The Lifeforms SV-1 Blackbox features two patchable oscillators and Pittsburgh Modular’s state-variable filter, paired with a dual sub oscillator, dual chained mixers, a four stage envelope generator, sample and hold, noise, low frequency oscillator, voltage controlled amplifier, a feature rich MIDI to CV converter, and a pair of utility signal splitters.
The Lifeforms SV-1 Blackbox is pre-patched, and Pittsburgh Modular stresses that “patch cables are not necessary to get started.” However, the synth is outfitted with 53 patch points and 21 knobs:
Pricing and Availability
Pittsburgh Modular’s Lifeforms SV-1 Blackbox desktop analog modular synthesizer has a suggested retail price of $699 US, and begins shipping August 12. More information at Pittsburgh Modular’s website.