Japanese musical instrument development team Piko Piko Factory recently announced plans to open source Profree-4, a hardware clone of the Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 synthesizer.
Profree-4, originally called ‘Prophet-Mini’, is a new mini-synth design based on the classic Prophet-5 rev 3.2. The developers say that they are essentially cloning the analog voice of the original, but creating a keyboard hardware design and microcomputer controller.
The developers shared video of their initial Profree audio test over the weekend:
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