Crumar Bit One
The Bit One is a 6 voice programmable polyphonic analog synthesizer with digital control that rivals the Roland Juno-106 synthesizer. The 61-note keyboard is equipped with velocity which is a rare option among similar synths! The 2 computer controlled oscillators, 6 voltage controlled filters, 6 VCAs and 2 LFOs each per voice, easy hands-on editing and a double/split mode keyboard make this one phatt analog polysynth! A few let-down features of the Bit One stand in the way of an otherwise great synth. The MIDI implementation is useable but poor and there are only 63 memory patches. The Bit One has been used by 808 State and Cirrus.
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- Polyphony - 6 voices
- Oscillators - 2 DCOs per voice (triangle, sawtooth, pulse waveforms, noise)
- LFO - 2 LFO's (triangle, ramp and square waveforms)
- Filter - 1 VCF Resonant filter with ADSR per voice
- VCA - 1 VCA ADSR envelope per voice
- Keyboard - 61 keys (with velocity)
- Memory - 63 user patches
- Control - MIDI
- Date Produced - 1984 - 86
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