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Dreadbox Medusa monosynth

Post by Numanoid92 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:04 am

So this is the news.. a new monosynth from Dreadbox, available in December 2017

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Post by BTG » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:11 am

what does polyend have to do with it? That's a bit odd?

Also, not sure the market needs 2 new Dreadbox synths every year.

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Post by Numanoid92 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:14 am

BTG wrote:what does polyend have to do with it? That's a bit odd?

Also, not sure the market needs 2 new Dreadbox synths every year.
Yeah, not sure about the polyend thing.. anyway, let's see first what it is...
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Post by Annwn » Sun Jul 09, 2017 6:09 pm

Well if it's a more fleshed out Hades with better envelopes, legato and audio-in, it could be very interesting. That thing had great tone but felt a bit half done with the functionality.

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Post by Numanoid92 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:36 am

Here is the official Dreadbox announcement

http://www.dreadbox-fx.com/medusa/



All Analog Circuit developed by Dreadbox
Midi to CV, Sequencer and Arpeggiator developed by Polyend
64 step Sequencer that can store the Filter’s Cut off, Modulation Wheel and Velocity values, with a memory of 7 sequences
Arpeggiator with Up, Up-Down, 2 Octave Up, 2 Octave Down, 2 Octave Up-Down or Played Order
3 Classic Dreadbox VCOs:
2x osc with saw, pulse or triangle wave
1x osc with advanced wave forming (7 different waveforms)
A brand new 12dB/oct Filter design with variable thickness (active for frequencies 110Hz and below)
A dedicated Attack, Decay/Release, Sustain Envelope Generator to the Filter and the Amp
A Simple and Easy to use Modulation section
You can Polychain multiple units and achieve Polyphony
8 patch points for eurorack experience



So the mystery is solved

429euros the price, lower than the Erebus
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Post by Numanoid92 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:42 am

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Post by sharkminusbear » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:58 am

It looks pretty good, maybe it'll make me hold off on getting the Nyx.

It doesn't look like it has a ton of modulation or CV options... the LFO only has the 4 destinations, but it looks like it could do some decent FM with VCO 3. I just wish it had more patch points.

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Post by AKaudio » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:01 pm

Excited to hear this

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Post by ludotex » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:24 pm

I think this looks fantastic for the price. Looking forward to hearing it.
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New Dreadbox Medusa group for latest news and updates...

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Post by Numanoid92 » Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:47 am

New pics of the NEW redesigned Dreadbox Medusa

https://www.instagram.com/p/BgWTKWiDZaL ... readbox.fx

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Post by DiscoDevil » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:29 am

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Post by starthief » Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:29 pm

Well then!

Good thing that shelf stand I got for the Neutron has plenty of space for another synth. :hihi:

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Post by Sanys » Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:53 pm

the new design is great

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Post by Panason » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:23 pm

Wow, that looks super interesting... looks like they really went to town with the sequencer... not sure I'll be interested if the synth has no patch memories but... is that a screen I can see there?

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Post by replicalex » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:15 pm

I'm kinda amazed there is not more chat about this... Everyone's banging on about new Behringer knock offs or the "new" Roland Tr8s... :despair:
Not that I wouldn't fancy those either but...

This is the first new synth I've had instant GAS for in ages.. And I have no idea what it sounds like ... or the spec... Or anything really...

It just looks badass! :omg: :omg: :omg:

I love my NYX so if it sounds anything like that or the abyss plus a great sequencer then it's bound to be cool... No?
Anyway can't wait to find out more about it. :hyper:

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Post by dubnspace » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:16 pm

replicalex wrote:I'm kinda amazed there is not more chat about this... .

And I have no idea what it sounds like ... or the spec... Or anything really...
think you answered your own question..

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Post by replicalex » Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:30 am

think you answered your own question..
I suppose so. :lol:

Although, vague teasers and lack of info on a new synth has never stopped rampant speculation or an outpouring of GASsing on here in the past...

I just think it looks an interesting new design is all. Hopefully not have to wait too much longer for some better info.

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Post by replicalex » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:00 am

New pic... still no more info but it still looks BADASS!!! :love: [/img]

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Post by Panason » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:28 am

If this is the same price as the Manther, it's gonna be tough. But the involvement of Polyend makes me think this is gonna cost more like a grand.

64 pads seems a bit overkill. I assume there's a step sequencer on board and all parameters can be automated per step and over MIDI. It would need a proper screen and that little rectangle in the middle looks damn small.

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Post by replicalex » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:18 am

yeah, I think it will be more than the Manther (and the Microvolt). Unfortuneatly you're probably right about the price being closer to a grand... wait and see I suppose.

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Post by D_Bowman » Wed May 02, 2018 3:27 pm

Looks like some specs have come in. (snagged this off of gearslutz)

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