Teenage Engineering Intros $1,999 OP-1 Field Portable Sound Studio

Teenage Engineering has introduced the OP-1 Field, a successor to the original OP-1 that they say is ‘injected with more than a decade of ideas, refinements and improvements.

The Teenage Engineering OP-1 Field features an updated design with 100 new features. OP-1 field has a new low profile frame with floating keyboard, new field color palette, a high resolution screen with flush glass cover, stereo throughout the whole signal chain, bluetooth midi, 24 hr battery life, multiple tapes, styles and recording formats, a new reverb and the ‘dimension’ synth engine.

Other updates include a new speaker system with a passive driver; an FM antenna now with receiving and transmitting; upgraded connectivity with usb-c, 4-pole audio jack for headset mic support, and line in and out sockets are more durable.

The OP–1 field is TE’s second addition to their field system. Together with the TX–6 portable mixer, it can be used as an ultra-portable sound recording and performance system, that’s battery powered, rechargeable via usb-c and with full interconnectivity with iOS, macOS and windows.

OP-1 Field Feature Highlights:

  • lowered frame with new floating keyboard
  • dual velcro back fasteners
  • 32-bit audio
  • FM antenna for receiving and transmitting
  • MFi for iPhone USB MIDI and audio connectivity
  • Eight tapes to record to
  • New speaker with passive radiator
  • Dimensions: 28.8 cm x 10.2 cm x 2.9 cm

OP-1 Field Video Overview:

Pricing and Availability

The Teenage Engineering OP-1 Field is available now for $1,999.