Semi-modular version of MFBâ€™s Synth-II is launched 18/03/08
MFB-KRAFTZWERG, announced at the show, is the semi-modular version of MFBâ€™s Synth-II. It trades memory locations and MIDI-control off for 37 patch connectors that allow breaking and modifying the internal routing. You can put single MFB-SYNTH3 components under analog sequencer control or let the whole unit interact with your existing modular-synthesizer-system.
MFB-KRAFTZWERG works as a stand-alone synthesizer without the need to patch any cable. The classic formation of VCO-VCF-VCA is pre-wired internally, complete with essential modulations. Therefore, you can play the SYNTH3 just like any other synthesizer using its MIDI-input. In addition, it may integrate into a full analog environment using control voltages â€“ and benefit, unlike MIDI, from infinite continuous parameter resolution.
The makers say that MFB-KRAFTZWERG offers a complete set for powerful and versatile synthesis: three VCOs with hard-sync, 24-dB-lowpass-filter with resonance, noise generator, ring-modulator, two envelope-generators, two LFOs and VCA. They tell us that technically and soundwise the synth is identical to MFBâ€™s euro-rack-modules but comes in a compact format that is easy to take with you and faster in use. Features
37 patch connectors
Pricing and Availability:
580 Euro incl. VAT