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Sonic 6

Moog Sonic 6

Sonic 6
(copyright 2012)

Released: 1972



Musonic's Sonic V adapted to Moog technology. Unique, with suitcase styling, dual LFOs (vs. dual EGs), mono or duophonic keyboard. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Moog Sonic Six is a 49 key monophonic synthesizer, featuring a dual oscillators (triangle/saw/pulse waveforms) and white/pink noise source, ring mod, a resonant low pass analog filter, amplifier envelope (ADR), dual LFOs (saw/square/triangle waveforms), glissando, filter and ring mod inputs, CV inputs.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
49 keys ? ? filter/ringmod high:1V(RMS) low:30mV(RMS) speaker no trigger(accessory) VCO:CV VCF:CV VCA:CV no 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 dual-osc:1 single-osc:2 no VCO1+VCO2+noise->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no Contour yes


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


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no CV no pitch:microtonal no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
VCO1 analog pulse saw triangle +-2 no no GenX GenX/Y Contour glissando Pitch-Bend no
VCO2 analog pulse saw triangle +-2 no no GenY GenX/Y glissando Pitch-Bend no
Noise analog noise:pink|white - no no no no
RingMod analog OscA|Ext+-OscB|GenX/Y - 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 GenX GenX/Y Contour no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
Contour - attack decay/release no no key GenX GenY no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
GenX saw:up saw:down square triangle no no no no no Contour
GenY saw:up saw:down square triangle no no no no no Contour
Conventional Models
Minimoog Sonic 6 Satellite Minitmoog Micromoog Taurus Polymoog Synthesizer Polymoog Keyboard
Multimoog Prodigy Opus-3 Liberation Rogue Concertmate MG-1 TaurusII Source