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The Octatrack is a new type of sampler, that is based around the performance, when building, and playing a song. It offers 8 tracks whereon audio can be positioned, mixed, moved around on the time grid, and treated with the crossfader, real time time-stretching and pitch shifting. There are built in effects as well. Audio track features (x8) 1 × Specialized machine 1 × Track recorder 1 × Amplitude envelope 3 × LFOs 2 × User selectable track effects MIDI track features (x8) 1 × Arpeggiator 3 × LFOs 10 × configurable CCs Sequencer 8 × Audio tracks 8 × MIDI tracks Up to 64 steps per pattern Individual track lengths Individual track time signatures Chromatic, slice, slot, and delay freeze modes Parameter locks Sample-per-step change Micro timing Retrig functionality Swing and slide Full real-time control Storage Compact Flash card storage Amount of Projects dependent on CF card size 80 MB Flex RAM per project Static sample streaming from CF card 256 patterns per Project 256 sample slots per Project 8 Arrangements per Project Track effects 12/24dB multi mode filter 2-band parametric EQ DJ-style kill EQ 2-10 stage phaser Flanger 2-5 tap chorus Spatializer Comb filter Compressor Lo-Fi (SRR, BRR, Dist and A.M.) Echo freeze delay Gatebox plate reverb Spring reverb Dark reverb Hardware 128×64 pixel backlit LCD MIDI In/Out/Thru 4 × 1/4″ impedance balanced audio out jacks 4 × 1/4″ audio in jacks 1 × 1/4″ stereo headphone jack Advanced triple DSP system 44.1kHz, 24-bit D/A and A/D converters Flash-EEPROM upgradable OS USB 2.0 port Compact Flash card reader Infinium optical crossfader Sample engine reads 24 bit samples Balanced audio outputs Headphones out level: +15dBu Main/cue outputs level: +10dBu Output impedance: 550 Ω unbalanced S/N ratio: 102dBFS (20-20,000 Hz) Unbalanced audio inputs Input level: +8dBu maximum Audio input impedance: 9 kΩ S/N Ratio: 99dBFS (20-20,000 Hz) Electrical specifications Unit power consumption: 8 W typical, 18 W maximum Recommended power supply: 6V DC, 3 A Physical specifications Sturdy steel chassis Dimensions: W340×D181×H63 mm (13.4×7×2.4″) (including, audio outputs, knobs and rubber feet) Weight: approximately 2.4 kg (5.2 lbs)


ITB = False Economy

...over the last few years, gradually bought some quality pieces of hardware (Yamaha FS1R, DSI Poly Evolver, Moog Sub Phatty, Elektron Octatrack, Analog 4 and Rytm). I feel relieved that this gear works every time like it did before any OS upgrades on my computer and doesn't require me (and wont require me...

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MPC live

Of course consider the limitations! Am I the only same person here? BTW who beats up Elektron OctaTrack for being mono tracks?

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New Elektron incoming = Model:Samples

Ditto , though this probably will protect or push OT secondhand prices lol

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