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8 sinewave generators for Oscillator 1 and the brilliant new Filter Control Section which allow sweeping and tweaking the discrete filter types in real time (as opposed to unreal?), set this NovaMusik-partnered Omega Series Synth apart from our beloved, standard issue Omega 8s. Clever switches in the Filter Control Section also contribute to the CODE's expressiveness via momentary control of assignable parameters, and full panel control—secluded behind veils of edit windows in the Omega—of the auto-triggering External Audio Input, jack you wholly into the synth's processing and punctuating power. All models are available in an "OD" version; as in warm and fuzzy classic analog amp overdrive for each stereo voice. Start out modestly with a Mono CODE and work your way up (2, 4...) to a figured eight. As with the Omega 8, the CODE is powered by S.E.M. and Mini filters, which are standard, 128 Multimode patches, 512 Factory Presets. Thrown into the mix are the highly percussive Theriot ($139 sold separately) and fabulously versatile Cadix ($189 sold separately) banks.

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Really don't like the modern analogue synths, gonna have to be vintage

...ice cream." I understand it's possible, but it's hard to grok. Synths like the Prophet 6, OB6, Omega 8 and C.O.D.E. 8 sound about as good as I can imagine a synth sounding. Andromeda too, but I've read too many posts describing the problems that can besiege it. To me, any extra "vibe" you'd...

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Moog One - old HUGE thread

They just need to build a Studio Electronics code in a keyboard chassis with modern control chips.

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Poor man's version of a Yamaha CS-80?

...performance. Cue to 22:30 if you’re feeling impatient - THEN go back and watch the whole thing. The CODE-8 has blown me away in a few demos because it’s very capable of being it’s own thing. I’m sure the CS-80 filters are nice, but IIRC the beast doesn’t even respond to poly aftertouch...

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