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Crumar Performer

 

 

 


crumar performer
audio demo Country: Italy
Weight: 12kg
Dimensions: n/a
audio demo trend price : 300€
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CRUMAR PERFORMER (1978)

 

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

The Peformer is a cheaper but a new hardware re-design from previous model Multiman S especially projected for international export.

string octaves
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info KEYBOARD non-dymanic 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 + 12 frequency divider TDA-1008 chips.
STRUCTURE: basically 2 oscillators each dedicated to a single section that can be mixed and layered.
- Osc1 sawtooth generates strings at 2 octaves height ( 8' + 16')
- Osc2 square generates brass.

crumar perfromer synth

crumar perfromer synth



 

editSTRINGS section features 3 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 (release).


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


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

LFo

 


filter FILTER
paraphonic structure with simple lowpass filter.


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memroy RELATED MODELS:

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VIDEO CRUMAR PEFORMER 1 VS PREFORMER 2 COMPARISION

 

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

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manual
-PERFORMER SERVICE MANUAL AND SCHEMATICS

 

 




manual
-user manual

 

 

 

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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

REVIEW "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 3.5 out of 5 based on 35 ratings. price €300