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PreenFM2

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    Description
    The PreenFM2 brings the old FM synthesis in a small open-source modern DIY box. DX7 preset compatible through sysex. Today’s technology in a small box. In addition to regular FM synth features you’ll get (firmware 2.01) :

    4 independent instruments. Each of them has:
    Powerful arpeggiator (Mutable-Instruments opensource algorithm).
    1 effect Slot (LP, HP, Bass boost, Band Pass, crusher)
    1 gate effect
    4 rapid access performance parameters
    The 4 instruments can be saved all at the same time in combo presets.
    Each instrument has its own modifiable midi channel. They can share the same for FAT quadruple timbres notes.
    Modifiable number of allocated voices… Between 1 and 14.
    28 FM algorithms from 3 to 6 operators

    Up to 14 voices of polyphony (8 if you use 6 op algorithms). Each voices has:
    7 low frequency modulators (3 LFOs, 2 enveloppes, 2 step sequencers).
    12 rows matrix : 16 sources, 32 destination (LP, HP, gate, stereo, MI, attack…)
    Arpeggiator, LFOs and step sequencers synchronizable on external midi clock or internal clock.

    Operator features:
    7 builtin waveforms + 6 user waveforms read from the usb drive.
    Stereo panning (at the carrier operator level)
    8 envelope parameters per operator (DX7 like)

    Direct Scala scale file loading for microtonality. Up to 128 Scala scales selectable from the preenfm2.
    Modular Randomizer
    USB all the way

    Midi over USB
    USB drive: huge preset banks: 64*128 presets, 8*128 combos, 256*32 DX7 presets.
    The USB drive holds your preset banks, you scala scale files, your user waveform files.
    Easy firmware upload and flash.
    USB powered

    Comprehensive user interface and associated to a 4×20 characters display for easy preset edition
    Small, portable and easy to build (no SMD)
    Mac/Linux/Windows open-source preset Editor
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    Architecture
    Type: Digital
    Synthesis: Frequency Modulation
    Oscillators
    Oscillators: 6
    Osc Modulation: Envelope, Knob, LFO
    Envelopes
    Envelopes: 2
    Evelope Paramerters: Rate 1, Level 1, Rate 2, Level 2, Rate 3, Level 3, Rate 4, Level 4
    LFO
    LFO: 3
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 14
    Timbrality: 4
    Tuning: Standard
    Modes: Polyphonic
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 128
    Multipatches RAM: 256
    Storage: USB
    Editing: USB
    Arpeggiator
    +Arpeggiator syncable to MIDI Clock
    Effects
    +1 Slot with LP, HP, Bass boost, Band Pass, crusher
    Sequencer
    +2 Step Sequencers
    Chips and Operating System
    2.01
    Case
    Case: Desktop
    Controls: Buttons, Knobs, Arpeggiator, Sequencer
    Display Type: LCD, Backlit
    Display Count H: 4
    Display Count V: 20
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main
    Audio Output Count: 2
    MIDI Ports: USB
    DAC Bits: 18
    Power: 7.5, 9 vdc
    Production
    Year Released: 2016
    Manuals & Documents

    Product Links
    Company Product Sites:
    [+] ixox.fr
    Pricing
    Retail Street Price: $238 Kit, $338-$360 Assembled dependent on case style - convert
    Used Price: $21-$212 - convert
    Shopping
    YouTube Videos
    References & Sources
    Related Synthesizers
    DX7 (1983)
    DX7IID (1986)
    DX7IIFD (1987)
    DX7s (1987)


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