Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 12

The Prophet 12 is the next step for Dave Smith’s revered line of Prophet synthesizers. Each of the Prophet’s twelve voices is composed of a brand new hybrid digital/analog architecture that sounds different than any other DSI synth, yet retains the true Prophet vibe. With a humongous twelve voice polyphony, streamlined design, and sophisticated architecture, the Prophet 12 is ready to handle any sound you can dream up.

The Prophet 12’s brand new hybrid voice has a digital front end followed by an all analog signal path output. Each voice has four high resolution digital oscillators (plus a sub oscillator), a digital character effects section, a resonant Curtis low-pass filter, a high-pass filter, a tune-able feedback circuit, a four-tap delay line with feedback per line, four loopable five-stage envelope generators, four syncable LFOs with slew and phase offset, a sophisticated arpeggiator, and a sixteen slot modulation matrix with 26 mod sources and 97 modulation destinations. The Prophet 12 is packed with a plethora of sonic potential and power!

The digital oscillators can be frequency and amplitude modulated by each other with incredible accuracy. They can be freely assigned in whatever operator and modulator configurations you would choose. You can even assign each of the oscillators to modulate LFOs, envelopes, and filters.

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Specification

Keyboard 61 semi-weighted keys with velocity and aftertouch
Voices 12
Oscillators 5x DSP-based oscillators with per voice; 4 with hard sync
Waveform Type Sawtooth, square, triangle, sine (per oscillator) 12x selectable complex shapes (per oscillator)
Filters 1x Curtis 2- or 4-pole resonant analog low-pass filter per voice (self oscillating in 4-pole mode)
1x 2-pole resonant analog high-pass filter per voice
Arpeggiator Programmable arpeggiator with up, down, up+down, random, assign modes with re-latching
Controls 50+ knobs
50+ buttons
1x backlit pitch wheel
1x backlit mod wheel
2x assignable position and pressure-sensitive latchable sliders
Memory 396x user programs
396x factory programs
I/O 1x 5-pin DIN MIDI input
1x 5-pin DIN MIDI output
1x 5-pin DIN MIDI thru
1x USB MIDI port
1x 1/4" (6.3 mm) sustain footswitch input
2x 1/4" (6.3 mm) expression pedal input
2x 1/4" (6.3 mm) main outputs
2x 1/4" (6.3 mm) layer

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