NAMM 2018: Sonicware ELZ_1

Compact instrument a bit like an OP-1      02/02/18

Buying Choices

Turns out our presenter was staying in the hotel room next to ours, and after a chance meet in the corridor, we came by to check out the new SonicWare ELZ_1.

Its a compact synth instrument, with a passing resemblance to the Teenage Engineering OP-1. though without the sequencing and recording features.

The ELZ_1 Features multiple synth engines,  keyboard and speakers, plus an AMOLED display.

Synthesizer engines

  • FM SYNTH (4 operators with 31 algorithms, feedback and detuning)
  • 8BIT WAVE MEMORY SYNTH (waveform editing and morphing with FM mode)
  • DNA EXPLORER (extract and generate waveforms from audio)
  • SiGRINDER (granular synthesizer engine)
  • STANDARD OSC (sign, square, triangle and saw waves)
  • LOW-BIT OSC (sign, square, triangle and saw waves)

Release date Summer 2018 target price $499 US.


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