Steinberg Model E

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The Model E VST Plug-In from Steinberg is modeled after the classic Moog Model D Minimoog, capable of the same fat 3-VCO monophonic bass sounds of the Mini. But because the Model E is a software plug-in you get many more advantages over the real deal. To start, you have MIDI, unlimited storage for your created sounds, super-stable tuning, a warm filter and oscillators with crisp, clear sounds. Of course you are no longer limited to monophonic sounds, the Model E has 64 voice polyphony and 16 multitimbral parts. And the Plug-In comes at a fraction of the price and weight of a real Moog synthesizer! Cubase's MIDI tracks are routed directly to the input of Model E. outputs appear directly in the VST mixer, so effects and EQ can be applied just like any audio channel. All Model E settings are automatically saved with your song files and the final mix can be streamed out to an audio file.

But among all these new features the look and basic design concept remains true to the original Minimoog. Three oscillators per voice, a great 24dB filter with ADS and no LFO. And its sounds are just as authentic. Being digital, it's expected that they should lack some of the 'oomph' of an analog Minimoog. But they impressively cover the gamut of Minimoog bass sounds. From low heavy bass to nasal whistle-y sounds from HipHop and R&B to Techno. Other features include Mono-Mode and a Glide or portamento type effect. Up to 8 Model E's can independently be used as VST Instruments in a song.. it's like having 8 Minimoogs at your fingertips! At its low price, getting the Model E plug-in is a no-brainer for any Cubase VST user who has ever dreamed of using the Minimoog. It is used by Hans Zimmer.

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10 Visitor comments
juan perez
November 8, 2011 @ 1:33 am
I just found today the program on ebay looks original meaby I will bid

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Numanoid
February 11, 2011 @ 12:29 pm
No need for the Model E today. Arturia's emulation, G-Force Minimonsta and the free Minimogue VA (http://www.home.no/gunnare/) is just a couple of examples of later VST's that easily replaces it.
gridsleep
February 10, 2011 @ 1:35 pm
Too bad the Model E is not available from Steinberg or anywhere else. Believe me, I looked. Unless someday someone decides to sell their disk on eBay, there isn't a ghost of a chance of getting your hands on a Steinberg Model E. It's so rare, it's impossible.
captain o
November 12, 2010 @ 1:38 pm
I have this thing and I REALLY like it. Bear in mind that it sounds NOTHING like a Minimoog.

But it does a lot of really nice stuff that often reminds me of what the Roland Juno 60 could do. And that's great, because that's very useful sonic territory. And it's pretty easy to tweak good sounds from the baked-in presets.

In short, I like this thing because it is MUSICALLY USEFUL. And not that many synth plugins are.
planetplayer
January 12, 2009 @ 7:06 pm
I used it an loved it. Can make nice effects and is very musical. I think the Arturia Minimoog sounds more real to the real thing. But both sound nice.
 
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  • Specifications
  • Polyphony - 64 voices; 6 Waveforms per Oscillator
  • Oscillators - 3 Oscillators © Noise Generator
  • LFO - None
  • Filter - 2-Pole and 4-Pole Low pass filter with Modulation and Key Tracking
  • Envelopes - 2 Envelope Generators
  • Memory - 128 memories per VST instrument
  • Macintosh - Mac 604e, 250MHz, OS 8, 64Mb RAM, VST 2.0-compatible application
  • Windows/PC - Pentium II 266, Windows 95/98, 64Mb RAM, VST 2.0-compatible application
  • Date Produced - 2000

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