Novation Circuit Mono Station Synthesizer/Sequencer
Circuit Mono Station is a scheming, manipulative little beast of a machine, with a deafening roar to be tamed.
It’s infectious to use, quick to engage with and capable of some unpredictable and rather dangerous results. Product Hardware Specifications Product Hardware Specifications 32 RGB backlit velocity sensitive button grid 18 RGB backlit function buttons 8 Pots including dedicated filter and volume pots 2 Encoders for tempo and modulation path depth 6 RGB backlit mini pots for mixer section 4 35mm sliders for envelope ADSR control.
16 Tact switches 27 Orange LEDs for functional selection 19 RGB indicator LEDs 2 1/4″ jack sockets for line out and audio input 3 3.5mm jack sockets for MIDI in, out and thru (MIDI din break-out cables included) 2 3.5mm jack sockets for analogue clock in and out 3 3.5mm jack sockets for CV, gate and aux CV output USB socket for system / MIDI comms only (no bus-power) Configurable MIDI channels Front-mounted 3.5mm jack socket for headphones Rubberised knob caps Rotary controls secured to the chassis with metal nuts Power supply connector Power switch Kensington Security Slot Synth Engine Paraphonic – dual osc, single amp with separate control of each oscillator’s pitch 64 Synth patches 2 Oscillators + sub osc (follows the pitch of osc 1) Noise generator Coarse and fine tune per osc Waveform octave depth 16′, 8′, 4′ or 2′ Ring mod between osc 1 and 2 Oscillator waveforms include: Sine, triangle, sawtooth, square / variable pulse width Envelope 1 ADSR Envelope (Attack/Decay/Sustain/Release) Routable via the modulation matrix LFO Single LFO with rate Sync mode Waveforms include: Sine, triangle, sawtooth, square / variable pulse width, sample and hold Filter State variable OTA filter 12/24dB slope Low-pass / band-pass / high-pass Pre-filter overdrive Frequency and resonance controls Modulation 4×8 Modulation matrix All modulation routes available at all times with depth control for each route Mod sources (4) Envelope LFO Modulation sequence Pad velocity Mod destinations (8) Osc 1 pitch Osc 2 pitch Osc 1 PWM Osc 2 PWM Amp Filter cut-off Distortion level Aux CV outpu Mixer: Osc 1 level Osc 2 level Sub Osc level Noise generator level Ring modulation depth Audio In (with gain control) Distortion 3 types of analogue distortion: 1, 2 and 3 (combination of 1 & 2) Sequencer 32 Sessions 2 Tracks per session + 1 track modulation sequence 16 Patterns for osc 1, 8 patterns for osc 2 and mod sequence 16 Demo sessions Real time record (notes, with velocity and automation) Auto-quantise notes to steps and automation to 6 events per step Sequencer resolution 24 PPQN 51 Automation parameters All knob and slider movements can be recorded (excluding volume) All modulation route depths can be automated Tempo range 40 – 240 BPM Swing 20 – 80% Glide amount configurable per step 8 Pattern sync rates (incl. triplet rates) Pattern direction setting including ping-pong and random Pattern mutate 8 Global swing sync rates (incl. triplet rates) Real Time Performance Full range velocity scanning and record. Editable to 16 levels 16 Scale types and chromatic transposition Synth expand view doubles playable area Dual view for playing osc 1 and osc 2 simultaneously and independently Paraphonic mode option switch to select how the amp envelope triggers Configurable pattern start and end points Configurable pattern chain Instant and queued Session switching Instant and queued Pattern switching Editing Velocity and gate per step Fractional gate lengths (each step divisible by 6) Automation edit per step Clear step, automation parameter per pattern, pattern, session Duplicate step, pattern Software Compatibility Ableton Live Lite 9 is included Circuit Mono Station is a USB-MIDI class compliant device Power Requirements Maximum power consumption 12V DC 1A Product Dimensions Maximum power consumption 12V DC 1A.