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Moog Grandmother

Semi-modulator analog synthesizer (2018)

Grandmother is a semi-modular analog synthesizer with a built-in arpeggiator, sequencer and spring reverb tank, evolution of previous MOTHER then followed by MATRIACH


OVERVIEW 32 Full-Size Keys Velocity-sensing  (from Fa to C two octaves above with octave switch) and regular wheel pitch and modulation. .Very colored synth with different section! The patchbay is very interesting for modular purpose: there are 21 IN +  16 OUT . 

Terminal connectors:
Audio Inputs: 1 x 1/4" (instrument in), 1 x 1/8" (reverb in)
Audio Outputs: 1 x 1/4" (main/headphones), 1 x 1/8" (reverb out), 1 x 1/8" (eurorack out)
Headphones: Shared with main out
USB: 1 x Type B
MIDI I/O: In/Out/Thru/USB
Other I/O: Clock in, Clock out, Reset in, On/Off in, 41 x Patch Points
Power Supply: 12V DC 2A power supply (included) 


OSCILLATORS The structure includes two analog oscillators (from 32 'to 2') inspired by those of the Model D but a bit less powerful (it's a budget synth), with triangular, ramp, square, pulse waveforms, hard sync support between osc 1 and 2, linear FM management and remote PWM control

ENVELOPE 1 EG x ADSR - a single envelope is just a shame.

LFO single modulator from  with 4 shapes: Sine, Sawtooth, Ramp, and Square. Several option for sync (IN RESET) and frequency rate using the patchbay

FILTER classic filter resonant at 24 dB / Oct; in addition, a single pole high pass module is available, which can be patched using the patchbay (no modulation anyway)

Sequencer  / Effect 

EFFECTS For some weird reason I cannot understand, a cheap spring tank has been added as an effects. External sounds can be processed

SEQUENCER/ARPEGGIATOR you can save up to three sequences in the Grandmother sequencer, each of which can be up to 256 steps in length

MEMORY no presets memories

Moog grandmother with Mother32, a way better machine ihmo

Moog Grandmother Specifications

-TYPE  Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer 
-NUMBER OF KEYS  32 Full-Size Keys 
-TYPE OF KEYS  Velocity-sensing (Velocity signal is not hard-wired – available via MIDI and KBD VEL OUT jack) 
-OTHER CONTROLLERS  Pitch Bend, Mod Wheel, Variable Glide 
-POLYPHONY  Monophonic 
-SOUND SOURCES  2 Oscillators with selectable Waveforms (Oscillator 2 supports Sync to Oscillator 1 plus linear FM), 1 White Noise Generator, External Input jack 

- VCF FILTER (LOW PASS)  -24dB/Octave Moog Ladder Filter with Resonance (Self-Oscillating) 
-MOD SOURCES  Modulation Oscillator (Sine, Sawtooth, Ramp, Square), S/H Output, plus Envelope and Key Tracking 
- ENVELOPE  Four-Stage (ADSR) 
-MULT  Four Parallel-wired Non-buffered Patch Points 

EFFECTS  Spring Reverb 
ARPEGGIATOR / STEP SEQUENCER  (256 Steps; three Sequence Files) 
PATCH POINTS:  41 x 3.5mm front and rear panels, 21 Inputs, 16 Outputs, 4 Parallel-wired Mults. 
AUDIO INPUT  One 1/4” TS jack (Rear Panel) 
AUDIO OUTPUT  One 1/4” TRS jack for headphones or line level output (Rear Panel)  MIDI I/O 
5-pin DIN In, Out, Thru; plus MIDI over USB (Rear Panel)

DIMENSIONS  23” (54.82cm) Wide x 14 1/4” (36.19cm) Deep x 5 1/2” (13.97cm) High 
POWER  Included Power Adapter 12V DC (positive tip), 2A, 100 to 240 Volts AC, 50/60Hz 
WEIGHT  16lbs. / 7.25kg 

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Moog grandmother MOOG MUSIC
portable 2 vco synthesizer from moog with spring reverb 47944 040232613395
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Product description: budget synthesizer, cheap spring effect, badling missing envelope. Customer reviews:
not really happy with it - by , JANUARY1, 2019
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