Oberheim announces the OB-X8 analog synthesizer

A Classic — Evolved

The OB-X8 is more than just a new OB-series Oberheim. It’s engineered to be the best modern OB ever created.

Oberheim has announced the OB-X8 synthesizer, a fusion of the OB-X, OB-XA, & OB-8 Synthesizers all in one.  In collaboration with Sequential & Focusrite this legendary collaboration is sure to bring joy to many synthesizer enthusiasts.

Specs

  • 8-voice, pure-analog polyphony with saw, square/pulse, triangle, and noise
  • Two discrete SEM/OB-X-lineage VCOs per voice deliver classic punchy Oberheim tone
  • Discrete SEM-lineage VCFs deliver authentic OB-X-style tone and presence
  • Genuine Curtis filters add bold OB-Xa/OB-8 character
  • Meticulously modeled envelope responses match each OB model: OB-X, OB-Xa, and OB-8
  • The 61-key FATAR velocity- and touch-sensitive keyboard allows unparalleled expression and responsiveness
  • Bi-timbral capability allows two presets simultaneously for splits and doubles
  • 400-plus factory programs, including the full set of factory sounds for the OB-X, OB-SX, OB-Xa, and OB-8
  • Integral, fanless, heatsink-free power supply
  • Real walnut end cheeks
  • High-resolution OLED display enables patch management and easy access to advanced features
  • Classic Oberheim Pitch and Mod levers allow expressive note bending, vibrato, and access to arpeggiator functions
  • Weight: 32.5 lbs
  • Dimensions: 40.5” L x 16.67” W x 5.87” H
  • Stereo and Mono outputs
  • Volume, Sustain, and Filter inputs
  • Arpeggiator clock input
  • MIDI In, Out, Thru
  • USB

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