The 6 voice analog and organ synthesizer from Crumar has 2 DCO oscillator that feature saw, square, and, a mix of the two as well as a unison mode and, additionally a unique mode called Alternate Saw/Sq mode which alternates the voices between square and sawtooth waveforms.
The instrument offers 6 VCF's and 6 VCA per voice and the LFO has an adjustable slope with delay controls, A different feature found on the Stratus is Octave Modulation mode where the LFO applies square wave pitch modulation over an entire octave. The Oscillator Glide is Crumar's Portamento mode with it's own features.
The keyboard is 49 key keyboard. No aftertouch or velocity but a joystick controller for pitch and modulation. No memory for saving user data but it does feature separate outputs for the organ and synth sections.
The instrument has no CV in/out nor MIDI in/out but there was breath controller unit called the Steiner Master's Touch wind controller that let the player use it for pitch bending and modulation.
Waveforms: Saw Up, Square
Osc Modulation: Envelope, Knob, LFO
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
Types: 12dB Slope (2-pole), Low Pass, Resonance
LFO Parameters: Square, Triangle, Delay
Polyphony & Tuning
Patches RAM: 1
Keyboard: 49 keys, Non-weighted, Plastic
Controls: Buttons, Joy Stick, Knobs
Weight: 40 lbs
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack
Audio Output Count: 2
Audio Output Notes: Organ and Synth can be sent separately as upper and lower outputs
Control Features: TM input for Steiner Master Touch Wind Synth
Power: 120 V AC
Year Released: 1982
Year Discontinued: 1985
Manuals & Documents
Used Price: $1,000 - $1,400