The MicroFreak from Arturia a new super-affordable hardware synth and a powerful digital oscillator with loads of atypical modes, an analog filter, and a modulation matrix. MicroFreak is an extremely versatile little monster that can sound sweet, terrific, hypnotic, deep, chaotic and authentic. It features an expressive etched touch-keyboard which also adds to its stylish appearance.
Oscillator Modes: The digital oscillator is prepared to do things other synths simply wouldn’t consider. With
modes like Texturer, KarplusStrong, Harmonic OSC, Superwave, adventurous musicians will be able to explore totally new possibilities. We have also partnered with acclaimed Eurorack Manufacturer Mutable Instruments, including the Plaits oscillator with added paraphony.
Touch Keyboard with Aftertouch: Don’t be afraid to try something new and unusual. MicroFreak’s touch plate is fast, natural, and expressive. It can detect pressure, and offers polyphonic aftertouch!
State Variable Analog Filter: Opposites attract, so we’ve coupled our digital oscillator with an analog filter. Inspired by the trailblazing 12dB Oberheim SEM filter, you can make it scream and whisper to taste. This filter can even auto-oscillate!
Modulation Matrix: Dominate the circuitry with MicroFreak’s 5x7 matrix. Three destinations are even user assignable!
Arpeggiator and Step Sequencer: Record up to four automations, edit notes per step or use innovative
randomization options. MicroFreak’s step sequencer and arpeggiator are powerful and fun to use.
Rear panel: Unlike other synths, MicroFreak’s backend is not off-limits. With connectivity galore, MicroFreak offers CV/Gate: Pitch Out, Gate Out and Pressure Out, Clock In and Out, MIDI In and Out, and USB.
OLED Display: Get all the visual feedback you need with a cool, high-definition OLED Display. A fist on an
The Sound: The market is shifting from "full analog" to “hybrid analog and digital". MicroFreak’s digital oscillator is the perfect tool to craft new types of sounds while the analog filter will give the synth all the warmth and punch musicians are looking for. MicroFreak can store up to 192 presets so musicians never end up short of inspiration and dealers can easily demo the little beast.
What's in the box?
- Arturia MicroFreak
- Power Supply
- 2 x 3.5mm to MIDI DIN Adapters
|Features||Sequencer, Arpeggiator, Oscillator|
|Outer Dimensions||31.1 x 23.3 x 5.5 cm|