Elektron Analog Four Tabletop Synthesizer
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Four voice analog synthesizer for the modern age.
The Analog Four is a four voice analog synthesizer. Analog oscillators and filters ensure the most organic sounds imaginable and the Elektron step sequencer caters for the innovative sound control. With sequencer features like parameter locks and variable length per track, intricate Analog Four compositions can be created quickly and efficiently. Add the completely new and incredibly well-crafted effects to the mix and experience the next chapter in analog sounds. It just sounds right.
Not only a splendid sound making device, the Analog Four can also make other gear sing. Thanks to the CV/Gate and DIN sync outputs, legacy analog gear can be controlled in great detail. Sequencer features like arpeggiators and parameter locks will breathe new life in old equipment and make any modular synthesizer rig truly come alive.
The special performance mode gives direct access to user-defined parameters and direct pattern change makes it possible to change patterns at any sequencer step. The arpeggiator can be instantly toggled on or off for swirling melody lines. Improvising when playing live has never been this easy. The Analog Four was born for the stage.
New functionality with Overbridge
Overbridge is a new function that has been added to several Elektron analog instruments, including Analog Four. It unites your hardware and your software via a USB connection with unprecedented seamlessness and organizes your workflow into a simple, easy-to-use graphical interface that displays all of your Analog Four's parameters. Overbridge allows you to sync your Analog Four to your VST/AU-compatible DAW, enables bi-directional multi-track audio streaming, provides editing and automation mapping via the Overbridge plug-ins, and offers an organizational scheme for sounds and samples.
Design sounds using Overbridge™s dedicated plug-in, or control parameters via the knobs on your Analog Four. Exploit the attributes of your Elektron sequencer within your DAW sequencer, tweak sounds on your Analog Four via the Overbridge GUI and transport them to live performances in the instrument. It's a whole new world of sound design, sequencing and production functionality that sets Elektron apart.
The effects section of the Analog Four has been constructed from the ground up and is a perfect match for the strong analog tones. Use the Wideshift Chorus, Saturator Delay and Supervoid Reverb for situating sounds in acid cathedrals, the deepest abysses and head-spinning rotating rooms or for simply adding a final, subtle, audio finish. They make things shine.
Dual filter force
Each synth voice features two separate analog filters. The 4-pole lowpass ladder filter and 2-pole multi-mode filter are incredible tools when shaping sounds. To add more sonic crunch, the filter section also contains a fully analog overdrive circuit. The saturation can range from gentle warming to total destruction. All bases are covered.
Total Sound Control
The critically acclaimed Elektron step sequencer gives unprecedented control over synth and FX parameters. Create patterns and songs with ease and use parameter locks to lock track parameters to specific values. It is even possible to change synth patches per sequencer step; an unbeatable method when creating expressive patterns. The dedicated track, of course featuring parameter locks, sending CV/Gate signals is perfect for sequencing external analog instruments.
The internal architecture opens up for extensive modulation possibilities. Each synth voice offers two assignable LFOs and envelopes, AM cross-modulation, oscillator sync and dedicated LFOs for both pulse width modulation and vibrato. The range of potential sounds is as wide as it possibly can get.
Sounds can of course be stored. Kits contain complete settings for all tracks, Sounds contain settings for the synth tracks. Save the best Kits and Sounds and create a collection of the most inspiring analog patches, ready to be recalled at all times. No tedious and time-consuming recreation of analog sounds is necessary. This machine is instant and direct.
All the ports necessary to incorporate the Analog Four in a modern studio are at hand. A headphone output, two main outputs, two external inputs, two dual CV/Gate outputs, a USB port and MIDI IN/OUT/THRU ports featuring DIN sync out means the Analog Four can communicate with everything from legacy instruments and modular synthesizers to computers. It is at home everywhere.
- Four voice analog synthesizer
- Brilliant effects section
- 4-Pole lowpass ladder filter
- 2-pole multi-mode filter
- Easily create patterns and songs with the step sequencer
- Extensive modulation possibilities
- Save Kits and Sounds and create a collection of your own unique patches
Music is more fun once you get your hands on it. Order Elektron hardware instruments today.
Analog Four Tabletop Synthesizer Specifications:
- The Sequencer
4 synth tracks
1 FX track
1 CV/Gate track
Up to 64 step per pattern
Individual track lengths
Swing, slide and accent functions
Live friendly Performance mode
Instant Pattern, Kit and Sound reload
Full real-time control
Full MIDI support
Synth voice features (—4)
Fully analog signal path
2— analog oscillators
Variable waveshape on all waveforms
Oscillator AM and Sync modes
1— noise generator
1— 4-pole analog lowpass ladder filter
1— 2-pole analog multi-mode filter
1— analog overdrive circuit
2— assignable LFOs
1— dedicated vibrato LFO
2— dedicated waveshape LFOs
1— amp envelope
2— assignable envelopes
2— dedicated LFO fade envelopes
1— dedicated noise fade envelope
1— dedicated vibrato envelope
1— dedicated autobend envelope
3— individual effect sends
122—32 pixel backlit LCD
MIDI In/Out/Thru with DIN Sync Out
2 — 1/4? impedance balanced audio out jacks
2 — 1/4? audio in jacks
1 — 1/4? stereo headphone jack
2 — 1/4? dual CV/Gate outputs
48 kHz, 24-bit D/A and A/D converters
Flash-EEPROM upgradable OS
USB 2.0 port
Balanced Audio Outputs
Headphones out level: +19dBu (55 ? )
Main outputs level: +19dBu
Output impedance: 440 ? unbalanced
Unbalanced Audio Inputs
Input level: +19dBu maximum
Audio input impedance: 9 k ?
Digital S/N Ratio: 102dBFS (20-20.000Hz)
Unit power consumption: 14 W typical, 24 W maximum.
Recommended power supply: 12 V DC, >2 A
Sturdy steel chassis
Dimensions: W340—D176—H63mm (13.4—6.9—2.4?) (including, audio outputs, knobs and rubber feet)
Weight: approximately 5.18lb.