Moog Minitaur Analogue Bass Synth Module

Moog Minitaur Analogue Bass Synth Module

Product code: moominitaur

Moog's Minitaur is the ultimate bass machine--an inconspicuously compact analogue synthesizer that delivers a massive low end punch.


  • Moog Minitaur Analogue Bass Synth Module

    Moog's Minitaur is the ultimate bass machine--an inconspicuously compact analogue synthesizer that delivers a massive low end punch.

    Main Features

    • 100% analogue audio signal path based on Taurus I and Taurus III synthesizers
    • 2 Taurus VCOs with variable Glide amount
    • Sawtooth (original Taurus) or Square waveform selection for both VCO's
    • 1 MIDI-syncable triangle wave LFO for modulating VCF/VCO's
    • Moog/Taurus-style Ladder Filter with VC Resonance
    • Two Minimoog-style ADSR Envelope generators with the Decay and Release segments controlled by the Decay knob plus a Release On/Off switch
    • CV, Gate, MIDI and USB connectivity
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    For over 40 years, the Moog Taurus has been the secret weapon of artists and producers around the globe for generating earth-shaking bass.

    The Minitaur is the newest addition to the Taurus family of analogue Bass Synthesizers. It is an inconspicuously compact, subharmonic bass machine designed to integrate seamlessly into any performance or computer-based music workflow. Just like its progenitors, the Minitaur effortlessly does one thing above all others… wall splitting analogue BASS.

    The solid steel enclosure of the Minitaur is deceptively simple - offering immediate access to critical sound design and performance controls only. This makes Minitaur extremely fast and easy to use--but just under the surface lies a vast expanse of dynamic and inspirational power that is instantly accessible from almost any laptop or MIDI controller.

    The free Minitaur Editor software truly unlocks Minitaur's power and flexibility by making DAW integration and control completely seamless on both Mac and Windows machines. Load and save up to 128 presets onto your Minitaur, select from 6 different modulation waveshapes , engage Hard Sync, access full ADSR envelopes, MIDI sync the LFO, reset oscillator waveform cycles, polychain with other Moog synthesizers and more. Every feature can be manipulated, automated and recalled instantly.

    This secret weapon of artists and producers around the globe has been upgraded with new firmware, greatly expanding the instrument's sonic capabilities: create evolving organic bass that moves by isolating modulations to oscillator 2 only, or engage hard sync to turn Minitaur into a hyper-focused bass laser with pinpoint accuracy. Five new modulation wave shapes unlock access to syncopated sweeps and analogue percussion sounds, while Minitaur's assignable CV/GATE inputs allow a world of inter-connective possibilities to unfold 'outside of the box'.

    New Features!

    • Save And Recall Up To 128 Onboard Presets - Select and save directly from your Minitaur's front panel, via MIDI controller or with the free Minitaur Editor / Librarian software.

    • Free Editor/Librarian Software - Seamless DAW integration now with full Windows support!

    • 5 New Modulation Sources (Tri, Sqr, Saw, Ramp, S&H and Filter EG)

    • Hard Sync - Access a completely new sonic palette with your Minitaur

    • Modulate Oscillator 2 Only - Pair with Hard Sync for syncopated metallic sweeps and surges

    • Assignable CV/GATE Inputs - Control any feature on or under the hood of your Minitaur via control voltage.

    • CV TO MIDI Conversion - Bring control voltage into your DAW for analogue control over digital circuits


    Moog Minitaur Specifications

    Sound Engine: Analogue
    Presets: 128 Presets
    Polyphony: Monophonic (can be poly-chained)
    External Controller Response: Keyboard, Pitch Bend, Mod Wheel, After Pressure and Velocity
    Sound Sources: 2 Waveshape Oscillators with Square and Saw waveshapes
    VCO 2 Frequency: +/-12 Semitones
    Hard Sync: On/Off
    Oscillator Calibration Range: 22Hz-6.8KHz. Note range at 8' = 18 - 116
    Glide: Select LCR, LCT, EXP - Legato On/Off
    Filter: 20Hz-20KHz Moog Ladder Filter
    Modulation Sources: LFO (Triange, Square, Saw, Ramp, Sample & Hold), Filter Envelope
    Modulation Destinations: Oscillator Pitch, Oscillator 2 Pitch only, Filter Cutoff
    LFO Panel Features: Rate control, VCO LFO Amount and VCF LFO Amount
    Envelopes: 2x ADSR Envelopes with Legato On, Legato Off and EG Reset
    External Audio Input: 1/4 inch TS
    Audio Output: 1/4 inch TS, 1/8 inch TRS Headphone with volume control
    MIDI I/O: DIN In, and MIDI I/O over USB
    Assignable CV/GATE Inputs: Filter CV (Fixed Dest.), Pitch CV (Default), Volume CV (Default), KB Gate (Default)
    CV TO MIDI Conversion: Yes
    Included Power Supply: 100-250VAC, 50-60Hz, +12VDC
    Weight: 1.2 Kg / 2.5lbs
    Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.1 x 8.75 x 5.1 inches

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    Brand Moog
    Condition New