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About The OP X & Where To Buy

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The OP X Oberheim Emulator is a software synthesizer that emulates the classic Oberheim synthesizers. It is a powerful virtual instrument that allows users to recreate the sound of classic Oberheim synths in a modern digital environment. 

Op X

The OP-X Oberheim Emulator is designed to be easy to use and features a range of features that make it a great choice for producers and musicians looking to recreate the classic sound of Oberheim synths. The OP-X Oberheim Emulator has a range of features that make it a great choice for producers. It has an intuitive interface that makes it easy to use and navigate. 

The software also includes a range of effects, such as chorus, delay, reverb, and more. It also has an array of modulation capabilities, allowing users to create complex sounds and textures. 

The OP-X Oberheim Emulator also includes a range of presets that allow users to quickly and easily create sounds that are similar to the classic Oberheim synths. It also has a range of filters and envelopes that can be used to shape sounds and create unique sounds. 

Built-in Banks

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The synth includes 66 banks containing more than 2,500 sounds in total.

The Interface

The synth offers two interface types each in three sizes to make editing comfortable on any screen from small ultrabooks up to 4k studio screens and to fit anyone’s preferences.

OP-X PRO-II is a 12-voice virtual analog synth originally based on the famous Oberheim OB-X. During its evolution, the engine, however, was extended with features borrowed from various other iconic synths of this era, which makes the synth incredibly versatile and allows it to clone the sounds of almost any analogue synth including Minimoog, Prophet-5, Jupiter-8 and Matrix-12.

OB Xa PRO-II offers world-unique features and sound designers that will make your brain release endorphins. It will deliver the fattest and warmest strings, pads, brasses and leads you’ve ever heard from a virtual synth. An included library of more than 2500 of the finest presets including many of the most famous 80s hits sounds and countless well-known presets from various classic vintage synths which are said to be the most authentic available on the market builds the base for your work.


Op X
  • 2 oscillators (saw, pulse, sine)
  • FM, hard sync, ring mod, PW modulation
  • morphable multimode filter (lp12/24, hp, bp, no)
  • 2 LFOs (main, lever)
  • LFO 1 waveform: sine, square, saw, triangle, sample&hold, sampled vibrato
  • LFO 1 features: delay, note trigger, free phase adjustment
  • 2 ADSRs (Filter, Amp)
  • ADSR 1: invertible, routable to pitch and pulse width
  • ADSR 2: switchable attack (lin/log), routable to ring mod
  • stacked unison with a variable amount of voices and spread control
  • switchable legato or retrigger (uni/poly)
  • polyphonic portamento with switchable spread and detuning
  • arpeggiator offering 32 modes
  • chord hold, sequencer, double mode
  • built-in effects processor (reverb/delay) offering presets
  • switchable dual engine effects processing
  • LFO, effects and arpeggiator that can sync to the song tempo
  • 32 wheel modes, mod to cutoff, asymmetric bending
  • MIDI learn & relative or fetched CC processing
  • CC remote patch switching
  • Separate Voice Design (SVD)
  • switchable master polyphony (6/8/12)
  • deactivate voices
  • individual pan control per voice channel
  • panning modulation
  • global tuning options (OSC/FILT/ENV/POR)
  • tuning trim pots per voice for custom tunings
  • built-in patch browser with patch change smoother
  • 2500 built-in presets

Overall, the OP-X Oberheim Emulator is a great choice for producers and musicians looking to recreate the classic sound of Oberheim synths. It is easy to use, has a range of features and presets, and is a great choice for those looking to create unique and complex sounds.

Where To Buy – Op X Oberheim Emulator

We recommend you go direct here. It will cost you $85.00

Summary – Op X Oberheim Emulator

So there you have it! That was our review of the Op X Oberheim Emulator. Have we inspired you to buy one? We hope so. Have fun playing around on this unique piece of kit!


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