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Moog MINITAUR Analog Bass Synthesizer

Code: 93312    Manufacturer Part No: MINITAUR   
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MINITAUR Analog Bass Synthesizer description:

The Moog Minitaur Analog Bass Synth Module is a minimoog-style compact monophonic bass synthesizer based on the Taurus I and Taurus III synthesizers.

The Moog Minitaur has a 100% analogue audio path and a one knob per function design for real-time tweakability including 2 Taurus VCOs with a choice of Saw Tooth or Square waves, 2 mixer VCAs, 2 minimoog style ADSR envelope and 1 VCF with ladder filter and VC Resonance and one VCA. In addition, the Minitaur possesses several new features such as an external audio input to expand on the sound design and synthesis possibilities.

At 8.5" x 5.25" and less than 3 lbs, the Minitaur marks the next chapter in the Taurus family history by offering new form factor, control interface and increased level of accessibility. Despite being the first in the Taurus family not to feature foot pedals, the Minitaur is nonetheless a powerful analog Moog bass featuring MIDI/USB Out with easily recalled presets for a package suitable for today's performance and production environments.

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The main features of the Moog Minitaur include:

  • Extremely rugged chassis
  • 100% analog audio signal path based on Taurus I and Taurus III synthesizers.
  • 2 Taurus VCOs with variable Glide amount
  • Range: 5 octaves, the highest playable note is middle C
  • Sawtooth or Square waveform for both VCOs
  • External Audio Input
  • Headphone out
  • 2 Mixer VCAs for setting the level of the VCOs
  • 1 VCF Moog/Taurus-style Ladder Filter w/ VC Resonance
  • 1 VCA
  • Two Minimoog-style ADSR Envelope generators with Decay knob and Release On/Off switch
  • 1 MIDI-syncable triangle wave LFO for modulating VCF/VCOs
  • DIN MIDI In and MIDI over USB out


Manufacturer: Moog

This page first created on: 05/01/2012

Customer Reviews

Expertise/Experience: Electronic Music Producer
London GB

Pros: +
Unique and classic sound

Cons: -
No MIDI out or Through, no good for gigging without a computer

This customer purchased the product in May 2012

Paisley GB

Pros: +
Great product. First class sound and features.

Cons: -

This customer purchased the product in November 2012

Liverpool GB

Pros: +
The Minitaur may look small and even a little cute! (There I said it!) but this thing packs some punch! If you want earth shattering basses in your tracks then this synth will not disappoint. It's well built and fun to play about with. If personally like the fact that Moog have gone back to basics with this one as there nothing worse than having to riffle through all the hidden menus to get the sound you want, with this beast what you see is what you get excluding some nice hidden features in the software editor in the under the hood feature but this is optional but I advice you to install it, it's free when you register your Minitaur with Moog themselves. Happy bass making :-)

Cons: -

This customer purchased the product in March 2013