Novation today announced major firmware updates for its Summit and Peak synthesizers.

Firmware v2.0 adds a variety of features that expand your synthesis options, including stereo controls, modulation, unpredictability and effects.

Here’s what’s new in Summit & Peak Firmware 2.0:

  • Stereo – New spread modes, panning per voice, and panning in the mod matrix give additional control and allows for sound design in the stereo field. Now you can create bigger, wider, and more intricately textured soundscapes.
  • Modulation and unpredictability – Create deeper and more experimental sounds with new mod destinations, noise as a mod source, and additional LFO 3 and 4 parameters. Animate Envelopes and Arpeggiator Chance open more creative performance possibilities.
  • Effects – New effects, including Chorus Modes, Flanger, and Phlanger add new tonalities. Additional effects modulation destinations open up more experimental sound design. A new Lo-Fi delay mode enables a more vintage style sound.
  • Bug Fixes – The firmware update v2.0 also includes a number of bug fixes. The full details can be found in the release notes.

Novation will also be hosting a live stream today (Thursday March 31st, 2022, 9pm UK time), embedded below, where the new v2.0 update features will be demonstrated live:

Summit & Peak owners can download the v2.0 update now from Novation Components. See the Novation site for details.

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