Use Audio The Plugiator - Plug-In Based Table Top Synthesizer

Use Audio The Plugiator - Plug-In Based Table Top Synthesizer

Use Audio The Plugiator - Plug-In Based Table Top Synthesizer

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Use Audio The Plugiator - Plug-In Based Table Top Synthesizer

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Product Highlights

  • Dedicated DSP
  • Open and Modular Architecture
  • 11 Knobs
  • 10 Buttons
  • Ships with 4 Plug-Ins
  • Functions Standalone
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows
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Overview
  • 1Description

The Plugiator from Use Audio is a plug-in based sound module, light weight and very portable, that can emulate different synthesizer architectures. Based on "Virtual Circuit Modeling" technology, the plug-ins and the hardware have been designed to model the exact behavior and deliver the same powerful sound as the original hardware, while maintaining all the depth, dynamics and the liveliness of the original sounds, without relying on playback of sampled sounds.

The hardware aspect of the synthesizer allows you to tweak any parameter and easily allows you to design new sounds from ground up. Its open and modular architecture, combined with Internet integration for quick browsing of online sounds, allows you to capture a whole world of sounds and take them anywhere without depending on a computer. Use your computer only for management of your sounds. Great plug-in technology just became light-weight and portable.

Note: Additional plug-ins are available for purchase to further upgrade the instrument

General Features

Table top synthesizer utilizing the latest in DSP technology to provide high-end plug-in technology within a convenient portable form factor
Store up to 8 DSP plug-ins featuring very different synthesis architectures, hugely expanding the sonic possibilities and sound spectrum of the instrument
Emulates and models the actual instruments themselves, resulting in a more lively sound that is also more intense and just more "genuine"
Each plug-in comes with 100 presets, allowing you to store up to 800 different sounds
Access and tweak all sound parameters of the model for creating new sounds
When connected to your computer via USB, the plug-in manager software for Windows and Mac OSX lets you tweak each plug-in and manage your presets via its GUI
8 encoder knobs allow you to tweak major sound parameters while playing, and the 10 "quick pads" let you quickly store and recall your favorite plug-in/preset combinations
Includes MIDI In and Thru connections, USB, a microphone input, stereo line outs and a headphone output

Included Plug-Ins

Minimax
Replica of the famous legend - incredibly fat and responsive sound, intuitive control - tweaking its knobs is pure fun, a real performance synthesizer
Lightwave
While the oscillators are based on wavetables, the result is virtual analog - giving you wide control over the sound. From complex pads to powerful leads, LightWave offers a vast range of sonic possibilities
B4000
Turns your keyboard into the Queen of Organs. The genuine sound of a real living electromechanical 400 pound monster - lively, authentic and emotional
Vocodizer
It's what the microphone input of the Plugiator is for - plug in your microphone and modulate sounds with your voice
In the Box
Use Audio The Plugiator - Plug-In Based Table Top Synthesizer
  • External Power Supply
  • 1.8m USB Cable
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Two (2) Year Warranty
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    Specifications
    Synthesis Method Virtual circuit modeling
    Physical modeling
    Sampling Rate 44.1kHz (internal over-sampling of up to 176kHz)
    Internal digital audio path 32-bit
    Polyphony 6 to 99 voices dependent on plug-in
    Input 1 x 1/4" TRS microphone
    Output 2 x 1/4" TS phone
    1 x 1/4" TRS phone Headphone
    Other Connectors 2 x MIDI 5-pin DIN In and Thru
    1 x USB 1.1
    Power Requirements 110/240V to 9VDC, minimum 500mA, center pin positive
    System Requirements To install Plugiator Drivers and Plug-in Manager software on a computer, the following system OS are required:

    Mac OS X
    Windows XP SP2 or Vista

    Dimensions (WxDxH) 12 x 6.5 x 1.7" (306 x 166 x 43mm)

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