Teenage Engineering OP-1 Portable Synthesizer
Easily one of the most hotly anticipated synths of the modern generation - the OP-1 is a revolution in synthesis, sampling and MIDI Control!
A slick, innovative portable synth for the experimental producer
OP-1 is the all-in-one portable synthesizer, sampler and controller. with additional features like a built-in FM radio and an assignable G-force sensor for motion controlled effects, there is quite nothing like it.
Powerful Synth Engine
With ten synthesizer engines, eight high quality effects and multiple routable LFO’s, you'll never hit the wall when it comes to creativity or finding the right sound for the job. Add the unique built-in sequencers on top of that and you'll understand why so many highly regarded producers and artists hold this little machine so dear.
4-Track Tape Recording
Record anything you create with the 4-track tape feature. Match the tape speed to the sequencer tempo for some really nice overdubbing. Change tapespeed while recording, or record backwards in realtime. Switch to the 4 channel mixer and add some punch with the built in EQ and compressor.
Built-in FM Radio
Sample direct from any radio station in real time, with worldwide FM band support between 64-108MHz. Hear an inspiring or obscure sample on the airwaves and instant start chopping and tweaking. No messy recording and complex DAW editing - just record straight to tape!
When you connect OP-1 to a computer using the included USB cable, the OP-1 shows up as a MIDI controller or a storage device. If storage device is selected, just drag and drop audio files between your computer and the OP-1. All 4 tape tracks are available as well as the drum and synthesizer samples. Everything ready for you to tweak or add to your DAW. No additional software or drivers required - just plug and play!
- Upgradeable op os with multiple sound, effects and sequencer engines.
- Dr Wave – raw 8-bit
- FM – easy to tweak fm synthesis
- Pulse – square wave type
- String – physical modeling
- Digital – raw digital type
- Phase – hase distortion
- Cluster – multiple wave cluster
- DNA – unique id synthesis
- Dsynth – dual oscillator
- Dbox – drum synthesis
- Future additions of engines will be available with software upgrades
- Dedicated instant synth sampler with 6 seconds sampling time for each slot.
- Dedicated instant drum sampler with 12 seconds sampling time for each slot.
- Automated layout feature in drum sampler.
- Instant sampling using the built-in microphone or line in.
- Classic ADSR type envelope
- Dynamic envelope for drum sounds.
- Future additions of envelopes will be available with software upgrades
- Delay – classic delay type
- Phone – hacked phone effect
- Punch – adds punch to your sound
- Grid – grid based echo
- Spring – spring reverb type
- Cwo – rhythmic delay
- Nitro – dynamic filter
- Future additions of effects will be available with software upgrades
- 4 individual tape tracks with instant solo
- 6 minutes recording time in normal tape speed.
- 24 Mintues recording time
- Loop Function
- Reverse recording
- Classic tape editing features like lift, split and drop
- Lift tape recordings back to sampler for creative sound shaping.
- 3 axis motion sensor (g-force) assignable to any synth, envelope, effect parameter or to pitch.
- Built-in fm radio – sample direct from any radio station or record straight to tape.
- Over 1 thousand different combinations of engines, effects and modulation are possible.
- 400 MHz processor core (800 MMACSS performance)
- 64 MB low-power SDRAM (12ns)
- 512 MB Nand Flash storage
- 24-bit 96kHz ADC/DAC
- 16 hours active battery life
- USB 2.0 high speed (OTG)
- 3.5 mm Line Input, Output
- Built-in microphone
- High output mini speaker 8 ohm 1 watt
- 3-axis accelerometer (g-force) sensor
- Worldwide fm band support (64-108 MHz)
- 320 x 160 pixel resolution
- Contrast: 10000:1 (good for outdoor use.)
- Low profile keyboard module
- Scissor-switch ultra low profile design
- Expected lifespan of 10 million keystrokes per key
- Light grey powder coated body and edm textured keyboard
- Dimensions: L 282 mm, H 102 mm, D 13.5 mm
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