At Superbooth 2019, we talked with Product Manager Axel Fischer, who gave us a quick demo of the latest updates to the Schmidt Analog Synthesizer.
Schmidt recently announced the availability of version 2 of the Schmidt Analog Synthesizer firmware. In addition, they were previewing new arpeggiator and sequencer features at Superbooth.
The Schmidt is designed to be a ‘no compromise’ analog synthesizer:
“Schmidt is the dream come true of an engineer dedicated to sound. A synthesizer, conceived and perfected in close collaboration with musicians and music producers, brought to life in the most uncompromising way imaginable.
Schmidt is a thoroughbred analog eight-voice polyphonic synthesizer with unison and true multitimbrality mode. It sports full MIDI implementation with USB port and complete programmability. The signal path is fully analog with precise digital control.
Schmidt´s sound generation engine features virtually everything that subtractive synthesis is endowed with – and even more: Schmidt gives you truly unique features that have never been implemented in an analog synthesizer before, not to speak of polyphonic units! Think of Multi-PWM and Multi-Ring Modulation.
Every single parameter – even for the most complex modulation routings you might envisage – can be accessed directly using dedicated frontpanel controls and switches. No more browsing through mind-boggling and confusing menues.
Thanks to programmable high-quality realtime controls (pitch and modulation wheel, stick controller, and aftertouch, as well as several inputs for footswitches and expression pedals), Schmidt has become a real performance synthesizer that feels as good as it sounds.”
For more information, see the Schmidt site.