MATRIXSYNTH: RITM-2 RARE VINTAGE USSR SOVIET ANALOG SYNTHESIZER

Thursday, December 02, 2010

RITM-2 RARE VINTAGE USSR SOVIET ANALOG SYNTHESIZER

via this auction

Soviet Synth Cat? The new Tyrell concept synth looks a bit like the RITM-2 in these shots.

"Made by Kirovsky musical instruments' factory since 1984 the RITM-2 is an one-voice keyboard synthesizer designed for solo, ensembles and orchestral playing musical compositions of any genre. It can be used both for educational needs and creating different musical effects. This synthesizer can be used with an acoustic amplifier which has a response of 0,775. There is a possibility to use a low frequency amplifier such as radio receiver, TV and tape recorder. The quality of the sounding depends on an acoustic amplifier.

The synthesizer Ritm-2 can play soundings of the other classical instruments (keyboard, strings, reed and percussion instruments). It is intended for creating some specific sounds (wind, noise of surf, train, gun and whine). Using this instrument one can play some compositins with a random pitch and a timbre.

Control parameters: pitch wheel, modulation slider, modulation frequency, registers (4', 8', 16', 32'), tuning modulation on, modulation amount, modulation waveform, noise, square waveform level, select waveform, wave level, cutoff, key track (1/1-1/2), resonance, modulation form/depth, phone, contour osc, output, memory, filter - attack, decay, sustain, release.


Specifications:

— Polyphony - Once voice
— Oscillators - 1 osc, 1 Noise Gen. Waveforms: triangle, saw, random.
— LFO - LFO speed and modulation (triangle, saw, random waveforms)
— Filter - : ADSR knobs, cutoff, resonance, BPF/LPF mode, filter LFO level, envelope level.
— VCA - ADSR knobs, ADSR mode, mod level, keyb memory.
— Effects - Glissando
— Keyboard - 32 note
— Control - CV / Gate (can be installed), MIDI (can be installed)
— Mains voltage of alternating current, V 220
— Power consumption, W max 10
— Dimensions of the synthesizer, mm 600х400х200
— Weight, kg ~ 10"

video at the auction and below.











Ритм-2 и CV/Gate

YouTube via rpocc | April 25, 2009 |

 "[en] Modified Ritm-2 connected to MIDI-CV interface Doepfer MCV-4 playing good old tunes. [ru] Модифицированный Ритм-2 подключен к MIDI-CV интерфейсу Doepfer MCV-4 и играет старые песни о главном. Статья о модификации: http://rpocc.livejournal.com/143567.html"

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