Doepfer Dark Energy I

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    Description
    Dark Energy is a monophonic analogue synthesizer with USB- and MIDI interface. The entire sound generation as well as all it‘s modulation sources are 100% true analogue. Only the USB/MIDI interface uses, of course, digital components. Dark Energy is housed in a rugged black steel case with wooden side panels. Only high quality potentiometers with metal shafts are used. Each poti is screwed to the chassis. The space between the knobs ist larger as with the A-100 modular system and we used knobs with a neat vintage look.

    So Dark Energy is as beautiful to see as to hear and well made for extensive live tweaking. You get all the advantages of a true analogue sound generation as well as direct access to all sound parameters – forget about confusing menues and small sized displays. Nevertheless Dark Energy is a modern sound generation tool and, thanks to it‘s built in MIDI/USB interface, it can easily be linked to every modern computer based studio or live setup. Hooking up Dark Energy to classic analogue vintage equipment or to a Doepfer A-100 modular system is also easy.

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    Architecture
    Type: Analog
    Synthesis: Subtractive
    Oscillators
    Oscillators: 1
    Waveforms: Pulse, Pulse Variable, Saw Down, Saw Up, Square, Triangle
    Osc Modulation: Envelope, Input, Knob, LFO
    Envelopes
    Envelopes: 1
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release, Monophonic
    Filters
    Filters: 1
    Types: 24dB Slope (4-pole), Low Pass, Resonance
    Filter Modulation: Envelope, Input, Knob, LFO
    LFO
    LFO: 2
    LFO Parameters: Square, Triangle
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 1
    Tuning: Standard
    Modes: Mono
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 1
    Sequencer
    + 6 note one direction of the last note entered
    Case
    Case: Desktop
    Keyboard: Wood
    Controls: Knobs, Switches, Modulation 1/8" Jacks, Sequencer
    Display Type: LED
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 185 x 145 x 75 mm
    Weight: 1.2 kg
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/8" Phone Jack, Mono Out
    Audio Output Count: 1
    Audio Output Notes: C4 out can be switched to audio out overriding main audio out
    Inputs: 1 x 1/8" Input
    MIDI Ports: IN, USB
    CV Ports: CV IN, CV OUT, Gate In, Gate Out, 1V Octave
    Power: 400 mA
    Production
    Year Released: 2009
    Year Discontinued: 2012
    Manuals & Documents

    Product Links
    Company Product Sites:
    [+] www.doepfer.de

    Pricing
    List Price: $479 - convert
    Used Price: $400-$665

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