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Arturia | MicroBrute (SE)

Description

The original Microbrute came with non-stackable patch cables. That and some body colours are the only differences between the original and SE version. The Arturia Microbrute is Pure Analog The MicroBrute is new but carries the award-winning heritage of its big brother, the MiniBrute. The MicroBrute was designed to be small but still retain an amazing sound quality. With a 100% pure analog voice path and advanced interconnectability via MIDI, USB, CV/ GATE, this machine is a true powerhouse synthesizer that takes your sound to a new level. Hands-On Heaven If youíre new to synths, youíre looking at one of the easiest to use and most unique-sounding synthesizers we think money can buy. And if youíre a synth veteran, we think it wonít have escaped your attention that MicroBrute is also a seriously capable semi-modular sequence-able beast. Wait till you hear how it sounds. No presets, no menus, nothing to get between you and the ability to sculpt your sound live. Not only does MicroBrute give you the means to create, perform and be completely original every time you power up, it does it with astounding sound quality. Brutal Potential Process audio. Sequence analog gear. Give your modular a new LFO and Envelope Generator. Hook up to your DAW and make whole tracks. Hook up to your Drumtracks, open your door, and play a whole gig. Tiny in size, tiny in price, huge in sound, and vast in potential. Weíve had so much fun with MicroBrute: Now itís your turn. Details A synthesizer is a musical instrument that is meant to be played. However, playing a synthesizer is more than just playing some notes on a keyboard and recalling someone elseís presets. If that was the goal you could be looking at accordions or going to a department store to buy your keyboard (along with socks, milk and toilet paper)Öbut you arenít, because youíre more creative than that. Features: 1-Massive Oscillator Sawtooth, Pulse and Triangle waves with unique modifiers. Ultra Saw makes for huge sounds; Metalizer adds complex harmonics to the triangle wave. Sub Osc will rattle the house. 2-Steiner-Parker Filter Beefy filter with Low Pass, High Pass and Band Pass modes. Resonance can be pushed into self-oscillation. 3-Modulation Matrix Modulate the sound of the MicroBrute SE by connecting modulation sources and destinations. You can also use it to connect with external gear. With the MicroBrute SE's stackable patch cables, you get even more modulation possibilities! 4-Sequencer You get 8 sequences with up to 64 steps each to create multiple musical phrases. 5-Superfast Envelope ADSR envelope generator allows the sharpest attacks or extra-long release times. 6-Syncable LFO The LFO supplies three waveforms and can run in sync with the Sequencer. 7-Fine Tuning The MicroBrute SE uses 100% analog VCO's. Although ours are very stable, you may sometimes need to tune your instrument. 8-CV/Gate in/out Connect your MicroBrute SE with your vintage analog gear. 9-Audio in/out Process audio through MicroBrute SE; connect it to your favorite devices thanks to its audio input and output as well as MIDI input. 10-USB Connection Control MicroBrute SE from your DAW or use it as a master keyboard.
BrandArturia
ModelMicroBrute (SE)
DeviceSynth
TypeKeys
Engine TypeAnalog
EngineVCO
Voices (max)1
Multitimbral1
Oscillators1
Sub1
LFO1 Saw Up, Saw Down, Sine, Square
Engine Detailed1 VCO Pulse, Pulse Variable, Saw Down, Saw Up, Sine, Square, Sub Oscillator, Triangle
Filter (VCF)1 12dB Slope (2-pole), Band Pass, High Pass, Low Pass, Resonance Steiner-Parker
Envelope (VCA)1 ADSR
Sequencer8x 64 steps per memory
Keys25
Key typeKeys (mini)
VelocityN
AftertouchN
MidiI, USB
CV-gateCV I-O
Extra infoSE a 1500 limited special edition in grey, blue and Salmon like color. The RED is Transparant.
Produced:2013
Legend: Obvious Y: Yes, N: No, N/A: Not Applicable
VCO Voltage Controlled Oscillator DCO Digital Controlled Oscillator
LFO Low Frequency Oscillator Sub Sub Oscillator
VCF Voltage Controlled Filter VCA Voltage Controlled Amplifier
Velocity As with a piano, the harder you hit a key, the louder the sound, unlike most organs which always produce the same loudness no matter how hard you hit a key. Aftertouch Pressing a key after you activated it. Channel Aftertouch, no matter which key, it will send a Channel message. Poly Aftertouch, sends the pressure per key instead of the whole channel.
Values for OSC, LFO, Filter, Envelope are per voice unless stated otherwise.

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