Four-voice drum machine module inspired by the iconic Boss DR55 drum synthesizer and adapted for the Buchla format.
The Northern Light Modular Fingerdrums – Model hFD is a four-voice drum machine module inspired by the iconic Boss DR55 drum synthesizer and adapted for the Buchla format.
The Northern Light Modular Fingerdrums – Model hFD includes four voices with dedicated trigger inputs and individual outputs. Each voice includes dedicated controls to shape its sound.
- Kick Drum: Includes pitch and decay control which can be made to self-oscillate beyond a certain threshold.
- Snare Drum: includes dedicated pitch and decay control and can also be made to self-oscillate.
- Hi-hat: includes two filter switches to change its tone.
- Rim Shot: includes pitch and decay controls. They can be made to self-oscillate too.
Each voice also includes individual trigger buttons. Trimmers are also provided to set the noise-to-clarity ratio and a noise gate for the rimshot.The master and rim outputs stage includes an optical clipping stage.
The h-Series is half the height of a 1U 200 Series module and requires an h bracket to be mounted in a 1U space. Two h modules can be mounted in a 1U space.