Instruments: Ammo Modulation Oscillators


Ammo Modulation Oscillators



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Ammo 400R front

Ammo 400R back

Take modulation to the next level with Ammo's 136 basic and complex waveforms, four audio oscillators that can be freely mixed and routed, a massive frequency range, a wealth of manual and automatic waveform mixers and processors, and an all-audio rate oscillator path.

Available in two variants, the 400R and 1200BR.

Ammo 400R features:

Four audio oscillators

  • 135 preset waveforms provide easy-to-use, predictable but complex modulation curves, and a random stepped wave
  • Massive frequency range from 0.001 Hz to 8,372 Hz, plus 31 tempo sync speeds from 32/1 to 1/128T
  • Select free-running (always on), or retriggered keyboard control, including a built-in 6-stage amp envelope
  • 360° phase adjustment
  • Invertible waveform depth control
  • Set portamento time per oscillator with legato - play Ammo like a Theremin!
  • Apply a single "Master" rate (Oscillator A) to control rates all other "Slave" oscillators (B, C and D)
  • Choose from three oscillator synchronisation modes, Hard, Soft Phase or Soft Overlap, to sync slave oscillators to the master oscillator

Voltage Processing Matrix

  • Add or subtract all four oscillators with each other, individually per oscillator output
  • Lag controls: for the first time in Reason use separate lag control (slew limit) for the up and/or down stages of the waveform,
    and choose whether the slew limiting should be linear or logarithmic
  • Fine-tune the output level with a master channel output adjustment
  • Crossfade an oscillator with summed inputs from other oscillators, or select to sum by itself
  • Positive and negative waveform value indicators for each output
  • Four CV rate outputs per channel
  • One audio output per channel

Re-ARM: Remote Analogue Routing Matrix

  • Quickly set up performance controllers for Pitch Wheel, Mod Wheel, Aftertouch and Expression to major Ammo targets
  • Use the Internal Routing Matrix to direct up to four sources to two targets each. Includes all the major targets plus deeper control possibilities
  • Audio rate FM and AM available from the next adjacent oscillator
  • Adjust the sensitivity of Re-ARM sources to rate modulation - a 7th, one or two octaves, or full range!
  • An "extra" set of four CV inputs and outputs are available

Ammo 1200BR has all of the above plus:

Battery: Low Frequency Ordnance Processor

  • Process four channels of external audio, and/or the Ammo oscillators through it's built-in chain of module
  • Sample & Hold, with noise modulation, with a separate square wave oscillator per channel to set the S&H rate
  • Dual pair comparator outputs either the high, low or difference value of each input pair
  • Advanced proprietary electro-switch can modulate the input waveform with itself, extra LFOs, or it's paired oscillator channel. Features four additional CV-rate LFOs with 25 waveforms, which can additionally be used via ReARM either internally, or made available to output via extra CV Outputs
  • Attentuator with Scale (an extra waveform depth control), Shift (+/- voltage with no scaling) and a soft Limiter (0 dB)
  • Envelope mode switcher: set the envelope to use Charlotte's CF mode instead of standard Reset
  • Set ReARM internal CV-rate FM from exponential to linear. (Audio-rate FM is currently available as exponential only)
  • Choose linear or logarithmic modes independently for lag up and lag down controllers
  • Electro-Switch pulse width adjustment allows you to individually set the pulse width for the each of the Electro-Switch LFOs

Re-ARM: Remote Analogue Routing Matrix

  • Further targets are available in the Performance section
  • An extra routable target per source, with an automatable Off/On switch for each row of sources
  • The Internal Routing Matrix features many more selectable sources and targets from the Battery section

Ammo 1200BR front

Ammo 1200BR back