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Oberheim Two Voice analog synthesizer

Oberheim Two Voice analog synthesizer

The Oberheim Two Voice was the first Polyphonic Synth designed for musicians. It first appeared in 1974. It had no memory and was quiet a limited Synth.

The Oberheim Two Voice is an analog music synthesizer that was produced from 1975 to 1979 by Oberheim Electronics. The two-voice pro was Oberheim's first compact, programmable and polyphonic synthesizer. This was achieved by coupling two SEM (Synthesizer expansion module) modules and each voice had to be individually programmed and also had its own filter. It was soon superseded by the likes of OSCar, ARP Odyssey and Roland SH-101./

Specifications

  • Polyphony - 2 voices
  • Oscillators - 4 VCO's (2 per voice) with sawtooth or variable-pulse waveforms
  • LFO - LFO is triangle wave only
  • Filter - (x2) Lowpass filter with cutoff and resonance. Can be modulated by the LFO, envelope or external sync
  • VCA - (x2) Attack, Decay and Sustain
  • Keyboard - 37 keys
  • Arpeg/Seq - Mini Sequencer (with 8 steps and 2 voices)
  • Control - CV / Gate
  • Date Produced - 1975-1979

Used:

In a reddit AMA on March 31st, 2015, Liam Howlett was asked, "Hi Master, is there any synth/gear you are addicted in?", to which he replied, "i rock analogue keyboards ,, oberheim 2 voice , arp 2600"

Liam pictured with his Oberheim Two Voice at BBC Radio 1 studios.

Liam pictured with his Oberheim Two Voice at BBC Radio 1 studios.)

Oberheim Two Voice in Liam's studio during the Invader's Must Die album recordings.

Oberheim Two Voice in Liam's studio during the Invader's Must Die album recordings. That Puma whistle on it was a prize on online auction or something.

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