ASM Hydrasynth Explorer 8-voice Digital Polyphonic Aftertouch Keyboard Synthesizer

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The Hydrasynth Explorer offers the very same 8-voice sound engine as the Hydrasynth Keyboard and Desktop, but this time in a compact, highly portable and portable battery powered form factor.

ASM are happy to announce NEW 2.0 Firmware update for all the Hydrasynth models.

This is a free of charge update for all current and new users of Hydrasynth. The biggest news in this update includes:

Expanded memory to 8 banks (Keyboard, Desktop, and Explorer only)
NEW modulation source: VOICE MODULATOR
OSC Bit reducer
LFO quantizer
ENV quantizer
LFO Step Advance
Global FX bypass
Increased Vibrato resolution
New Sustain pedal options including Sostenuto
More LED options
Glissando in glide options
Arp Range goes to 6 octaves
Arp Step Offset parameter
More Rand/Init shortcuts (all STEP LFO steps, Wavescan waves, Voice mod offsets)
Local On/Off saved
......And more!

ASM’s seriously impressive Hydrasynth Explorer elevates the now legendary Hydrasynth into new unexplored territories. The Hydrasynth Explorer offers the very same 8-voice sound engine as the Hydrasynth Keyboard and Desktop, but this time in a compact, highly portable and portable battery powered form factor. The 37-note mid-sized PolyTouch® keybed features polyphonic aftertouch, offering great playability and expression but in a reduced footprint.

The extremely deep yet easy to use sound engine features the famous WaveScan oscillators, Mutator waveshaping, flexible dual Filter section, 32-slot modulation matrix, and dual Insert and dual Master effects allowing a lifetime of sonic explorations. The CV/GATE outputs provide for easy integration with equipment such as modular synthesizers and the USB MIDI and full-sized MIDI DIN connectors takes care of standard connectivity without the need for special cables.

The ASM Hydrasynth Explorer can also be powered by 8xAA batteries for true on-the-go mobile operation. Simply put, this is one very powerful compact-sized synthesizer and controller all-in-one for the modern musician.

Highlights

  • 8-voice polyphonic digital wave morphing synthesizer
  • POLYTOUCH™ Polyphonic Aftertouch, Note on/off velocity keyboard with 37 mid-sized keys
  • 1 Multimode filter and 1 variable LP-BP/Notch-HP filter per voice
  • Battery powered operation using 8xAA batteries (not included)
  • Microtuning support via MIDI Tuning Standard files
  • MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression) compatible
  • 3 Oscillators per voice with 4 Mutators total
  • 640 program locations with Category search
  • CV/Gate interconnectivity

Technical Specifications

  • Type Keyboard Synthesizer
  • Sound Engine Wave Morphing Synthesis (wavetable, linear FM, wave PWM, subtractive)
  • Analogue/Digital Digital
  • Number of Keys 37
  • Type of Keys Semi-weighted
  • Aftertouch Polyphonic Aftertouch
  • Velocity Sensitive Yes
  • Other Controllers Pitchbend and Modulation Ribbon Controllers
  • Polyphony 8 Notes
  • Number of Presets 640 Factory Patches
  • Oscillators 3 x WaveScan Oscillators, 1 x Noise Generator
  • Waveforms 219 x Waveforms, 4 x Wave Mutators
  • LFO 5 x LFO (sine, triangle, saw up/down, square, pulse 27%, pulse 13%, S&H, noise, random, step)
  • Filter Multimode Filter, 2-mode Filter (lowpass/bandpass/highpass, lowpass/notch/highpass)
  • Envelope Generator 5 x ADSR ; Delay, Hold, Looping
  • Effects Types 4 x Reverb, 6 x Delay, 5 x Modulation, Distortion, EQ, Compressor, Lo-Fi
  • Arpeggiator 8 x Modes with Direction, Octave, Chord, Phrase
SKU:
HYDRASYNTHEXP
Model Name:
Hydrasynth Explorer
Brand:
ASM

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