Elektron Introduce Digitone Keys

Elektron have introduced a keyboard version of their Digitone FM synthesizer, with 8 voices, 37 keys, and polyphonic sequencing. This may be the most approachable FM hardware synthesizer ever.

Specs from the website:

Synth voice features

  • 8 voice polyphony (4-part multitimbral)

  • Multiple FM algorithms

  • Multiple operator harmonics

  • 1 × multimode filter per voice

  • 1 × base-width filter per voice

  • 1 × overdrive per voice

  • 2 × assignable LFO per voice

  • Unison

  • Portamento

  • 2048 patch storage capacity on the +Drive

Sequencer

  • 4 × synth tracks

  • 4 × MIDI tracks

  • Arpeggiator per synth track

  • Polyphonic sequencing

  • Individual track lengths

  • Parameter locks

  • Micro timing

  • Trig conditions

  • Sound per step change

  • 128 × projects on the +Drive

  • 8 × Banks 16 × patterns per project

Send & master effects

  • Panoramic Chorus send effect

  • Saturator Delay send effect

  • Supervoid Reverb send effect

  • Overdrive master effect

Hardware

  • 37-key semi-weighted, velocity sensitive keyboard with aftertouch

  • Assignable pitch and modulation wheels

  • 8 × user assignable rotary encoders

  • 2 × 1/4” impedance balanced main out jacks

  • 8 × 1/4” impedance balanced track out jacks

  • 1 × 1/4” stereo headphone jack

  • 2 × 1/4” audio in jacks

  • 2 × 1/4” CV/Expression/Sustain jacks

  • 128 × 64 pixel OLED screen

  • 48 kHz, 24-bit D/A and A/D converters

  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port

  • MIDI In/Out/Thru with DIN Sync out

    For more information visit Elektron’s website

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