Radikal Technologies Accelerator

January 20, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized 

We said that  Schaaf “introduced an entirely new form of wankery to the world of keyboard performance”, when he introduced the Radikal Accelerator and its 3D motion sensor. Fortunately, the Accelerator also offers a Radikal synth engine and performance controls….

This live performance synthesizer sounds really good, but it also has a few tricks we hadn’t seen before. Wait until you see how it bends pitch…

Features:

  • 3 oscillators with sweepable waveforms, time linearity modulation, phasemodulation, ringmodulation between Oszillator 2+3
  • oscillator synchronisation
  • 6 envelope generators
  • 4 LFOs (3 voice, 1p art LFO)
  • noise with noise filter (multimode filter 12 / 24 dB)
  • independent amp EG for noise
  • 2 multimodefilter per voice
  • LP, HP, BP and Notch with 12/24 dB per filter switchable
  • independent oscillator to filter feeds
  • serial and parallel filter configurations
  • 8 voices (expandable per DSP upgrade)
  • categorized randomize sound function
  • monochrome graphic display with RGB backlight
  • modulationmatrix – 2 FX – arpeggiator
  • step sequencer
  • split, dual, single and performance mode
  • 3D positioning sensor for parameter control
  • 61 lightweighted keys with channel aftertouch
  • 512 sound memories
  • floating point for enhanced dynamic range
  • expression pedal input
  • footswitch input
  • USB (USB MIDI class device)
  • two external inputs
  • two outputs
  • MIDI In, Out, Thru
  • headphones output

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