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Moog Source


Released: 1981

MSRP: $1395US


Similar to a Prodigy, upgraded with full ADSR EGs, noise source, some digital control, and memory. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Moog Source is a 37 key monophonic synthesizer, featuring a dual oscillators (saw/pulse/triangle waveforms), noise source, a resonant low pass analog filter, dedicated (ADSR) filter and amplifier envelopes, an LFO (square/triangle waveforms), arpeggiator (24 steps), 2 song (88 event) sequencer, 16 presets, tape interface, and glide.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
37 keys ? ? no mono tape(5-pin DIN) CV:TRS S-Trig:TRS CV:TRS S-Trig:TRS no AC


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- N/A 16 no no dedicated knobs/switches LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 1 no VCO1+VCO2->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no LoudnessContour no


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
24 step max N/A single track realtime 88 event x2 songs no Pitch-Wheel Mod-Wheel no


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


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
OSC1 analog pulse saw triangle 8' 16' 32' no no glide LFO Pitch-Wheel S/H no
OSC2 analog pulse saw triangle 8' 16' 32' no sync:VCO1 glide LFO Pitch-Wheel S/H no
Noise analog pink 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 S/H 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 square triangle no no no no Mod-Wheel no
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