Ashun Sound Machines (ASM) has announced a firmware update to its Hydrasynth range of digital wave morphing synthesizers. The version 2.0 update adds various features and functions to Hydrasynth Keyboard, Desktop/Rack, and the more recent Deluxe and Explorer.

Changes in firmware v2.0

  • Expanded memory to 8 banks (49, Desktop, Explorer only).
  • New Voice Modulator modulation source.
  • OSC bit reducer.
  • LFO quantizer.
  • ENV quantizer.
  • LFO step advance.
  • Global FX bypass.
  • Increased vibrato resolution.
  • New sustain pedal options including Sostenuto.
  • more LED options.
  • Glissando in glide options.
  • Arp range goes to 6 octaves.
  • Arp step offset parameter.
  • More Rand/Init shortcuts (all STEP LFO steps, Wavescan waves, Voice mod offsets).
  • Local On/Off saved.
  • … and more.

The update is free for all Hydrasynth owners.

More information: Ashun Sound Machines