Digital synthesizer
Date of appearance: June 2011
Trademark: Teenage Engineering
Manufacturer: Teenage Engineering Company
Made in: Sweden
Introductory price: $849
Dimensions: 282 × 102 × 13.5 mm
Weight: 600 g
Materials: aluminium
Colors: light grey
Tags: featured

OP-1 is the all-in-one portable synthesizer, sampler and controller with additional features like a built-in FM radio and an assignable G-force sensor for motion controlled effects. OP-1 comes with 9 unique synthesizer engines, all instantly accessible with the sound selection keys. the synthesis palette ranges from physically modeled string synthesis to frequency modulation. In controller mode, OP-1 turns in to a full blown MIDI controller, with access to transport (play/stop, rec, rewind and forward, a two octave keyboard with four endless encoders as well as a sound module that can be controlled from virtually any external software. 16 hours battery life, charging with the provided cable plugged into any computer or phone charger that has a USB connector.

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