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CRUMAR PERFORMER (1978)

 

A famous italian string processor with brass section and some modulation options.

A cheaper and a new hardware re-design from previous model Multiman S.

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string octaves

info KEYBOARD (weight: 12 Kg) 49 keys.
The main panel features 2 buttons and 13 sliders.

Back panel terminal connectors:
- main out
- brass separate out
- gate out 3.5 mm minijack generates a S-trig signal
- pedal input for damper
- pitch tune trimmer

 

editVOICE the synthesizer circuit is based on a single master top octave frequency generator model Mostek MK-50240 and 12 frequency divider TDA-1008 chips.
There are 2 instrument mixable together in any combinations:
- strings
- brass

crumar perfromer synth



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STRINGS analog violins at 8' + 16' octaves with tonal controls:
- EG control: equalizes between high-low-middle frequencies.
- transpose: shifts to 1 upper or lower octave
- lenght : a simple 2-stages EG crescendo (attack) and sustain


strings eg

strings eg


edit BRASS
analog brasses instruments with a control on filter VCF based on SSM-2040:
- filter control with resonance and cutoff (the range)
- 3 segments EG ADS wich stands for attack, decay and sustain

VCF 2040 SSm

brass


lfo LFO
a single delayed modulator with variable depth and 2 possible destinations:
- strings and brass pitch
- brass cutoff



filter FILTER
paraphonic structure with simple lowpass filter.


crumar performer repair


effet CRUMAR PERFORMER SAMPLES and PLUGINS some links to commercial or free resources:

  name price link demo
sample set hollowsun $$$
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nord lead waveformless Free (only for Nord lead machines) effet n/a



demoAUDIO DEMO

audio crumar demo


demo 1 - Jarre with Phaser and Korg Minipops
demo 2 - Crumar original demo


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Demo performer with Moog Minimoog D presentation


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crumar performer made in italy

FREE DOWNLOAD
service manual
PERFORMER SERVICE MANUAL AND SCHEMATICS

 

italian magazine

 

string and brass

 

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year 1978! IC crumar performer circtuits


manual

- good vintage strings
- still affordable

manual

- brass
-few sound controls
- often needs service


comment

"Very good warm sound, cheap alternative Solina.
Maybe not for collectors but worth a buy if you like this kind of machines."

 

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Crumar performer 4 out of 5 based on 30 ratings. price €300