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Blofeld Specifications

  • Most important features
  • Per Part
  • Per Voice
  • General Features

• Unbeatable price tag
• sturdy Metal Enclosure
• 7 endless stainless steel Dials
• Graphic Display 128 x 64 pixels, b/w, white background LED
• more than 1000 Sounds
• 3 Oscillators per voice
• Frequency Modulation between the Oscillators
• All Q Oscillator Models
• All Microwave II/XT/XTk Wavetables
• 2 independent Multi Mode Filters per voice
• Filter FM
• 2 Drive stages per voice with selectable Drive Curves
• 3 fast LFOs per voice
• 4 fast Envelopes per voice
• powerful Arpeggiator
• freely programmable Arpeggiator Pattern with up to 16 Steps per Sound

• powerful Arpeggiator
- Hold and One Shot modes
- syncable to MIDI Clock
- Direction Up, Down, Alternate
- Range up to 10 Octaves
- various methods to modify Note Sort Order
• freely programmable Arpeggiator Pattern with up to 16 Steps per Sound.
programmable per Step:
- Accent
- Timing
- Length
- Glide on/off
- Pause
- Chord
- Previous note
- Random not from Note List
- first and/or last note from Note List
• 1 Effect slot per part
• 1 Effect slot globally for all parts
Effect types:
- Chorus
- Flanger
- Phaser
- Overdrive
- Triple FX (S&H, Ring Modulation, Chorus)
- Delay (only available on global Effect slot)
- Clocked Delay (only available on global Effect slot)
- Reverb (only available on global Effect slot)

3 Oscillators Virtual Analog Models:

  • Pulse with Pulse Width Modulation and adjustable Brilliance
  • Sawtooth with adjustable Brilliance
  • Triangle
  • Sine

Wavetables:

  • Q Alt 1 and Alt 2 Wavetable with adjustable Brilliance
  • All Wavetables from Microwave II/XT/XTk Series with adjustable Brilliance
  • Separate Wavetable selectable for Oscillator 1 and 2

Frequency Modulation between the Oscillators
Oscillator Synchronization
Ring Modulator for Osc 1 / 2
Noise Generator with Noise Colour
2 independent Multi Mode Filters

  • Filter FM
  • Resonance up to Self-Oscillation
  • Low Pass 24 dB / 12 dB
  • Band Pass 24 dB / 12 dB
  • High Pass 24 dB / 12 dB
  • Notch 24 dB / 12 dB
  • Comb Filter with positive / negative Feedback- PPG Low Pass Filter

2 Drive stages per voice with adjustable Drive Gain and selectable Curves

  • Clip
  • Hard
  • Medium
  • Soft
  • Sine Shaper
  • etc.

Modulation Matrix with 16 Slots, freely programmable

  • Modulation Speed far into Audio Range
  • Modulation Sources include all internal Modulation Sources plus various MIDI messages
  • Modulation Destinations for almost all continuous sound parameters
various pre-routed Modulation Destinations with selectable Sources
  • Pitch Modulation
  • Oscillator 1 / 2 / 3 Frequency Modulation
  • Oscillator 1 / 2 / 3 Pulse Width Modulation
  • Filter 1 / 2 Cutoff Modulation
  • Filter 1 / 2 Frequency Modulation
  • Pan 1 / 2 Modulation
  • Amp Modulation
4 Modifiers for transforming Modulation Sources with various Algorithms
3 fast LFOs
  • syncable to MIDI Clock
  • Note Retrigger with adjustable Start Phase
  • monophonic LFO
  • Keytrack
4 fast Envelopes with selectable types
  • Single Trigger / Retrigger per Envelope
  • ADSR
  • ADS1DS2R (2 Decay/Sustain stages plus adjustable Attack Level)
  • One Shot
  • Loop S1S2 (Loop between Sustain 1 and 2)
  • Loop All (Loop over all stages)
Poly, Mono, Dual or Unisono Mode with selectable Voice Count

• up to 25 Voices
• 16 part multi timbral
• more than 1000 Sounds
• sturdy Metal Enclosure
• 7 endless stainless steel Dials
• 5 Buttons
• Graphic Display 128 x 64 pixels, b/w, white background LED
• MIDI LED
• Volume Control
• Power Switch
• Stereo Output
• Headphone Output
• MIDI In
• USB Connector for MIDI In / Out
- uses standard USB MIDI Driver provided by host computer OS
- Windows ME minimum, Windows XP or newer recommended
- Mac OS X 10.2 minimum, Mac OS X 10.3 or newer recommended
• External Power Supply