Moog Werkstatt-01

The Moog Werkstatt-Ø1 is a patchable, 100% analog synthesizer whose design is based on classic Moog circuits. Assembly is extremely simple: Any user can quickly build this analog synthesizer with minimal tools and expertise. Through assembly and inspired investigation, the Werkstatt-Ø1 is an excellent platform for exploring the world of analog synthesizer circuits. A lifetime of experimentation, knob twisting, and sound design awaits.

Specifications

Oscillator Section

  • Single VCO w/ frequency control (8Hz to 16KHz)
  • Saw and square waveshapes w/ control for square pulse width
  • Envelope or LFO selectable Mod Source that can be assigned to PWM or Pitch w/ Amount control
  • Ability to PWM the square wave

Filter Section

  • Classic 4-Pole Moog Ladder Filter w/ Resonance control (20Hz-20KHz)
  • Select between the Envelope generator and LFO as Mod Source
  • Polarity switch (+/-) and amount knob for control of filter cutoff modulation

LFO Section

  • Selectable Square or Triangle waveshape w/ rate control (2Hz-600Hz)

VCA/Amp Section

  • Select between the Envelope Generator or ON (Drone)

Envelopes Section

  • Controls for Attack & Decay time w/ Sustain On/Off switch

KB Section

  • One octave low-note priority legato keyboard w/ glide control

Patchbay

  • VCA Input0V to +5V in VCA EG Mode, +/-2.5V in VCA ON Mode
  • VCF Input-5V to +5
  • VCO LINEAR FM Input +/-2.5V - NOTE: this is an inverting control input
  • VCO EXPONENTIAL FM Input -5V to +5V, 1V/Octave trimmable
  • LFO CV Input 5V to +5V – NOTE: Negative CV slows LFO more than the panel
  • VCF AUDIO InputUnbuffered/Unmixed AC coupled input to VCF
  • 2x KB CV Output3V/semitone from 1 keyboard - NOTE: Attenuate for 1V/Octave
  • 2x TRIG Output 5 msec pulse, 0 to +5 V signal generated from low-note priority
  • 2x GATE Output0 to +5V signal generated from low-note priority
  • 2x EG Output0 to +5V signal, Simple ASD or AD type Envelope Generator
  • 2x LFO Output -2.5 to +2.5V Triangle or Square wave, selected via LFO Switch
  • 2x VCF Output-2V to +2 V signal for audio or CV uses
  • 2x VCO Output0V to +5V VCO signal, wave selected by VCO Wave Switch

Rear Panel

  • AUDIO Output Nominal +/-1.5V Signal
  • POWER+12VDC Center Positive w/ 1.2A Wall transformer
  • POWER CONSUMPTION 1.8 Watt AVG