Prepare to explore the FM universe with a level of freedom not yet known to FM synthesis. The Elektron Digitone Eight Voice Polyphonic Digital Synthesizer is here to help you sculpt the soundtrack of planets unknown thanks to its incredible sound engine, intuitive controls and masterful connectivity. If you're wanting to take your music creation to another dimension the Digitone is for you.
FM synthesis, remodelled
The Elektron Digitone represents a new vision of how FM synthesis can be revitalised for a new generation. The secret of the Digitone lies in its ability to combine FM sound generation with a classic subtractive synthesis signal flow. Everything from jagged chaos to mellow soundscapes can be generated in less than a second and without any knowledge of synthesis. Choose from multiple FM algorithms featuring carefully selected parameters and Shape the tones with powerful filters to create sounds completely unique to you.
It lets the user intuitively explore this re-formable, shapeable ball of stuff, then put that through the normal processes of synthesis- John Chowning, inventor of FM synthesis
Out of this world effects
Once you have created your mind-bending core sounds, the Elektron also serves up a collection of effects to further polish or destroy your unearthly timbre. Panoramic chorus, saturator delay, supervoid reverb and overdrive are all at hand to polish or destroy. All audio is routed through the Digitone's 48 kHz, 24-bit D/A and A/D converters so you can be sure of absolute clarity even when making huge tonal meltdowns.
Built in sequencer
Thanks to the polyphonic ability of the Digitone you can sequence together 4 synth tracks. Each track can run an independent arpeggio and sounds can be altered on every step of the sequence so as to evolve as you create hypnotic sequences on the fly. For more complex use of sequencing the Digitone comes with legacy MIDI and USB connectivity so that it can play nice with everything from your old 80s hardware synth through to your PC or Mac. Overbridge compatibility also means that it can seamlessly integrate analog and digital synths into the DAW of your choice.
The Elektron Digitone Eight Voice Polyphonic Digital Synthesizer takes acclaimed synthesis method and adds powerful new features so as to help a new generation find their own, unique voice - see where the Digitone can take you.
Manufacturer Elektron Model name Digitone Eight Voice Polyphonic Digital Synthesizer Dimensions (W x D x H) 215×176×63mm (8.5”×6.9”×2.5”) Weight 1.49 kg (3.3 lbs) Synth voice features 8 voice polyphony (multitimbral)
Multiple FM algorithms
1 × multimode filter per voice
1 × base-width filter per voice
1 × overdrive per voice
2 × assignable LFO per voice
Sequencer 4 synth tracks
4 MIDI tracks
1 arpeggiator per track
Individual track lengths
Sound per step change
Send and master effects Panoramic Chorus send effect
Saturator Delay send effect
Supervoid Reverb send effect
Overdrive master effect
Hardware 128 × 64 pixel OLED screen
2 × 1/4” impedance balanced audio out jacks
2 × 1/4” audio in jacks
1 × 1/4” stereo headphone jack
48 kHz, 24-bit D/A and A/D converters
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port
MIDI In/Out/Thru with DIN Sync out
Included in the box Power Supply PSU-3b
Elektron USB cable
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