MATRIXSYNTH: Elektrokosmos Releases "Kosmonaut" Hardware Analog Synthesizer

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Elektrokosmos Releases "Kosmonaut" Hardware Analog Synthesizer


"Elektrokosmos is a small swiss firm specialized in the production of analog synthesizers. We update the principles of the last century with today’s technology and optimize them for high expectations. Every component is diligently selected and assembled by hand – every synth is unique. Elektrokosmos stands for robust machines and convincing sound. The user-friendly layout guarantees an exceptional playing experience."

Elektrokosmos on Facebook

"Today at musikmesse frankfurt 2011(@schneiders superbooth) we will release our new & first product called 'Kosmonaut' a swiss handmade analog synthesizer."

You can hear demos of the Kosmonaut here.

Update: Regarding the lack of front panel labels, see this.

Going top down, left to right:

VCF 1
Multimode VCF
LP 12dB
BP 6dB
HP 12dB
Notch 6dB
Extern IN

VCF 2
Multimode VCF
LP 12dB
BP 6dB
HP 12dB
Notch 6dB
Extern IN

ENV 1
Multimode ENV
6 ENV Modes
(Mode-1 VCA1 + VCA2 ADSR)
(Mode-2 VCA1 + VCA2 AD)
(Mode-3 VCF1 + VCF2 ADSR)
(Mode-4 VCF1 + VCF2 AD)
(Mode-5 VCA1 + VCF1 ADSR)
(Mode-6 VCA1 + VCF1 AD)

ENV 2
Multimode ENV
6 ENV Modes
(Mode-1 VCA2 + VCA1 ADSR)
(Mode-2 VCA2 + VCA1 AD)
(Mode-3 VCF2 + VCF1 ADSR)
(Mode-4 VCF2 + VCF1 AD)
(Mode-5 VCA2 + VCF2 ADSR)
(Mode-6 VCA2 + VCF2 AD)

VCO 1
Range 10.7Hz - 23KHz
Waveform Sin
Saw
Tri
Pulse + PWM
W.Noise
C.Noise
FM
VCO2 Sync

VCO 2
Range 10.7Hz - 23KHz
Waveform Sin
Saw
Tri
Pulse + PWM
W.Noise
C.Noise
FM
VOL. RMO

VCA 1, Exp.

LFO 1
Range 1HZ - 10KHz
Waveform Sin
Saw UP
Saw DO
Tri
Pulse
Midi-CC to CV

LFO 2
Range 1HZ - 10KHz
Waveform Sin
Saw UP
Saw DO
Tri
Pulse

Sample and Hold

VCA 2, Exp.

Mixer, VCA1 + VCA2

Master Volume"








6 comments:

  1. No descriptions on the front panel? A mess of loose cables inside? This thing is a clear candidate for disaster.

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  2. i had my hands on this synth. its marvelous. so try it first - before you get mad. :)

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  3. it looks boutiquely expensive yet bassline demo on the site is a bit sluggish in the envelope department, hope that is not the case.
    otherwise? this thing looks great, i like bothe the cable mess and the nondescript knobs

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  4. i dunno about this. I wish it had a few more knobs.

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  5. Regarding the lack of descriptions on the front panel, it looks like they might be coming based on this. I'll update the post.

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  6. wow ... just: wow ... any directions on price ?

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