The MacBeth Elements Spring Reverb & Tape Delay Simulator (Sneak Preview)

Synth designer Ken MacBeth is working on the Spring Reverberation circuits and the Tape Delay Simulator for his MacBeth Elements Synthesizer.

This video is a sneak preview of the new designs in action. Here’s what MacBeth has to say about the video: Continue reading

Three Eurorack Low-Pass Filters Compared

This video, jakobsweb, is an informal sound comparison between 3 Eurorack lowpass filters:

  • The new Aion 904A;
  • The Synthesis Technology E440 (MOTM); and
  • The Macbeth Dual SV filter.

Aion and SynTech have a 24db slope, the Macbeth has 12db and is a dual multimode filter.

Here’s what he has to say about the three filters: Continue reading

MacBeth Intro Elements One Eurorack Monster Module

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Ken MacBeth of MacBeth Studio Systems has shared some images of his prototype for a new Eurorack monster module – the Element 1. It is the first of a set of five planned 3U Eurorack-sized 84HP synthesizer modules.

According to MacBeth, the sound of Elements 1 is “a sum of parts -‘Spike’ Oscs meet Acidic Filter which goes through a classic VCA.” It’s inspired by the look of classic British synths and the sounds of classic Japanese synths:

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