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Do you want to construct a full-voice modular desktop or Eurorack synthesizer from a kit for new builders? For some wonderful DIY patching, check out the new Dreadbox DIY synth Dysphonia.

Dreadbox Dysphonia

Dysphonia has just arrived on the Dreadbox website, ready for you to create, patch, and enjoy the full synthesizer voice possibilities. It is made up of 13 separate components that provide a completely modular patching experience in a compact and cost-effective package.

The single analog oscillator has four waveforms, all of them may be patched separately through the three VCAs and three-channel mixer before being blitzed through the 24dB 4-pole lowpass filter and the 12dB 2-pole multimode filter. For some extra tones, the low pass filter can self-oscillate. A digital modulator with four modes offers LFO, Envelope, Random, and CC control in addition to the analog LFO and Envelope.

This leads us to the MIDI input and the MIDI-to-CV module that goes with it. A nifty Hybrid Echo module, similar to the one found on the Erebus, is at the end of the chain.

With the USB to Eurorack power converter, Dysphonia may be used as a desktop synth or hooked into a Eurorack system.

Dysphonia is on sale for €185 ex VAT for the next several days, after which it will increase to €220 ex VAT. In any event, it’s a decent price for such a well-featured and attractive tiny synth that may be an excellent introduction to Eurorack, modular, and DIY synth construction.

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Author Isaac Elejalde

Born in Maracaibo and based in Berlin, Isaac Elejalde established himself as one of the most prolific producers on the Venezuelan scene today.

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