GForce Intros M-Tron MkII Virtual Dual-Manual Mellotron

GForce has introduced M-Tron MkII, a new virtual instrument, for Mac & Windows, described as a “celebration of the insanely rare and highly coveted original dual manual ’trons”, namely the Mellotron MkI/MkII and Chamberlin Musicmaster.

M-Tron MkII is a new and distinct product from M-Tron Pro. M-Tron MkII was designed specially for producers and composers who want access to the tones of the original dual manual Chamberlin, Mellotron MkI & MkII instruments, with special emphasis on the Rhythms and Accompaniments.

Features:

  • Rhythms, Accompaniments & Lead sounds from the 1960’s dual-manual Chamberlin & Mellotron MkI & MkII.
  • 132 tape-banks, several of which have never been previously released.
  • Over 4500 individual samples curated from The Streetly Archives.
  • Unique and authentic user interface with over 150 Patches.
  • Rhythm / Accompaniment & Lead mode, plus Dual Rhythm / Accompaniment mode.
  • Parallel Trigger option for Rhythms, Accompaniments or both.
  • Rhythm & Accompaniment Host Sync, Transposition, Tape Half Speed, Tape 2s-Rewind Time, Tape Reverse and Pan.
  • Individual key edit control (tape start, detune, tape pan, key click), & key edit presets save and recall.
  • Chord Finder visual-aid for playing matched Rhythms and Accompaniments.
  • Use one 88-note keyboard or two separate smaller keyboards to control each manual.
  • Reverb (modern or spring) and Delay effects.
  • Unlooped tape-banks for an authentic MkII playing experience.

Here’s a demo by Marius Leicht:

Pricing and Availability:

M-Tron MkII is available now, with an intro price of £199.99, Ex. VAT (normally £249.99).