Novation UltraNova, synthesizer with built-in vocoder

Novation has announced the UltraNova, the new generation of Novation’s iconic ‘Nova’ range of synthesizers, packing the massive ‘Nova’ sound into a compact body with a built-in vocoder.

UltraNova is a ‘Nova’ series analogue-modelling synthesizer with a powerful effects processor. It is a single-part synth taking the legendary Supernova II synth engine as a starting point and packing it with the latest technology. It now has brand new features including wavetable synthesis, even more powerful filters, a software editor and a revolutionary new touch-sense performance mode.

Novation UltraNova

UltraNova features

  • Brand new Nova-series synth engine based on Supernova II
    • Single part with up to 18 voices, 14 filter types, 36 wavetables, 5 effect slots
    • Patch Browse enables you to browse 300 sounds by type & genre
  • Touch-sense controls enable totally new sound-shaping & performance
    • Trigger envelopes/LFOs/filters/FX by just touching the encoders
    • Large rotary control instantly allows you fine control of any parameter
  • Totally gig-able with 37 full sized keys, a vocoder, and loads of controls
    • Voice optimized 12 band vocoder with gooseneck mic
    • High quality key bed with aftertouch for expressive playing styles
  • Software plug-in editor and Patch Librarian for full visual editing
    • Plug-in editor allows you to view and edit in with software
    • Software Patch Librarian a organise, store and share unlimited patches
  • Built-in 2 in 4 out USB audio interface and it can be bus powered
    • UltraNova can be used to stream audio to and from a host computer
    • Stereo main (analogue & SPDIF) and aux outputs, and MIDI in/out/thru ports

More information: Novation / UltraNova

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