Waldorf Iridium Core [PRE-ORDER]


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Regular price CAD$2,699.99

This item is a pre-order and is not in stock. Pre-order availability and ETA is based on details provided by the manufacturer and are subject to change without notice.

Iridium Core provides the core synthesis engine of the Quantum / Iridium platform. It is the heart of Waldorf’s most advanced hardware-based synthesis. The essence of forward-looking sound. The Core.

Sonic Explorer

Iridium Core contains 5 synthesis engines: Wavetable, Multi- & Granular-Sampling, Waveform, Kernel FM and Resonator. Combined with a broad selection of digital filter and processing options Iridium Core lets you explore a huge sonic universe of electronic sound. Iridium Core’s intuitive and easy graphical interface helps you to keep your flow of creativity.

Wave Traveller

The compact form factor makes Iridium Core an ideal companion to travel with you to all your sonic explorations and performances. It fits well into laptop size bags and in carry on-baggage it leaves enough space to all your other devices you need for your performances.

Driven by Inspiration

Iridium Core comes with a huge collection of more than 1700 factory presets and samples to drive your sonic Wanderlust. Get inspired what the broad and diverse array of sound designers have created to fuel your musical endeavours.

Team Player

Iridium Core integrates into various live performance and studio setups. Its connects with your modular synths, drum machines, sequencers and computers. The compact form factor fits well into your tabletop or space limited setups.

Family Member

Iridium Core shares the same software platform like Quantum, Iridium Desktop & Iridium Keyboard. All instruments are powered by the Waldorf synthesiser OS and will receive joint updates. Thus, the whole family participates from future enhancements and developments.

  • Width: 346 mm
  • Depth: 200 mm
  • Height (including knobs): 64 mm
  • Total weight: 2.2 kg
  • Manual
Compatible with the Waldorf Quantum synth engine Software: Waldorf Synthesis Platform OS 3 Oscillators each capable of 5 synthesis modes:
  • Wavetable
  • Waveform (VA)
  • Particle (Sampling and Granular Sampling)
  • Resonator
  • Kernels (up to 6 sub-oscillators which can be interlinked through FM, AM or Wavetable-position at audio rate)
  • Dual Stereo Filters per voice
  • True stereo path Dual Digital Filter with independent modes: 12/24dB LP/HP/BP in all combinations
    Nave, Largo, PPG, Quantum and StateVariable models
    Analyzer displayed in Filter view
    Filter curve animation when modulated (optional)
    Sophisticated filter routing options with modulatable panning and levels Digital Former Filter models like State Variable, Waldorf Nave, Largo and PPG in HP/LP/BP/Notch Comb filters, Bit-Crusher, various Drives, Ring-Modulation Modulators 6 Envelopes
    6 LFOs
    Komplex Modulator (LFO/Envelope combination with user-definable shape and morphing) Mod Matrix 40 slots
    Fast assign mode
    One additional control amount per slot
    Identical Sources and Destinations can be used multiple times until the matrix is full Effects 5 slots per layer
    Various parallel and sequential routing options
    Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Phaser, Flanger, Drive, EQ, Compressor, Tremolo
Performance features Advanced Arpeggiator
Step-sequencer with up to 64 steps for notes and parameters
2x4 button pads assignable to notes or chords
4 user-assignable potentiometers
6 user-configurable macro buttons
Favourites screen for quick patch recall
XY control on touchscreen
Wheels touchscreen for MIDI controls like mod wheel, pitch bend, aftertouch and velocity MPE capable Screen Industrial-grade highly responsive touch screen with Brightness control 1024x600 pixels Voices 12 voice polyphony
Mono, Legato and Unisono modes Patches Over 1700 factory patches
Capacity of 7000 patch memory slots (numbers 0000-9999 can be used)
Patches from Quantum and other Iridium variants can be loaded and vice-versa Category filter for patch list
2.6 GB sample flash memory preloaded with 2 GB factory samples Connections Stereo Audio Out: 2x TS jacks
Stereo Audio In: 2x TS jacks
Headphones TRS output with level control
DIN MIDI IN & Out, mini-TRS Type A (two adapters to DIN MIDI sockets included)
USB Type B (device) for MIDI connection to computer
USB Type A (host) for storage media and MIDI devices
MicroSD slot
2 high-resolution CV Inputs which can be used as modulation sources in the Mod-Matrix Analog clock In & Out with clock divider settings

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