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Crumar Bit One Polyphonic Hybrid Synthesizer

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The Crumar Bit One is a digital analog hybrid from 1984. It is polyphonic and featured 2 DCO oscillators, with a VCF filter and VCA.

With it's 61 key velocity sensitive keyboard the Bit One offered two DCO's 6 VCF filters, 6 VCAs and 2 LFOs per voice, it is often preferred over the Roland Juno's of it's time period.


Technical Specifications
Type: Analog
Synthesis: Subtractive
Oscillators: 2
Waveforms: Pulse Variable, Saw Up, Triangle
Osc Modulation: Envelope, Keyboard, Knob, Mod Wheel, Pitch Wheel
Envelopes: 2
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
Filters: 1
Types: 12dB Slope (2-pole), Band Pass, Low Pass, Resonance
Filter Modulation: Envelope, Keyboard, LFO, Mod Wheel
LFO: 2
LFO Parameters: Saw Up, Square, Triangle, Delay
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 6
Timbrality: 2
Tuning: Standard
Patches RAM: 63
Storage: Internal, 6
Editing: CV, DIN
Case: Keyboard
Keyboard: 61 keys, Non-weighted, Plastic
Controls: Mod - Wheel, Pitch -Wheel, Pedal - Sustain, Velocity, Pedal - Volume
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out, Mono Headphone
Control Features: IN / OUT / THRU
Year Released: 1984
Year Discontinued: 1986
Used By
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MSRP List Price: $1395 - convert
Retail Street Price: $1200 - convert
Used Price: $355-500 - convert

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