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Rob Papen releases Predator 2 and eXplorer 4 Bundle

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Rob Papen has released Predator 2, featuring new functionality and controls while staying true to the underlying concept of being fun and easy to use. In typical Rob Papen style, there's thousands of presets in a huge variety of styles.

Features include:

  • Easy Page for quick editing of main synth parameters to speed up workflow.
  • XY Pad for visual manipulation and dynamic modulation with full MIDI control.
  • Improved Preset Manager screen allows you to easily find and organize presets and banks.
  • Improved unison mode - have up-to 6 unison sub-voices for each full voice, allowing unison to work in all play modes.
  • Increased envelopes & LFOs (up from 2 to 4).
  • Increased number of modulation steps (from 8 to 20), with advanced modulation mode allowing you to step limits & upper / lower amounts.
  • User Waves section which allows waveform drawing.
  • Oscillator enhancements including waveform mixing/morphing.
  • Complex modulation options with new advanced mode.
  • EQ mixing section powered by the RP-EQ effects plug-in.
  • Voice level distortion.
  • Additional HP filter for extra sound shaping.
  • Dual 16-step arpeggiators which can be combined.
  • Enhanced reverb algorithm taken from RP-Verb.
  • Over 5000 presets.

Price: €149 / $149. Anyone who purchased Predator between 1st March and 5th May 2016 is eligible to upgrade for free, otherwise owners can upgrade for €49 / $49.

eXplorer 4

The release of Predator 2 also brings a new version of eXplorer - the complete collection of 15 Rob Papen virtual synths and effects which saves over 50% compared to individual purchases. If you already own one or more Rob Papen titles you can buy eXplorer 4 for even less.

If you bought, or upgraded to, eXplorer 3 between 1st July and 25th November 2016, you can upgrade to eXplorer 4 for free.

Price: €499 / $499.



Discussion: Active
29 November 2016 at 1:55pm

What do you guys think of Predator 2.

5 March 2017 at 12:02pm

It is surprisingly enjoyable. I have all major synth vsts, but for some reason Predator is the only one with the right amount of features to get quickly where you want to be without having too many options. Version 2 is a big improvement, as it now does wavetable synthesis, giving a wider Sonic Range.

if i had to learn synthesis again, It would be on this synth.

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