Kastle is a battery-powered synthesizer that will fit in your pocket 10/10/16
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Bastl Instruments has introduced the Kastle, which they describe as a pocket size modular synthesizer that runs on batteries and produces unique modulations and lo-fi sounds. A spokesperson told us, "It is a lot of fun on its own but it also interfaces smoothly with other gear and greatly enhances modular system of any size. With its low price point it is perfect for anyone especially beginners."
The Synth version combines complex oscillator and LFO with stepped waveform generator.
mini patchbay with 16 different patch points
3 synthesis modes: phase distortion, phase modulation and track & hold modulation
pitch control with offset and CV input with attenuator
timbre control with offset and CV input with attenuator
waveshape control with offset and CV input
voltage controllable LFO with triangle and square outputs and reset input
stepped voltage generator with random, 8 step and 16 step loop mode
2 I/O CV ports are available and can be routed to any patch point
the main output can drive headphones
3x AA battery operation with power switch
possibility of exchanging different LFO and OSC chips
comes with patch cables
the pattern on the sides varies and every unit is an original
Pricing and Availability:
Kastle Synth Assembled, street price $79 USD (excl. tax) , 79 EUR (incl. tax). Available for order - ships in less than a month.
Kastle Synth DIY KIT, street price 65 USD (excl. tax) , 65 EUR (incl. tax) will be available in November