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Synth (Sample Based) by Precious Sound
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PreSid by Precious Sound is Soundware (samples or presets that load into other products) for macOS and Windows.
Kontakt 5 Maschine WAV 24-Bit
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Precious Sound is proud to announce our first product that is available for Kontakt 5 and our accompanying product for Maschine.

PreSid is the most comprehensive 8580 Sid chip based library on the market. PreSid is the first product based on our propriety "4Scoop" engine.

Further releases will follow using the exclusive Precious Sound "4Scoop" engine.

Our "4Scoop" engine has been developed to allow new features to be implemented and we have an open road map for our engine.


  • 4 Oscillators with independent Amp ADSR / Filter ADSR: 2 Switchable Envelopes per Osc Amp ADSR (Normal/Punch).
  • 20 Waveforms 19 sampled from Sid chip + 1 Sub (Sine Yamaha Tq5): 4 Selectable Flavours Per Osc (Raw/1073/512C/Tape).
  • 2 LFOs per Osc, each with adjustable Speed, Depth and Sync:
    • Shape: Sine, Triangle, Rectangle, Sawtooth, and Random.
    • Destination: Filter Cutoff, Filter Resonance, Osc Volume, Osc Pan, Osc Tune and Osc Fine Tune.
  • Octave function to shift +/- 3 octaves per Osc (natively plays samples does not tune sample):
    • Inv Phase per Osc.
    • Sample start adjustment per Osc.
  • 7 FX per Osc: Lo-fi / Distortion / Flanger / Phaser / Chorus / Saturation / Limiter.
  • 6 selectable Filters per Osc:
    • LP / HP / BP / Notch / Phase / Vow.
    • Adjustable Key track and Velocity amount.
  • Copy paste Osc settings to another Osc.
  • Global Dual LP/HP Filter: Global filters can be linked to behave like a BP Filter.
  • Global summing mixer:
    • Global Insert effects Width / Distortion / Tape Saturation / Eq / Limiter.
    • Global send effects Phaser / Flanger / Chorus / Ir Reverb / Delay.
    • Unison (up to 8 voice).
    • Global Amp ADSR with a softer curve.
  • Onboard Preset system (load and save presets via the global panel)
    • All sounds heard in demo's on site and in product video are available in the preset folder.
    • 45 presets to help get you started.
  • Intuitive design: Large LED info Panel for a visual aide when setting up the synth.
  • Double clicking the Precious sound icon will Init the synth (top right hand side).
  • 3.85GB Kontakt Library: 1.31GB First instance in host 140mb per instance after.

Deluxe / Maschine pack only

  • 415 Raw Sid drums and FX.
  • 397 Processed Sid drums and FX:
    • 149 MB Maschine package.
    • 88.2 24Bit Files (can be used in any sampler).
    • Mapped and organised in Maschine, neat folder structure.
  • 20 Maschine kits (including patterns).

Equipment used

  • Straight into N12 A/D converter.
  • AMS 1073lb (Class A).
  • API 512C (Class AB).
  • Type 1 cassette through a Tascam 122 MKIII.

Additional Equipment used for Maschine pack

  • Sherman Filterbank MK1.
  • Elysia Xpressor.
  • Petes Place Bac 500.

Non-Intrusive Protection

  • Sales are automated and you will receive download links however we will send out a specially encrypted .NKI file (instrument file) to your email address that contains a serial number.
  • Serial numbers are displayed on the global section of the instrument.
  • our samples are not watermarked.
  • no file sent to you contains any personal information simply a serial number.

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Comments & Discussion for Precious Sound PreSid

Discussion: Active
5 October 2012 at 3:36pm

Great job, excellent library.

9 March 2013 at 9:16pm

Tempting, but would be even more tempting if it had Oscillator Sync and Ringmod. I realized it's a sample-based product, but surely if you're working with single cycle waveforms, it's possible to sync them?

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