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Moog Moogtonium

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    Description
    The Moogtonium was build by Robert Moog on commission from Max Brand. An avant-garde composer living in the USA wanted his own version of the Mixtur-Trautonium and worked with Moog to develop the system between 1965 and 1968.

    The system Moogtonium was based on the then brand new Moog System Modular components along with a number of custom modules that were created just for the project. While the system did not meet Brand's original specification, it was sent back to Moog for more refinement until the two went their separate ways.
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    Architecture
    Type: Analog
    Synthesis: Subtractive
    Oscillators
    Oscillators: 2
    Waveforms: Pulse Variable, Saw Up, Sine, Sub Oscillator, White Noise
    Osc Modulation: Envelope, Input, Knob, LFO, Oscillator, Ribbon, Ring Modulation
    Oscillator Notes:
    + 2 x 901-B Oscillators Modules
    + 2 x subharmonic generator (left & right)
    + mixer for 4 individual subharmonic frequencies
    + 3 subharmonic “preset banks” are switchable via foot pedals
    Envelopes
    Envelopes: 2
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
    Envelope Notes::
    + 911 Envelope Modules
    Filters
    Filters: 2
    Types: 24dB Slope (4-pole), Formant, Low Pass
    Filter Modulation: Envelope, Input, Keyboard, Knob, LFO, Oscillator
    Filter Notes:
    + 2 x Moog 904-A Flters
    LFO
    LFO: 1
    LFO Parameters: Sine
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 2
    Timbrality: 2
    Tuning: Atonal, Standard
    Modes: Duophonic
    Effects
    + Moog 905 spring reverberation unit
    + Fisher tape delay
    Case
    Case: Keyboard
    Case Details: 2 x Keyboards, 2 x Ribbon Controls
    Keyboard: 61 keys, Non-weighted, Plastic
    Controls: Buttons, Knobs, Mod - Wheel 2, Modulation 1/4" Jacks, Mod - Ribbon, Sliders, Pedal - Volume
    Display Type: LED
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out
    CV Ports: CV IN, CV OUT, Gate In, Gate Out
    Production
    Year Released: 1968
    Used By
    Max Brand
    Design Notes:

    Designed by Robert Moog
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