Meet the Teenage Engineering PO-12: a $forty nine card-sized drum machine
Tucked neatly right into a panel dialogue finally week’s Moogfest, Teenage Engineering outed its newest synthesizer effort. The unit, labeled the PO-12, was meant to be a giveaway through the festivities (“moogfest particular” is printed on the constructed-in grasp tag), however the models obtained caught up in a customs delay, so we’re left with particulars nabbed by attendee Robert Pluma. This is a fast rundown of a number of the reported specs: a Silicon Labs 32-bit ARM microcontroller, wire stand that doubles as a pitch bender, 23 switches, two optimization knobs, beats-per-minute LED and 1/eight-inch audio jacks. There additionally seems to be choices for hip-hop, disco and techno on the gadget that is stated to be priced at $forty nine.
Whereas Teenage Engineering is not confirming the small print, it did inform Synthtopia that Pluma “kind of nailed it relating to the small print of this product.” The parents at Create Digital Music report that the gadget may also harness parameter lock, identical to the unique Machinedrum. We’ll have to attend a bit longer for formal availability information, however this tease is definitely sufficient to whet the ol’ urge for food… for now.
[Picture credit score: Robert Pluma]