Waldorf Kyra

Kyra Specifications

Sound engine

  • Virtual analog synthesis.
  • 128 voices.
  • 8 parts.
  • All sound features can be used simultaneously for each part.

 

Oscillators per voice

  • two Wave osc with 4096 waveforms.
  • two Pulse osc.
  • two Saw osc.
  • two Noise osc.
  • two Sub osc with several waveforms.
  • Hard Sync.
  • Hypersaw Mode.
  • Oscillator FM and Ring mod.
  • Oscillators are in two groups for better overview.

 

Effects

  • 9 simultaneously available effects.
    3 band EQ, Formant Filter, Input limiter, Distortion module, Delay module, 6 stage phaser, Chorus flanger, Stereo reverb, Output limiter.

 

Modulators

  • 3 envelope generators (EG).
  • 3 LFOs with 128 shapes each.
  • 6-slot Mod Matrix with multiple destinations per slot.

 

Filters

  • 12/24db/octave with LP/BP/HP available. Two filters per voice and true stereo signal path available in Dual Mode.

 

Extras

  • 26 patch banks (A to Z) with 128 slots each.
  • 128 Multi configurations.
  • Arpeggiator with 128 preset patterns.
  • Octave/key transpose.
  • Dual Mode: layers the same sound two times (which can be detuned against each other) .
    and provides true stereo signal path, Dual Filters and stereo LFOs.

 

Hardware

  • Sturdy full metal case.
  • 256x64 pixel OLED.
  • Kensington lock receptacle.

 

Connections

  • USB 2.0 for MIDI and audio.
  • 5-pin DIN MIDI In/Out/Thru.
  • 4 stereo, balanced, analog audio outputs plus stereo headphone output.

 

Audio interface

  • Kyra can be used as an audio interface to stream a single stereo stream from your computer.
  • Kyra can stream its 8 parts individually to your computer via USB in stereo at 24bit/96KHz (48KHz option).
  • USB MIDI and Audio 2.0 class complient - can be used with Mac OS and Windows (windows with supplied driver).