Combining the character of classic analog synths with modern digital processing, the M-Audio Venom 49-key synthesizer delivers an aggressive, infectious new sound.
The warmth of vintage keyboard + modern digital processing = aggressive new sound
intuitive real-time performance controls + software editor = endless sound design possibilities
49-key, full-size, synth-action keyboard = great playability
Pro Tools compatible USB audio/MIDI interface = ready for the stage and studio
Start playing everything from bombastic basses, blistering leads, and 8-bit drums to grainy pads, menacing textures, and glitchy effects right out of the box. You'll find a clasic arpeggiator for added animation. Tweak the sounds using the intuitive top-panel performance controls - or dig in deep using the supplied software.
A Killer New Sound
Thanks to a completely new M-Audio synth engine, Venom merges analog flavour with digital power to provide a unique sonic signature standing apart from the glossy sheen of other virtual analog synths. You get 41 oscillator waves and 53 drum sounds sampeld from the most awesome vintage keyboards of the past four decades - complete with DSP-induces oscillator drive to get that retro vibe. You also get tons of flexibility for octaves, intervals and fat as each of the 12 simultaneous virtual analog voices features 3 oscillators.
Go Mad With Multi-Control
Venom's Multi mode feature lets you trigger drum, bass and melody parts simultaneously making it perfect for performing live. Each part has a phrase sequencer for playing back drum patterns and pulsating synth lines which are all BPM-synced via tap tempo.
Endless Tweaking Possibilities
The included Vyzex Venom software editor offers a clear visual representation of all Venom settings and parameters, freeing you to explore the synth's limitless sonic territory. Use the innovative patch collider feature to mash up multiple patches and create new hybrid sounds.
Sculpt Your Sound With Extreme Effects
With a large range of onnboard effects such as; two global effects buses including Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Flanger, and Phaser you can explore new sonic territory. Each of the synth's four multitimbral parts has its own effect insert for Compression, EQ, and Distortion-plus for the ultimate in lo-fi and glitchy electro.
Personalize Your Performance Instrument
The Venom synth lets you spread its 12-voice polyphony across up to four assingable keyboard ranges. Use splits and layers to create custom stacked patches and keymaps with different sounds on seperate sections.
A Powerful Production Machine
Thanks fo a built-in USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interface, Venom unleases the production power of Pro Tools M-Powered and other popular music software. Microphone, line, and stereo line inputs let you record vocals, guitar, and other instruments directly into your DAW—without the hassle of any additional gear. You can also record MIDI tracks into your software, then play them back in real time using the Venom synth sound engine. You can even conjure up wild new sounds by routing instruments and external audio signals through the synth's filters, envelopes, and LFOs.