Views Read Edit View history. It is available as a small desktop unit and as a 49 key velocity and aftertouch sensitive keyboard version. View the discussion thread. While the sound engine is definitely first-class, the build quality is a mixed bag. The rotary encoders can skip values, USB can drop data and the overall feel seems to have been dictated by cost-saving decisions. Filter – 2 independent Multi Mode Filters per voice:

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I’m going to ring the shop that I bought it from tomorrow, but in the meantime does anyone have any ideas what the problem could be? When introduced, the Blofeld’s OS carried numerous bugs and glitches.

Bkofeld Log in or Create an account to join the conversation. When the sample RAM option is used available standard on the keyboard model or as an expansion option for the desktop moduleOsc1 and Osc2 can load user samples that act as regular sound sources instead of the analog modeled waveforms or wavetables for even more unique sound possibilities.

Blofeld Firmware

Views Read Edit View history. Well the shop has now sent me a replacement Blofeld, so Im back in action again. There’s a high frequency buzz that’s quite audible Date Produced – Blofeld Desktop: Sonically the Blofeld tends toward metallic, digital timbres, overdriven electric noises, earth shattering basses and icy pads. Powered by Kunena Forum. The Blofeld was first released in a stylish white boofeld module and was followed up a year later with a four-octave keyboard version plus the addition of onboard sample RAM.


I did have an issue of a not-quick-right firmware update about two years ago which never really seemed to effect anything more than the display of the waves in the oscillator menu pages.

Instead of dedicated knobs, blfeld uses a matrix approach to parameter access, similar to that of the Micro Q or even the DSI Evolverplacing its most used parameters at hand with an easily navigated screen-based menu system to get to the deeper levels.

So I guess the problem was something to do with the firmware upgrade.

All three oscillators can frequency modulate FM each other as well as both of the filters. Waldorf Blofeld encoders – will stand the test of time?

Has this happened to anyone else and if so did you get it working again? The use of samples, wavetables and comb filters can potentially limit the polyphony to single digits.

Filters are fully resonant and will go willingly into ear-piercing self oscillation.

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Languages Nederlands Edit links. Review by Piotr Jablonski. Upon initial examination, the user interface seems limited with only seven control knobs and five buttons.


The Blofeld is fully multitimbral with up to 16 parts bloreld at once.

Waldorf Blofeld

I loaded a soundet into my Blofeld and it replaced every factory patch, which I don’t mind to an extent. Spectre is also the name of the Waldorf application for sending sound files to the machine, providing the user owns a license. I tried to upgrade the bloefld to v1.

I know that somewhere on this board is a post regarding freezing on v1. It is available as a small desktop uzb and as a 49 key velocity and aftertouch sensitive keyboard version. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Archived from the original on 15 September The frozen screen is what had originally also; it wouldn’t respond to pressing play like it said to.

Archived from the original on 6 June It is probably not, however, the first choice for faithful analog blofrld.

Official Waldorf Blofeld tutorial. Log in Forgot your password? Filter – 2 independent Multi Bloveld Filters per voice: Polyphony – 25 voices maximum Poly, Mono, Dual or Unison modes.