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Dave Smith And Tom Oberheim Collab On Dave Smith Instruments OB-6

Posted on January 22, 2016 by Eric There have been 0 comments


A big NAMM announcement from Dave Smith Instruments, as the storied synthesizer brand is launching a new product called the OB-6. This synthesizer is actually a collaboration between Dave Smith and legendary effects creator Tom Oberheim, and features true voltage-controlled oscillators, 2-pole filter, polyphonic step sequencer, studio-quality effects and more.

The soul of the OB-6 is based on Tom's original SEM that was utilized in his 4-voice and 8-voice synthesizer. The synth features two discrete voltage-controlled oscillators (plus sub-oscillator) per voice with continuously variable waveshapes (sawtooth and variable-width pulse, plus a triangle wave on oscillator 2).

Want to find out want happens when two legendary synth gods come together? Check out these preview videos of the Dave Smith Instruments OB-6 below.

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