Dave Smith Instruments Evolver – 2002

  • Polyphony


  • Oscillators

    2 digitally controlled analog oscillators (DCOs) with selectable sawtooth, triangle, saw/triangle mix, and pulse waves (with pulse-width modulation), and hard sync; 2 digital wavetable oscillators with Prophet VS waves and wave sequencing capability, FM and ring modulation. White noise generator.

  • LFO

    "4 LFOs each with sawtooth, triangle, ramp, pulse, and random waves. Each LFO can be routed to any destination in the matrix. Can sync to MIDI clock. "

  • Filter

    2 Low-pass filters: 1 analog Curtis filter per channel, selectable 2- and 4-pole operation (self-resonating in 4-pole mode) and ADSR envelope generator. 2 digital 4-pole Highpass filters.

  • VCA

    1 analog VCA per channel with ADSR envelope generator

  • Arpeg/Seq

    16 x 4 analog-style step sequencer that syncs to MIDI clock.

  • Keyboard


  • Effects

    Digital delays: 3 separate, syncable, stereo delay lines. Dual (left and right channel) tunable feedback loops with ""Grunge"": use feedback as a pitched sound source. Distortion! Digital, one for each channel, can be placed before or after analog electronics; and ""Output Hack."" Separate Glide per oscillator."

  • Memory

    512 fully editable programs (four banks of 128).

  • Control

    MIDI In, Out, and Thru

  • Date Produced

    2002 - present

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