Modal Cobalt 5S

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  • 37-key Virtual Analog Synthesizer with 5-Voice Polyphony
  • Up to 8 Oscillators per Voice for up to 40 Simultaneous Oscillators
  • 4-Pole Resonant Ladder Filter with 4 Switchable Configurations
RRP: $869.00
Regular Price $669.00 Special Price $599.00
SKU
025005

Founded on Modal Electronics’ next-generation COBALT synth architecture and housed in an ultra-portable go-anywhere footprint, the USB-powered COBALT5S is made-to-move and ready to spark your creativity wherever, and whenever inspiration strikes. Whether it’s a singularly authentic replication of classic analogue sounds, or the most contemporary leading-edge texture, COBALT5S’ extended virtual analogue sound engine delivers on all counts.

COBALT5S takes inspiration from the iconic sound of it’s analogue forebears, transcending any and all limitations to take a leading edge synth architecture, truly mobile – from sultry basslines, to expansive, mutating beds and everywhere in between, COBALT5S is not just modeling run-of-the-mill analogue sounds, this is Beyond Analogue, Anywhere.

Create Without Limitations!

Featuring five true polyphonic voices, two independent algorithm groups and up to 8 oscillators per voice, musicians, sound designers and producers are armed with a nefarious palette of sound that’s primed for any application imaginable. Fuse this with 40 complex algorithms, including Sync, Ring Modulation, Waveform Morphng, plus many more, and it’s easy to see why COBALT5S empowers creators with liberated sound sculpting capability without limitation.

Earcandy

Featuring the same self-oscillating 4-Pole Morphable Ladder Filter from the COBALT8, COBALT5S guarantees to texture your sound with all the bite and warmth your performance demands. Four separate filter modes fuse with mainstay controls for Cutoff and Resonance, alongside a Morph parameter to musically manipulate the frequency response of the filter for a truly immersive experience. From the sublime to the experimental and everywhere in between, crafting the perfect timbre is limited only by your imagination.

Shaping Your Sound, Simplified!

Everything you demand to craft the perfect sound in meticulous detail is right at your fingertips with COBALT5S. Three envelopes complete with selectable types take command of the filter, amp or modulation destinations, empowering you with unrestricted options when it comes to fine-tuning your sound. One Polyphonic LFO and one Global LFO provide extended power to control a plethora of modulation sources, selected via a sophisticated 8-slot modulation matrix. Whether it’s an otherworldly evolving soundscape, rhythmic pads or a searing lead, realising your creative vision has never been this easy!

Your Performance Supercharged!

Get wild with the integrated 512-note realtime/step-sequencer, complete with 4 animation lanes. Fuse this with a built-in programmable 32-step advanced arpeggiator and you start to scratch the surface of the performance capability COBALT5S heralds for the modern creator. Top this off with MPE support for next generation creative expression via a compatible MPE controller, and COBALT5S is primed for any performance, production or sound design scenario imaginable.

Made to Move

When we say this is Beyond Analogue Anywhere, we mean it. Taking the legendary build quality synonymous with Modal Electronics’ synthesiser roster, and outfitting this with a 37-note compact keybed with aftertouch, and COBALT5S is primed for your creative exploits wherever and wherever creativity strikes. Plus, with a USB powered specification, powering the COBALT5S from your Mac/PC or portable power brick couldn’t be any simpler.

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Specifications

Specifications
Brand Modal
Gross Shipping Weight - Volumetric (kgs) 4.000000
Analog/Digital Digital
Oscillators 2 x Oscillator Groups, 8 x Oscillators Per Voice
Filter 4-Pole Ladder Filter with Resonance
LFO 2 x LFO (Polyphonic/Global Mode)
Envelope Generator 3 x EG (Filter, Amp, Modulation)
Other Controllers 5-Axis X/Y/Z Pressure-Sensitive Pad
Arpeggiator 32-Step
Sequencer 64-Step, 512-Note Realtime/Step Sequencer
Number Of Keys 37
MIDI I/O In, Out, USB
Pedal Inputs 1 x 1/4" (Sustain)
Presets 300 x Patch Memories, 200 x Factory Programs
Polyphony 5 Notes
Outputs 2 x 1/4" TS (L/Mono, R)
Headphone Outputs 1 x 1/4"
UPC 5060480060432
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