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The Prophet 12 is the next step for Dave Smith’s revered line of Prophet synthesizers. Each of the Prophet’s twelve voices is composed of a brand new hybrid digital/analog architecture that sounds different than any other DSI synth, yet retains the true Prophet vibe. With a humongous twelve voice polyphony, streamlined design, and sophisticated architecture, the Prophet 12 is ready to handle any sound you can dream up! The Prophet Sings The Prophet 12’s brand new hybrid voice has a digital front end followed by an all analog signal path output. Each voice has four high resolution digital oscillators (plus a sub oscillator), a digital character effects section, a resonant Curtis low-pass filter, a high-pass filter, a tune-able feedback circuit, a four-tap delay line with feedback per line, four loopable five-stage envelope generators, four syncable LFOs with slew and phase offset, a sophisticated arpeggiator, and a sixteen slot modulation matrix with 26 mod sources and 97 modulation destinations. The Prophet 12 is packed with a plethora of sonic potential and power! The digital oscillators can be frequency and amplitude modulated by each other with incredible accuracy. They can be freely assigned in whatever operator and modulator configurations you would choose. You can even assign each of the oscillators to modulate LFOs, envelopes, and filters. The Prophet Controls The Prophet’s sleek and instinctive interface invites full control of the synth. Every parameter is fully programmable and editable from the front panel. The controls are laid out in a coherent and logical fashion allowing quick and precise access in the studio and on stage. The Prophet’s full-sized, five-octave, semi-weighted keyboard with velocity and channel aftertouch is rugged without sacrificing great feel and playability. Two backlit, smooth and precise pitch and mod wheels are accompanied by two location and pressure sensitive touch sliders. The Prophet offers a myriad of controls for creation and performance of its innovative sounds. A Prophecy for the Future The Prophet 12 is the most cutting edge hybrid synthesizer on the market and defines what a modern polyphonic synthesizer is. Designed and manufactured in San Francisco, the Prophet 12 has a glorious combination of form and function in a sturdy, yet refined and elegant build.


Moog One - old HUGE thread

...something more solid and silky. I think he nailed it with the Prophet-6 and OB-6, as well as the Prophet-12 - they're just very solidly built, don't feel like any corners were cut, and sound wonderful. (I just never liked the sound of the 08, either) All the comments here about the high...

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Moog One

...all your modulations in the digital domain fits with that architecture. At least, that's how DSI do it in the Prophet 12 and Prophet X. But those have digital oscs so it's only when using the oscs as a source for filter FM (or for FM'ing a more unusual destination like resonance or envelope...

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Ambient reverb for my Prophet 12?

...for a stereo reverb pedal. A good and flexible reverb pedal is so worth it, and will add much to your prophet 12. I have a Big Sky and those two were almost inseparable. These days there are a lot of great reverb pedals out there, Strymon Big Sky, Eventide, Meris Mercury7, Oto Bam, Splash...

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