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Novation Peak 8-Voice Desktop Polyphonic Synthesizer

Original price $1,749.99
Original price $1,749.99 - Original price $1,749.99
Original price $1,749.99
Current price $1,399.99
$1,399.99 - $1,399.99
Current price $1,399.99
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Create and Innovate with the Novation Peak 8-Voice Desktop Polyphonic Synthesizer

The Peak sounds warm and rich with filthy, biting overdrive. It's an eight-voice desktop polyphonic synthesizer with three New Oxford Oscillators for each voice. The synth has a resonant multi-mode analogue filter for each voice, and three distortion points in an analogue signal chain.


  • New Oxford Oscillators using two waveform generating techniques: NCOs (Numerically-Controlled Oscillators) and 17 digital wavetables
  • Pre-filter and post-filter distortion per voice, plus global distortion
  • Polyphonic aftertouch and linear FM
  • Extensive modulation system, with 16-slot modulation matrix and 16 direct assignments controlled on the front panel
  • Three ADSR envelopes and two LFOs per voice, plus animate buttons for instant modulation switching
  • High-quality reverb, delay and chorus effects, and onboard arpeggiator
  • CV modulation input for integration with modular systems
  • Compact desktop module design with optional die-cast aluminum stand for positioning (not included)
  • Firmware update v2.0 brings in essential improvements and a multitude of features across stereo controls, modulation, unpredictability, and effects, that give you powerful tools to shape your sound


SPECIFICATIONS

  • Control: 42 knobs
  • Sliders: (8) 35 mm
  • Volume: 1 knob
  • Data Encoder: 2 data
  • Function Buttons: 30 (lit)
  • Function Buttons: 16 (lit)
  • Animate Buttons: 2
  • Indicator: 90 LEDs
  • Display: OLED
  • Power Switch: Yes
  • Power Supply Connector: Yes
  • Connectivity: USB B 2.0 / MIDI comms only (no bus-power)
  • Connection: (2) 1/4-inch jack socket for continuous or switched pedals
  • CV: 3.5 mm jack socket
  • L/R Inputs: 1/4-inch jack sockets for left and right outputs
  • Headphone Out: 1/4-inch jack socket
  • Chassis: Metal with American walnut wooden end cheeks
  • Inset End: Metal magnetic inset end pieces

Synth Engine

  • Polyphony: 8 voice (voice modes available unison etc.)
  • Timbral: Mono
  • Voice Modes: 5 - Mono, MonoLG, Mono2, Poly, Poly2

Per voice

  • Oscillators: 3
  • Noise generator: 1
  • Ring Modulator: 1
  • LFOs: 2
  • Amp Envelope: 1
  • Mod Envelope: 2
  • Filter: 1

Waveforms

  • Type: Sine, tri, sawtooth, square / pulse
  • Wavetable: 17
  • Waveforms Per Row: 5

Filter

  • Filter Per Voice: 1 x State variable OTA
  • Slope: 12/24 dB
  • High/Low Pass Filter: Low-pass, band-pass, high-pass
  • Effects: Pre-filter overdrive
  • Effects: Post-filter distortion

Mod Sources

  • Direct (depth)
  • Modulation wheel
  • Aftertouch (polyphonic and channel AT)
  • Expression pedal 1
  • Expression pedal 2
  • Keyboard velocity
  • LFO1 positive
  • LFO1 bi-polar
  • LFO2 positive
  • LFO2 bi-polar
  • Amp envelope
  • Mod envelope 1
  • Mod envelope 2
  • Animate 1
  • Animate 2
  • CV mod input bi-polar

Mod Destinations

  • Oscillator: 1-3 frequency, v-sync level, shape amount and level
  • Noise source level
  • Ring modulator output level
  • Overall synth output level
  • Filter drive, distortion, cut-off frequency and resonance
  • LFO 1 and 2 frequency
  • Amp env / mod env 1 / mod env 2 attack, decay and release
  • FM Osc 1 -> osc 2, osc 2 -> osc 3, osc 3 -> osc 1 and noise -> osc 1
  • Osc 3 -> filter cutoff frequency
  • Noise -> filter cutoff frequency

Effects

  • Analogue distortionChorus: 3 types
  • Delay: 16 types of delay sync, LP and HP damping, slew and stereo
  • Reverb: 3 types

Misc.

  • Arpeggiator with key latch – 33 patterns
  • Patch storage - up to 512 on hardware (ships with 256 factory patches) Glide
  • All knobs (excl. volume), sliders and most buttons transmit and receive MIDI cc commands for external control and mapping

Other

  • Maximum Power Consumption: 12 V DC 1A
  • Dimensions: 233 x 464 x 70.6 mm, 9.17 x 18.27 depth x 2.78 inches

Manufacturer: Novation
Model: PEAK
SKU: I463296-2-WHXA


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