MATRIXSYNTH: BONTEMPI BT-705 CIRCUIT BENT / SOUND TEST (a small synthesizer with big potential)


Saturday, July 23, 2022

BONTEMPI BT-705 CIRCUIT BENT / SOUND TEST (a small synthesizer with big potential)

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"We present a test of the BONTEMPI brand synthesizer, model BT-705, with a custom modification of CIRCUIT BENT.

Signal chain (dry test version)
Bontempi BT-705 - Apogee Element 88 - Ableton 11 Live

Signal chain (with external reverb and delay)
Bontempi BT-705 - Apogee Element 88 - Ableton 11 Live - Valhalla Shimmer / Arturia Delay Eeternity

The first part shows the sound of the synthesizer itself without effects, the second focuses on the creative use of the BT-705 with external effects, in this case reverb and delay.

00:00 - START
00:14 - FEEDBACK KNOB
1:22 - PITCH SHIFT
1:54 - BIT MIX/MERGE
2:51 - MODIFICATION SOUND
3:10 - TEST WITH EXTERNAL EFFECTS
5:18 - BIG SOUND
7:40 - BIG SOUND 2
8:40 - BIG SOUND 3
10:30 - PAD SOUND"



via this auction

8 x banana cables included
Modifications:
8-Bit mixer/merger (on D/A converter)
Feedback knob with on/off switch (different tones with loudspeaker on and off )
Power glitch trigger ( it doesn't work every time you press it. It needs a bit of patience, especially when the instrument is in 2x slower mode. Description below.
Pitch shift switch (reduces 2x the sampling frequency - one octave)
Line output with volume regulation.
Speaker on/off switch

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