Chimera Synthesis is rolling out it’s first product! The bC16 miniature patch synthesizer wraps up a fully featured VCO, LFO, 24dB VCF, VCA, ADSR envelope generator, noise source, ring modulator and headphone amplifier all in a crisp, white, round, CNC machined acrylic housing the same diameter as compact disc.
Powered from two 9V batteries the bC16 can be used on it’s own, with a MIDI-CV converter (not supplied, see the forth coming SM16), attached to other bC16’s and so on. Being a patch synthesizer almost infinitely expands the range and control of sounds created, bC16’s can be intergrated with other pieces of equipment, used to process signals, and even used to generate and/or respond to control signals from other synthesizers/audio kit.
A low cost optical interface kit is due-out shortly and Chimera tell us that the bC16 can be used with their soon-to-be released (late December) SM16 analog sequencer/MIDI-CV and the pH303 acid bass line synthesizer (due in january).
Pricing and Availability:
Available to order today for deliveries starting on 9-11th January 2008. The first batch (limited numbers) are priced at $229.00 each (including USPS Priority delivery – mainland USA only).