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Moog Micromoog


Released: 1974



A simple single oscillator monosynth. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Moog Micromoog is a 32 key monophonic synthesizer, featuring an oscillator (variable saw/pulse waveforms) with sub and pink noise source, a resonant low pass analog filter, dedicated (ADR, shared DR) filter and amplifier envelopes, an LFO (bend/random/square/triangle waveforms), glide, filter input, ribbon controller, and CV/gate IO.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
32 keys W:24in D:15in H:5.5in 20lbs filter high:12dBm low:-10dBm no modulation VCO:CV/gate(S-Trig) VCF:CV/gate(S-Trig) CV gate(S-Trig) mod no AC (5W)


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 no VCO+noise->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no LoudnessContour yes


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


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no CV no 2 no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
VCO analog variable saw/pulse 2-32' no no glide LFO Ribbon no
Sub analog square 1-2 octaves below VCO no no glide LFO Ribbon no
Noise analog noise:pink - no no no no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
VCF analog discrete yes 24dB low pass (self oscillating) key LFO VCO FilterContour no no


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


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
LFO bend random square triangle no no no no Mod-Wheel no
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