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ADS-7 mk2 Analog Drum Synthesizer

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ADS-7 mk2 is a fully analog drum synthesizer inspired by the drum machines/synthesizers of the 70s-80s with a built-in 16-track sequencer and MIDI control.

It has 65 controls, 4 switches and 24 buttons with which you can have a wide control over the sound parameters, sequencer and MIDI. It also has individual audio outputs and individual trigger inputs for each of the seven sounds.

ADS-7 mk2's extensive sound shaping options along with the built-in sequencer allows for creations of interesting electronic sequences and grooves with its own dynamics and raw analog tone.

Each unit is carefully hand assembled in Moscow/Russia using discrete through-hole components and OTA chips.

Main features:

Fully analog, discrete components;

7 individual sound channels: Bass Drum (BD), Clap (CL), Open Hat and Closed Hat (OH/CH) with choking on/off, 3 separate Generators (GEN) with Band-pass and Low-pass filter options for creating all kinds of analog tones and fx ranging from bass, toms "pew", snares, noises, zaps, clicks, sticks and more;

65 knobs/controls for different sound shaping options: from standard noise to metallic tones;

Built-in 16-track MIDI sequencer (created by Bruno Dupeyron);

Up to 16 banks with 16 patterns (256 patterns and 16 chains);

Ability to load/save 16 Banks, Patterns and Chains;

MIDI In/MIDI Out, Sync;

3.5 mm individual trigger in for each sound (x7 in total);

Four 3.5 mm individual trigger outputs to control external devices;

Stereo and individual 6.3 mm output for each sound;

Tight steel casing and printing;

Dimensions: L324xW246xH90 mm;

Weight: approx. 3 kg (without power supply);

15 VAC, 220v euro-type power supply (included).

Technical Specifications
Type: Analog
Synthesis: Subtractive
Types: Band Pass, Low Pass
Filter Modulation: Knob
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 7
Modes: Polyphonic
Patches RAM: 16
Storage: Internal
Editing: MIDI
- 16 tracks/16 drums.
- 16 hardware triggers (0-5V).
- 16 banks of 16 patterns each.
- Pattern chain with 16 positions and ‘Freeze’ function.
- 24 – 279 BPM range.
- 96ppqn internal clock, even in Slave MIDI SYNC by interpolation.
- External MIDI, TAP or STEP recording/programming pattern.
- Tracks Muting function.
- ‘909’ like shuffle.
- 8 different Scales. 1/2/8/4/16/3/6/12 steps per beats.
- LAST STEP function.
- MIDI forward. Output with Running Status.
- MIDI Learn function for easy MIDI Drum Map assignation.
- MIDI SYNC Auto/Master/Slave. With MIDI Song Position Pointer Input.
- MIDI SYSEX Dump to archive or recall the banks via MIDI.
- Copy/Paste/Clear for tracks.
- Copy/Paste/Clear for patterns.
- Clear/Save for banks.
Case: Desktop
Case Details: Steel casing
Controls: Buttons, Knobs, Switches, Tempo Knob, Sequencer
Display Type: LED
Dimensions (WxDxH): L324xW246xH90 mm
Weight: approx. 3 kg (without power supply)
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out, Stereo Main
Audio Output Count: 11
Inputs: 7
CV Ports: Trigger In, Trigger Out
Year Released: 2019

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