TC Electronic Mercury-1

TC Electronic Mercury-1

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Mercury-1, Other Virtual Synth from TC Electronic.

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TC Electronic Mercury-1 tech. sheet

  • Manufacturer: TC Electronic
  • Model: Mercury-1
  • Category: Other Virtual Synths
  • Added in our database on: 04/15/2004

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TC Electronic Mercury-1 user reviews

Average Score:4.3( 4.3/5 based on 3 reviews )
 1 user review33 %
 2 reviews67 %

AlanForPresident's review"Vintage but still up to date"

TC Electronic Mercury-1
The TC Electronic Mercury -1 is a VST that has two oscillators and they are mono. You can use the layer functions of Mercury to layer up to around 4 different sounds or patches on top of each other to get those really full rich and unique sounding synths that will really stand out. The Mercury has 2 ADSR Envelop generators and 128 patches. The TC Electronic Mercury works well across the board, it will work with G3 or G4 Macs and Any Windows system ( windows 95, 98, 2000, XP or Vista). I have not used it on Windows 7 to know if it works properly yet though. The Mercury has been out for a while now and it considered a “vintage” synth. But in my book , it is very up to date as well as vintage. The manual (PDF) is easy and clear to read.


The TC Electronic Mercury is an absolute gem for someone who is a programmer or sound designer. The possibilities are endless in that aspect. Even if you are knew to creating sounds or working with VST’s you will have no problems installing or running and using TC Electronic Mercury 1. The Synth originally came out in the early 2000’s and is still used by a lot of home musicians all over the world. There have been rumors of a new version of it a while back, but I don’t think they ever made one. I have been using Mercury -1 off and on for about 6 years. Haven’t really been using it lately though.


The price of Mercury 1 is very affordable and you get exactly what you pay for. A good quality synth that doesn’t crash or cause any errors with your system or the DAW you are using. The program will work effortlessly. The sound quality is good, and I am happy that I purchased this years ago. Hopefully I will be loading it up again soon.
Northern People07/30/2003

Northern People's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

TC Electronic Mercury-1
Everything is ok


Powerful monophonic
Few resources used


Beware the sound is particularly rev ...
Vintage quality? yes we can tell.

But Listen to it before. Do not agree all the music.
It's all good for the new wave, minimal electro and electronica ... Otherwise you will make a nice fx

tri.ton's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)

TC Electronic Mercury-1
Installation is no problem it?
yes I installed the vsti in anything one can c lang
Have you experienced any incompatibility?
Gnrale configuration is easy?
The manual is clear and sufficient? ...


P 4 2.4 ghz 512 ram Asus p800
the software works impecable I put 5 or 6 other four vsti vsti in cubase the trial has not even warm
throughout the multi timbralite of 4 midi channels of the instrument super rara!


The particularity of its soft and ennnnorme very very very dynamic round
the correct value for money and months I have purchase

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