MOTU virtual instrument plug-in for controlling modular synths and other CV-equipped gear is now available 29/04/09
MOTU, Inc. tell us that they are now shipping Volta, as previewed in our news reports last week. Volta is a ground-breaking virtual instrument plug-in for controlling modular synths and other CV-equipped gear from popular audio workstation software packages such as MOTU Digital Performer, Apple Logic Pro and Ableton Live. Volta feature highlights
Standard virtual instrument plug-in that turns an audio interface with DC-coupled outputs into a voltage control interface.
Lets you control external modular synths or other CV-equipped gear from your computer.
Works with Digital Performer, Logic Pro, Live and other Audio Unit instrument hosts that support side chain outputs.
Works with any MOTU audio interface equipped with TRS outputs, including the 24io with 24 TRS outputs, expandable to 96.
Familiar, easy-to-use instrument plug-in operation within your favorite host software.
Provides 24 control outputs per plug-in instance. Use as many instances as needed.
Converts MIDI track data to control voltages to play modulars, analog synthesizers and other CV-equipped sound sources.
Sample-accurate MIDI playback with supporting host software (such as DP).
Provides seven different control source types, including MIDI notes, MIDI controller data and audio track automation, plus tempo-synced sources such as LFOs, clock pulses and trigger/pattern sequencers.
Provides one-click pitch and octave calibration per oscillator using either Hz/V or V/oct tuning standards.
View at a glance the total calibrated range for each oscillator/interface combination.
Sync multiple drum machines, arpeggiators and other clock destinations with independent PPQ resolution for each device.
Pricing and Availability:
Volta is now available for purchase from authorized MOTU resellers for a US list price of $249.