At Knobcon 2021, Modbap Modular’s Corry Banks introduced Osiris, a 12hp bi-fidelity wavetable oscillator for Eurorack systems.

The Osiris features:

  • 6+ timbre modes, including FM and phase modulation;
  • an independent sub-oscillator;
  • LoFi processing;
  • extensive CV modulation capabilities;
  • a pitch quantizer;
  • 4 banks of 32×32 wavetables each;
  • the ability to load user wavetables via Micro SD cards; and
  • an open-source wavetable editor (OsirisEdit), a fork of Synth Tech’s Wave Edit.

The module is a collaboration with Ess Mattisson of Fors.

Timbre Modes include:

  • Unison – Layers a second oscillator that detunes from slight beatings up to an octave.
  • Bend – Compresses the waveform to a thinner shape
  • Fold – Introduces symmetric 2-stage wave folding by first mirroring the waveform and then folding it
  • Sync – Repeats the cycle count of the waveform within a Hanning window, making the edges soft
  • Noise– Adds window-synced noise to the waveform phase
  • FM x 1 – Applies phase modulation to the oscillator using the same waveform
  • FM x ….8 – The FM scans through a ratio of 1 up to a ratio of 8 smoothly, with mixed stages in between

Pricing and Availability

The Modbap Modular Osiris is expected to be available October 1, 2021, priced at $359 USD.

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