Moffenzeef Stargazer - dual wavetable oscillator drone synth

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Post by Infinity Curve » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:11 pm

It's here! It's in my bag! It's on my desk! It's 3:04 :deadbanana:

Other buyers probably saw the email, but they sold out all 50 in just 4 days, and seems this has kept Moffenzeef alive for the moment, which is a great thing!

Oh, and apparently their instagram was deleted for some reason, they are on there now as @notmoffenzeefmodular, hahaha. :miley:

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Post by zolar_czakl » Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:24 pm

Infinity Curve wrote:It's here! It's in my bag! It's on my desk! It's 3:04 :deadbanana:

Other buyers probably saw the email, but they sold out all 50 in just 4 days, and seems this has kept Moffenzeef alive for the moment, which is a great thing!

Oh, and apparently their instagram was deleted for some reason, they are on there now as @notmoffenzeefmodular, hahaha. :miley:

Sounds to follow this evening, likely in the form of instagram videos
:nana: You're going to love it!
That email gave me a smile for sure. Looking forward to the mysterious alternate firmware too. I was messing around with the Stargazer for a couple of hours last night, and the different wavetables are really nice. There are some sweet glitchy areas in there when switching between waves. Sorry I'm terrible at pressing the record button these days. Lately it's all I can do to just steal away to my studio can for a couple hours here and there, and I just want to get lost in some cosmic oblivion of sounds in space
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Post by Infinity Curve » Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:20 am

I posted a couple vids to my Instagram last night, link in my sig. Absolutely loving this thing!!! I was quite pleasantly surprised by the filters, they're really quite nice. The whole signal path is really well thought out. Looking forward to spending some more time with it over the weekend

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Post by Infinity Curve » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:39 am

More stargazer drones up on my Instagram, link in my sig.

Love this guy!! :love: :love: :love:

Apparently the link doesnt work anymore I cannot figure out how to link to instagram via the web now, not sure if they changed something recently?

Either way, @1101sincode0010 on instagram

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Post by BTG » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:37 pm

For those that missed out, one is for sale in Muff's -- surprised it's still there viewtopic.php?t=200318

I will echo Infinity Curve's comments, it's a fun box. Very different from my Lyra-8, which really wants to be played and tweaked in an unpredictable manner. The Stargazer is more of a pure drone that is more deterministic (but still a bit unpredictable).

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Post by sloth713 » Sun May 06, 2018 12:17 am

this has to be one of the most :lolspew: demos I have seen in a while

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Post by makers » Sun May 06, 2018 10:10 am

It's performance art. He breaks character around 2:40.

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Post by unrealmod78 » Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:54 am

Hi,

It is possible to send a signal from Kenton pro solo mk2 to control the rate of stargazer LFO ?

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Post by zolar_czakl » Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:16 pm

unrealmod78 wrote:Hi,

It is possible to send a signal from Kenton pro solo mk2 to control the rate of stargazer LFO ?
Not sure what the Kenton does, but you can send CV into the expression pedal input with one of those TRS splitters (use the ring side). More info: Stargazer expression pedal input

Incidentally, Stargazer owners got an email update from Moffenzeef today. He says another limited run of 50 is forthcoming :party:

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Post by Unborn Gore » Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:41 pm

It’s a killer drone synth. I think it’s main competition is likely the Nozoid synths, but at that price you may as well spend the extra $100 and get an MMO-3.

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Post by Kennymester » Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:45 am

Since he's released the circuit diagram I hope at some point someone makes up a batch of PCB's for DIY'ers. Would love to build one of these since it seems to be rather straight forward.

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Post by zolar_czakl » Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:19 pm

Received this news from Mr. Fish yesterday:

Some new firmware is uploaded to the Github as promised. More to come, including a video walk through of how to do it :D

https://github.com/moffenzeefmodular/stargazer/wiki

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Post by placebo92 » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:52 pm

It says 'super loud output' on their site, anyone know if this means the signal wouldn't need boosting to send to a Eurorack system for effects?

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Post by placebo92 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:41 am

Has anyone attempted any mods to this guy? It looks like a pretty perfect little package but damn Audio In would’ve been cool..

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Post by drxcm » Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:44 pm

Black Stargazers are available on the store now!
100 units this time.

Go!

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Post by Unborn Gore » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:46 am

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Post by behndy » Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:54 pm

yurps. just saw someone i adoreeeee play one of these last night, bought IMMEDIATELY.

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Post by behndy » Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:15 pm

first jammy jam with the Stargazer -

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clean, then some Deluge beats, then some H9 delay, then some Pitch Wizard shenanigans.
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Post by behndy » Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:27 pm

also,

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Post by ben_hex » Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:25 pm

Moffenzeef Modular Stargazer // Drones, distortion, destruction & NO TALKING!

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Here's my first video with the Moffenzeef Modular mega drone, distortion, hands on box of fun ... Stargazer. In this video there's no talking, just a series of patches showing off various patches (not really patches, or is it?) with the unit both totally dry and then mixed against some Eurorack drum sounds.

00:00 Ste Holmes artwork
00:42 Tentacle Chicken
01:20 Euro-Distortion
01:33 Shit set dressing
02:14 Gorilla flowers
02:43 Star crunch clicks and pops
03:06 Rap Lyrics
04:17 Can't set up a camera angle
05:14 Bubblewrap festish
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Post by VM » Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:08 pm

Purple Stargazers exist - this limited edition apparently features interpolated wavetables, allowing smooth scrolling through. And a battery clip.

:sb: :sb:

https://www.moffenzeefmodular.com/store/stargazer

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It's serious :75: but honestly one of the best sounding synths of it's kind... argh
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Post by onthebandwagon » Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:34 pm

I don’t want such a device but it’s hard not to buy it just based on the maker’s vibe.
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Post by jabs » Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:36 pm

ffff interpolated wavetable drone box ugh and in glorious purple!

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Post by ignatius » Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:40 pm

interpolated wavetables is part of a frimware update. the firmware is probably on the moffenzeef github so you can load it any of the previous stargazers. they're all the same afaik. i do think the purple one has an internal 9v battery clip so you could open it up and stick a battery in it. otherwise they're all identical aside from the color of course.
VM wrote:Purple Stargazers exist - this limited edition apparently features interpolated wavetables, allowing smooth scrolling through. And a battery clip.

:sb: :sb:

https://www.moffenzeefmodular.com/store/stargazer

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It's serious :75: but honestly one of the best sounding synths of it's kind... argh

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Re: Moffenzeef Stargazer - dual wavetable oscillator drone synth

Post by chilllwinston » Wed Feb 19, 2020 8:06 am

Just picked up a purple Stargazer and am loving it! :sb: Here’s a couple of short drones, with a touch of reverb added. No other processing or effects added. :omg:

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