Arturia Art of Brute Bundle with MiniBrute 2S, RackBrute 6U, and BruteBag

BH #ARMINB2SRBTB • MFR #531102
Arturia Art of Brute Bundle with MiniBrute 2S, RackBrute 6U, and BruteBag
Key Features
  • Two VCOs with Waveform Mixing
  • 48-Point Patchbay - Eurorack Compatible
  • Classic Steiner-Parker Multimode Filter
  • Brute Factor, Metalizer & UltraSaw Tools
The Arturia Art of Brute Bundle combines the MiniBrute 2S with a RackBrute 6U and a BruteBag travel case to create a complete analog and Eurorack synthesizer ecosystem with protection from on-the-road wear and tear.
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Arturia Art of Brute Bundle with MiniBrute 2S, RackBrute 6U, and BruteBag

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Arturia 531102 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Arturia MiniBrute 2S Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer/Sequencer with 48-Point Patchbay
  • 3Arturia RackBrute 6U Eurorack Case with Integrated Link System (176 HP)
  • 4Arturia RackBrute Travel Bag for RackBrute and MiniBrute 2 EcoSystems

The Arturia Art of Brute Bundle combines the MiniBrute 2S with a RackBrute 6U and a BruteBag travel case to create a complete analog and Eurorack synthesizer ecosystem with protection from on-the-road wear and tear.

Arturia MiniBrute 2S Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer/Sequencer with 48-Point Patchbay

Building upon the success of the original Minibrute, the Arturia MiniBrute 2S is a semi-modular monophonic analog synthesizer with a 48-point patchbay and full Eurorack compatibility. The 2S replaces the keyboard with 16 pressure and velocity sensitive pads and adds an advanced 3-track sequencer borrowed from Arturia's KeyStep controller. Additional updates include a second VCO, a second LFO, and VCO and filter frequency modulation possibilities, as well as modifier-related modulation destinations and a loopable AD envelope.

The MiniBrute 2S features a 100% analog signal path and a familiar voice architecture with two independent VCOs. VCO 1 allows for waveform mixing and includes level faders for sawtooth, square, and triangle waveforms, as well as white noise and an external audio input. VCO 2 also includes a level fader and offers a selector with sine, sawtooth, and square wave selections, a tuning knob, and three range selections including Fine, All, and LFO.

Like the original, the MiniBrute 2S includes the classic Steiner-Parker multi-mode filter with LP, BP, HP, and notch selections, as well as the Brute Factor overdrive. There are dedicated knobs for frequency modulation of the filter and resonance modulation via LFO1 by default. Two envelope generators are included and feature a classic ADSR and an AD with multiple modes allowing for a wide variety of sonic possibilities including looping. No synthesizer would be complete without an LFO and the MiniBrute 2S offers two with six waveform selections and the ability to run free or sync to the on-board arpeggiator/loop.

The 3-track, 64-step sequencer offers up to 64 sequence memories. Sequencer 1 controls pitch, gate, velocity and pressure, while Sequencer 2 or 3 can generate other types of signals, such as gates, CV, pitch, LFOs, Envelopes. Real-time and step editing are available. All sequence patterns can be saved and recalled on-the-fly.

With its user-friendly control interface, classic aesthetic, and potential for endless exploration and tonal tinkering, the MiniBrute 2s definitely encourages creativity. Experiment with rewiring the instrument's internal architecture or further expand and explore its sonic capabilities by interfacing with Eurorack modules. The rugged aluminum enclosure features wooden sides for vintage synthesizer appeal and is also compatible with the RackBrute link system, allowing for Arturia's 3 RU or 6 RU Eurorack enclosure to be connected for creating a customized setup with a variety of positions. The Arturia MiniBrute 2S ships with a power supply, eight patch cables, and a cookbook with recipes for creating a wide variety of tones and patches.

  • Analog Synthesizer
  • 2 x Analog VCO
    • VCO1 : Saw + UltraSaw, Square + Pulse width, Triangle + Metalizer (waveform mixing)
    • VCO2 : Sine, Saw, Square waveforms (three tuning ranges)
    • VCO 2>1 Hard Sync, VCO1 linear and exponential FM
  • White noise generator
  • External audio in
  • Steiner-Parker filter (12dB per octave): Notch, Low-, High-, Band-pass
  • 2 x LFO with Sync: Sine, Tri, Saw, Square, Random, Slew Random
  • 1 x ADSR envelope
  • 1 x  AD envelope
    • Trig, gate modes
    • One shot or loop
    • Attack and decay times CV controllable
  • 48-point CV and Gate Patchbay
    • Inputs and outputs for the voice and sequencer
    • Utility Modules: Inverter, attenuators, VCA
  • 16 x velocity and pressure sensitive pads
  • 16 x encoders
  • 64 x sequence memories
    • Sequence pitch, gate, velocity, and pressure on up to 64 steps
    • Sequence modulations such as Gates, LFOs, AD Envelopes, and more
    • Real-time or step recording modes
    • Arpeggiator/Looper
  • Save and recall sequence patterns on the fly
  • MIDI and USB I/O
  • Includes 8 x patch cables
  • Cook Book: Jam-packed full of sonic recipes put together by some of the most illustrious synth-chefs around

Arturia RackBrute 6U Eurorack Case with Integrated Link System (176 HP)

The 6 RU, Arturia RackBrute 6U is an adjustable 176 HP Eurorack housing system that will store, protect, and power Eurorack modules. The rugged aluminum case is strong, yet lightweight, and features nut strip rails for easy installation of your Eurorack modules. The RackBrute ships with a 5 HP power module pre-installed, which connects to the nose filtered internal bus board for connecting up to 32 modules. The RackBrute Link System allows you to combine units that are Link-enabled such as the MiniBrute 2 and 2S and/or additional RackBrute enclosures.

When transporting, the case features integrated spacers to help stabilize the RackBrute and any Link-enabled enclosure. The RackBrute 6U ships with a power supply, power cord, Link Fixing System (handle and 4 screws), and an extra set of screws, washers, and rubber pads.

  • Eurorack format, 176 HP
  • Aluminum chassis
  • Provided with a 5 HP power module
  • Power rail with noise filtering and 32 standard power slots
  • Link system and smart handle to fasten a MiniBrute 2/2S or another RackBrute unit in various configurations
  • Built-in spacers for the highest protection in transport configuration

Arturia RackBrute Travel Bag for RackBrute and MiniBrute 2 EcoSystems

Transport your synthesizer in style with the Arturia RackBrute Travel Bag, which offers protection to your RackBrute and/or MiniBrute 2 synthesizers from on-the-road wear and tear. Once the rack is folded into transport mode, the unit fits snugly into the high-quality padded bag. Additionally, there is an external compartment for adapters and small controllers. A fully-loaded modular synthesizer can get heavy, so Arturia included a hard-wearing shoulder strap to make transport a little easier.

  • Full Ecosystem: Designed for musicians traveling with the RackBrute and MiniBrute 2
  • The Brute Guardian: With its reinforced packaging, solid zipper material, and smart ergonomics, the Travel Bag brings safety to your gear in different environments

Arturia MiniBrute 2S Semi-Modular Analog Synthesizer/Sequencer with 48-Point Patchbay Specs

Synthesizer TypeMonophonic
Analog Audio Signal Path100%
Multimode FilterSteiner-Parker 12 dB per Octave (2-Pole): Low-pass, band-pass, high-pass, notch
Filter Controls:
Cutoff
Resonance
Mode
FM (controls the amplitude and polarity of the envelope signal sent to modulate the filter cutoff frequency)
Resonance Modulation (RM): Modulates the level of resonance at the cutoff frequency, pre-wired to LFO1 with bipolar control
ATT 1 > Cutoff: Attenuator 1 provides another way of modulating the filter cutoff frequency, pre-wired between pressure-sensitivity and the filter cutoff.
OscillatorsVCO1: Saw + UltraSaw, Square +Pulse width, Triangle + Metalizer (Waveform mixing)
VCO2: Sine, Saw, Square waveforms
VCO2 Tuning Range: Fine, All, LFO
Oscillator MixerYes (Sawtooth, Square, Triangle, White Noise, External Audio In, Osc 2)
Signal EnhancersVCO 1 Controls
Fine Tune (controls pitch over 1 octave - does not affect VCO 2)
Glide (portamento)
Pulse Width (alters width of square wave)
Metalizer (bringing extreme triangle harmonics)
Frequency Modulation (FM) (default VCO 2 modulates VCO 1)
Ultrasaw Amount (generating shimmering sawtooth waveforms)
PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) (default LFO modulates Pulse Width)
Metal Mod (default velocity controls Metal amount)
LFOLFO 1&2 Waveforms: Sine, Tri, Saw, Square, Random, Slew Random
Clock syncable to sequencer / arpeggiator
Envelope GeneratorsADSR (Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release)
AD (Attack, Decay)
Octave SelectorYes
External Analog Audio InputYes
Controls16 x velocity and pressure sensitive pads
16 x encoders
SequencerSequence Memories: 64 Number of Steps: 64 Sequence 1: Pitch, gate, velocity, and pressure Sequence Modulations (Seq 2 & 3): Gates, LFOs, AD Envelopes, and more Sequencer Modes: Real-time or step recording
Full Function Arpeggiator8 x modes
8 x time divisions
Swing: 50% to 75%
1 x hold/latch function
CV In/Out ControlsPatchbay
1/8" / 3.5 mm miniature mono jacks
CV Inputs: Eurorack level signals, 100 kOhm, ±5 Vx (Exception: Pitch CV inputs are 6.8 MOhm impedance)
CV Outputs: Eurorack level signals, 680 Ohm, ±5 V
Clocks / Gates Inputs: Eurorack level signals, 68 kOhm, 0 V/+5 V
Clocks / Gates Outputs: Eurorack level signals, 2 kOhm, 0 V/+5 V
MIDI InputYes (5-pin DIN connector)
MIDI OutputYes (5-pin DIN connector)
USB MIDI InputYes
USB MIDI OutputYes
Audio Output1 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm audio jack
Headphone Output1 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm headphone jack
Tempo KnobYes
Tap TempoYes
MIDI SyncYes
EnclosureRugged aluminum and wood enclosure
Power Supply 12 VDC / 2.5 A (power)
Dimensions (WxDxH)19.0 x 11.0 x 2.2" / 484 x 277 x 56 mm
Weight7.7 lb / 3.5 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight11.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)23.4 x 13.2 x 4.4"

Arturia RackBrute 6U Eurorack Case with Integrated Link System (176 HP) Specs

FormatEurorack: 176 HP
Rails: Nut strip
EnclosureAluminum
Power ModulePower Module: 5 HP
Up to 1600 mA on +12 V and 1600 mA on -12 V (4 separate circuits of 800 mA)
Up to 900 mA on 5 V

Power Rail
Noise Filtering: Yes
Standard Power Slots:
32 standard power slots
20-slot zone with up to 800 mA on +12V and -12V
12-slot zone with up to 800 mA on +12 V and -12 V
Compatible WithLink system and smart handle to fasten a MiniBrute 2/2S or another RackBrute unit in various configurations
ProtectionBuilt-in spacers for the highest protection in transport configuration
Dimensions (W × H × D)19.0 x 13.2 x 3.3" / 48.3 x 33.5 x 8.4 cm
Weight8.3 lb / 3.8 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight12.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)25.2 x 13.5 x 6.1"

Arturia RackBrute Travel Bag for RackBrute and MiniBrute 2 EcoSystems Specs

Carry/Transport OptionsShoulder Strap
Closure TypeZipper
Exterior Dimensions22 x 11 x 14" / 55.88 x 27.94 x 35.56 cm
Weight5.0 lb / 2.3 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)26 x 14 x 11"
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