Dreadbox

Description

This Hades monophonic analog synthesizer reissue from Dreadbox is a faithful reproduction of the original legend. It can be played as a standalone unit, or incorporated as a 42HP-sized Eurorack module—and includes 11 patch points for interactivity with other gear. It features a VCO with two sub octaves, two waveforms with PW control, a 3-pole resonating low-pass filter, AD/RS envelope generator and wide-range triangle wave LFO, among others. Its powerful bass boost circuit make the Hades a formidable bass machine. With USB power, it offers convenient portability and energy efficiency.
Features
  • Full-analog synth, faithful reproduction of the Hades (produced through 2014–2016, was
  • limited only to 1,000 units at the time)
  • Can be used as a standalone unit or as a Eurorack module, 42HP sized
  • Powered by a simple USB adapter for maximum portability and energy efficiency
  • 1 x VCO with 2 sub octaves
  • 2 x waveforms with PW control
  • 3-pole resonating low-pass filter
  • OTA distortion
  • OTA VCA
  • 1 AD/RS envelope generator and 1 AR, drastically improved from the original version
  • Triangle wave LFO with a very wide frequency range
  • Special internal Bass boost circuit will make this the ultimate bass engine
  • 11 patch points
  • CV outs: Envelope, LFO, Modulation wheel, 1V/ocv
  • CV ins: PW, filter CUT off, VCA, CV, GATE
Specifications
  • MIDI interface: MIDI In 3.5 mm type A socket, responds to Pitch, Note On/Off, Mod wheel, Pitch wheel, and to all channels + OMNI channel (via MIDI Learn)
  • Mono audio out: Can be also used with headphones, max output is 5vpp, depending on the
  • setting
  • All patch points are 3.5mm mono action (except of the MIDI and AUDIO out)
  • GATE in: 0–5V
  • GATE out: 0–5V
  • CV IN: +/-10V, works with 1V/ocv
  • CUT CV in: +/-5V
  • MOD wheel out: 0–5V
  • ENV out: 0–5V
  • LFO out: +/-5V
  • PW in: +/-5V
  • VCA CV in: 0–5V
  • Suggested room temperature for VCO stability: 12–35 Celsius

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