Andromeda is now here!
The *Official* Alesis Andromeda specs have just been released:
16 voice true analog synthesizer
2 oscillators per voice, with sub oscillators, hard and soft sync, and ring mod per voice
2-pole multimode resonant filter (Oberheim SEM style) plus 4-pole lowpass resonant filter (Moog style) per voice
Three 7 stage envelopes, with 9 different slopes available -per stage-
Three multi-wave LFOs with variable waveshapes and phase
16 channel multitimbral
Industrial design by Axel Hartmann (who does most of the Waldorf stuff)
Large 640 x 240 graphic display
CV inputs for oscillator, filter
External audio inputs
20 outputs - 2 main, 2 aux, 16 individual mono (8 TRS jacks)
Arpeggiator and analog-style step sequencer
Everything on the front panel transmits MIDI
Onboard 24 bit digital effects, plus analog distortion circuit
Large ribbon controller
256 presets, 128 user, plus card slot for program expansion.
Flash memory OS - upgrading the OS is as simple as downloading a MIDI file, and playing it into the synth.
The official ship date and price of Andromeda are TBD.