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  1. How to Optimize Your Eurorack System's Power with the Endorphin.es Shuttle Control: An In-depth Review

    The article 'How to Optimize Your Eurorack System's Power with the Endorphin.es Shuttle Control: An In-depth Review' is a comprehensive guide for eurorack enthusiasts on how to use the Endorphin.es Shuttle Control module to effectively manage power consumption while maintaining a versatile performance. This 12 bit USB-to-MIDI-to-CV converter module with 16 arbitrary assignable channels has an internal PSU that can be powered from various sources and is capable of working as a simultaneous USB on-the-go device and host. The Shuttle Control module is polyphonic and MPE enabled, allowing for up to 8 voices of polyphony, polyphonic key aftertouch, MIDI clock and many more MIDI events to be translated into CV. The article provides a detailed overview of the module's features and functionalities, including how to use the web-based editor for editing presets.

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  2. Hermod+: The Essential Eurorack Sequencer and Interface for Your Modular Setup

    Hermod+ is the ultimate sequencer and interface for your modular setup, with advanced features, a sleek design, and expanded connectivity capabilities. It serves as the central hub, bridging the gap between CV/Gate and MIDI with its refined interface. Inspired by the flagship sequencer Hapax, it features a wide screen and a grid-based sequencer for a streamlined workflow. With 16 tracks, 16 patterns per track, and extensive automation options, Hermod+ offers unlimited projects, a global transpose track, and a double project architecture. Its hardware specifications include various inputs and outputs, a high-resolution display, and configurable power options.

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  3. Exploring the Versatility of the Noise Engineering Quantus Trajecta: A Quad Envelope with Polyphony in Mind

    The Noise Engineering Quantus Trajecta is a quad envelope designed with polyphony in mind. The universal controls adjust all four envelopes simultaneously, making it easy to keep separate voices related on the fly. Designed with the structure of the envelope from the Cursus and Loquelic Iteritas Percido in mind, the module also includes additional shape control with the addition of Tremolo and ADSR modes. The Quantus Trajecta is a versatile, performable, and utilitarian module suitable for any musician.

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  4. Exploring the Innovative Melody-Making Powers of the Eventide Misha Eurorack Instrument and Sequencer

    The Eventide Misha Eurorack Instrument and Sequencer is an innovative 28hp module that uses a unique, interval-based approach to creating and playing melodies. It can be played live like a keyboard instrument or used to record sequences that can be modified in a multitude of ways, allowing for new paths of spontaneous creativity. With MIDI, control voltage, and audio jack output options, as well as external control templates, 100 factory scales, and support for up to 100 user/custom scales, the Misha offers comprehensive control over sequence playback and rhythmic variation. It also features four user-assignable buttons, 18 user presets, CV inputs for external trigger/control sources, a clock input for syncing to external sources, polyphony via three CV outputs or MIDI, an audio output for internal oscillator, and a micro-USB for easy firmware updates using Eventide Device Manager. Overall, the Misha is a powerful and innovative melody-making tool that is set to become available in the summer of 2022.

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  5. Exploring Sonic Territory with the Ziqal Dimension MK2 Wavetable Oscillator Module

    The Ziqal Dimension MK2 Wavetable Oscillator Module is a 10HP module that offers high-resolution engine capability with 24 voice polyphony for exploring a broad range of sonic textures. It uses 2048 samples and has 256 waveforms to produce high-definition tables, and its precision allows it to fit any audio texture needed. The wavetable is compatible with the Serum wavetable format and provides an intuitive and quick file browser to explore over 1000 available wavetables. The module has two different modes: "Classic Mode" for four oscillator voices or "Dimension Mode" which activates a waveform morphing function with up to 6400 waveforms. It also has a wave processor to apply different types of processing on the tables such as folding, stretch, bend, sync, etc.

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  6. Exploring Sonic Depth: A Comprehensive Dive into OXI Instruments Coral - The Polyphonic Multi-engine Eurorack Synthesizer

    "Exploring Sonic Depth: A Comprehensive Dive into OXI Instruments Coral - The Polyphonic Multi-engine Eurorack Synthesizer" article scrutinizes the complex and limitless possibilities of the OXI Instruments Coral, a polyphonic multi-engine eurorack synthesizer module. Enhanced with eight full voice polyphony and multiple parts, Coral allows the creation of diverse and rich sounds from basslines and drums to pads and riffs. It uniquely offers sample playback, and boasts of remarkable reverb and chorus features. The innovative module opens new rhythmic avenues while maintaining respect for the quintessential eurorack ethos, blurring the line between classic synthesis and the avant-garde. Discover the intricate depths of the Coral, a true game-changer in the evolving panorama of multi-engine synths.

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  7. DROID X7 Expander: The Ultimate MIDI Connectivity Module for Your Eurorack Setup

    The DROID X7 Expander is a versatile MIDI connectivity module for Eurorack setups, providing USB and MIDI connectivity. It offers four gate outputs with modular levels and supports polyphony in both incoming and outgoing MIDI streams. The X7 comes with two DIN to TRS adapters and allows for fast loading of DROID patches via USB, making it a flexible MIDI connection module. The module enables users to attach external keyboards, control digital mixers, use external hardware sequencers, and manipulate DROID patches with MIDI controllers, among other features. As a bonus, the X7 provides access to the SD card in the master through direct access via PC, Mac, phone, or tablet.

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