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Switched on synthesis

The legacy that introduced the synthesizer to popular music, modeled to perfection and made even more magnificent.

Nothing sounds like a modular synth, and no modular synth is like the one that made it out of the studio and onto the stage to mesmerize audiences worldwide. Modular V has been brought to life with True Analog Emulation® modeling, giving you a sound no other modern synth or plug-in can touch. Developed in partnership with the original instrument’s inventor, it lets you enjoy the same sound design madness favored by pioneers from Tangerine Dream to Trent Reznor - all from the comfort of your DAW setup.

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Rhymes with vogue

Electronic music synthesis captivated Wendy Carlos, Keith Emerson, Tangerine Dream, and even The Beatles. Early Modular systems from a beloved inventor are why.

Dr. Bob Moog is virtually synonymous with synthesizers. It was his modular designs — and a little help from his friends — that took synthesis out of the realm of esoterica and made it a popular tool for composers and performers across all musical styles.

A New Yorker born in 1934 with a background in piano, he produced Theremins in the 1950s after being impressed with Leon Theremin’s touchless instrument. Upon meeting composer Herb Deutsch, the two immediately hit it off and their collaboration produced the first voltage-controlled oscillator. Their first modular synth followed in 1964 and was the talk of the Audio Engineering Society convention. The influx of orders led to new modular systems, culminating in the I, II, and III in 1967.

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Musical Majesty

Modular V’s user interface is a tower of power.

Modular systems often spanned multiple cabinets. Modular V is so realistic that it does, too. Inspired by the largest offerings of the original maker, it combines historically authentic layout with the modern ergonomics you need.

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Modular Gone Modern

Go everywhere a hardware modular can – and a few places it can’t.

Needless to say, we’d be crazy not to take advantage of all the things it’s easier to do in software. We pumped up Modular V with features that fit it right into computer-based music workflows, while preserving all the best aspects of the modular experience.

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Hear it in action

Like we said, modular synthesis can take you anywhere and Modular V can do it quickly. Here are just some of the places our artists and sound designers have gone. Where will you go?

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V collection

Legendary Keyboards Reinvented

This instrument is also part of the V Collection -your complete dream line-up of the legendary synths, organs, pianos and more that made keyboard history. They’re modeled with the most advanced technologies for authentic realism, and enhanced with new creative options. Whether you use it as DAW plugins in the studio or standalone at gigs, V Collection puts the greatest keys of all time at your fingertips for instant inspiration.

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TAE® Powered

The exclusive analog modeling technology that makes our virtual instrument emulations indistinguishable from the originals.

By accurately mimicking the characteristics of analog oscillators, filters, and soft clipping, we can provide astonishing component-accurate detail and authentic analog charm in equal measure.

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