Percussa to present SYNTHOR digital modular synthesis system at Knobcon


Percussa has announced it to present its new SYNTHOR digital modular synthesis system at Knobcon 2016.

Percussa Synthor digital modular synthesis system

With the launch of our digital modular synthesis systems a new generation of digital modular synthesizers has been born. Using the hands-on wireless patching interface (AudioCubes), powerful synthesis software (SYNTHOR) and a tightly integrated controller (REMOTE), patching synth modules and changing modulation depth and synthesis parameters has never been so fast and intuitive.

SYNTHOR digital modular synthesis system features

  • Wireless patching interface — SYNTHOR digital modular synthesizer systems come with a wireless patching interface which allows musicians and sound artists to patch synth modules in real-time by placing AudioCubes, which represent the modules, next to each other. Moving cubes closer and further away changes the modulation depth of the signals flowing between the synthesis modules, allowing artists to expressively control more parameters simultaneously than is currently possible with traditional systems. Multiple patch connections between modules can be created simultaneously by placing cubes next to each other, something which is impossible to do with systems where patch cables are created one-by-one.
  • Powerful digital synthesis software — Synth modules are automatically assigned through the SYNTHOR synthesis software to each cube. It is like having a virtual case of modules, offering the advantages of computer based synthesis, but with dedicated hardware interfaces for patching and parameter control. SYNTHOR runs stand-alone on MAC and PC and needs no other software or plugins. The SYNTHOR digital modular synthesis system has built-in visual feedback: synth modules, patch connections, show clock timings, and signal amplitude are all mapped to RGB colours and light intensity on the AudioCubes patching interface, giving musicians an instant overview of the state of the system at all times, without patch cables in the way, which is very convenient in live performance situations.
  • Tightly integrated parameter control surface — Modular synthesis setups are easily created using the tightly integrated REMOTE controller which lets you configure AudioCubes and set parameters in the SYNTHOR synthesis software without having to touch your computer or mouse. Entire synthesis setups and module configurations can be easily created and switched with the press of a button on the REMOTE controller, and the AudioCubes patching interface instantly controls the new module setup. Presets can be easily exchanged online with follow musicians and artists.

The SYNTHOR digital modular synthesis system is available for sale on the Percussa website, and comes in 2 versions: Percussa P8 (8 AudioCubes, 1 REMOTE) and P15 System (15 AudioCubes, 1 REMOTE). The SYNTHOR synthesis software is included in both systems.

Percussa will be presenting its new digital modular synthesis system at Knobcon 2016, September 9-11 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The systems are available for presale and will start shipping after Knobcon. Pricing is available on the Percussa website.

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