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Novation Peak Polyphonic Synthesizer


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  • $1,399.99
  • Regular price MSRP: $1,749.99

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Get Great Sonic Flexibility With The Novation Peak Polyphonic Synthesizer

The New Novation Peak is an eight-voice desktop polyphonic synthesizer with three New Oxford Oscillators for each voice. The oscillators sound completely analog by being high-quality NCOs (Numerically-Controlled Oscillators) but gain the flexibility of the digital domain with 17 digital wavetables. They can also become a linear FM source using either the analog-sounding NCOs or digital wavetables so are able to cross-modulate in a recursive loop.

The synth has a resonant multi-mode analog filter for each voice, and three distortion points for each voice pre-filter, post-filter, and global in an analog signal chain. Peak is capable of receiving polyphonic aftertouch, which puts expression right at your fingertips. Reverb, delay, and chorus effects are at one's disposal, and there is also an on-board arpeggiator.

The modulation system puts a 16-slot modulation matrix and 16 direct assignments in the main controls, cleverly arranged for intuitive patch design and sound editing. There are three ADSR envelopes and two LFOs for each voice, and more elaborate movements and secondary via assignments are made just a few menu button presses away. In addition, two animate buttons give live performers instant one-touch transformation of patches.

Peak connects to modular systems via a CV modulation input and has MIDI I/O on five-pin DIN ports, so other MIDI gear can be connected. Via USB, Peak can be plugged into Mac or PC, where unlimited patches can be kept using the Components software.


  • Innovative 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)


Included In The Box

  • Novation Peak polyphonic synthesizer
  • USB cable
  • Power supply

Manufacturer: Novation
Model: PEAK
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details
SKU: I463296-0-B

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