Teenage Engineering has introduced the PO-32 Tonic, a Pocket Operator series drum synthesizer and sequencer that offers parameter locks, punch-in effects and unlimited sounds with Sonic Charge’s Microtonic through data transfer.

Teenagne Engineering PO-32

Never before has a drum machine that sounds this good with literally endless sound capabilities been set at a price this low.meet PO-32 tonic, the new gold standard drum machine. and yes, it comes in a gold plated cardboard box.

PO-32 is the first pocket operator which allows unlimited sounds. in addition to the 16 preset sounds, you can use sonic charge microtonic vst to craft your own unique sounds and transfer them wirelessly to PO-32 with the built-in microphone, or alternatively by using a cable.

PO-32 has a built-in microphone for transferring and receiving data over sound. it also has a removable lock tab for write protection of patterns. the hanger strength is increased for extra durability, and on the backside of unit there are some useful combo reminders.

PO-32 features

  • Real synthesizer engines.
  • Sequencer.
  • Parameter locks.
  • Step multiplier.
  • Unlimited sounds with micro tonic vst.
  • Built-in speaker.
  • Built-in microphone for data transfer.
  • 3.5mm audio I/O.
  • Jam sync.
  • Animated LCD display.
  • Folding stand.
  • Break away lock tab.
  • Clock + alarm clock.
  • Battery powered (2XAAA).
  • 1 month battery life.
  • 2 year standby time.

The PO-32 is available for purchase as a limited edition that includes the Microtonic AU/VST, priced at $139 USD/159 EUR.

A second batch of PO-32’s will be sold without Microtonic for $89 USD, shipping in April. A new pro case will then also be available.

CA-X silicone pro-case is the best companion for PO-32. with an updated design, this case includes a hole for microphone, anti-slip feet, neck strap, battery protection and pro feel buttons. it is also compatible with all pocket operator models.

More information: Teenage Engineering / PO-32 Tonic