Behringer Neutron Paraphonic Analog and Semi-Modular Synthesizer - Eurorack Compatible

Behringer Neutron Paraphonic Analog and Semi-Modular Synthesizer - Eurorack Compatible

Behringer Neutron Paraphonic Analog and Semi-Modular Synthesizer - Eurorack Compatible

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Behringer Neutron Paraphonic Analog and Semi-Modular Synthesizer - Eurorack Compatible

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Product Highlights

  • Dual 3340 VCOs
  • Multimode Filter
  • Two ADSR Envelopes
  • BBD Analog Delay
  • Overdrive Circuit
  • 32-Input / 24-Output Patchbay Matrix
  • LFO with 5 Waveforms and MIDI Clock Sync
  • Onboard Noise Source
  • USB and 5-Pin DIN MIDI
  • Audio Input and Headphone Output
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Behringer NEUTRON/BEH overview

  • 1Description

The Behringer Neutron is a semi-modular analog synthesizer with a pure signal path based on authentic VCO, VCF, VCA, and state-variable filter designs. The instrument can create huge bass lines, edgy lead tones, stunning effects, and progressive organ sounds, making it well suited for musicians, producers, DJs, and sound designers.

The Neutron can be used in monophonic or paraphonic modes. In mono mode, the synthesizer responds to a single note performance, while in paraphonic mode both 3340 oscillators are allowed to be independently controlled. The semi-modular design allows you to start working with the Neutron straight out of the box, as all necessary connections are prewired (no cables needed). The 36-in/24-out patchbay provides a vast array of potential connections that are 100% Eurorack compatible. What's more, the synthesizer can be removed from its included enclosure and placed inside any standard Eurorack case (80hp).

The highly flexible dual voltage controlled oscillators provide a remarkable range of expressive sounds via 5 waveforms, which can be sculpted into a wide range of tones. Oscillators 1 and 2 have options including Tone Mod, Square, Sawtooth, Triangular, or Sine, which can be adjusted across an extremely-wide, 3-octave range (32', 16', 8').

The highly-flexible 12 dB state-variable filter provides a cutoff frequency from 10 Hz to 15 kHz with resonance and is prewired to Env2 with modulation and envelope depth controls. There is a 3-way switch with LPF, BPF, and HPF selections for a wide pallet of tones. Additionally, the filter can keytrack with higher notes becoming brighter, which mimics the characteristics of most acoustic instruments.

The VCA can be overloaded via the onboard Overdrive circuit, which provides a growl and edge to your sound, without losing the low end. The Neutron also includes an all-analog, bucket-brigade delay, which provides 25 to 640ms of delay time. What's more the delay time can be controlled via CV from the Eurorack patchbay and allows for some mind-bending effects. Other notable features include a 5-waveform LFO, which can be synchronized with MIDI clock, key sync, and a noise generator, which dramatically expands the waveform generation. The Behringer Neutron ships with a power supply.

  • Paraphonic synthesizer with authentic dual 3340 analog oscillators for remarkable music creation
  • Pure analog signal path based on legendary VCO design to recreate classic sounds
  • Semi-modular architecture with default routings with no patching needed for immediate performance
  • Oscillator waveform control blends seamlessly between 5 shapes (tone mod, pulse, sawtooth, triangle, sine)
  • Individual pulse width / tone mod control
  • Paraphonic mode allows both oscillators to be independently controlled
  • Self-oscillating, multimode VCF with dual output (e.g. LP+HP available on jacks)
  • Two analog ADSR generators for modulation of VCF and VCA
  • Multiple stage analog delay based on legendary BBD (bucket brigade delay) technology
  • Flexible LFO with five waveform shapes, MIDI clock sync and key sync
  • Noise generator dramatically expands waveform generation
  • Overdrive circuit adds rich analog warmth and edge to your sounds
  • 36 controls and 7 buttons give you direct and real-time access to all parameters
  • Utility functions including attenuators, multiples, slew rate limiter, and summers for creative patching flexibility
  • 32-in/24-out jack matrix for an incredible amount of patching options
  • Patchable audio rate sample and hold with glide for added creativity
  • Powerful headphone output with dedicated level control
  • External audio input for processing external sound sources
  • Comprehensive USB-MIDI implementation for connection to keyboard/sequencer
UPC: 653341317339
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Behringer Neutron Paraphonic Analog and Semi-Modular Synthesizer - Eurorack Compatible
  • Power Adapter
  • Limited 90-Day Warranty, Extended to 3 Years with Registration
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    Behringer NEUTRON/BEH specs

    Synthesizer Structure Number of Oscillators: 2 x V3340
    Type: Analog
    Oscillators: 2 (0.7 Hz to 55 kHz Across Four Ranges)
    LFO: 1 (0.01 Hz to 10 kHz)
    VCF: 1 Switchable: Low Pass, Band Pass, or High Pass (12 dB/Octave Slope), Dual Output
    Envelopes: 2 Analog Envelope Generators
    Connectivity External Input: 1/4" / 6.35 mm TS, Unbalanced, 100 kOhms Impedance
    Output: 1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS, Balanced, Max. 12 dBu
    Headphones: 1/4" / 6.35 mm TRS, Balanced
    Headphones Output Impedance: 8 Ohms
    MIDI In/Out (Soft Thru): 5-Pin DIN/ 16 Channels
    USB (MIDI): USB 2.0 Type-B
    Oscillators Controls:
    Tune (OSC 1&2): ±1 Octave (8', 16' or 32') or ±10 (Full Range)
    OSC Mix: (Linear Blend Control between OSC 1&2)
    Shape (OSC 1&2): Tone Mod, Square, Sawtooth, Triangular, or Sine
    Pulse Width: 0 to 100% (OSC 1&2)

    Switches:
    Range (OSC 1&2): 8', 16', or 32' or Full Range (All 3 LEDs)
    OSC Sync: On/Off
    Paraphonic: On/Off

    LED:
    Octave (OSC 1&2) 8', 16' or 32' or ±10 (all 3 LEDs)
    Shape (OSC 1&2): Tone Mod, Square, Sawtooth, Triangular, or Sine
    Envelope Control Attack: 300 μs to 5 sec (Linear Attack)
    Decay: 2.4 ms to 10 sec (Exponential Decay)
    Sustain: 0 V to 9 V
    Release: 1.5 ms to 6 sec (Exponential Release)
    Output Volume Control: 0 to 100%
    MIDI LED: Gate Signal
    Sample & Hold Rate Control: 0.26 to 28 Hz (Can Be Clocked from External Source)
    Glide Control: 500 μs to 1 sec
    LED Rate: 0.26 to 28 Hz (Can Be Clocked from External Source)
    Slew Rate Slew Rate: 1 ms to 3 sec
    Portamento Time: 0 to 10 sec
    Attenuator Attenuator 1: +4 dB to -∞
    Attenuator 2: 0 dB to -∞
    Filter Controls
    Cutoff Frequency: 10 Hz to 15 kHz
    Resonance: 0 to 10 (Capable of Self Oscillation)
    Modulation Depth: 0 to 100%
    Envelope Depth: 0 to 100%
    Noise: 0 to 100%
    VCA Bias: 0 to 100%

    Switches
    Filter Mode: High Pass, Band Pass, and Low Pass
    Filter Key Track: On/Off

    LED
    Filter Mode: High Pass, Band Pass, and Low Pass
    LFO Controls:
    Shape: Sine, Triangle, Sawtooth, Square, and Ramp
    Rate: 0 to 10  (0.01 Hz to 10 kHz)

    Switches:
    Key Sync: On/Off

    LED:
    Rate/Level Indicator
    Shape: Sine, Triangle, Sawtooth, Square, and Ramp
    Effects Delay:
    Time: 25 to 640 ms
    Repeats: 0 to 100%
    Mix: 0 to 100%

    Overdrive Controls:
    Drive: 0 to 11
    Tone: 0 to 10
    Level: 0 dB to -∞
    Overdrive LED: Drive Amount Indicator
    Patch Points Inputs (TS 1/8" / 3.5 mm):
    OSC 1 Control Voltage: 1 V per Octave
    OSC 2 Control Voltage: 1 V per Octave
    OSC 1&2 Control Voltage: 1 V per Octave
    Invert In: Inverts Voltage
    Shape 1 Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    Shape 2 Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    Pulse Width 1 Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    Pulse Width 2 Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    VCF In: Signal Input
    Freq Mod Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    Resonance Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    Overdrive In: Signal input
    VCA In: Signal input
    VCA Control Voltage: -9 V to +9 V
    Delay In: Signal Input
    Delay Time Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    E Gate 1 Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V (Envelope Triggers at 1.5 V)
    E Gate 2 Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V (Envelope Triggers at 1.5 V)
    Sample & Hold In: Signal Input
    Sample & Hold Clock Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V (S&H Triggers at 3 V)
    LFO RATE
    Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    LFO Shape Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    LFO Trig Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V (S&H Triggers at 1.6 V)
    MULT (Multiple) Input Signal is Duplicated on Mult 1 and Mult 2 Outputs
    ATT 1 In: Signal Input
    ATT 1 CV Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    ATT 2 In: Signal Input
    SLEW In: Signal or CV Input
    SUM 1 (A): Signal Input or CV Input
    SUM 1 (B): Signal Input or CV Input
    SUM 2 (A): Signal Input or CV Input
    SUM 2 (B): Signal Input or CV Input

    Outputs (TS 1/8" / 3.5 mm):
    OSC 1: Max. +14 dBu
    OSC 2: Max. +14 dBu
    OSC Mix: Max. +14 dBu
    VCF 1: Max. +12 dBu
    VCF 2: Max. +12 dBu
    Overdrive: Max. +18 dBu
    VCA: Max. +18 dBu
    Output: Max. +15 dBu
    Noise: Max. +18 dBu
    ENV 1 Control Voltage: 0 V to +9 V
    ENV 2 Control Voltage: 0 V to +9 V
    Invert: Inverts Signals Up to ±9.5 V
    LFO Control Voltage: -5 V to +5 V
    LFO UNI Control Voltage: 0 V to +5 V
    Sample & Hold: Tracks Input Voltage Up to a Maximum of 9.5 V
    MULT 1: Tracks Input Voltage Up to a Maximum of 9.5 V
    MULT 2: Tracks Input Voltage Up to a Maximum of 9.5 V
    MIDI Gate Control Voltage: 0 V to +3.3 V
    ATT 1: Control Voltage -9.5 V to +9.5 V (Dependent on Input Signal)
    ATT 2: Max Output Voltage Dependent on Input Signal
    Slew Control Voltage: -9.5 V to +9.5 V (Dependent on Input Signal)
    SUM 1 Control Voltage: -9.5 V to +9.5 V (Dependent on Input Signals)
    SUM 2 Control Voltage: -9.5 V to +9.5 V (Dependent on Input Signals)
    Assign Control Voltage: 0 V to +5 V
    Operating Temperature 41 to 104°F / 5 to 40°C
    Power External Power Adapter: 12 VDC, 1000 mA (12 W)
    Power Consumption: 7.5 to 9 W typical
    Horizontal Pitch 80hp
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.7 x 16.7 x 5.4" / 94.0 x 424.2 x 137.2 mm
    Weight 4.4 lb / 2.0 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 5.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.0 x 7.0 x 5.0"

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