Frap Tools intros UNO Eurorack foldable case

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Frap Tools has announced the UNO, a foldable case for Eurorack modules.

Frap Tools UNO

Designed and crafted in Italy, by passionate designers and synthesizer lovers, the UNO will redefine the quality of this products category. The mix of wonderful materials, simple shapes and highly engineered solutions results in a durable product that ages beautifully.

The UNO is a premium product designed to be the flagship in the Eurorack Case universe. The simple, yet highly functional design has been developed by musicians for musicians, to guarantee the best experience ever. All screws and folding mechanics are hidden within an extremely well-constructed case, with an elegant form and beautiful lines.

With the UNO, the user can use its current (or favorite) power supply system — each row comes with a support plate which hosts his preferred power board. The UNO supports eurorack modules up to 55mm deep in the upper and lower row, and up to 70mm deep in the middle row (depending on the main power board installed).

The elegant high-quality wood, looks and feels like no other: it will be available in different flavors, so the user can choose the one that best fits with his style. All woods are hand finished with clear boiled linseed oil, in order to emphasize the warmth and feeling of the material — no colors are applied.

When needed, user can instantly fold the UNO —without any need to unplug the patch cables — and take it with him on the road. It also meets the current airline carry-on luggage dimension requirements — an optional bag built with waterproof fabric and foam will be also available.

The UNO will be available from Summer 2015.

More information: Frap Tools / UNO

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Waldorf announces new products at NAMM 2015

Waldorf has announced a range of new products which will be shown during the upcoming NAMM show in Anaheim this week.

nw1 Wavetable Module for Eurorack

Waldorf nw1 Wavetable Module

nw1 is our debut product for the popular Eurorack format. It includes an advanced wavetable engine with independent control of spectral envelope and noisiness – just like Nave.

Wavetable scanning is cyclic with optional modulation of travel speed, position, spectrum and more. By providing the worshipped Waldorf wavetable set from the classic Microwave and Wave synthesizers, nw1 will enrich your Eurorack modular system as a potently powerful sound source.

nw1 Wavetable Module will be shipping Q2 2015 for SRP 329 EUR.

Attack for iOS

Waldorf Attack for iOS

We have migrated our virtual drum and percussion synthesizers Attack to the iPad. Its impressive sound engine is cleverly complemented by an integrated 16-step sequencer that is as fun to use as it is useful.

Attack offers 24 instruments – each entirely programmable through a stunning, touch-optimized user interface. Its oscillators are fat, the filter flexible, and envelopes lightning fast.

Attack for iPad for ship approx. Q2 2015, priced at 17.99 EUR.

Nave for VST/AU/AAX

Waldorf NAVE for VST/AU/AAX

The award-winning Nave has succeeded in changing perceptions of what a serious iOS instrument can be, thanks to unique sounds simply unachievable with any other synthesizer.

We have often been asked when Nave would be available on other platforms. This new Nave brings that notable Nave sound engine to your favourite DAW.

NAVE for VST/AU/AAX will be available for purchase Q2 2015 for 149 EUR.

The Waldorf Edition 2

Waldorf Attack

Tellingly, the classic Waldorf Edition has had a visual makeover, but its core values remain unchanged and unchallenged: the holy trinity of inspiring software instruments! Get your groove on with a slamming drum synth providing plenty of powerful percussion voices. Flex your sound-sculpting muscles with a real – and really assertive – Waldorf filter.

The new Waldorf Edition 2 version also brings an exceptionally expanded effects section (with Delay, Equalizer, Drive, Phaser, Flanger, Chorus, and Reverb)

Waldorf Edition 2 will be available Q2 2015 for 69 EUR. All owners of a Waldorf Edition will be able to update for 10 EUR only.

Dance Unlimited Vol.1 by Sound Addicts for Waldorf Largo

Dance Unlimited Vol.1 for Largo

Sound Addicts genres new style v2The German Duo “Sound Addicts”, consisting of two professional music producers, has created a crisp sound and iconic package for Waldorf Largo Synthesizer.

The package includes more than one bank of 128 sounds, as some sounds are layered, thus a sound can consist of several individual sounds.

Dance Unlimited Vol.1 is available for purchase for 30 EUR.

During the NAMM show, Waldorf is offering a 30% discount on Largo, PPG Wave 3.v, Waldorf Edition, Lector and all soundsets. Use coupon code NAMM2015 at checkout. This offer expires January 25th, 2015.

More information: Waldorf

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Expert Sleepers intros FH-1 USB MIDI Host Eurorack module

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Expert Sleepers FH-1

Expert Sleepers has introduced FH-1, a new Eurorack module.

The FH-1 ‘faderHost’ is a USB MIDI Host in an 8HP Eurorack module, allowing you to directly connect a USB MIDI controller to your modular synthesizer.

Using a suitable connector box “USB MIDI controller” here includes an iPad or plain old computer.

As well as simple direct control of the output CVs from MIDI CCs, the FH-1 also offers

  • LFOs on each output
  • Step sequencers
  • Polyphonic MIDI/CV conversion
  • and much more

FH-1 will be unveiled at the NAMM show, January 2015, and is expected to be available around April 2015.

More information: Expert Sleepers / FH-1

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Moog Werkstatt-01 CV Expander now available

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Moog Music has announced that its Werkstatt-01 CV Expander is now available for purchase.

Moog Werkstatt-01 CV Expander

Easily interface your Werkstatt-01 with other analog gear.

The Werkstatt-01 CV Expander converts Werkstatt’s 20 pin patchable expansion header to 12 grounded 3.5mm jacks. This allows your Werkstatt to easily interface with Eurorack Modules, sequencers, and other external CV equipped gear.

The Werkstatt-01 CV Expander is available for purchase for $39.99 USD.

More information: Moog / Werkstatt-01 CV Expander

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Audio Damage releases Mad Hatter Eurorack module

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Audio Damage Mad Hatter

Audio Damage has launched Mad Hatter, a new Eurorack format digital noise module.

What do you get when you take a shift register noise generator and the six-square-wave oscillator stack from the TR606 cymbal source and put ‘em in one unit? Mad Hatter!

As a digital noise source, Mad Hatter is, well, as versatile as a digital noise source can really be. The COLOR control and CV input is the clock speed of the shift register, from chaotic oscillations to white noise.

This noise is then paired with the oscillator stack, six square waves at frequencies measured from our own TR-606. (For added versatility, the COLOR knob also controls the pitch of two of those oscillators, sweeping them over a 1-octave range.) The oscillators run through a pair of bandpass filters, in the same manner as the TR-606’s cymbal sound.

This whole mess goes to a high-pass filter, with a frequency controlled with the HPF FILTER FREQ knob and CV input. After that, it’s out the out-hole to your favorite VCA, for easy-to-patch hi-hat and cymbal sounds.

Mad Hatter features

  • Digital shift register noise plus 6 square wave oscillators for easy x0x-style cymbal synthesis.
  • COLOR knob controls shift register noise clock and oscillator stack pitch.
  • HPF FREQ knob controls high-pass filter frequency.
  • CROSSFADE knob mixes from audio input, through noise, to oscillator stack.
  • CV control of all parameters.
  • 8HP panel size.
  • Skiff-friendly 20mm depth.
  • 90ma current draw.

Mad Hatter is available for purchase for $189 USD.

More information: Audio Damage / Mad Hatter

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