MusikMesse teaser: Eowave’s Magma synth is here

March 13, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized 

Synth manufacturer Eowave has announced plans to release the Magma analogue bassline synthesizer at Musikmesse 2012.

According to the developer, the Eowave Magma analogue bassline synthesizer was inspired by classic synths from the 1980s.

Key features include:

  • Mix four different waveforms (saw, square, sub, noise);
  • 24 dB low-pass filter; and
  • A 16 step sequencer.

The Eowave Magma is priced at €599 and is expected to be available ‘soon’.

Features:

  • Oscillator section
    • analog VCO with square saw sub (sub can be 1 or 2 octaves below the master freq), noise.
    • VCO can be modulated by LFO and PW
    • Variable glide
    • mixer to mix the 4 waveforms
  • Filter section
    • Full analogue VCO, filter & VCA
    • external audio with a trimmer to feed the filter
    • 24dB low pass filter (Roland style for a classical 80s sound)
    • filter can be modulated by ENV2, KB, LFO
  • VCA section
    • VCA is affected to ENV1
    • 2 envelopes ADSR modulate respectively the amplitude and the filter.
    • Attack goes from 2ms to 10s.
  • LFO section
    • LFO with 8 waveforms (triangle, ramp up, ramp down, square, random, digital noise, staircase up, staircase down)
  • Connections
    • audio in
    • audio out
    • MIDI in
    • USB (for software update and MIDI in/out)
  • Sequencer
    • 16 steps sequencer with LED
    • 4 rows: 1 row controls gates and notes.
    • 3 other rows are freely assignable to any parameter of the front panel.
    • You can transpose the sequencer with an external MIDI keyboard.

Here’s an older demo of the Magma when it was still in prototype mode:

 

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