The Jomox Xbase 999 Drum Machine

Here’s a short demonstration of the Jomox Xbase 999 analog drum synthesizer. All sounds are generated by the Xbase 999.

Kickdrum, Snaredrum, Low Tom, and High Tom are true analog. Hi Hats, Clap, Rim Shot, Crash, and Ride are digital and can have different 8 bit samples assigned to them.

Specifications:

  • 9 instruments: Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Hi Tom, Low Tom, Hi Hat, Clap, Rim Shot, Crash, Ride
  • Analog kick, toms, snare
  • Analog multimode stereo filter with Cutoff, Q, Res and Gain per channel
  • LP/HP/BP/Not Mode per channel, 5 routings, VCA Out in mix out
  • 5 sample based instruments with analog VCA envelope
  • 31 samples per instrument (HH has 2 Samples) per instrument – 186 total
  • HH Filter: In the hihat section an extra analog filter may be inserted. Signal source can be wether sample or noise. HP/LP cutoff are adjustable, resonant capable
  • LFOs: 2 of which are assignable to different parameters
  • Own samples can be uploaded by the Jomox Editor
  • Midi: Midi In, Midi Out, Midi Thru
  • Inputs: Filter Stereo In
  • Outputs: 10 individual outs, stereo mix, headphone
  • Output Level: about +4dBu at max. volume on all outputs
  • 19 encoders
  • Phones Volume
  • LCD Display 2x 24 Characters
  • 10.5V 2A ~AC external power supply
  • Metal steel enclosure
  • Wooden end cheeks
  • Weight 5kg

The Jomox Xbase 999 is priced at 1399.00 Euro; see the Jomox site for details.

Video demo via Arjen Schat.

9 thoughts on “The Jomox Xbase 999 Drum Machine

  1. I had the XBase09 and the rack 999 and the biggest problems were the horrible snare sound, as heard in this demo, and programming the sequencer especially the swing was a pain.

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