Waldorf Blofeld

Desktop Synthesiser

  • Up to 25 voice polyphony
  • 16-Part multitimbral
  • 3 Oscillators per voice
  • Frequency modulation between the oscillators
  • 2 Independent multimode filters per voice
  • 3 LFOs with sine, triangle, rectangle and sawtooth, plus sample & hold and noise
  • 4 Fast envelopes
  • Over 1000 sounds
  • Multimode with 128 memory locations
  • 5 Endless rotary encoders
  • 5 Buttons
  • 1 Volume control
  • White backlit graphic display with 128 x 64 pixels
  • Freely programmable arpeggiator pattern per sound with up to 16 steps
  • 2 Effect slots per part
  • Stereo output
  • Headphone output
  • MIDI In
  • USB for MIDI In / Out
  • Robust housing
  • Aluminium controls
  • External power supply unit
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 304 x 54 x 132 mm
  • Weight: 1.3 kg
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Further Information

Design Desktop
Polyphony 50
Sound Generation Virtual Analogue
MIDI interface 1x In
Storage Medium USB to Host
USB-port Yes
Effects Yes
Arpeggiator Yes
Number of Analog Outputs 2
Digital Output No
Display Yes

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the best synth at that price range
nesmeured, 27.06.2018
Blofeld's desktop version is the best thing you can add to your studio at that price. The blend of wavetable synthesis and analogue modelling is something that can provide absolutely endless possibilities.
Downside is the lack of direct interface. Sometimes you would spend hours drowning in its parameters menu but its totally worth it. Another cons is that the original presets are very mediocre thus you should spend months on learning its synthesis.
Once you learn how to control that beast you enter a whole new world of weird sounds.
My main use of it is for pad sounds but its also perfect for making some classic chord/rhodes/piano type of sounds. Filters, oscillators, envelopes, all done very well, not really impressed with the effects though, except the overdrive.
Overall, its a solid, versatile, powerful and feature-rich synth.
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Affordable synthesizer with loads of features
18.05.2016
The waldorf blofeld tabletop synthesizer is a good quality machine. It looks good, it feels good, and it's really powerful for such a low price. It's packed with features, such as wavetables, frequency modulation, many different envelope types, and a mod matrix.

While you can make some really amazing sounds with the blofeld, it can be a bit difficult to use if you're not into browsing menus. There are only a few knobs to use, so you often need to navigate using the screen. While it's not my favourite way of doing things, it's still quite comfortable with the blofeld, and I find a lot easier than my other small synthesizers with little lcd screens and menus.

Overall blofeld is an amazing synthesizer for the price. It surely is a lot of fun, even though the editing can be a bit slow compared to synths with loads of knobs. Those, however, are usually much more expensive.
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