DSI Sequential Take 5

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DSI Sequential Take 5 Product Details

The Take 5 is a full-featured subtractive synthesizer with two VCOs and one sub-oscillator per voice, a classic 4-pole resonant filter from the Prophet-5 Rev 4 design, 44 full-size keys, and a high-quality Fatar keybed. The clever Key Split feature gives players a wider playing range than many other compact synthesizers by allowing them to divide the 3.5-octave keyboard into two separate performance zones. Dual digital effects and dedicated overdrive, continuously variable waveshaping, and front-panel access to analog FM ensure that the Take 5 can cover a wide range of sounds - from vintage to modern.

The Take 5's specialty is sonic versatility: two voltage-controlled oscillators deliver traditional sine, saw and pulse waves with waveshaping, while a simple analog FM system creates harmonically complex, bell-like FM timbres when needed. The Prophet 5-line 4-pole analog filter shapes the sound of the oscillators and sub-oscillator in classic fashion, while a Drive control adds punch. For even more warmth, a Vintage knob affects the behavior of the oscillator, filter and envelope individually from voice to voice. Two LFOs (one global and one per voice), ADSR+Delay envelopes, two digital effects (a dedicated reverb, a variety of delays and other effects), a separate additional overdrive effect and extensive modulation capabilities complete the Take 5's feature set, while a 64-step polyphonic sequencer and a multimode arpeggiator round out the picture perfectly.

David Gibbons, CEO of Sequential, sums up the Take 5 as follows, "For players who have always wanted to get into analog poly synthesizers but have been put off by price or complexity, the Take 5 is the perfect introduction to subtractive synthesis and the creative power of Sequential's best synthesizers. It offers pure Sequential sound and quality at a price that is affordable for almost anyone. Portability is also a big plus - you can transport it from studio to stage without breaking a sweat or leaving any features or playability behind."

Features:

  • Sequential - Take 5
  • 5-voice polyphonic analog synthesizer
  • Versatile sound palette: from vintage to modern
  • 44-key, Fatar keyboard with aftertouch for a high-quality playing experience
  • 2 VCOs with traditional sine, saw and pulse waves with waveshaping
  • Prophet 5's famous 4-pole resonant filter provides the popular Sequential sound
  • Vintage knob emulates the imprecise sound of old analog synthesizers from the 70s/80s
  • Two LFOs, ADSR+Delay envelopes and two high-quality digital effects
  • Excellent portability thanks to small size and weight

Technical specifications:

Oscillators:

  • 2 analog VCOs per voice
  • Continuously variable waveform (sine, sawtooth, variable width pulse) per oscillator
  • Hard Sync: Oscillator 1 synchronizes with oscillator 2
  • square wave suboctave generator (oscillator 1) per voice
  • Keyboard tracking on/off for each oscillator
  • FM (frequency modulation) on front panel

Mixer:

  • Oscillator 1 Amount
  • Oscillator 1 Suboctave Amount
  • Oscillator 2 Amount
  • White noise portion

Low Pass Filter:

  • Four-pole, resonant, analog low-pass filter per voice, based on the Prophet 5 Rev 4 design.
  • The filter can be set to self-oscillation with the resonance control
  • Bi-polar filter envelope portion.

Envelope surfaces:

  • Two 5-stage envelope generators (ADSR + delay) with variable routing (filter, amplifier, gate).
  • Velocity modulation of each envelope part
  • Envelopes freely assignable to multiple modulation destinations

Low-Frequency Oscillator:

  • Five waveforms: Triangle, sawtooth, inverted sawtooth, square, and random (sample and hold)
  • Clock synchronization (internal or external MIDI clock)
  • Freely assignable to multiple modulation destinations

Digital effects:

  • One dedicated reverb with attenuation, pre-delay, decay and timbre
  • One multi-effect with stereo delay, BBD delay, tape delay, chorus, flanger, phaser, ring mod, vintage rotary speaker, distortion, high-pass filter
  • Dedicated Overdrive Effect

Vintage knob:

  • Recreates the characteristics of vintage synthesizers by introducing micro-oscillations to oscillators, filters and envelopes per voice

Aftertouch:

  • Source: channel (mono) aftertouch with bipolar amount.
  • Aftertouch freely assignable to multiple modulation destinations

Clock:

  • Master clock with tap tempo
  • BPM control and display
  • MIDI clock synchronization

Arpeggiator:

  • Up, down, up+down, random and assign modes.
  • Synchronization with MIDI clock
  • Re-latching Arpeggiation

Sequencer:

  • Polyphonic step sequencer with up to 64 steps with ties and rests

Performance Controls:

  • Full-sized, semi-weighted 3.5-octave fatar keyboard with velocity response and aftertouch
  • Spring-loaded pitch wheel with selectable range per program and independently adjustable transposition controls for the upper and lower ranges of the pitch wheel
  • Low split mode creates two independent performance zones with different octave ranges
  • Hold switch to lock in held notes
  • Polyphonic glide (portamento)
  • Unison mode (monophonic) with configurable number of voices, from one to all five voices, and key modes
  • Factory switch: when off, the control panel is live; what you see is what you hear

Patch memory:

  • 128 user and 128 factory memories

In/Out:

  • 1 MIDI In, 1 MIDI Out, and 1 MIDI Thru connector.
  • USB port for bi-directional MIDI communication
  • 1 Sustain/Foot switch input
  • 1 expression pedal input
  • Main stereo output (2 x 1/4″ phone jack).
  • Headphone output (1/4″ stereo jack).

Power supply:

  • IEC mains connector for internal power supply
  • Operates worldwide on voltages between 100 and 240 volts at 50 to 60 Hz;14 watts maximum power consumption

Physical Specifications:

  • High-quality, semi-weighted Fatar keyboard with 3.5 octaves
  • Dimensions (LxWXH): 63,5 cm x 32,4 cm x 11,2 cm
  • Weight: 17 lbs (7.7 kg)

Specs:

  • Color: Black
  • USB-MIDI: USB and MIDI
  • MIDI Inputs: 1 Port
  • MIDI Outputs: 2 Ports
  • Line Outputs: 3
  • Number of Keys: 44
  • Sound Generation: Analogue
  • Type: Synthesizer
  • Theme: Keyboard Instruments

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