Multitrack recorder, mixer, audio interface
HIGHLIGHTS 10-input, 12-track digital recorder • 10-channel mixer • 12-in/4- out USB interface with 24-bit/96kHz resolution • 8 mic/line inputs, each with 48V phantom power, 96 dB of gain, limiter, low-cut • 3.5mm, 2-channel aux/mic input • 2 balanced outs • 2 unbalanced outs • export mix to SD card, thumb drive, or computer as WAV or AAC file • vintage reverb and air effects • metronome • cue points • power from batteries or AC
TARGET MARKET Songwriters, musicians, personal studios
ANALYSIS Pairs Sound Devices’ technology with features designed specifically for music production.
USB MIDI mallet controller
HIGHLIGHTS Silicone keys with Smart Fabric Sensors developed by Keith McMillen Industries • mallet dampening and aftertouch capabilities • adjustable 3-octave range • 3 user-assignable touch-sliders and 4 buttons • steel and aluminum chassis • 3 assignable 1/4" pedal inputs • Low Note and Octave buttons • USB bus powered using iOS/Android mobile device or computer • optional MIDI expander for using external hardware
TARGET MARKET Percussionists, composers, studios
ANALYSIS A low-cost, lightweight alternative to other MIDI mallet controllers that includes KMI’s proprietary sensor material.
Semi-modular analog synth
HIGHLIGHTS analog oscillator • wave folder • harmonic-sine feature • 39 patch points • PWM • mixer with overdrive • noise • audio input • filter includes button to increase resonance • VCA with lowpass gate • output drive control • modulation: ADSR, 2-stage loopable function generator, and LFO/S&H • MIDI-to-CV • arpeggiator • 16-step sequencer • tap tempo and octave buttons • stereo headphone output • mono line output • includes power adapter, 5 patch cables and MIDI connector cable
TARGET MARKET Musicians, sound designers, composers
ANALYSIS Interesting combination of East and West Coast-style features.
Eurorack trigger sequencer/clock divider
HIGHLIGHTS Two independent trigger sections with separate clock inputs, seq outputs, Dice and Offbeat buttons • sliders for setting probabilities of triggers—1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/3—with individual outs for each • Swing controls • Dice mode generates random sequences based on 3/4 or 4/4 bar • Reset input can reset the Dice or mute outputs • Edit and Tap tempo buttons • runs from internal or external clock
TARGET MARKET Eurorack users, producers, sound designers
ANALYSIS A dual groove generator in a surprisingly small amount of space.