Waldorf Streichfett - String Synthesizer

Waldorf Strings and Bass Synthesizer Collection

Waldorf Strings and Bass Synthesizer Collection

Waldorf Strings and Bass Synthesizer Collection

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Waldorf Streichfett - String Synthesizer Korg Volca Analog Bass Machine Synthesizer Arturia MiniLab - USB Controller with Analog Labs Software Waldorf Strings and Bass Synthesizer Collection

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  • Waldorf String Synthesizer
  • Korg Bass Synthesizer
  • 25-Key MIDI Controller
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The Waldorf Strings and Bass Synthesizer Collection is a B&H Kit designed for those with an intense nostalgia for older sound generating instruments but who like modern equivalents. Streichfett from Waldorf harks back to the 1970s and early '80s by recreating the sounds of a very popular string machine, while the bottom end is well taken care of with Korg's Volca Analog Bass Machine synthesizer. A 25-key MIDI controller with velocity sensitive keys is included.

  • Waldorf Streichfett - String Synthesizer

    Streichfett from Waldorf harks back to the 1970s and early '80s to recreate the sounds of the then very popular string machines. Its dual sound engine features a fully polyphonic strings section and an eight-voice solo section. Twelve patches can be stored and selected in the memory section, while phaser, reverb and animate effects enhance the authentic sound of the unit. Both hardware and USB MIDI input/output is supported.

    128-voice fully polyphonic strings section
    Continuous morphing of violin, viola, cello, brass, organ, choir, and more registrations
    Animate effect for modulation of strings registration
    Ensemble effect for strings
    Eight-voice polyphonic solo section
    Layer/split for solo section
    Continuous morphing of bass, e-piano, clavi, synth, and pluto for solo tone
    Tremolo for solo section
    Twelve programmable patches
    Stereo output
    Headphone output
    MIDI in/out
  • Korg Volca Analog Bass Machine Synthesizer

    The Volca Analog Bass Machine Synthesizer from Korg features three self-tuning analog oscillators as well as an analog filter. The synthesizer can be controlled with its Multi-Touch keys or the built-in Electribe-style 16-step sequencer with slide function. The sequencer has eight memory patches for storing your settings and an Active Step function that can remove or insert steps to help create new bass lines.

    Designed with a straightforward structure, the Volca Bass has a single voltage-controlled filter (VCF), voltage-controlled amplifier (VCA), low frequency oscillator (LFO), and envelope generator (EG). The unit can receive MIDI from an external controller or DAW via its 5-pin DIN connector. Multiple units from the Volca line can be clock synced with the 1/8" Sync In and Out connectors. It can be powered by six AA batteries or with the optional KA-350 AC adapter.

  • Arturia MiniLab - USB Controller with Analog Labs Software

    The MiniLab from Arturia is a full-featured, twenty-five velocity sensitive mini-key MIDI controller that functions with most DAW or other audio software. But when paired with the included Analog Lab software, it creates a hybrid synthesizer with over 5,000 classic keyboard sounds. Sixteen encoders provide various programming functions, while two, touch-sensitive strips deliver pitch bend and modulation control with "last position hold" or "return to zero" modes.

    Two banks of eight backlit performance pads can be easily assigned as pads, MIDI CC buttons, program change switches, or transport controls. The first eight pads allow for setting up chords that can be recalled, perfect for triggering arpeggiated sounds with a specific set of notes, or set the pad to Toggle mode and hold ambient drones. The other eight pads can be set up for instant recall of various snapshots, such as a collection of favorite sounds.

    When using the Analog Lab software, the front-panel controls of the keyboard will automatically map to the most used parameters of each sound in Analog Lab. Functions like cutoff, resonance, envelope controls, LFO rates, etc., are all mapped to the knobs. For other mapping solutions, free MIDI Control Center software allows for mapping parameters from a computer, with those presets stored in the hardware for instant recall.

    The Analog Lab software synthesizer delivers over 5,000 sounds chosen from the company's vintage analog recreations, and includes selections from the Mini V, Modular V, CS-80V, Arp2600V, Jupiter-8V, Prophet V, Prophet VS, Oberheim SEM V and Wurlitzer V. A Multi mode allows for creating layers and splits as well as warping and twisting sounds with fifteen effects. The software offers fast and simple editing, but owners of any of the individual synthesizer products or the V Collection can open an Analog Lab sound, edit it in the original software, save it, and then add it to the MiniLab library.

    The MiniLab keyboard can also function as a perfect mobile solution. It is small enough to fit in a laptop bag, and an assignable pedal input jack (pedal sold separately) with its multiple functions rounds out its comprehensive control features. And with the addition of the (optional) Camera Connection Kit, the system becomes compatible with the iPad.

    Twenty-five note, velocity sensitive mini keyboard with user selectable velocity curves
    Sixteen assignable encoders
    Sixteen assignable pads (two banks of eight)
    Pitch bend/modulation touch strips
    Assignable footswitch input
    Recessed, full sized USB jack
    Bus powered
    Class compliant - no drivers needed
    Analog Lab software for Mac or Windows with over 5,000 sounds from the entire range of the company's vintage software synthesizers
    Software functions standalone, or as Audio Units, RTAS or VST plug-ins
    iPad compatibility using an optional Camera Connection Kit
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  • 1Description
  • Waldorf Streichfett - String Synthesizer
    Controls Volume Pot
    Strings section with organic preset select, crescendo and release pots
    3-state octave switch (base/both/8va)
    3-state ensemble mode switch
    Ensemble effect pushbutton
    Solo section with organic solo sound select pot
    Tremolo pot
    3-state split switch (low/layer/high)
    2-state sustain switch
    Balance pot
    Effect section with 3-state switch (chorus/phase/animate)
    Effect depth pot
    3-state switch for memory bank position (A, B, C)
    4 push-buttons for program number (1 to 4)
    Connections 1 x 1/4" TRS Left Audio Out
    1 x 1/4" TS Right Audio Out
    1 x 1/8" TRS Headphone
    2 x 5-pin DIN MIDI I/O
    1 x USB Type-B
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.4 x 9.1 x 4.3"
  • Korg Volca Analog Bass Machine Synthesizer
    Keyboard Multi-Touch Keyboard with Step Key
    Synthesizer Type Analog
    Structure 3x VCO
    1x VCF
    1x VCA
    1x LFO
    1x EG
    VCF Cutoff, Peak, EG Intensity
    Type: Low Pass Filter @ 12 dB/Octave
    VCA EG On/Off
    Sustain On/Off
    LFO Rate, Intensity, Target (Amp, Pitch, Cut-Off), Wave (Triangle, Square)
    EG Attack, Decay/Release, Sustain
    Sequencer Number of Parts: 3
    Number of Steps: 16
    Number of Recording Patterns: 8
    Connectors 1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Stereo Mini Jack Headphone Output
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Mono Mini Jack Sync In
    1x 1/8" (3/5 mm) Mono Mini Jack Sync Out
    1x 5-Pin DIN MIDI In
    Power Supply 6x AA Alkaline or Nickel-Metal Hybrid Batteries
    Optional KA-350 Adapter
    Battery Life 10 Hours (Approximate, Using Alkaline Batteries)
    Dimensions (W x D x H) 7.61 x 4.54 x 1.82" (193 x 115 x 46 mm)
    Weight 0.82 lb (370 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.4 x 6.0 x 2.0"
  • Arturia MiniLab - USB Controller with Analog Labs Software
    Keyboard 25 x Velocity Sensitive Mini Keys
    Controllers 16 x Encoders
    1 x Modulation Touch Strip
    1 x Pitch Bend Touch Strip
    Pads 2 x 8 Velocity and Pressure Sensitive, Backlit
    Connectors 1 x USB Type B
    1 x 1/4" TS phone Footswitch Input
    Power Requirement USB bus powered
    System Requirements Mac
    2 GHz CPU (multiple cores required)
    OS X 10.6 or higher
    2 GB RAM
    For plug-in use, host that supports Audio Units, RTAS and VST plug-in formats
    2 GHz CPU (multiple cores required)
    Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8
    2 GB RAM
    For plug-in use, host that supports RTAS and VST plug-in formats
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 14.7 x 7.5 x 2" (373 x 191 x 50 mm)
    Weight 2.3 lb (1 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.0 x 8.3 x 2.3"

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