Stereoping Programmer Sequential Circuits Prophet VS
Stereoping Programmer Midi Controller loaded with Sequential Circuits Prophet VS midi program and Prophet VS faceplate. Take your sound design and programming to new levels with this hands on controller.
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The Stereoping ‘Synth Programmer’ is the next logical step after our successful Synth Controller. It allows direct access to all parameters of your favourite music synthesizer – with 45 pots, 4 endless dials, a 2×16 character display and 7 old-school pushbuttons. High quality electronic parts in a tough and cute steelcase Made in Germany.
The Synth Programmer will be available in several editions, each highly specialized and optimized in visual design and firmware to get the most out of the supported synthesizer. More about the available editions in the tab ‘EDITIONS’.
The programmer will be connected to your synth in a loop (MIDI IN to MIDI OUT and vice versa) for both to use the same initial patch-parameter values. On turning a knob the display shows – besides the new – also the ‘old’ value for targeted, non-destructive editing. Of course the programmer has a second MIDI IN jack to be connected to your DAW or sequencer. Incoming Midi data will be merged with the parameter changes from the frontpanel and will be sent together into your synthesizer. You can tweak the sound while the sequencer fires notes into the synth at the same time.
The 45 most important parameters are assigned directly to pots. The remainings are clustered in groups and quickly accessible over display and encoders.
One feature we always loved on vintage synthesizers is the Chord Memory. We therefore thought it would be nice to integrate one in the Synth Programmer. A learnt chord (up to 6 notes) can be transposed on the keyboard by pressing just one key. The Chord Memory of the Synth Programmer does not only memorize one chord, it offers five, each with it’s own strum delay! These five ‘Chord-Slots’ can be swapped quickly by midi notes to play or automate the most complex chord progressions. All your learnt chords will be saved automatically and are instantly available after the next powerup.Each Synth Programmer comes with a decent, detailed, printed operation manual in english. For the DIY kit we will offer a pictured building instructions PDF. The kit is complete: all parts, pre-programmed MPU, knobs and a tough steelcase with faceplate.
Synth Programmer Editions
The Synth Programmer will be offered in 6 Editions, each carefully designed and programmed to get the most of the targeted synthesizer. It is NOT possible to swap the editions directly on the programmer. This would not make any sense – the faceplate would not match anymore. The Matrix does not have any Wave Envelope and the Microwaves Oscillators have no Crossmodulation e.g. But you can dump any edition into the programmer, so you can safely try out all the others. We also will offer faceplates separately. If you decide to permanently swap to another edition – no problem.
Due to popular demand the edition for Sequential Prophet VS was released in January 2019. The endless pressing of knobs to adjust all the point’s levels and rates has come to an end. The workflow is as easy as it is on the Chroma’s edition: just select any PROGRAM on your VS and the Programmer gets the suitable parameter data automatically – the Program’s original values will be displayed when you start to turn the knobs. You will get a much easier access to the Prophet’s powerful arpeggiator as well as the modulation matrix’s switches and depths. The Programmer offers many practical features, e.g. the oscillator’s waveforms are only selected and brought to screeen when touching their knobs to avoid unwanted drastical sound changes. They can be changed then with the encoders.
Front height: 2.5" (bottom to knob top)
Rear height:3.5" (bottom to knob top)
Depth: 5.25" (3U rack height)
Stereoping Programmer Prophet VS Firmware V1.05