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Many thanks to Future Music Magazine for nominating the Oscitron for the Best in Tech Eurorack award. The Oscitron was launched at NAMM in January this year and has since gained a loyal following. It's audio engine is based on the Atmegatron, but also has a lot of new features such as wavetable sampling. If you'd like to vote for the Oscitron, follow this link.
The latest firmware for the Atmegatron is available on the downloads page of the website
Full details here. The main updates are:
- Global settings reorganised. Function dial still does MIDI channel. Value dial does multiple on/off parameters.
- The test button works again with Arpeggiator patches.
- Fixed a couple of warnings when compiling in the Arduino IDE.
- Added MIDI CCs for all parameters.
DivKid AKA Ben Wilson has been very active uploading videos recently.
Firstly at Leeds Modular Meet back in August, where I did a presentation on the different software versions for the Oscitron. If you have an Oscitron module and want to try out the Oscidrum and Odytron firmwares, grab an Accessories Pack on the webstore.
Secondly at SynthFestUK earlier this month. He caught us setting up our rig and testing it with a bit of early Human League. If you haven't heard their first album Reproduction, I highly recommend checking it out!
The highlight of SynthFestUK was when Martyn Ware (Human League/Heaven 17) stopped by for a chat, had a play with our synths and even purchased an Atmegatron!!
Thanks to Tony Adamo for the pics
Due to the overwhelming response at SynthFest UK, the entire B-Stock has sold out! Sorry to disappoint those who were waiting online for it. Please join the mailing list for detailed info on all remaining Atmegatron stock, which I will send out when I return from SynthFest. Many thanks to all who came and made it such an enjoyable day.
Over 40% off A-Stock prices entire Atmegatron range!
Sale starts Saturday 7th October at SynthFest UK, Sheffield. It's a fantastic show with loads of great manufacturers and events, plus you'll save on shipping costs! SynthFest tickets are here: http://synthfest.co.uk/SynthFest UKOctagon Centre, Clarkson Street, Sheffield S10 2TQSaturday 7th October 2017
Any remaining stock will then be available on the Soulsby Synths webstore from Sunday 8th October.
All B-Stock is 100% electrically perfect. The only issues are cosmetic, such as minor screen print, powder coat or wooden end panel defects. The Odytron and Pete Fowler editions still come with all the usual extras.
- Atmegatron - £120
- Odytron Special Edition - £135
- Pete Fowler Limited Edition - £135
Soulsby Synths will be taking part in Modular Day
- Location: Hangar.org, 08018 Barcelona, Spain
- Date: 9th Sept 2017
- Time: 10:30–21:30
There are also other events surrounding it. Check out the website for more info.
There are also workshops where it is possible to build a miniAtmegatron. We strongly recommend reserving one, as there will only be a limited quantity. To do so click here and open the PDF for information on price and email address for reservation.