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Moog Liberation


Released: 1979



Simple dual oscillator monosynth keytar with ring-mod. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Moog Liberation is a 44 key monophonic synthesizer (with a 10 voice polyphonic section), featuring a dual oscillators (saw/pulse/square waveforms), noise source, ring-mod, a resonant low pass analog filter, dedicated (ADSR, shared D/R) filter and amplifier envelopes, an LFO (random/square/triangle waveforms), ribbon controller, and glide.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
44 keys ? ? no mono no no CV no AC


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- N/A no no no dedicated knobs/switches LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 1+10 (Additional polyphony via square oscillator dividers) no VCO1+VCO2+Noise+RingMod->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no LoudnessContour Volume-Wheel no


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A no N/A N/A Ribbon Mod-Wheel Filter-Wheel Volume-Wheel no


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no no no 3 no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
VCO1 analog pulse saw -2 no no glide LFO Ribbon no
VCO2 analog saw square +-1 no sync:VCO1 glide LFO Ribbon no
Poly analog square - no no no no
RingMod analog VCO1+-VCO2 - no no no no
Noise analog noise - no no no no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
VCF analog discrete yes 24dB low pass key LFO FilterContour Filter-Wheel no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
FilterContour sustain attack decay/release no no no no no
LoudnessContour sustain attack decay/release no no no no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
LFO random square triangle no no no no Mod-Wheel no
Conventional Models
Minimoog Sonic 6 Satellite Minitmoog Micromoog Taurus Polymoog Synthesizer Polymoog Keyboard
Multimoog Prodigy Opus-3 Liberation Rogue Concertmate MG-1 TaurusII Source