Superbooth 2019: Mod Devices to demo limited-edition Mod Duo X processor

New plug-ins and an expression pedal will also be showcased.

Last year, Mod Devices unveiled Mod Duo X, a programmable desktop audio processor aimed at electronic musicians and producers. Though the unit was previewed at NAMM 2019, the brand is set to carry out a comprehensive demo of a limited-edition version of the device at Berlin’s upcoming Superbooth exhibition.

It’s worth noting that the limited-edition Mod Duo X has an identical feature set as its normal counterpart. The processor features two independent audio channels, signal-editing options, a variety of effects and MIDI capabilities.

At Superbooth, Mod Duo X will be demoed in two setups: for electronic music production and performance. The demonstration will be carried out by brand specialist Jesse Verhage and producer/DJ Heartthrob (aka Jesse Siminski), a proponent of underground house and techno.

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While it’s not certain what aspects of the device will be showcased, the demonstration might delve into Mod Duo X’s new control voltage (CV) utilities: MIDI-to-CV, Audio-to-CV, and CV Clock. These are bolstered by familiar CV modules such as VCO, LFO and VCF, which let users construct their own “synth in a box”, according to the brand.

Visitors to Mod Device’s booth will also be able to sample the latest MOD plugins, including ValveCaster and Phantom Zone. The former is a distortion plug-in modelled after a “famous DIY guitar pedal schematic” – the brand claims – while the latter is capable of 3D-like chorus sounds. These two options join a library of over 400 free plug-ins offered via the Mod plug-in gallery.

The company will also be showing their recently announced MOD Expression pedal for the very first time.

Here’s a quick run through of Mod Duo X:

Pre-orders at €699, shipping after Superbooth 2019. More info at moddevices.com.

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