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sonicLAB releases Thermo2 - Self Regulating Tone Generator


sonicLAB has updated Thermo, a self regulating tone generator inspired by thermodynamic systems, to version 2.0.

New features include:

  • Oscillator cloning: Each oscillator on Thermo2 has a clone. When active, it receives the same parameters, however it has its own GEN modulations running apart. Therefore any modulation (pitch, waveform, spat etc.) with different stochastic results will render its distinctive sound apart from the primary oscillator.
  • New injection / perturbation model: A zero signal padder can be applied to each oscillator cycle in reaction to the automated gain control system.
  • Hence when the system wants to attenuate the gain, a relevant amount of zero signal will be added to the waveform cycle of each oscillator. This feature also creates alternate pitch effects like in pulsar synthesis.
  • TapDelay processor on each oscillators feedback signal input: Variable tap delay processor delays the signal input of each oscillator. The feedback amount of the oscillator feed controls the delay feedback as well.
  • 2 more GEN mod generators: The OSC Clone modulation depth and the delay tap position for each oscillator can be modulated continuously with a unique GEN instance. Now in total there are 9 GEN modulators for each oscillator.
  • Automated random states of the 4x4feedback matrix: When active, according to the BPM value, a new random configuration of the 4x4 feedback matrix will be set with each bar.
  • A new bank "v2Studies": including presets in order to introduce the new features of the Thermo2. The video below demonstrates some of these sounds.


  • Preset bank rename field and bank duplication: The current work preset bank can be directly duplicated with a new name as a backup.
  • DSP improvements while keeping the original character of Thermo.
  • 15 new tuning scales.
  • Improvements and slight changes on the UI design.

Thermo2 comes in VST3, AU and standalone formats both for OS X and Windows 64-bit systems. It is also native Apple Silicon compatible.

Thermo2 update is free to the users who purchased Thermo v1 with the current price of 99 Euros after July 2022. Otherwise the update costs 22 Euros and it gives a new licence of Thermo2. It can be directly purchased here.

Thermo2 retail price is 99 Euros. It can be directly purchased here.

Also the sonicLAB Oscillator Bundle (Thermo2 + Fundamental2) is available for 178 Euros (instead of 208 Euros). It can be directly purchased here.




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