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Dave Smith Instruments Mono Evolver Keyboard – No Longer Available

Monophonic analog/digital synthesizer
MFR# DSI-2001

Product Description

This monophonic, performance-oriented synth is the latest addition to the Evolver family.  The voice architecture is identical to its siblings, but it sports a 3-octave keyboard, pitch and mod wheels, and enough knobs and switches to put a smile on the face of even the most jaded tweaker.

Features:

  • Monstrous four oscillator voice architecture: two analog and two digital
  • True stereo signal path with separate Curtis analog low-pass filters in each channel
  • Dedicated onboard effects (feedback, delay, distortion, high-pass filter, etc.)
  • Highly accessible sound control for easy, intuitive operation: 58 knobs and 33 switches
  • 16 x 4 step sequencer really brings the Evolver to life with evolving “pseudo-polyphonic” sounds
  • Stereo audio input for audio processing of external stereo or mono signals, enabling the synth to act as a unique stereo effects processor
  • Everything (sequencer, LFOs, and delay) syncs perfectly to MIDI
  • Easy-to-navigate matrix-style interface for quick editing and real-time control of 8 parameters simultaneously
  • Multiple Evolvers can be daisy-chained for increased polyphony


Specifications:

  • Three-octave, semi-weighted action keyboard with velocity and aftertouch
  • Spring-loaded pitch wheel and assignable mod wheel
  • 512 fully editable programs (four banks of 128) oscillators: two digitally controlled analog oscillators (DCOs) with selectable sawtooth, triangle, saw/triangle mix, and pulse waves (with pulse-width modulation), and hard sync; two digital wavetable oscillators with Prophet VS waves and wave sequencing capability, FM and ring modulation
  • White noise generator
  • 2 Low-pass filters: 1 analog Curtis filter per channel, selectable 2- and 4-pole operation (self-resonating in 4-pole mode).
  • 3 Envelope Generators: filter, VCA, and assignable (four-stage ADSR).
  • 4 LFOs.
  • Glide (portamento): separate rates per oscillator.
  • Analog VCAs.
  • Digital high-pass filter.
  • Digital delays: 3 separate, syncable, stereo delay lines.
  • Tuned feedback with "Grunge": use feedback as a pitched sound source.
  • Distortion and "Output Hack."
  • 16 x 4 step sequencer: one sequence per Program.
  • Arpeggiator: up, down, up/down, and assignable modes, and latched operation.


Ins and Outs

  • MIDI In, Out, Thru, and Poly Chain.
  • Stereo audio input: 1/4" unbalanced.
  • Main stereo audio output: 1/4" unbalanced.
  • Sustain pedal input: accepts normally on or normally off momentary footswitch.
  • Pedal/CV1 and Pedal/CV2 inputs: responds to expression pedals or control voltages ranging from 0 to 5 VDC (protected against higher or negative voltages).
  • Headphone output: 1/4" stereo phone jack.

Includes power supply for 110V – 240V AC operation (13-15 VDC, 700 mA) and operation manual.

Product Specifications

Condition New
Key Type Non-Weighted

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