MATRIXSYNTH: New AVP Synth MBS-100 Soviet Inspired Monophonic Bass Synthesizer

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

New AVP Synth MBS-100 Soviet Inspired Monophonic Bass Synthesizer

Published on Sep 6, 2017 AVP Synth

"In the first part of the video demo, MBS-100 is being controlled by Korg SQ-1 step sequencer. No eq nor fx are applied. In the second part you can hear MBS-100 multitracked in a DAW via MIDI, no EQ has been applied only some reverb and delay at times. Drums are sequenced externally!"

AVP Synth has produced a number of soviet inspired synths including the MAD-5 and HMS-100. Their latest is the MSB-100.

"MBS-100 - a monophonic bass synthesizer inspired by synthesizers produced in the soviet era times while having the flexibility, MIDI control and compact steel package of the 21st century. It has 19 knobs, 3 switches and 4 buttons with which you can control the parameters of the sound and MIDI.

• Method of synthesis – hybrid analog-digital synthesis;
• Voltage-controlled digital oscillators (VCDO) - two, each with four waveforms: saw, square, pulse 1 (25% rate), pulse 2 (10% rate).
Note: Pulse 1 and 2 are similar to PMW but are fixed similar to «Aelita», «Polivoks» synthesizers for e.g.
Octave ranges - 3 octaves for OSC1 and 5 octaves for OSC2.
• Voltage Controlled Filter (VCF) - one fully analog 12 db/oct low pass filter with cutoff and resonance parameters;
• Envelope Generators (ADSR) – two;
• Voltage Controlled Amplifier (VCA) – one, fully analog distortion effect selection switch;
• Low frequency oscillator (LFO) - one with two waveform options (square and triangle) to control the VCF.
• MIDI interface - MIDI In, MIDI Thru (16 channels + Omni);
• Audio output - one mix output (mono 6.3 mm jack);
• Controls - 19 knobs, 3 switches, 4 buttons and 11 LED indicators;
• Case: durable steel case with wooden sides;
• Weight: 1 kg;
• Dimensions: L30 x W16 x H8 (cm);
• External power supply – 220v adapter 9 VAC (included).
You can read the full manual here:…
Video with direct audio will follow soon !
Price: 449 EURO (or its USD equivalent)
Trackable shipping to Europe/UK, USA/Canada is included.
For other locations, please contact us for a quote!
For all the inquiries please email us:
Best regards,
AVP Synth"

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