New Dreadbox Synth NYX

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New Dreadbox Synth NYX

Post by Tom | KMR » Thu Dec 15, 2016 12:35 pm

Image New synth from Dreadbox, £529 GBP. https://www.kmraudio.com/dreadbox-nyx-a ... esizer.php

Details coming up...! :banana:

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Post by D_Bowman » Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:28 pm

From Dreadbox's page:

-Analog Paraphonic Synthesizer
-Unique Reverb Effect by Crazy Tube Circuits (as found on Splash)
-2 x VCO with separate glide controls
-Dual State Variable 24 or 12dB / oct Filter
-Triangle wave LFO
-Triple Unique Envelope Generator (can be used as an LFO)
-Unique Routing control (allows open architecture)
-15 patches for an astonishing Modular experience:
-CV Outputs: VCO2 direct wave out with attenuation control,
-Envelope 1 , Envelope 2 (with attenuation), Modulation Wheel, Gate, Midi to CV
-CV Inputs: Osc1 Frequency, Osc2 Frequency, VCF Cut off (for both filters),VCF -Cut off (post for the 2nd filter), VCO1 PW, Gate, CV, VCA

Very interesting! I can't wait to hear some sounds.

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Post by Spectromat » Thu Dec 15, 2016 1:41 pm

Looks very nice, I have been looking at the other Dreadbox synths recently.. will wait to hear this :tu:
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Post by Licudi » Thu Dec 15, 2016 7:54 pm

Pre-order for €555 inc EU-wide shipping at Synthesizer.gr till end of Dec. Roughly £75 cheaper than KMR.

http://synthesizer.gr/dreadbox-nyx?search=Nyx

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Post by Robscorch » Fri Dec 16, 2016 6:39 am

Loving the sliders the synth world needs more sliders and push pull pots wouldn't hurt either. :goo:

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Post by unexpectedbowtie » Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:18 pm

Oh man. I said I wasn't going to buy any new gear for a while, but this looks and sounds amazing from the limited demo.

I think I'll hold off till I see a bit more, but I love both my Hades and Erebus.

Edit: Only 13 left at that GR site? hnnghhh.

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Post by unexpectedbowtie » Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:56 am

Ah, screw it.

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Post by Synth Con Meo » Sat Dec 17, 2016 11:36 am

unexpectedbowtie wrote:Ah, screw it.

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Haha! I know how it feels, it's usually my SOP.

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Post by unexpectedbowtie » Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:02 pm

Something to watch for if you are keeping an eye on the stock level on synthesizer.gr:

If you are just browsing the site, it says there are 13 left:

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If you add one to your basket, then come out of the checkout process, the figure drops:

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Remove the item from your basket, and it jumps back up to 13.

I've spoken to them, and it's apparently a bug, but worth being aware of if you are relying on that counter for an indicator before purchasing!
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Post by Novem » Sat Dec 17, 2016 8:33 pm

I like the sound, really bright!


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Post by Mr. Roboto » Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:43 am

How exactly does it differentiate from the Erebus?
I'm thinking about buying an Erebus for month now but I think I will wait for the polyphnic version.
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Post by kindredlost » Sun Dec 18, 2016 2:50 pm

Ha, I just bought the Erebus last night not knowing this was coming. :sadbanana:
I still like the Erebus delay and feature set. That reverb on the NYX is pretty interesting though. They might pair together well.
I still don't really get the dual filter function very well. One center frequency knob is confusing and I wonder if the modulation #1 & #2 are dedicated to each of the filters? It has the "post" vcf control input so that makes a little sense but... :hmm:

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Post by Tom | KMR » Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:48 am

For those who were wondering about ABYSS...I've got some inside info.... :hihi: it's going to be announced at NAMM 2017, here's the spec;

4-voice
BBD delay / chorus
Overdrive
Delay
Phaser

When I can I'll share an image with you all!

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Post by Heaven Metals » Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:00 am

Being quite new to modular I've only had very limited experiences with companies and their products. But, I am a huge fan of Dreadbox. They are the nicest people, and judging by the sound of the Erebus and now the nyx, the know and appreciate the importance of delay and reverb.

I originally thought this was the abyss rebranded. I bought the White Lines reflector and Phaser modules purely because they are the same circuits in the forthcoming Abyss. They are both really deep effects modules, especially considering the price. Because the White Lines weren't available in Australia yet they paid for the shipping and gave me a free Erebus filter (WL Filter)

I was almost tempted to just buy the whole set after this experience. But, alas..I must spread my money around. :hail:
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Deep meaning functionality FYI
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Post by technomania » Mon Dec 19, 2016 11:02 pm

Fan of this company..looking forward to more sounds from this box.

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Post by unexpectedbowtie » Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:07 am

Just got an email from synthesizer.gr with the first demo vid of the NYX:

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Post by nkhalilian » Thu Dec 22, 2016 3:37 pm

love dreadbox, they just look and sound so slick

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Post by onthelees » Mon Dec 26, 2016 10:47 pm

unexpectedbowtie wrote:Just got an email from synthesizer.gr with the first demo vid of the NYX:

[video][/video]
Awesome as usual. Love this Company.

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Post by Huba-Swift » Mon Dec 26, 2016 11:02 pm

That sound really great :love: I already have a modular system, but I like the idea of semi-modular. It's less work, but has the same potential for crazy sounds. I may just pick one up... Not anytime soon though, there's some bread and butter things I still have to get for my studio first :sad: Hopefully this won't be a limited run like the murmux.

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Post by WIZARDISHUNGRY » Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:21 pm

Just gripped this, got sick of using euro to do a basic subtractive voice live.

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Post by kindredlost » Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:14 pm

Kind of what I'm doing now. Gathering together several flavors of mono analog synths. I have an Erebus, an SEM patchpoint (on order) and I want to get a Mother32 next. Semi-modular monosynths fit right in with my workflow better than keyboard monosynths. Even the Roland System 8 has fit the bill with the cv/gate and trigger features.

I love the flexibility of the modular and I have a few select polysynths to compliment it but fast and familiar sounding monosynths makes sense for me right now.

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Post by zehrck » Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:02 pm

I love my erebus and the NYX seems like it would be a good partner but id kind of like to see how the Abyss turns out. Anyone know if NYX is a limited run or will US retailers get some?

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Post by unexpectedbowtie » Mon Jan 09, 2017 6:52 pm

zehrck wrote:I love my erebus and the NYX seems like it would be a good partner but id kind of like to see how the Abyss turns out. Anyone know if NYX is a limited run or will US retailers get some?
I was told by the Greek suppliers that 'it isn't going away', which I presume means it is going to be around and available generally, like the Erebus et al.

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