Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 moveable synth is extensively regarded to be top-of-the-line merchandise ever made for button-pushers, knob twizzlers, and music aficionados alike — and now it’s obtained a sequel that, within the firm’s personal phrases, is 100 instances higher.
Other than being lighter and thinner due to a modern new low-profile aluminium physique, it does seem like filled with round 100 new options, together with a pixel-packed flush-glass show, and an FM antenna for transmitting and receiving. “Fats and loud” sounds are additionally on the playing cards, courtesy of a brand new speaker system and passive driver, whereas connectivity choices have been upgraded to USB-C, along with a 4-pole audio jack for headset/mic assist. Oh, and the road out and in sockets have been beefed up with higher sturdiness in thoughts too.
Elsewhere you’ll discover 32-bit audio Bluetooth MIDI, 24 hours of battery life per cost, a number of recording codecs, and a brand new synth engine. Naturally you’re additionally getting all method of synth sounds, audio adjustment tweaks and extra at your disposal.
You’ll be able to take a look at the total, huge record of recent options at Teenage Engineering, the place you possibly can nab one for your self for a somewhat eye-watering £1999. Contemplating the immense recognition of the unique mannequin and the plethora of recent methods the brand new one affords although, we anticipate it to fly off cabinets with no issues.