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Arturia MiniBrute

Monophonic Analog Synthesizer

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Arturia MiniBrute
Arturia MiniBrute
300.00 street price

MiniBrute is an excellent example of a compact device released in 2012 by Arturia, the company which once started its journey with virtual software synthesizers. A mono synthesizer with a single VCO, no menu and no presets exceeded expectations and became popular with its specific aggressive sound and brand control of "Brute Factor", which is available for a quite a friendly price.

The Steiner-Parker multi-mode filter is able to unleash the power of a mono instrument, with which the control of Ultrasaw for the saw and the Metalizer for the triangular wave perform properly as well. The mixer allows you to combine waveforms, adjusting the volume of each. The multimode arpeggiator has the minimum necessary set of parameters; the 25-note semi-weighted velocity sensitive keyboard features aftertouch.

The concept of MiniBrute is in the performing "here and now", at least that’s how the creators explain the absence of factory sound programs. According to them, creating is something more interesting than just choosing from the menu.

Tags: analog synthesizer

Country of origin / production: China

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Usage area
Usage Design/ Form Factor
With Keys 
Analogue (A) 
Multi Timbral Capacity
Tone Generator / Sound Synthesis
Oscillator Type VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator)
Oscillators per voice1
Sub-Oscillators per voice1
Waveform/ Spectral form (main generator) Sine
Waveform/ Spectral form (main generator) Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)
Waveform/ Spectral form (main generator) Triangle
Waveform/ Spectral form (main generator) Saw
Voltage Controlled Filter (VCF) 
State-Variable Filter (HPF+LPF+BPF) 
Envelope Generator (EG)
LFO: LFO Count2
LFO: LFO per voice2
Pattern Sequencer 
Arpegiator/ Portamento
General MIDI (GM) 
MIDI in/ out
Type Synth Action
Number of Keys25
Built-in controllers
Slider/ Drawbar14
Knob/ Switch8
External controllers
CV in4
CV/ Gate IN 
CV out2
CV/ Gate OUT 
Audio out
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm)1
Analogue: 1/4" (6.35mm) headphones preamplified1
Audio in
Analog 1/4"1
Voltage 12V
Power Supply External
Case/ body
Production start2012
Production ended

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