Twisted Electrons AY3 MKII 8-Bit Synthesizer

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  • 8-Bit Chip-Style Synthesizer Module
  • 64 Preset Memory Banks
  • 5 Potentiometers and 1 Endless Encoder With Push Button
  • 5x6 Modulation Matrix With 40 White LEDs
  • Stereo Sound (4 Voice Per Channel)

Twisted Electrons AY3 MKII 8-Bit Synthesizer

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The Twisted Electrons AY3 MKII 8-Bit Synthesizer is a compact, synthesizer module featuring dual 8912 chips that deliver 6 voice polyphony. The AY3 MKII 8-Bit Synthesizer brings back the nostalgia of 8-bit sounds, allowing you to create everything from arpeggiated sounds to sequences and more. The 3-voice programmable sound generator includes 5 pots and 1 endless encoder with a push button for optimal control, allowing you to sculpt and mould the sound to your desire. The sounds the AY3 MKII produces are borrowed and influenced from classic arcade games and video game consoles such as the Amstrad CPC, Sinclair Spectrum and more. The built-in step sequencer and 4 arpeggiator modes allow you to create sequences and rhythms on the fly, with full stereo sound for optimal audio quality.

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8-Bit Chiptune Synthesizer

The Twisted Electrons AY3 MKII 8-Bit Synthesizer is a highly portable synthesizer unit that includes dual 8912 chips. The internal 8912 chips were popularised in vintage arcade games and early video game consoles such as the Amstrad CPC, Oric 1, Colour Genie, MSX and Sinclair ZX Spectrum as well as the Mockingboard and Cricket sound cards use for the Apple II family. The chips boast 6 voice polyphony with 3 programmable voices for optimal versatility. The modulation matrix features a 5x6 white LED configuration that gives you visual feedback on your sequences and parameters. The easy-to-use layout features 5 potentiometers and 1 endless encoder with a push button, allowing you to sculpt the sound to your desire. The six voices can be spread, detuned, split and more to create a varied range of sounds, from crunchy synth basses to rich leads and more.

Ultra Compact Design

The Twisted Electrons AY3 MKII 8-Bit Synthesizer is constructed from brushed aluminium featuring a black finish for a highly robust design. The ultra-compact size of the AY3 MKII makes it perfect for both studio and live performances, allowing you to easily transport your module. The full stereo sound delivers 3 voices per channel/chip with controls for volume, pitch, noise volume, envelope assignments, arp modes, sequencer assignments and more. 4 arpeggiator modes are included for creating complex sequences and rhythms as well as a Glide mode for creating seamless slides between notes. 64 preset slots are also included (8 banks x 8 presets) featuring a varied range of built-in sounds that you can edit and mould to your own liking.

Features

  • 64 preset memory (8 banks x 8 presets)
  • 5 pots and 1 endless encoder with push button
  • 40 subtle white LEDs
  • 16 step sequencer to sequence notes on/off, pitch and noise on/off
  • 4 Pitch modulation modes (aka LFO)
  • 4 arpeggiator modes
  • Ultra fat 6 voice unison mode with detune knob
  • 6 chords to split the voices
  • 6 voice polyphonic mode
  • Glide mode
  • Stereo sound (3 voice per channel/chip)
  • Intuitive 6x6 mode matrix to access and control full range of controls
  • Control of all knobs other features via MIDI CC
  • Black anodized brushed aluminium case
  • MIDI channel section

Specifications

  • Oscillators: 2
  • Waveforms: Pulse, Saw Up, Square, White Noise
  • Osc Modulation: Envelope, Knob, LFO, Portamento, Sequencer
  • Oscillator Notes: Based on tow 8912 sound chips
  • Envelopes: 1
  • Envelope Parameters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Looping, Triggered
  • LFO: 1
  • LFO Parameters: Sine
  • Polyphony: 6
  • Tuning: Atonal, Standard
  • Modes: Mono
  • Memory Bank: 64 Preset Memory
  • Case: Brushed Aluminium
  • Audio Output Connections: 1/8’’ Phone Jack, Mono Out
  • Display Type: LED
  • Controls: Buttons, Knobs, Switches
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 10 cm x 4.5 cm