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Oberheim | Systemizer


The Oberheim Systemizer is one of the most exciting .developments in MIDI technology to date. The Systemizer is a master MIDI control center and memory bank that allows you 'to create and store a wide variety of MIDI keyboard setups that can be as simple or elaborate as you want. 

Think of the Systemizer is a Master MIDI Control Station that enhances your MIDI instruments' capabilities by aligning you to recall any setup between Master and Slave(s) instantly, and even perform functions that your instruments cannot do on their own. For example. the Systemizer permits multiple splits to be created and played from your MIDI keyboard as a "Master Controller' to you're other instruments even if it doesn't have that capability on its own. 

The heart of the Systemizer is the ZONE, and those of you familiar with the Oberheim Matrix series of synthesizers will know the important role it plays in achieving total MIDI control. The Zone concept permits you to select and store a set of MIDI commands as a "module" ol information. The Zone module contains the specific MIDI data that you want to use tor each setup.. Parameters such as the Split Point (and whether it's fixed or floating) the Zone Type (Layered or Crossfadlng), and other performance functions like Polyphonic, Monophonic or Unison play modes can all be selected and stored into one of 32 Setups. More can be stored onto an optional Memory Card that is inserted into the slot on the left side of the Systemizer. 

It you own more than one MIDI instrument or device -- and it just so happens that they are connected together - you have what is known as a MIDI "system". Now, two MIDI products hooked up to one another may not sound like much of a "system", but you'd be surprised at what you can do with just two units, especially il you add the Oberheim Systemizer to your rig. But if your one of the many MIDI users that are playing several MIDI instruments and possibly a sequencer, computer or one or more MIDI effects the Systemizer will do things for your MIDI system that you never thought possible or, up until now` only wished that you could.
Engine TypeController
Engine DetailedMIDI Control center. Can set splits and route midi info.
Key typeN/A
Produced:1991 - 1991
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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