MATRIXSYNTH: DAVE SMITH EVOLVER Analog/Digital 4 Oscillator DSI Desktop Synth SN 02232

Thursday, August 11, 2016

DAVE SMITH EVOLVER Analog/Digital 4 Oscillator DSI Desktop Synth SN 02232

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"The original desktop Evolver is a compact monophonic synthesizer that packs an amazing amount of sonic power into a small package. It features two analog oscillators and two digital oscillators utilizing the waves from the legendary Prophet VS. Classic Curtis analog lowpass filters and real analog VCAs round out the analog section. But what really sets the Evolver apart from the rest of the pack is the way in which analog and digital are integrated. The LFOs, step sequencer, and three separate delays can all be synced for massive, rhythmic, time-based effects in stereo.

An Amazing Synergy of Analog and Digital

Monstrous 4-Oscillator Voice Architecture
Stereo Signal Path with Curtis Analog LP Filters Each Channel
Dedicated Effects (Feedback, Delay, Distortion, High-Pass Filter)
16 x 4 Step Sequencer
Stereo Audio Input
Audio Processing of External Stereo or Mono Signals
All (Sequencer, LFOs, and Delay) Syncs Perfectly to MIDI.
Easy-to-Navigate Matrix-Style Interface
Quick Editing and Real-Time Control of 8 Parameters
Multiple Evolvers Can be Daisy-Chained for More Polyphony.

Oscillators: 2 digitally controlled analog oscillators (DCOs) with selectable sawtooth, triangle, saw/triangle mix, and pulse waves (with pulse-width modulation), and hard sync; 2 digital wavetable oscillators with Prophet VS waves and wave sequencing capability, FM and ring modulation.
White noise generator.
2 Low-pass filters: 1 analog Curtis filter per channel, selectable 2- and 4-pole operation (self-resonating in 4-pole mode).
3 Envelope Generators: filter, VCA, and assignable (four-stage ADSR).
4 LFOs.
Glide (portamento): separate rates per oscillator.
Analog VCAs.
Digital high-pass filter.
Digital delays: 3 separate, syncable, stereo delay lines.
Tuned feedback with "Grunge": use feedback as a pitched sound source.
Distortion and "Output Hack."
16 x 4 step sequencer.
512 fully editable programs (four banks of 128).
Ins & Outs:
MIDI In, Out, and Thru.
Stereo audio input: 1/4" unbalanced.
Stereo audio output: 1/4" unbalanced."

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