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Click on the links below to download mp3 demos of the Dave Smith Instruments Prophet '08 Keyboard synthesizer:
The Prophet '08 Keyboard can reproduce the familiar sounds of its legendary predecessors, but also boasts modern features like a greatly expanded modulation matrix and additional modulation sources, including three envelopes and four LFOs per voice. The broad array of knobs allows for direct, real-time editing and performance with control right at your fingertips.
Features on the Prophet '08 Keyboard include a gated 16 x 4 step sequencer, arpeggiator and split or stacked key modes with separate stereo outputs per layer. The five-octave keyboard is semi-weighted with velocity and aftertouch, and there is a spring-loaded pitch wheel and an assignable mod wheel.
"...it's quite possibly the best-sounding, most fun-to-play analog polysynth in the history of keyboards... Bravo!" - Keyboard
"It's small, it's light, it's powerful, it's flexible, it's playable and it's gorgeous." - Sound on Sound
"The Prophet 08 delivers a hands-on immediacy that makes it loads of fun to play." - Electronic Musician
- 5-octave keyboard with semi-weighted action, velocity, and aftertouch
- Spring-loaded pitch wheel and assignable mod wheel
- 256 fully editable Programs (2 banks of 128) with 2 Layers (2 separate sounds) in each Program
- 16 x 4 gated step sequencer
- 2 digitally controlled analogue oscillators (DCOs) per voice with selectable sawtooth, triangle, saw/triangle mix, pulse waves, and hard sync
- White noise generator
- 1 Analogue Curtis low-pass filter per voice, selectable 2- and 4-pole operation (self-resonating in 4-pole mode)
- 3 Envelope Generators: filter, VCA, and assignable (four-stage ADSR + delay); Envelope 3 can loop
- 4 LFOs
- Glide (portamento): separate rates per oscillator
- Analogue VCAs
- MIDI In, Out, Thru, and Poly Chain
- Main stereo audio output: 1/4" unbalanced
- Output B stereo audio output: 1/4" unbalanced
- Sustain pedal input: accepts normally on or normally off momentary footswitch
- Pedal/CV input: responds to expression pedals or control voltages ranging from 0 to 5 VDC (protected against higher or negative voltages)
- Headphone output: 1/4" stereo phone jack
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