ceased back the Sequential brand to founder Dave Smith, and the latter decided to upgrade his Prophet range of polyphonic analog synths.
Here’s the Prophet 6:
- Fully analog signal path
- 6 voices of polyphony
- 2 new discrete oscillators per voix with continuously variable triangle, sawtooth and pulse waveforms, pulse width, hard sync, triangle sub-octave generator on osc 1, low-frequency mode on osc 2, keyboard tracking on osc 2…
- Mixer for the oscillators and white noise
- 2-pole resonant high-pass filter per voice with envelope amount, velocity modulation and keyboard tracking
- 4-pole resonant low-pass filter per voix inspired by the Prophet 5 filter, can auto-oscillate via the resonance control, with envelope amount, velocity modulation and keyboard tracking
- ADSR filter envelope generator
- ADSR amplifier envelope generator with velocity modulation
- LFO with triangle, sawtooth, reverse sawtooth, square and random (sample & hold) waveforms, clock sync, multiple destinations
- Modulation with multiple sources and targets
- Master clock with tap tempo, BPM control and MIDI clock sync
- 64-step polyphonic sequencer/arpeggiator
- Effects: stereo analog distortion and two 24-bit / 48kHz digital effects with reverbs, delays, chorus and phase shifter ; delay sync and true bypass
- 4-octave semi-weighted keyboard with velocity and aftertouch
- Pitch bend and modulation wheels
- 8-octave transpose
- Hold switch
- Polyphonic Glide (portamento)
- Unison mode
- Preset switch
- 500 user and 500 factory programs organized into 10 banks of 100 programs each, avec quick access button to 10 programs like on Prophet 5
- 2x 1/4“ audio inputs
- 1/4“ headphone output
- MIDI in, out and thru
- USB MIDI
- Expression pedal input for low-pass filter cutoff
- Expression pedal input for volume
- Sustain footswitch input
- On/off sequencer control footswitch input
- Dimensions: 81.3 x 32.3 x 11.7cm
- Weight: 9.5kg
The Prophet 6 will be available during Q2, 2015 for the US price of $2,799. Discover the reborn www.sequential.com website.
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