Dave Smith Instruments is back with another excellent and affordable analog monophonic synthesizer. It offers a stereo output and an audio input for processing external sound through its fantastic Curtis lowpass filter. The desktop module version includes dedicated knobs detented encoders for pitch, volume, program selection, filter, and basic envelope controls as well as four knobs that can be assigned to any other parameters the user chooses. The interface is somewhat limited, but easy to learn and navigate. There is also a "Push-It" button which auditions patches, can step through a sequence or function as a tap-tempo button.
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Since its release less than two years ago, the desktop module version of the Mopho has built a huge following. Back then we loved the sound but had reservations about the programming interface and the slow rotary encoders, so we're happy to see the arrival of the new Mopho Keyboard that aims to address some of these issues. Unlike the tiny module, the keyboard version takes up significant desk space, but the benefits more than make up for it. Essentially, the Mopho Keyboard follows the same design as the module, but in addition to the obvious note keyboard with pitch bend and modulation wheels, the most notable upgrade is the move to a much more intuitive programming interface. Could this neat little mono synth really be the 21st century equivalent of the legendary SCI Pro-One? From the moment you pull it out of its protective wrapping, the Mopho Keyboard oozes quality. Housed in a tough steel enclosure, the overall package is relatively small but reassuringly weighty. The striking paint job won't be to everyone's taste but it's in keeping with the Mopho module and works nicely with the wooden side panels. The two-and-a-half octave keyboard is also nicely built, adding to the sense that DSI takes a great deal of care over fit, finish and quality control. Internally, the Mopho Keys is essentially the same as the desktop version with the exception of a few minor improvements.
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Your question might be answered by sellers, manufacturers, or customers who bought this product. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Please enter a question. The Mopho is a compact and powerful monophonic analog synthesizer from Dave Smith Instruments. Dave Smith Instruments have added two sub-octave generatorsone per oscillatorfor additional girth and crushing basses. It also has an audio input that lets you process external audio and mix Mopho's own audio output back in pre-filter for feedback effects that can range from subtle distortion to extreme skronk. The "Push It!
But there are differences between the two. You can't have stronger confirmation than that! Although there were differences, these were too small to care about. With no resonance applied, the differences between these are not as great as you might expect. But when you apply resonance, their true characters are revealed. At one extreme, this can subtly enhance your sounds.