Waldorf Pulse

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Waldorf Pulse

The Waldorf Pulse is a monophonic synthesizer equipped with three oscillators and an arpeggiator. Its 100 patch programs are divided into 59 presets, 40 user sounds and one random sound. In addition to some standard modulations, four freely routable modulation units with selectable source, amount and destination give almost unlimited possibilities for analog bass and lead synth sounds.

Waldorf Pulse+

On the Pulse+ model, there is a built-in MIDI to CV converter with CV/Gate input and output for communicating with your old analog gear. All parameter changes are sent and received as MIDI controller messages. There are up to 16 modulation sources, 4 routable modulation units with adjustable source, amount and destination parameters, 6 knobs and 4 buttons for convenient editing. This and a lot more puts the Waldorf Pulse a class of its own. It is used by Hardfloor, 808 State, Sneaker Pimps, Nine Inch Nails, Moby, Jimmy Edgar, and Bushflange.

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Audio Clip 1 From the Future Music Issue 47 September 1996 CD.
Audio Clip 2 From the Future Music Issue 47 September 1996 CD.
ManualWaldorf have made manuals for many of their products available on-line!

Specifications

Polyphony - Monophonic
Oscillators - Three Oscillators with variable Waveform pulse,saw and triangle
Memory - 59 preset, 40 user programs
LFO - Two LFOs, LFO1 with 5 different waveforms tri, sin, saw, pulse, sample&hold (range from 0.008 Hz to 261 Hz)
Filter - 24 dB lowpass filter with resonance
Envelopes - 2 envelopes with selectable trigger
Keyboard - None
Arpeg/Seq - Rhythmic arpeggiator
Control - MIDI (CV/Gate on Pulse+)
Date Produced - 1996

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