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Moog spawns Sub Phatty-based portable keyboard synth

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Moog describes the Subsequent 25 as a "portable paraphonic analog synthesizer based on the award-winning Sub Phatty sound engine"
Moog describes the Subsequent 25 as a "portable paraphonic analog synthesizer based on the award-winning Sub Phatty sound engine"
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The Subsequent 25 is based on the Sub Phatty sound engine and is Moog's most compact keyboard synth to date
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The Subsequent 25 is based on the Sub Phatty sound engine and is Moog's most compact keyboard synth to date
The Subsequent 25 comes loaded with 16 presets to get the sonic party started, with more sounds available via the knobs on the front panel
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The Subsequent 25 comes loaded with 16 presets to get the sonic party started, with more sounds available via the knobs on the front panel
Moog describes the Subsequent 25 as a "portable paraphonic analog synthesizer based on the award-winning Sub Phatty sound engine"
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Moog describes the Subsequent 25 as a "portable paraphonic analog synthesizer based on the award-winning Sub Phatty sound engine"
After creating unique sounds using the control knobs in the front panel, users can save creations as patches with the free Subsequent 25 Editor/Librarian Software
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After creating unique sounds using the control knobs in the front panel, users can save creations as patches with the free Subsequent 25 Editor/Librarian Software
The four CV inputs allow users to interface with external voltage-controlled hardware
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The four CV inputs allow users to interface with external voltage-controlled hardware
Moog says that the Subsequent 25 is "equally reliable moving from stage to studio and every stop in between"
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Moog says that the Subsequent 25 is "equally reliable moving from stage to studio and every stop in between"
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Following a leak earlier in the week, Moog has now confirmed its most compact keyboard synthesizer so far with the launch of the Subsequent 25 paraphonic analog synth.

The Subsequent 25 is based on the sound engine from the Sub Phatty (which is being retired to make way for the new kid on the block), and is said to marry the "hands-on analog soul of classic Moog instruments with the convenience and workflow of a modern sound-design machine."

It promises more headroom, redesigned gain staging in the Ladder Filter for a richer low end thanks to boosted harmonic saturation and analog compression, re-tuned circuitry for more sonic versatility, an upgraded 25-key keyboard, and a headphone amplifier reported powerful enough to drive even the most demanding headphones.

The Subsequent 25 is based on the Sub Phatty sound engine and is Moog's most compact keyboard synth to date
The Subsequent 25 is based on the Sub Phatty sound engine and is Moog's most compact keyboard synth to date

Players can gain immediate access to the 25's gritty tones through four banks of four preset patches, or can dive into creative experimentation via the knobs on the front panel. A wide range of classic and modern tones are up for grabs using a combination of the transformative Multidrive circuit ("a unique combination of OTA distortion and FET drive"), the Mixer Section and the Ladder Filter.

The unit features two oscillators and a sub oscillator, which can all be stacked in unison for powerful analog bass, and a new Duo Mode allows players to split oscillators one and two to play two different notes at once. To the left of the keyboard are pitch bend and mod wheels.

Four CV inputs mean that other analog hardware can be connected to the 25, and DIN and USB MIDI cater for interfacing with music production software.

The Subsequent 25 is currently shown as up for pre-order for US$849, with shipping expected later this month.

Source: Moog

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