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EMI | Unost-21


Unost-21 is a portable polyphonic keyboard synthesizer keytar. Timbre of sound can be changed in accordance with players desire by the use of controls or choosing one or 12 programed timbres with digital indication of chosen one. Polyphonic with 48-notes (F-E) strap-on velocity-sensitive synth with mod grip. You can choose one of the three vco configurations, each of them having four pre-programmed filter and envelope settings. Also is possible to set synth to manual mode, then it's possible to use synth's filter, env and lfo settings. Also chorus is available. On the grip, there are volume, tuning and chorus controls. Sliders on the main synth body for LFO depth, speed, delay, routing to filter or VCO. VCF and VCA each with AD envelope.

Device changes sounding during playing composition using such effects as chorus, unison, transposition with continuous and coarse control, frequency and timbre vibrato with continuous frequency, depth and delay time control, fixed and dynamic change of timbre,attack and fading of sound. Attack, fading and level of envelope of the filter. Filter's cutoff frequency control from the keyboard.

Control panels are made out of shockproof polystyrene. Power unit is made as an individual part. There is a belt to hang the instrument on a shoulder. The original power source with voltage within +/- 10 Volts is included. Audio output is standard 1/4 TS mono"Jack" (Installed).
Engine TypeAnalog
Voices (max)-
Engine Detailed12 presets (3 vco settings with 4 fixed filter env) 1 panel
Filter (VCF)Resonance
Envelope (VCA)ADS
Memory12 presets (3 vco settings with 4 fixed filter env) 1 panel
Key typeKeys
AudioStereo out
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.

Manuals, patches etc.


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