Monophonic wavetable synthesiser
Incorporating the power of 8 wavetable oscillators, CRAFTsynth 2.0 is an exciting modern monophonic synthesiser, not confined to just ‘mono synth’ sounds. With its complex and rich sonic spectrum, CRAFTsynth 2.0 produces modern and contemporary synthesiser sounds for new-school musicians, performers, sound designers and producers.
CRAFTsynth 2.0’s ergonomic user interface with 12 encoders invites you to tweak and modify sounds while playing. Musical programmable arpeggiator patterns elevate moving performances and integrated effects add depth and character to the rich sonic wavetable experience. Powered by USB or batteries CRAFTsynth 2.0 comes in a portable, compact desktop-style enclosure with full size MIDI connections and analogue Sync I/Os. It can be easily integrated into music creation environments in studios or live rigs and delivers countless hours of fun and inspiration while travelling.
Enjoy cutting edge modern synthesiser sounds with the flexible 8-oscillator synth architecture, expandable up to 4-voices via polychain
Create and save impressive sound textures with 40 morphable wavetables, analogue-style morphable filter, flexible effects
Play with the integrated Scale function and the programmable 32 step Arp-Seq
Integrate CRAFTsynth 2.0 into your production and live performance setup thanks to its full-size MIDI connections and 3.5 mm Sync in and outs
Access all synthesiser functions and update CRAFTsynth 2.0 via the free MODALapp, available on macOS, Windows, iOS, iPadOS, Android and AU/VST3
Perform anywhere with its portable and lightweight, yet durable desktop design with real-time controls and 16 touch keys, powered by 3 AA batteries or USB power
What does CRAFTsynth 2.0 sound like?
Two WAVE groups with 4 oscillators each provide deep hands-on control over the sound and sweep smoothly through their chosen wave banks. Process and cross modulate these waveforms with 1 of 16 oscillator modifiers including Frequency / Phase Modulation, Hard / Window Sync, Ring / Amp Modulation, Derez / Bitcrush, Wavefolders and Waveshapers.
The state-variable 2-pole filter morphs from low pass through to band pass and through to high pass. With its resonance feature it picks out rich harmonics at high resonance levels. Three dedicated envelopes for the filter, amp and modulation give excessive control of the dynamics and expression. The available 2 LFOs can be synced to internal or external tempo to modulate oscillators, filters and other crucial elements of the synthesis engine. The second LFO syncs also to a division of the fundamental frequency of the played notes for both brutal and subtle modulation of the sound.
Performance made easy
CRAFTsynth 2.0 has an unmistakeably simple modulation matrix that allows users to quickly and easily create complex modulation routings to evolve the sound. This coupled with the Arp-Seq, playing and tweaking the synthesiser incredibly intuitive and rewarding. On-board Scales are a powerful tool to boost creativity and with the an array of endless encoders musicians control and tweak sounds with ease.
Stand Out With Effects
Built-in distortion (waveshaping overdrive) and delay effects add character and depth to the signal. The distortion generates interesting overtone textures from subtitle to heavy overdrive.
The delay effect injects expressive complexity from short slap-backs and room-style reverb sounds to long overlaying or psychedelic echoes. To create chorusing and other time-based effects the delay can be modulated. Internal or external sync generate rhythmic interaction with the tempo of a track.
Open To All Environments
CRAFTsynth 2.0 has a comprehensive set of connections to power and control the synth using USB, monitor with headphones or using the dedicated line output, sync with external gear using the full-size MIDI in and out or the 3.5 mm Sync in or outputs.
Expanding the sound of CRAFTsynth 2.0 is possible by polychaining up to 4 units for a total of 4 voices and 32 oscillators.
From the press
MusicTech – “The CRAFTsynth 2.0 is something of a surprise. Monophonic wavetable synths are a little thin on the ground, but when you consider that you get all this functionality, along with inbuilt backend effects in the shape of distortion and delay, it’s a very tidy package made all the more powerful by the editor.
It’s a sign of what a useful bit of kit this is that I have already started to consider where I might use it, either in a live environment, or residing firmly on my desk, hardwired into my USB port.”
Telekom Electronic Beats (Stimming) – “You see, there is a lot of power in there. In the lower range especially, so, the ability to build interesting and very modern sounding basses, oh, and very UK sounding basses is incredible in this synth. It’s really, really…. Incredible.”
Ask.Audio – “Despite its small size and crazy portability it’s a powerful and great-sounding synth with more features and complexity – should you want them – than meet the eye. For those willing to delve deeper into its workings via the software app, it offers a wealth of sound design opportunities as well. And you can’t say fairer than that. At this price point it’s almost an impulse purchase and yet it’s so much more than that. Check out CRAFTsynth 2 and you’ll be pleasantly surprised.”
Perfect Circuit – “A monophonic wavetable synthesizer with eight oscillators per voice, the CRAFTsynth 2.0 is leagues ahead of its older sibling, as well as everything else in its price range.”
Free MODALapp for immersive sound programming sessions
The free MODALapp brings the comfort of screen-based editing on your computer or mobile device. Available as standalone app for macOS, Windows, iOS, iPadOS or Android systems and in VST3 and AU plug-in formats it is the perfect companion for synth enthusiasts looking to deep-dive to all soundforming and performance parameters to create their own signature sounds.