Waldorf Kyra

128-voice, 10-oscillator virtual analogue synthesizer

$2299.99

The Waldorf Music GmbH Kyra is pretty much the virtual analog on steroids. 10 oscillators per voice, 128 voices, 8 part multi-timbrality…

Now shipping. A keyboard model of undetermined specifications is supposed to follow later.

Thanks!
-Yehuda

Manufacturer’s website
https://waldorfmusic.com/en

Product support, downloads
https://support.waldorfmusic.com

Strongly recommended that you download the newest OS, unless you hate bug fixes, stability and new features.

Facebook user groups

Waldorf Kyra Synthesizer Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/390483364788547

Videos

(Uptown Oscillators) UO Waldorf Kyra YouTube Playlist

Useful Links

Be sure to join the Uptown Oscillators Facebook Group!
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Manufacturer Specifications: click to open/close or jump to comments

Sound engine:

  • Virtual analog synthesis
  • 128 voices
  • 8 parts
  • All sound features can be used simultaneously

Oscillators per voice:

  • two Wave osc with 4096 waveforms
  • two Pulse osc
  • two Saw osc
  • two Noise osc
  • two Sub osc with several waveforms
  • Hard Sync
  • Hypersaw Mode
  • Oscillator FM and Ring mod
  • Oscillators are in two groups for better overview
  • All osc per voice are available simultaneously

Per part:

  • 9 simultaneously available effects
  • 6-slot Mod Matrix with multiple destinations per slot

Furthermore:

  • 2 filters: 12/24dB and LP/BP/HP in all configurations
  • 3 envelope generators (EG)
  • 3 LFOs with 128 shapes each

Extras:

  • 26 patch banks (A to Z) with 128 slots each
  • Arpeggiator with 128 preset patterns
  • Octave Transpose
  • Double Mode: layers the same sound two times and detunes them against each other

Hardware:

  • Sturdy full metal case
  • 256×64 pixel OLED
  • Kensington Lock

Connections:

  • USB 2.0 for MIDI and audio
  • 5-pin DIN MIDI In/Out/Thru
  • 8 balanced analog audio outputs plus Headphone out

Audio interface

  • Kyra can be used as an audio interface
  • Audio is transmitted to the computer via USB in up to 24bit/96kHz
  • Each Part is transmitted to the computer in stereo (16 channels in total)
  • 2 audio channels from the computer can be played back through Kyra