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Modal Electronics Argon8X Synthesizer, 61-Key, New

Get into wavetable synthesis with Modal Electronics' extended-range Argon8X, a 61-key synth with an easy-to-use layout and powerful waveform modulation. Rate and review this product
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Modal Electronics Argon8X Synthesizer

The Modal Argon8X synthesizer is an extended-range edition of the Argon8 wavetable synth, with 61 full-sized keys. Based around its revolutionary wavetable synthesizer engine, Argon8X derives much of its heritage and DNA from the highly acclaimed Modal 002.

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Oscillators:
- 120 carefully crafted wavetables split into 24 banks of 5 morphable waveform sets, covering virtual analogue classics through to cutting edge EDM and many from the original Modal 002 as well as a whole range of mathematically generated tables. Additional PWM bank and 3 noise/modulation banks accessible on Oscillator 2
- 32 static wavetable processors including de-rez, wave folders, wave shapers, phase shapers and rectify that can be applied to the 120 wavetables to give a mind boggling array of permutations and new waveshapes
- 32 high resolution wavetable oscillators, 4 per voice, with 8 types of oscillator modifier including: Phase Mod (FM), Ring Mod, Amp Mod, Hard Sync and Windowed Sync
- Voice Drift and Width controls that help to create massive stereo soundscapes

Keyboard:
- FATAR TP/9S Full size keys with both velocity and aftertouch, 37 on the ARGON8 and 61 on the ARGON8X
- 1.54 inch large OLED display - that provides instant visual feedback to the user at all times of playing/editing
- Multiple keyboard modes, Mono, Poly, Unison 2, unison 4, unison 8, Stack 2 and Stack 4
- Inbuilt sophisticated programmable arpeggiator of 32 steps with rest capability with up to 2048 steps before repeating
- Glide/Portamento with both legato and staccato modes
- Filter
-Two pole morphing resonant filter with multiple filter types
- Filter can be morphed from low pass, through band pass, to high pass
- Modulation
- Hugely powerful "Mod Matrix" with eight assignable slots with four additional fixed routes, 11 mod sources and 52 destinations
- A 4-axis joystick that can be assigned to a huge range of modulation destinations and virtually 'locked' when desired
- Three dedicated envelope generators for AMP, MOD and FILTER that can be accessed independently or all three simultaneously including negative (reverse) versions
- Two Audio rate LFO's with tempo sync (one poly, one global). Polyphonic LFO can sync to frequency divisions

FX:
- Waveshaping distortion
- Three incredibly powerful independent and user configurable stereo FX engines
- FX include Chorus, Phaser, Flanger (Positive or Negative), Lo-fi, Tremolo, Rotary, 3 x Delay types (Stereo, Ping-Pong, Crossover) and Reverb.
- Sequencer
- Real time sequencer with 512 notes with input quantise and four recordable / editable parameter animations
- Delay FX, LFO's, sequencer and arpeggiator can be either clocked internally or externally
- 100 sequencer presets that can be linked to any patch for quickly loading arrangements

Storage:
- 500 patch memories, all fully editable and ships with 300 factory programs and 200 user patch spaces. Patch upload and download through the free MODALapp
- 100 sequencer presets and 100 FX presets
- Quick Recalls accessible from the panel for quickly loading your favourite patches. 8 slots on keyboard variants, and 4 on ARGON8M

Connectivity:
- Analogue clock sync in and out (configured to the KORG / Teenage Engineering specification)
- MIDI DIN in and out
- Full size quarter inch jacks for stereo audio outs, headphones and external control such as sustain and expression
- 3.5 mm stereo input with ability to route incoming audio through the FX
- Class compliant MIDI provided over USB connection to host computer or tablet
- Optional MODALapp standalone software editor available for macOS, Windows, iOS and Android. Optional MODALplugin VST3 / AU plugin for running MODALapp within your Digital Audio Workstation (coming soon)
- Power: DC-9.0V-1.5A

Physical: Road ready Steel and Aluminium chassis

Dimensions:
Width: 35 inches (885 mm)
Depth: 11-3/4 inches (300 mm)
Height: 4 inches (100 mm)
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 23 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 38 x 14 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MDL-ARG-X
Warehouse Resealed
Shipping Weight: 23 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 38 x 14 x 6 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): MDL-ARG-X
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