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Welcome to the Crumar Gallery

Introducing Crumar

Italian keyboard company, which manufactured synths (along with electric pianos and organs) in the 70's and early 80's. For street prices, see Prepal.

Released Conventional
1977 Orchestrator
1978 DS-1 DS-2 Performer T1 T2 CPB-1
1980 CPB-2
1981 T1-C Trilogy
1982 Stratus Composer
1983 Spirit
1984 Bit-One
1985 Bit01 Bit99


Architectural Classes:

  • Additive: Multiple sine wave harmonics are combined.
  • Conventional: Single cycle waveforms, subtractive architecture (filtered harmonics).
  • FM: Oscillators use Frequency or Phase Modulation.
  • Rompler: ROM based samples (often subtractive).
  • Sampler: User recorded samples (often subtractive).
  • Modelling: Digital model, usually involving a Driver and Modulators.