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The rebirth of cool

Warbling and resonant, the Vox organ was one of the only ways to get hot new sounds onstage before synthesizers went mainstream.

Thanks to our TAE® technology, you can enjoy the Continental 300 in all its transistor organ glory, then take it places the original couldn’t go.

Going far beyond the capabilities of any sample set, Vox Continental V models the circuit behavior and every other nuance of the Continental 300, a rare and desirable dual-manual organ. We added an extended mode with more drawbars, and even let you get inside the machine to tweak its electronic quirks.

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From England to Italy

Vox is famous for guitar amps that defined the sound of the British Invasion. Tom Jennings saw the potential for keyboards that rocked just as hard.

Jennings had built home and church organs until the 1950s. His first portable keyboard was the Univox, a monophonic preset “synth” that mounted on a piano and gave the player extra instrument sounds. Jennings, designers Derek Underdown and Les Hills, and the Thomas organ company then teamed up with Italian manufacturer EKO to design the Continental whose sound we know from The Doors’ “Light My Fire,” The Animal’s “House of the Rising Sun,” “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” by Iron Butterfly, and so many more classics.

Discover the history of Vox Continental

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Vox In the Box

We duplicated all the original controls and behaviors of the fabled Continental 300 for the faithful transistor organ experience.

Then we added guitar amp and rotary speaker modeling and vintage pedal FX. It’s the most perfectly authentic Vox experience you can have short of owning the real thing.

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Beyond Continental

Extended mode packs more of everything players loved about the Continental. Then, the Advanced Panel lifts the lid for customization - no soldering required!

After being ousted from his own company in 1967, Tom Jennings kept designing combo organs with more features. With one click, Continental V becomes the Vox that might have been.

Hear it in action

From psychedelic rock to ska to new wave, listen to the musical range of Vox Continental V in these audio demos from members of its loyal and talented user community.

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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 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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All manufacturer and product names mentioned on this page are trademarks of their respective owners, which are in no way associated or affiliated with Arturia. The trademarks of other manufacturers are used solely to identify the products of those manufacturers whose features and sound were studied during the development. All names of equipment, inventors, and manufacturers have been included for illustrative and educational purposes only, and do not suggest any affiliation or endorsement by any equipment inventor or manufacturer.