|The Multivox MX-57 Electro Snare is a analog synthesizer drum synth pad also made under the names Pulser and JHS and essentially the same unit. The pad has a variety of settings to make different analog drum sounds including chimes, big ben, wind, and disco sound 1-4. The unit also indluded an orignal manual with these suggested sound settings.
On board controls include VCO 1 (frequency knob; square wave/noise/ring switch), VCF (freq knob; LPF/BPF/HPF knob/resonance knob), VCO 2 (freq knob; LFO/off/saw wave switch), SWEEP (VCO 2/VCO 1 switch; VCO attack knob; VCF attack knob; decay knob) VCA (decay knob; volume knob), the instrument has one 1/4" output jack.
|Model||MX-57 Electro Snare|
|Engine Detailed||1 VCO, Square, White Noise|
|Filter (VCF)||1 Band Pass, High Pass, Low Pass, Resonance|
|Envelope (VCA)||1 AD|
Produced:||1982 - 1982
||Y: Yes, N: No, N/A: Not Applicable
||Voltage Controlled Oscillator
||Digital Controlled Oscillator
||Low Frequency Oscillator
||Voltage Controlled Filter
||Voltage Controlled Amplifier
||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.
||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.