B-Stock Modal Argon 8M Desktop Synth Module

B-Stock Modal Argon 8M Desktop Synth Module


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Inheriting the DNA of their original Modal 002 synthesizer, the Argon 8 is now available in a versatile desktop format, containing all the bells and whistles of the keyboard edition!

Next-Gen Wavetable Poly Synthesis

Infused with the DNA of the original Modal 002 synth, Argon 8M serves up classic analogue sounds to modern electronic grit.

With its new wavetable synthesiser engine, the Modal Argon8M is able to offer true 8 voice polyphony. It comprises 120 carefully crafted wavetables that are split over 24 banks consisting of 5 morphable waveform sets each.

32 high resolution wavetable oscillators, 4 per voice and featuring 8 types of oscillator modifier including Phase Mod (FM), Ring Mod, Amp Mod, Hard Sync and Windowed Sync allow you to really shape your sound.

You can further manipulate your output with 28 static wavetable processors including de-rez, wave folders, wave shapers, phase shapers and rectify. You can apply these processors to all 120 wavetables for an astonishing range of sonic options and new waveshapes!

Paired with the free MODALapp, unlock the full creative potential of your Modal Electronics synthesizer through this cross-platform application that delivers a visual and hands-on synth experience like no other!

Supercharged Preset Library

That's not all though, as this Argon model also comes with the super impressive Monster Machine preset pack.

With 40 creatively inspiring sounds, this incredible preset library perfectly compliments the power that the ARGON provides effortlessly.

With every sound that's ideal for everything from nostalgic synth songs to horror soundscapes. Take your performance to new heights!

Powerful MODALapp

Unlock the full potential of your Modal Electronics instrument with the free, cross-platform MODALapp. Providing full intutive visual control over presets, patch editing and synth paramaters, alongside effortless firmware updates and seamless DAW integration, the MODALapp allows you to experience hardware synth editing at its finest!

With every paramater you could want at your fingertips, the app works in perfect harmony with your synth to unlock full-touch integration over you set-up from selectable waveforms, to filters to modulation and sequenced patterns - whether you're on Windows, macOs, iOS, iPadOS, Android OR AU/VST3.

Perfect for both live performance and in-depth production setups, with the MODALapp you can easily import and export everything from single patches to entire libraries so you never need to trouble yourself with complicated third party softwares again!

DAW Compatible

The Modal Argon8 features a Class Compliant USB MIDI connection so you can use the Argon8 with virtually any DAW.

Firmware v3 Features

Introducing Oscillator Free Run and Vintage features, exciting four new filter models, new FX algorithms and extremely useful new Arpeggiator play modes, ARGON8 v3 is maximizing the experience of a modern wavetable synth that excites musicians and sound designers. Building on the fundaments of our sophisticated product research and development team and user suggestions, ARGON8 will sound more organic and exciting than ever before.

Modal Argon 8M Synth Key Features:

  • New 8 Voice Wavetable Synthesizer Engine
  • 120 WaveTables Split Into 24 Banks of 5 Morphable Waveform Sets
  • 28 Static Wavetable Processors
  • 32 High Resolution Wavetable Oscillators
  • 500 Fully Editable Patch Memories
  • 100 Sequencer Presets
  • 100 FX Presets
  • USB MIDI Connectivity
  • Powerful MODALapp Compatibility
  • Rugged Steel and Aluminium Chassis

Modal Argon 8M Specifications:


  • True 8 voice polyphonic
  • Mono-timbral


  • 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


  • Two pole morphing resonant filter with multiple filter types
  • Filter can be morphed from low pass, through band pass, to high pass


  • 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


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


More Information
Manufacturer Modal Electronics
SKU 309390-B
Shipping Weight (kg) 5.000000
Warranty 2 Years
Series Argon Series


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B-Stock is in full working order and is protected by a standard Manufacturer's Warranty as if you are buying the A-Grade equivalent!

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