MESSE07: Arturia Shipping Jupiter-8V

Enhanced software emulation of Roland Jupiter 8 now available      28/03/07

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MESSE07: Arturia Shipping Jupiter-8V


Arturia has announced at the show that the Jupiter-8V is now shipping.Here's what they have to say about it in their own words:
The Jupiter-8V is a perfect blend of classic and modernity: it is the software recreation of Roland’s famous Jupiter-8 coupled with a new generation of features. The result? A wide sound palette, unique and contemporary. Among those new features are the Galaxy, the step sequencer and the new possibilities with the effects’ architecture.
The Galaxy allows the user to chose from different LFO types and intertwine them together into a single unique modulation source, giving a new evolving element to the sound of the Jupiter-8. The Jupiter’s step sequencer is also an assignable modulation source, which allows for easily generated patterns to be used to control the many interesting parameters of the sound. Besides this, each voice has now its own suite of creative effects, which can be inserted into the main synthesizer signal path in each voice. Key parameters from each effect can be modulated by chosen sources, adding a new dimension to the subtractive synthesis sound of the original Jupiter-8. It is possible to activate some effects within the synthesis line: Chorus/Flanger, Distortion, Param Eq, Phaser, Ring modulator. The user can also add some effects on the output of the synthesizer: Chorus/Flanger, Delay and Dual Phaser.

Adam Beyer had this to tell us, "If you thought the Moog was amazing the Jupiter-8V will blow your mind. It is a very well executed software synth that I will definitely use a lot. Another monster from Arturia, I love it.�
The Jupiter-8V comes with an enhanced version of TAE - Arturia’s award winning proprietary technology for analog emulation- optimizing the computer’s processor usage. This means the possibility to play more complex sounds while keeping a good level of polyphony.
Main Features
  • Up to 32 voices of polyphony, and a Unison mode
  • A unique audio structure featuring 2 oscillators per voice, 2 LFO’s, 2 filters and 2 envelopes.
  • Keyboard split and layer
  • A set of Effects available within the synthesis line: Chorus/Flanger, Distortion, Param Eq, Phaser, Ring Mod.
  • 2 Effects among Chorus/Flanger, Delay and Dual Phaser, which can be placed on the output of the synth.
  • Additional Live-oriented Step-sequencer, additional Galaxy module for advanced modulations
  • Set to Control with your external MIDI keyboard in just a few clicks.
  • Newly designed Preset Manager
  • More than 400 high quality and innovative sounding presets
Pricing and Availability:
MSRP : $249 / 199€ More information:
  • www.arturia.com
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