Venom - 12-Voice Virtual Analog Synthesizer
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49-key, full-size, synth-action keyboard
12-voice polyphony, each voice including:
  • 3 oscillators with 41 waveforms and 53 drum sounds sampled from vintage analog synths, FM digital synths, and drum machines
  • pulse-width modulation, sync, FM, and ring modulation
  • resonant multimode filter with tube saturation limiting
    • 12 dB/octave (2-pole) low pass
    • 12 dB/octave (2-pole) band pass
    • 12 dB/octave (2-pole) high pass
    • 24 dB/octave (4-pole) low pass
    • 24 dB/octave (4-pole) band pass
    • 24 dB/octave (4-pole) high pass
  • 3 LFOs with selectable sample-and-hold
  • 3 AHDSR envelopes
  • 16 modulation routes
4-part multitimbral operation with independent MIDI-syncable phrase sequencers
512 onboard Single patches
256 onboard Multi (layered) patches
2 global bus effects
  • Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Flanger, Phaser
1 insert effect per multitimbral part (4 total)
  • Compression, EQ, Distortion, Bit Reduction, Decimation
classic arpeggiator with up, down, and alternating patterns
tap-tempo and manual BPM control from top panel
built-in USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interface (USB 1.1 backward compatible)
  • 2 x 2 24-bit, 44.1 kHz operation
  • mic, instrument, and stereo line level inputs route to DAW
  • synth sounds route to DAW
  • DAW audio output mixes into main outputs
  • stereo main audio outputs (1/4" TS)
  • stereo headphone output (1/4" TRS)
  • master volume knob; instrument and mic gain knobs
  • MIDI In and MIDI Out (5-pin DIN)
large custom LCD
4 rotary encoders and 1 button for performance control and editing
dual-function octave up/down and transpose controls
assignable pitch bend and modulation wheels
sustain (1/4" TS) and expression (1/4" TRS) pedal inputs
included Vyzex Venom software editor
  • arrange sounds into banks, rename patches, and save backups
  • patch collider feature mashes up multiple patches to create new hybrid sounds
  • 16-cell modulation matrix offers comprehensive routing configurations
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Reviews
"A sound that can get ear-shatteringly, gut-wrenchingly huge."
- Electronic Musician
"They've turned Jason Bourne into a synth; it's dangerous, sexy and unforgettable."
- AIR Users Blog
“Venom brings something completely new to the game. You’re going to hear this all over the radio.”
- Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo)
“Venom is deep without being overwhelming.”
- Francis Preve (Producer/Remixer/Sound Designer)
“You created a monster! All hail Venom!”
- The Crystal Method
"One of the 10 best music tech products of NAMM 2011."
- MusicRadar
“This type of flexibility and programming power makes Venom quite a serious synthesizer indeed.”
- GearWire
“There’s a whole lot of musical creativity lurking inside the machine.”
- Mitchell Sigman, audiomidi.com