4-Voice Japanese Synth Emulated

Synth Magic and Tronsonic release J4 for Kontakt      07/04/14

Months in development, J4 is a Synth Magic/Tronsonic collaboration, for Native Instruments Kontakt 5.2.1 or later, that they say is inspired by a legendary and very special 4 voice Japanese analogue synthesizer from the late 1970s. That'll be a Jupiter 4 then...


  • 2  sets of samples  - one  recorded 'DI', with a NEVE* style pre-amp/eq and boutique valve mixer at 48khz/24 bit. The second set uses the same method as well as being recorded to brand new 'old-stock' tape at 15ips on a Studer* A807 quarter inch reel-to-reel recorder.
  • Over 330 patches
  • Single oscillator analogue style synth with 6 waveforms, sub square wave and noise generator.
  • Syncable 16 step sequencer system with Filter, Resonance, Velocity and Chord sequencer
  • Syncable Arpeggiator
  • Syncable main LFO and VCF S/H LFO
  • Overdrive function via relationship between 'Volume' and 'Level' controls.
  • Sub LFO
  • Dual Polarity Keytrack
  • Unison, Portamento and Mono mode
  • 4 Voice or Full Polyphony
  • Pitch Bend and Mod Wheel routing system
  • Delay, high quality 'Mixbus' Compressor, 'Tape Compressor', Ensemble and choice of 3 Reverbs.

Pricing and Availability:
£19.99 limited offer until May 1st (normally £29.99)

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