Dreadbox - Typhon

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Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by Spectromat » Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:08 am

New Typhon synth

Features
– Analog Circuit including 2 Classic Dreadbox Oscillators, a 4-pole Low Pass Filter, and Multiple Analog VCAs
– 32 Step Note Sequencer
– 3 Modulators with 4 Different Modes and Multiple Active Targets
– 12 DSP effects (32bit 296kHz) developed by Sinevibes
– 254 preset memory
– Powered via USB
- €355


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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by MossGarden » Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:23 pm

Yeah, trigger pulled. Was looking for something just like this, have been for weeks now. I sold my mother 32 to get something a bit different, this will do nicely

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by TruthSerum » Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:40 pm

Sold. This is what I'm talking about- innovation that manifests inspiration.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by TheRosskonian » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:45 pm

Interested to hear more about this one, another cool thing not mentioned in this thread:
External audio input that can turn this box into the ultimate effects unit
⅛ in Mono Audio In (for routing via Typhon FX)
I wonder how the control works, would be interested in reading the manual or seeing a video of going through the motions to create a patch with the menus and sliders.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by jdaddyaz » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:47 pm

This thing sounds great. I can't wait for next months release. I don't often buy things as soon as they're released, but for this I'll make an exception.
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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by Spectromat » Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:56 am

Not just the Typhon, but this does give some insight into it's use. With a Sonicstate review coming soon.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by BloodyCactus » Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:48 pm

can I throw in a BIG YAY for super tiny postage stamp size screen with even smaller super tiny font? :( whhhyyy???

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by anselmi » Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:11 pm

Mixed bag of feelings about this thing

Controls seems to be very well chosen to not populate the panel and also keep it simple and usable. I like the form factor, portability and the fact that it have a display. With such few controls it would be really tedious to access double function stuff without visual feedback.

Reverb sounds really good, but I´m afraid it will become a strong selling point and then we will be flooded with videos drenched in reverb.
I never liked synths with so much emphasis on fx, and in this one it seems that fx are center stage.

The dry sound is OK but I dunno if another analog monosynth adds something to the actual scene.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by onthebandwagon » Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:13 am

Are these actually available for preorder anywhere? Sweetwater indicates it but when you go to the page it says “notify me when in stock”.
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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by cat_abyss » Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:29 am

BloodyCactus wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:48 pm
can I throw in a BIG YAY for super tiny postage stamp size screen with even smaller super tiny font? :( whhhyyy???
Get a fresnel lens and mount it on top!
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J/K, i wholeheartedly agree with you.
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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by winn3r » Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:34 am

Lovely teaser video! :hihi:
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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by anselmi » Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:01 pm

winn3r wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:34 am
Lovely teaser video! :hihi:
yeah! amazing piece! love it

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by brandnewmath » Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:10 pm

I like all the demos and have become a big Dreadbox fan, but I'll probably hold off on this since I already have an Erebus v3 and a Nyx v2, and how many analog monosynths from the same company does a man really need (blasphemy, I know). On the other hand, I sort of hope the analog voice structure makes its way into a poly; a dual-oscillator Abyss v2 would complete my Dreadbox collection nicely...

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by MossGarden » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:23 am

onthebandwagon wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:13 am
Are these actually available for preorder anywhere? Sweetwater indicates it but when you go to the page it says “notify me when in stock”.
You can preorder direct from Dreadbox as long as they still have stock

EDIT: They're sold out

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by onthebandwagon » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:30 am

MossGarden wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:23 am
onthebandwagon wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:13 am
Are these actually available for preorder anywhere? Sweetwater indicates it but when you go to the page it says “notify me when in stock”.
You can preorder direct from Dreadbox as long as they still have stock

EDIT: They're sold out
Yea I saw that but don’t understand if the other retailers have already begun to take preorders or what.
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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by chris.d » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:11 pm

brandnewmath wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:10 pm
I sort of hope the analog voice structure makes its way into a poly; a dual-oscillator Abyss v2 would complete my Dreadbox collection nicely...

a replacement for Abyss is said to be coming by end of 2020.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by Licudi » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:18 am

chris.d wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:11 pm
a replacement for Abyss is said to be coming by end of 2020.
Dreadbox said that? Or just scuttlebutt.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by VM » Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:23 am

I'm still scarred for life after the Erebus V3 and it's damn auto-tuning routine that sounded like a dial-up modem played through a megaphone into a cave full of bees. Passing on this one but would be very interested in a new Abyss.
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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by Kattefjaes » Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:36 am

VM wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:23 am
I'm still scarred for life after the Erebus V3 and it's damn auto-tuning routine that sounded like a dial-up modem played through a megaphone into a cave full of bees. Passing on this one but would be very interested in a new Abyss.
I've literally never heard that on my v3 - but then I'm in the habit of turning things with analogue VCOs on a few minutes before I use them, and not, you know, amplifying the shit out of them at startup.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by zaphod betamax » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:14 am

I read the opposite on YT from a channel called Procknosis.
The page owner said that yannis was not interested in another poly.
But again this is all third party.

Licudi wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:18 am
chris.d wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:11 pm
a replacement for Abyss is said to be coming by end of 2020.
Dreadbox said that? Or just scuttlebutt.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by brandnewmath » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:01 pm

That ProckGnosis guy seems to have some access to the company (he did a factory tour video once and has been covering them since the Murmux days), so I lean toward believing what that guy on the Internet said as opposed to what the other guy on the Internet said. Too bad; I'd start saving now if there was some confirmation a new Abyss was going happen.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by onthebandwagon » Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:48 pm

Sweetwater has the preorder page up now for anyone who is interested.
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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by vqlk » Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:58 pm

not something i need at all, but just wanted to say that it looks beautiful.

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Re: Dreadbox - Typhon

Post by borututu f. » Fri Jul 03, 2020 9:29 am

I don't really like the retrofuturistic 80s-logo, but the rest looks cool. The reduction of control could make it pretty interesting for live usage, especially nice to see single knobs for scaling the envelopes! The selection of waveform combinations seems ok to me, only a bit weird there are no two square waves and that the (harmonically rich) FMed square wave is located to the left of the triangle wave.
Sadly only effect amount can be modulated (except for reverb/delay time) and there's no sync, ringmod etc. - and the EG level knob could have been bipolar :lol:

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