The Arp Odyssey has its own character, described by Portishead’s Adrian Utely as a “punky synth” - it can really scream and make a variety of unique sounds.
Thats assuming you can get your hands on one. First made in 1972 as a cut down version of the extremely sought after, and expensive 2600, it quickly became a popular synth, not because it was well built - but because of the sound.
So UK based sample merchants Binary Music have released a Kontakt based instrument with 101 patches made up of over 1,400 samples.
This is a detailed representation of a classic analogue synthesizer. The patches cover a wide
variety of sounds, including a selection from the original patch book and a
set of multi-sampled patches where different filter settings are mapped to
ARP Odyssey is available for download purchase now, priced at £12.00(approx. $20 U.S.).There is also a free version with a small selection of patches.