The Novachord is a proto-polysynth, introduced in 1930’s by Hammond, that offers 72-note polyphony, controllable envelopes, LFOs and high-pass, low-pass & formant filters.
The Champagne SuperNova Rack Extension is inspired by the architecture of the Novachord, but is not a strict emulation, offering cleaner output and more stable sound.
- Fifteen waveforms
- Novachord audio flow: five parallel filters (low pass, high pass and three resonant bandpass) and full tone, and the extra “Bright-Mellow” serial low pass filter, and tube amp
- Six rate-offset LFOs in consecutive note pairs for a richer vibrato
- 7-mode ADR/AHR envelope, with keyboard split Release adjustment
- Original stepped knobs, plus a continuous pots mode with fine level control and modern ADSR envelope
- Flexible level control of hum and noise to age/de-age the tone as required
- Choice of Direct or miked Cabinet output, with or without FX pedalboard
- Velocity control
- Hidden extras for fine tuning
- Over 100 presets
Pricing and Availability
Champagne Supernova is available with an intro price of US $39 (normally $49).