MiniFreak Stellar

Dark sky synthesis

MiniFreak Stellar is a special edition of the mighty polyphonic hybrid keyboard. The same dual digital sound engines, gnarly analog filters, advanced modulation, sequencing and stereo effects, but with a dark intergalactic edge that will take your sound into deep space and beyond.

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2 Engines, 6 voices,
23 oscillator modes

The same powerful hybrid instrument loved the world over, redesigned to take your studio beyond convention and your sound, beyond the stratosphere.

Space age look

Discover a synth with a striking all-black exterior, decorated with stylish and characterful graphics that reflect the controls.

Hybrid polysynth power

With 2 engines, 6 voices and 23 oscillator modes, MiniFreak stellar is a compact synth powerhouse that just keeps getting better with ongoing free firmware updates.

Mirrored in software

Enjoy the same wild hybrid sound in your DAW of choice, complete with modeled analog filters, with MiniFreak V, a like-for-like VST. Use the same presets physically or virtually, and tweak the VST with MiniFreak Stellar’s controls for a seamless creative flow.


Stellar Infinity


Outer space sonic exploration

64 Presets

Sci Fi

Outer spacefree bank

MiniFreak Stellar comes with a free sound bank designed for outer space sonic exploration.

Featuring a range of synths, leads, sequences and SFX - travel beyond the event horizon and discover an otherworldly realm of ambient and atmospheric sounds.

Dark Sky style

From the resonance UFO to the ADSR rocket launch - take command of your sound with an out-of-this-world attitude.

It’s not just the sleek all-black keys that stand out. MiniFreak Stellar is adorned with playful graphics that bring the signal chain to life and symbolize the unique effect of each control.


MiniFreak Stellar comprises a vast constellation of sounds that unite, merge and mutate for totally playful and daring results.

From ethereal wavetable sweeps to gritty noise-driven textures, 8-bit superwave basslines to crisp Karplus-Strong plucked strings, combine MiniFreak Stellar’s arsenal of 23 distinct engines in any way you see fit, for an impressive array of synthesis.

Between our proprietary algorithms and exclusive oscillator modes crafted by module-masters Noise Engineering and Mutable Instruments, a plethora of impactful and inspiring sounds await your discovery.

  • Noise
  • Superwave
  • Harmo
  • Karplus Str.
  • BasicWaves
  • Audio In
  • Multi Filter
  • Surgeon Filter
  • Comb Filter
  • Phaser Filter
  • Destroy
  • FM/RM
  • V.Analog
  • Waveshaper
  • Two Op. FM
  • Formant
  • Chords
  • Speech
  • Modal
  • SawX
  • Harm
  • Bass
  • Wavetable

A closer

Explore MiniFreak Stellar’s layout, controls, and secret sonic weapons in detail, from the one-knob Modulation Matrix to the multi-functional touch strips.

More thanmeets the eye

MiniFreak Stellar packs a punch with a range of scintillating digital and wavetable oscillators, cutting-edge FX and a simple-yet-powerful modulation matrix. But that’s not all.

Inject movement and momentum into your sound design with advanced sequencing and arpeggiation, and seamlessly integrate with any DAW using MiniFreak’s VST-twin.


Effortlessly take your sound in a new direction.

MiniFreak Stellar’s sequencer and arpeggiator allows you to lock variety into your patterns, introduce dramatic octave jumps, and drop-in repeats and mutations on the fly.

A sequence that never fully repeats, thanks to MiniFreak's Spice & Dice randomization and one-touch mutations.


Explore the power of MiniFreak Stellar in your favorite DAW with mirrored sound and architecture.

MiniFreak V is a comprehensive standalone instrument, perfect for taking your Freak-infused production on-the-go, as well as offering seamless integration between hardware and software for a workflow that can suit your every need. Simply click Link to MiniFreak, and you’re all set!

Hear it
in action

Go on a sonic voyage with MiniFreak Stellar’s extensive sound palette and find your perfect match. The library has a little something for everyone but don’t take it from us, hear it for yourself...


Harming Bass

A hard bass. The macro 1 controls the HP Filter cutoff and macro 2 adds an octave up.

Heavy B

Heavy bass sound, as the title suggests.


90 Ravers

An old school UK rave lead sound with a lot of artifacts like back in the day with limited sample memory and resolution.


Supersaw patch on steroids.



Dreamy dark polyphonic pad.

Aevus Aeternu

A majestic pad sound where the aftertouch plays a big role in the expressiveness of the sound by increasing the modulation speed.


Crusty Pluck

A thin and noisy pluck sound. Macro 1 adds dramatic tremolo.


Digital organ sound. Mod wheel adds brightness.


Sci Fi Slam

A huge, texture gesture generator.

Plat In Clood

Classic ambient eurorack patch using chord engine sent to a digital delay.


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Main Features

6-voice polyphonic hybrid synthesizer

37-note velocity-sensitive Slim-key keybed with aftertouch

2 sound Engines with 23 oscillator modes in total

Engine 2 can be used to process Engine 1

1 envelope per voice

1 cycling envelope per voice

2 LFOs per voice

Polyphonic analog filters and VCAs

6-voice polyphonic, 12-voice paraphonic, unison, or mono configuration

3 digital FX slots in insert or send mode, with 10 FX to choose from

User-customizable LFO curves

Mod Matrix with 7 sources and 13 potential destinations

OLED display for real-time visual feedback

Intuitive 64-step sequencer (4 pages of 16 steps)

4 lanes of automated modulation

Performance Arpeggiator controls including Ratchet, Octave Randomize, and more

MIDI in/out/thru

USB connectivity

Sustain, audio in, and clock in/out connectivity

Balanced stereo outputs

256 factory presets

256 user preset slots for MiniFreak hardware

Platform Specifications


  • Win 10+ (64bit)
  • 2.5 GHz CPU
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 2GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU
  • ARM processors not supported on Windows

Required configuration

  • VST, AAX, Audio Unit


  • Mac OS 11+
  • 2.5 GHz or Apple Silicon CPU
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 2GB free hard disk space
  • OpenGL 2.0 compatible GPU

Work with ASC

  • An elegant and simple solution to help you install, activate, and update your Arturia software instruments

What's in the box

Box content

  • MiniFreak Unit
  • Universal PSU - 12V 1A
  • USB A to USB 2.0
  • Registration card

Instrument dimensions

  • Size : 22.75 x 9.09 x 1.57 inches (578 x 231 x 55mm)
  • Weight : 6.48 lbs. (2.94 Kg)