Arturia releases the SQ80 V, an emulation of the classic Ensoniq digital synthesizer

Arturia’s SQ80 V is Ensoniq’s classic Cross-Wave synth reborn. With thousands of unique waveform combinations, this '80s classic is now enhanced for modern production.   

Arturia’s SQ80 V is an instrument that’s simultaneously complex and accessible, focused and intricate, edgy and dream-like - and unlike anything you’ve heard. Explore hard industrial textures, hybrid lo-fi character, and thousands of unique waveform combinations in a quick-fire soft-synth based on a digital ‘80s classic.

An authentic hybrid

SQ80 V has been modeled to accurately reproduce the gritty yet colorful texture of its predecessor’s 8-bit DOC chip.

  • 3 DOC digital oscillators
  • Thousands of possible waveform combinations Modeled CEM analog filter & amp
  • Instant modulation via LFOs, envelopes, and more
  • Analog dispersion offers organic synth experience

 

SQ80 V

Like other Arturia's soft synths, the SQ80 V is a faithful recreation of the original hardware with added modern features.

 

Beyond Ensoniq

Expertly enhanced with extra sounds, features, and functionality for modern producers. 

  • Hundreds more waveforms added
  • Additional arpeggiator, MIDI modulation, and envelope modes Accessible, streamlined modern workflow
  • 15 built-in effects with 2 busses
  • MPE compatibility
  • Celebrating with 2 soundbanks
  • Traverse gritty industrial soundscapes and dusty lo-fi textures with the organic digital wavemaker as your vessel - explore our 2 brand new sound banks offered for every SQ80 V purchase until October 5th.
  • Dust Materials

Celebrating with 2 soundbanks

Traverse gritty industrial soundscapes and dusty lo-fi textures with the organic digital wavemaker as your vessel - explore these 2 brand new sound banks offered for every SQ80 V purchase until October 5th.

Dust Materials

Dust Material

Smooth, saturated sounds for the digital lo-fi age.

 

Raw Machinery

Gritty hybrid timbres showing SQ80 V’s industrial side.

 

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Introduction deal until October 5th 2021

To celebrate the launch, new & registered customers will be able to benefit from huge discounts up to 50% off SQ80 V. A generous bundle comprising both SQ80 V and V Collection 8, Arturia’s legendary keyboard anthology, will also be available to new & registered customers with up to 70% off!

 

More info about the Arturia SQ80 V: https://www.arturia.com/products/analog-classics/sq80-v/overview

Learn Arturia's instruments at AskVideo: https://ask.video/library/application/arturia

 

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