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Zoomchak ProbyKBplugs
 Zoomchak Pro by KBplugs is a Virtual Instrument Audio Plugin. It functions as a VST Plugin.
Zoomchak Pro
Zoomchak
Product Zoomchak Pro
Developer KBplugs
Price (MSRP) Free
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An emulation of the features and functions of the weird and wonderful Moog Sonic Six, which was actually a creation of an ex-Moog employee, Gene Zumchak, for the company he worked for after leaving Moog - initially called the Sonic V. When Moog later bought that company it changed it's functional design only slightly, it's appearance considerably and released it as the Sonic Six - whew.

Here it's features and capabilities are considerably expanded:

-Two full ADSR envelopes, rather than a single AR (the Sonics' biggest Achilles heel).

-More and blendable waveforms - mix of sine/tri/pulse cross-fades with mix of sine/peak/saw.

-CS-80-style dual filter - 2-pole HP in series with 2-pole (or 4) LP with common modulation.

-All modulate-able parameters can select from any of the control sources.

-Oscillator Sync added.

The Sonic's most defining feature was it's unique dual LFO, whose outputs could be used individually or mixed together, and whose rates could could be modulated by the filter envelope individually or changed manually by a Master rate control.

Also included is a more emulative version with far fewer added/extended features, though ElektroStudio's Moon Sono Sx is pretty great.

This does NOT emulate or model the actual sound of any vintage hardware synth, just borrows from the control design, layout and panel design of the Sonic Six.

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32-bit, so will require jBridge, etc., (or a DAW that will bridge) for use on 64-bit systems.

The link on the website is to a Sync.com folder that also contains the .osm Synthmaker source 'schematics', so anyone with SM, or it's successor Flowstone, can alter it to suit. It's hoped that anyone who makes significant improvements will share the result with everyone.

As this was originally built for my own use only, there are no presets included; I wanted to come at the instrument anew each time, as one did with vintage analog hardware.

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