16 x 4 analog-style step sequencer that syncs to MIDI clock. really brings the Evolver to life with animated evolving sounds. Great customer support. Now wouldn't that be just fckin awesome stupid? No soldering required. Will the MEK in my case, set the overall volume for all 5 voices or when running into PER mix inputs is there some further tweaking to be done? This makes the Evolver's sequencer a very powerful tool. I have attained some amazing sounds, but often it takes happy accidents. EVOLVER PlugSE VST 32 and 64 bit     Version 1.4.0 - April 09, 2013, EVOLVER PlugSE 32 and 64 bit VST/AU Mac OS X Setup    Version 1.4.0 - April 09, 2013. I have a PEK and wouldn't ever sell it...even if I didn't use it much because I think down the road it will become a unique collectors item. Watch this listing to get price drop alerts. There are dedicated Find everything you need to make music. Yeah bitch, every synth in this world should sound like Jupiter 8. it's one of the best synths ever made. it's expensive and big for only having 4 voices. analog/digital hybrid synth. The Evolver is a true analog synthesizer that incorporates many of Dave and Sequential's old secrets, circuits and technologies. (plus 32 user wavetables, loaded via MIDI software editors such as Motu Evolver SoundEditor 64 bit for Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina: EVOLVER ZIP - Evolver Desktop and Evolver Keyboard. Modulation voice! The Evolver series marked Dave’s Smith’s triumphant return to hardware synths and still sets the standard for sheer sonic ferocity. News bulletin: this synth was not meant to emulate any vintage retros. There is a 3-tap delay, meaning that the signal can be delayed with three flexibly programmable delays that are independent from each other. (2) DSI Dave Smith Instruments knobs for Polyevolver, Evolver & Mopho Desktop Price is for TWO original Evolver-style knob for DSI Polyevolver, Evolver, Mopho Desktop & PolyEvolver Rack Used but in … Can sync to MIDI clock. Originally, Smith intended for the Evolver to be named "Noise," since he "always wanted to design a synth with that name. The effects available in the Evolver include distortion, delay, hack, feedback, and grunge. LOL! A polyphonic version of the Evolver, dubbed the Poly Evolver, was released in 2004 as a rackmount version, then a 61-key keyboard version of the Poly Evolver was released in 2005. One of its coolest features is the MIDI-syncable 16-step, 4-parameter, I am a classically trained pianist and I'm basically trying to add something different to my setup (kronos, minimoog model d, obx) and something that can act as a stand-in vintage synth even though id have to work around the limited polyphony. As has been explained in these pages before, Dave Smith's resumé is quite a … The Evolver's sound comes from 4 oscillators, 2 of which are analog and 2 of which are digital. wavetables straight out of the Prophet VS Some people really REALLY do not gel with this board, and that could come down to the filter. In Program mode, all four voices play the same sound. Funny how much discussion there is about analog vs digital. Unique design + unique sonic character + low manufactured numbers = good investment. Local music shops & gear makers are open online and ready to ship your dream gear. Years ago I had started with the Desktop Evolver and although that UI is quite ingenious for the small space it takes-up, I really did not like the cryptic LED so purchased the MEK (Mono Evolver Keyboard), and THAT is a great UI, so I eventually added a PER (Poly Evolver Rack) and poly chained it to the MEK for 5 voices and still have it and love it. It's a unique synth with the analog and digital oscillators. It's sort of Other forms Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Evolver_(synthesizer)&oldid=980020776, Articles needing additional references from June 2007, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 September 2020, at 04:21. Oops, looks like you forgot something. I have come back to some kind of evolver many times. The same is true for the Poly Evolvers, up to 5 Poly Evolvers can be chained to obtain a 20-note polyphony. The hack effect "trashes" the output (it can also be applied to external audio before the low pass filter), it produces an effect similar to bit reduction or decimation.