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Ionic Industries Ionic Performer

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    Description
    The Ionic Performer is a 49 key analog synthesizer based on the VCS3 synthesizer. Instead of using a pin matrix it uses rectangular push button switches for making settings. There are two main oscillators with sine,/triangle and square/triangle and one square with an extended low range.The shape (duty cycle) is adjustable as is the relative level of the waveform pairs. There is also an external input level control for a line or microphone signal as a source as well as white noise for a source for oscillator input.

    Each source can be modified by an envelope, ring modulator, filter, and reverb, and be routed to either or both output amps directly. Note that the filter could also be a source, as well as the keyboard oscillator, external inputs, and white noise. To make sure the player knew which oscillators were in use, there are four green lights. One for the oscillators and one for any other source.

    The unit also has a built in X/Y axis controller using 4 sliders and a Z control with two knobs and a trapezoid knob controller used for the envelope control and an optional manual envelope trigger button. The instrument features a built in case with lid and spring loaded legs that folded into the casting. It has stereo line outputs and a stereo headphone output as well as line and mic inputs. It also offers trigger inputs for external control. There is also a built in speaker inside which could be turned off.
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    Architecture
    Type: Analog
    Synthesis: Subtractive
    Oscillators
    Oscillators: 3
    Waveforms: Sine, Square, Sub Oscillator, Triangle, White Noise
    Osc Modulation: Envelope, Glide / Portamento, Input, Knob, LFO, Ring Modulation
    Envelopes
    Envelopes: 1
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain
    Filters
    Filters: 1
    Types: Low Pass, Resonance
    Filter Modulation: Knob, LFO
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 1
    Tuning: Micro, Standard
    Modes: Mono
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 1
    Effects
    Tremelo, Fuzz
    Case
    Case: Keyboard
    Keyboard: 49 keys
    Controls: Buttons, Knobs, Sliders, Switches, Mod - Wheel 2, Modulation 1/4" Jacks, Modulation - Audio Input
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
    Audio Output Count: 4
    Inputs: 2 x 1/4" inputs
    CV Ports: Trigger In
    Production
    Year Released: 1973
    Manuals & Documents

    Virtual Software
    Pricing
    Retail Street Price: $900 - convert
    Used Price: $8,500 - convert
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