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Digital Wavemorphing Synthesiser

The ASM Hydrasynth Desktop is a Digital Wavemorphing Synthesiser with a 24 Velocity- and attack-sensitive pads, 8 Voices - monotimbral, Full polyphonic...

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Name Twisted Electrons Acid 8 MKIIStudio Electronics Boomstar SE80 MKIIAnalogue Solutions TreadstoneHypersynth XenophoneASM Hydrasynth DesktopSonicsmith Modulor A1Twisted Electrons AY3 MKIIVermona DRM 1 MKIII S/B Sides Case SetAnalogue Solutions Leipzig-SKetron Klavi Pro Piano-Expander
Description Hybrid Digital / Analog Acid Synth EngineMonophonic SynthesizerAnalog synthesizerMonophonic SynthesizerDigital Wavemorphing SynthesiserSemi-Modular Analog SynthesizerChip Tune SynthesizerVermona DRM 1 MKIII Silver/BlackMonophonic Analog Synthesizer with Step SequencerKlavi Pro Piano-Expander
Dimensions210 x 100 x 45 mm-134 x 125 x 52 mm328 x 167 x 50 mm440 x 223 x 70 mm100 x 60 x 90 mm140 x 100 x 45 mm---
Weight400 g-420 g1.3 kg3.6 kg350 g300 g--0.6 kg
DesignDesktopDesktopDesktopDesktopDesktopFootpedalDesktop19" / 5UExpanderDesktop
Sound GenerationDigitalAnalogueAnalogueAnalogueDigitalAnalogueDigitalAnalogueAnalogueSample Based
MIDI interface1x In, 1x Out1x In, 1x Out-1x In, 1x Out1x In, 1x Out, 1x Thru1x In1x In, 1x Thru1x In, 1x Out, 1x Thru1x In, 1x Thru
Storage MediumInternalNoneNoneComputer, InternNoneNoneInternalNoneNoneNone
Number of Analog Outputs11122121012
Digital Output

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The ASM Hydrasynth Desktop is a Digital Wavemorphing Synthesiser with a 24 Velocity- and attack-sensitive pads, 8 Voices - monotimbral, Full polyphonic aftertouch, Arpeggiator including Ratchet, Chance, Gate time & Swing (8 modes), 3 Oscillators with 219 single-cycle waveforms, WaveScan parameters for modulating through wavetables, Wavelist mode for blending up to 8 wavetables, 8 Custom wavelets per oscillator, Mixer including noise generator and ring modulator, 2 Filters (serial or parallel), Filter 1 including 11 different filter models (12 & 24 dB ladder, vintage ladder, HP, LP, Vocal etc.), Modulation matrix, 5 DAHDSR envelopes, 5 LFOs, LFO's incl. Delay, fade in, 3 trigger modes, smoothing, start phase, one-shot mode, 5 Banks of 128 patches each - including 256 factory patches, CV gate inputs and outputs, Support of all current CV / GATE standards, Clock input and output, 8 High-resolution encoders including LED rings, USB (USB MIDI In / Out), MIDI IN / OUT / THRU & Pre and post effects for unique sound processing. The retail price is 741.21 £.


Filter 212 dB (SEM style) per octave incl. Continuous sweep from low to high to high pass
Dimensions440 x 223 x 70 mm
Weight3.6 kg
Sound GenerationDigital
MIDI interface1x In, 1x Out, 1x Thru
Storage MediumNone
Number of Analog Outputs2
Digital OutputNo

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