Access Virus TI2 Desktop

  • Item # 1178077
  • Model # TI2 DESKTOP

The Access Virus TI v2 is the second edition of this Desktop Total Integration Synthesizer, and it features 25% more calculating power and a completely redesigned housing. Like all members of The Viru… Learn More

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An advanced stage/standalone instrument with a suite of compelling studio integration features.

Features

  • Enclosure:
  • Sleek, charcoal-gray finish
  • Red and white LEDs
  • White display
  • Wood rail on front
  • I/O panel can be rotated for convenient rack-mounting
  • Oscillators:
  • 3 main oscillators and one sub oscillator per voice
  • A main oscillator can comprise of various oscillator types including the classic virtual analog oscillators (saw, variable pulse, sine, triangle, 62 spectral waves with several FM modes) and hypersaw (a multi saw-tooth oscillator with up to 9 stacked oscillators, 9 sub-oscillators and sync oscillator at the same time)
  • Wavetable oscillators with 100 multi-index wavetables, feature variable resolution and optional pulse-width modulation
  • Graintable oscillators apply granular synthesis techniques for independent control of pitch and formants to warp a waveform beyond recognition
  • Formant oscillators sound like running a signal through a massive, modulatable filter bank with hundreds of resonant bands being morphed by the wavetable index
  • Filters:
  • Two fully independent filters (lowpass, highpass, bandpass, bandstop) with an optional saturation module located in between both filter blocks
  • The saturation module can add one of several distortions and lo-fi effects or an additional low/high-pass filter
  • Optional self-resonating MoogT cascade filter simulation with circuit overload and 1-4 poles
  • Modulation:
  • Two-dimensional modulation matrix with six slots (1 source and 3 modulation targets each)
  • Every feasible parameter can be modulated in realtime
  • 3 LFOs with additional hard-wired destinations along with one user-definable slot
  • 2 lightning-fast, multi-stage envelopes (ADSTR) - LFOs can be used as ramp generators as well
  • Effects:
  • The FX section has independent delay and reverb per patch (even in multi mode), along with multiple distortion/lo-fi algorithms, phaser, chorus/flanger, character control, ring modulator/shifter, and EQ, plus a global vocoder
  • There is no difference between single and multi modes”patches sound exactly the same
  • Arpeggiator:
  • Each patch contains it's own arpeggiator pattern feat. 32 programmable steps (length and velocity can be adjusted per step) along with a global control for swing/shuffle timing and one for note lengths
  • Nearly every parameter including the pattern itself, the amount of octaves, and many more, can be controlled using the modulation matrix
  • Surround sound output:
  • Every part can be panned dynamically between two stereo outputs for quadraphonic effects
  • Hardware controls:
  • 32 knobs, 43 buttons, 73 LEDs
  • Polyphony:
  • Between 25 to 110 voices, depending on the complexity of the patch
  • Estimates are based on single mode performance results may vary in multi mode
  • Multi Mode:
  • Multi programs can have fully-independent embedded singles, without the links to single banks required by most synths providing freedom from breaking other programs
  • Memory:
  • 1024 RAM and 3328 ROM sounds, 16 embedded multi patches along with 112 conventional multi slots, 16 parts in multi mode
  • Remote Templates:
  • Turn the Virus into a MIDI remote as the sound engine will still work independently
  • 32 user-programmable templates to reassign most panel knobs controlling control 3rd party plug-ins and MIDI synthesizers
  • Smooth parameter changes:
  • Adaptive control-smoothing provides parameter changes with no zippering artifacts
  • With knob quantize, a clock ratio is selected and parameter changes are updated at specified intervals only
  • The result is sample-and-hold parameter movements, evocative of step sequencer sounds
  • Atomizer:
  • The unique DJ style audio slicer turns the Virus TI into an powerful realtime FX for DJ applications
  • Virus Control is an VST/AU/RTAS compatible plug-in
  • Total Integration is certified for the following hosts: Apple Logic 8, Steinberg Cubase 4, Ableton Live 7, Digidesign Pro Tools 8, Cakewalk Sonar 7, ImageLine FL Studio 8

Technical Specification

Access Virus TI2 Desktop

  • I/O:
  • 6 balanced outputs (@ +4dB), backed by 192kHz/24-bit D/A converters with soft-limiting
  • Two inputs with 24-bit A/D
  • Dedicated headphone out
  • MIDI in, out, and thru
  • S/PDIF digital audio (44.1/48kHz) inputs & outputs
  • USB is used for MIDI and audio transmission (adding 3 additional stereo audio outputs) and works at 12Mb/s