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26 Jan 2019: Arturia Announce MicroFreak & AudioFuse Range Additions

Posted by CMI Music & Audio on 1 February 2019
26 Jan 2019: Arturia Announce MicroFreak & AudioFuse Range Additions
Arturia have dropped a new hybrid paraphonic synth called MicroFreak, mixing a digital oscillator and an analogue filter whilst maintaining their flair for creative sequencing.

Arturia have created a versatile synth that can achieve a wide variety of sonic characteristics in a compact form factor rich with features.

  • "expressive etched touch-keyboard" which promises to offer fast, and natural response and also responding to after polyphonic aftertouch
  • A digital oscillator with capable of complex harmonic overtones
  • Analogue filter inspired by the 12dB Oberhiem SEM filter
  • 5×7 Modulation matrix with some user assignable destinations
  • Powerful arpeggiator and step sequencer which includes step automation and randomization.
  • A variety of connectivity including CV/Gate, Pitch out, Pressure Out, Clock In/Out, USB and of course MIDI in/out
  • OLED Display for parameter feedback and navigation.



Arturia also added two new models of AudioFuse interfaces, the 8Pre and Studio.

AudioFuse 8Pre

The AudioFus 8Pre is both a feature-rich standalone interface and a reliable ADAT preamp expander in one, packing 8 channels of premium analogue audio, ADAT and Wordclock sync, USB-C and multiple options of connectivity.

Features at a glance:

  • Record 8 Ins in one shot with the USB mode
  • Expand your actual configuration with 8 more Ins with the ADAT mode
  • Discrete Pro analogue ins
  • 8 line out
  • Speakers Outputs
  • Phone Output 1/4" inch and 1/8" inch sized
  • USB-C interface compatible with PC & Mac, fully USB 2.0 compatible
  • 2 analogue balanced inserts on channel 1&2
  • Cascade 2 AudioFuse 8Pre and build a 16 ins/Outs recording solution
  • 8 high end Discrete Pro© preamps that feed high  quality AKM Premium A/D converters
  • Double ADAT for 8 digital In & Out up to 24bits / 96khz
  • Wordclock BNC In & Out

Due in Australia Late April/May 2019

AudioFuse Studio

The AudioFuse Studio has 4 world-class preamps, a range of connectivity, and a host of clever design features. As well as the inputs, there are 4 line outputs, 4 analog insert points, ADAT I/O, SPDIF I/O, Word Clock, USB-C and MIDI, and a 3-port USB hub, because you can never have too many USB slots!

Arturia Unveil New AudioFuse 8Pre & Studio Audio InterfacesFeatures at a glance:

  • 4 Discrete Pro Mic Preamps
  • 4 analog insert points
  • ADAT I/O
  • Wordclock
  • USB-C connectivity
  • MIDI IN and OUT
  • Bluetooth receiver

Author: CMI Music & Audio
Tags: Music Technology

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