Red LCD with styled face panel
5 Knobs, 12 Buttons, 16 LEDs
Internal Power Supply
Dimensions: 482 x 183 x 44 mm ; weight: 2.3kg
COMPLETE ENGINE OF VIRUS C:
32-voice polyphony and 16-part multitimbral capability
1024 programs (256 User / 768 ROM / 128 Multi)
Undo/Redo/Random features to defeat "oops" and "writer's block"
4 oscillators per voice. 3 main plus one sub (when all oscillators are in use, polyphony may decrease, but not by more than 6 voices).
Sawtooth, variable pulse, sine, triangle + 62 additional spectral waves
FM (Frequency modulation) with or without external Input signals
2 filters selectable as lowpass, highpass, bandpass or bandreject
4 filter configurations (serial/ parallel) for up to 6 poles (36 dB)
3 LFOs with 68 LFO shapes
Loop or Envelope LFO modes with midi clock sync
2 ADSTR envelopes (T=Time)
16 independent arpeggiators with numerous arpeggiator patterns and real time parameter access/modulation including swing & note length.
98 simultaneous DSP effects:
Reverb (w. pre-delay sync to MIDI-clock)
3-Band EQ per program/part (low/hi shelf + parametric mid)
Retro Phaser (6-stage stereo phaser with 24 filter-poles
Multiple independent distortion/saturation/Lo-fi FX per voice, including multipledistortion/shaper characteristics and variable gain.
Chorus/Flanger with rate sync to midi tempo
Simple or "Groove" Delay (preset polyrhythmic patterns)
32-band advanced vocoder
Analog Boost for true vintage tonal characteristics
2 Soft Knobs, individually assignable per program
Internal master clock that drives all arpeggiators, LFOs and delay times; automatic sync to external midi clock
Advanced Modulation Matrix with 6 source and 9 destination slots.
Complete control via MIDI (CC/Polypressure/Sysex) with "Adaptive Control Smoothing" for ultra soft parameter changes and no zippering.
MIDI Tempo sync capabilities for virtually every time-based parameter
Front panel mono input for guitar and line level signals
Rear panel stereo inputs suitable for turntables and other stereo signals
Input can be used in a send/return loop
6 Individual high quality outputs
Full 24bit processing; 24 bit d/a, 18 bit a/d converters
Flexible "auxiliary" model of internal audio routing for processing/reprocessing internal/external signals through the synth engine and and effects of other voices
True Surround sound capabilities
Free SoundDiver Virus editor/librarian for Windows and MacOS
Easy operating system updates via MIDI
Access Music Electronics GmbH, Am Stadion 10, 45659 Recklinghausen, GERMANY
Tel: ++49.2361.902956, Fax: ++49.2361.902959, e-mail
advanced technologic sound magazine
2002 issue 109