ENJOY SOME GOOD OLD 8-BIT NOSTALGIA
The AY3 features two 8912 chips boasting 6 voice polyphony. You can apply
sequences, arpeggiators, noise, envelopes and pitch modulation to each voice
with a click of a button.
-64 preset memory (8 banks x 8 presets)
-5 pots and 1 endless encoder with push button
-40 subtle white leds
-16 step sequencer to sequence notes on/off, pitch and noise on/off
-4 Pitch modulation modes (aka lfo)
-4 arpeggiator modes
-ultra fat 6 voice unison mode with detune knob
-6 chords to split the voices
-6 voice polyphonic mode
-Stereo sound (3 voice per channel/chip)
-intuitive 5×6 mode matrix to access and control:
volume, pitch, noise volume, envelope assignments, arp modes, sequencer assignments etc
-control of all knobs and other features via midi CC
-Black anodzied brushed aluminum case
-Midi channel selection
NEW LOOK, NEW FEEL…
Ay3 has been upgraded featuring a slick rugged brushed aluminium case and the highest quality bolted potentiometers and metal knobs.
The instrument is more compact now measuring only 14 cm x 10 cm x 4.5 cm
The functionality and layout are the same and the firmware is cross compatible between MKI and MKII.
-MIDI in (3.5mm midi cable supplied)
-2x Audio Out
-DC In (power supply suited for your region supplied)
Release date 16 Feb 2017. Fixed a pitch issue that can occur with certain variants of Ay3 chip.
Fixed a LED issue where detune knob didn’t always return to LED#1 .
Release date 18 April 2017. Friendlier pitch handling. Voice detuning is ignored when in Chord or Paraphonic modes
-Tuning reset function: Hold voice button for 3 sec to reset tunings.
-More MIDI CC implementation (see updated manual for details).
Release date 21 July 2017. Factory preset initialisation. Hold voice button for ten seconds to initialise