B-Stock Modal Cobalt 5S 5 Voice Extended Virtual-Analogue Synthesizer

B-Stock Modal Cobalt 5S 5 Voice Extended Virtual-Analogue Synthesizer

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Taking full advantage of Modal Electronics' new COBALT nex-generation synth architecture, the COBALT5S packs a range of performance enhancing functionality into a portable and convenient package.

Perfect for channeling your creativity on the go, the Cobalt 5S is USB powered so it can easily be charged from your laptop or powerbank, no matter where you are!

Delivering a range of sounds, from the classic, to the contemporary, to the outright crazy - the Cobalt 5S produces a vast range of virtual-analog sounds of demand, paired with a highly intuitive user interface, hands-on controls and modern functionality!

Powerful MODALapp Potential

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!

Modal Cobalt 5S 5 Voice Extended Virtual-Analogue Synthesizer Key Features:

  • Next-Gen Extended Virtual-Analogue Synthesis Engine - Boasting 5 true polyphonic voices, 2 independent algorithm groups and up to 8 oscillators per voice, the Cobalt 5S serves up a nefarious palette of sounds that are primed for any application imaginable.
  • Classic To Contemporary - Driven by 40 complex sophisticated algorithms and Modal’s morphable 4-pole Ladder Filter, create a vast range on genre-spanning sounds.
  • Modern Functionality - With MPE support, an integrated Realtime/Step Sequencer and dual FX engines, unlock new levels of performance.
  • On-The-Go Power Options - Integrate COBALT5S into your existing setup or power it via USB for on-the-go use.
  • Expressive Hands-On Interface - With a 37-note compact-key bed with aftertouch, an intuitive X/Y/Z touch pad and 16 switched encoders, you've got countless ways to perform.
  • Get Connected - Unlock the Cobalts full creative potential through a range of functions via the free MODALapp, available on macOS, Windows, iOS, iPadOS, Android and AU/VST3.


  • True 5 voice polyphonic


  • Supports MPE-compatible MIDI controllers, allowing you to apply polyphonic control and expression to individual notes


  • 40 high-resolution virtual-analogue oscillators, up to 8 per voice
  • Two independent and self-contained oscillator groups with sine, pulse, triangle, sawtooth waveforms, 40 different algorithms including: complex analogue synthesis techniques, built-in crossmodulation (SYNC, RM, and many more), PWM, smooth morphing between VA waves, bit crushing, filtered noise.
  • Extended Oscillator Drift


  • 4-Pole Morphable Ladder Filter with Resonance and four switchable configurations
  • Resonance and Balanced Filter Modes 


  • Three dedicated envelope generators for AMP, MOD and FILTER that can be accessed independently or all three simultaneously including negative (reverse) versions for MOD and FILTER ENVs
  • Two LFO’s with tempo sync (one poly, one global) with seven different shapes
  • Eight assignable modulation slots and four additional fixed modulation routings for common assignments with 11 modulation sources and 41 modulation destinations

Sequencer and Arpeggiator

  • Polyphonic realtime sequencer with 512 notes and four recordable/editable parameter animations (Delay FX, LFO’s, sequencer and arpeggiator can be either clocked internally or externally)
  • Polyphonic Step Sequencer with 64 steps, 5 notes per step, 4 lanes of Parameter-Lock style animation, Step Input mode, multiple playback modes including gate modes and rest function
  • Built-In sophisticated programmable arpeggiator of 32 steps with rest capability and up to 2048 steps before repeating


  • Two incredibly powerful independent and user-configurable stereo FX engines for Chorus and Stereo Delay

User Memory

  • 300 patch memories, all fully editable; ships with 200 factory programs
  • 100 sequencer presets that can be linked to any patch for quickly loading arrangements
  • 4 Quick Recall slots accessible from the panel for quickly loading your favourite patches

Controls and Performance

  • Premium 37 compact-key keyboard with velocity and channel aftertouch
  • 16 switched encoders support realtime CC message transmissions to other MIDI devices or DAWs
  • Five-axis X/Y/Z pressure-sensitive touchpad for pitch bend, mod wheel and/or modulation assignments
  • Multiple keyboard modes, Mono, Poly, Stack 2, Unison 2, Unison 4
  • Glide/Portamento with both legato and staccato modes

Inputs and Outputs

  • 6.35 mm / 1/4" TS line outputs
  • 6.35 mm / 1/4" TRS headphone output
  • MIDI DIN In and Out
  • 3.5 mm / 1/8" TS Analogue clock sync In and Out
  • Class compliant MIDI over USB connection
  • 6.35 mm / 1/4" TS sustain pedal input

Enclosure and Display

  • Durable polycarbonate enclosure
  • Monochrome OLED display for instant visual feedback at all times of playing/editing


  • Power: DC-9.0V – 1.5A centre-positive or USB-bus powered

Editor Software

  • Free MODALapp software editor available for macOS, Windows, iOS and Android
  • MODALapp can also be run within your Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), with VST3 and AU versions available


  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 56.5 x 16.2, x 5.7 cm / 22.24” x 6.38” x 2.24”
  • Weight: 2.4 kg / 5.3 lbs
More Information
Manufacturer Modal Electronics
SKU 327472-B
Shipping Weight (kg) 8.000000
Warranty 2 Years
Number of Keys 37 Key
Series Cobalt 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!

B-Stock may have been opened for Demonstration, returned by a customer, refurbished, or have non-essential accessories or software missing.

There may also be signs of use including minor wear and damage, and it may not come in the original packaging.