Novation MiniNova

music prodcution knowledge

The Novation MiniNova is a powerful synthesizer that is packed with a great sound all in a particularly small size. It comes preloaded with 246 sounds and some extra space to save another 128 of your own creations as well as a patch librarian for you to load and store all the sounds you want directly on your computer. On the MiniNova you will find a display screen with menu, save and selection buttons for you to toggle your preferred musical style within seconds. Novation is constantly releasing new sound packs for the MiniNova, packing your synth with free sound when you need need a little push of inspiration in your music production venture.

One of MiniNova’s unique features has to be the Vocoder, and guess what, it comes with VocalTune. With VocalTune your voice can get automatically tuned to the notes you play, making it really interesting and fun. Imagine running your voice through the effects engine adding compression and distortion, and you could also plug in an instrument or any other audio source to make things really interesting. The Novation MiniNova also has a great feature called “Animate” letting you trigger great performance functions and with the Arpeggiator mode to jam in realtime.

If you think that editing the MiniNova fiscally can get a little overwhelming, Novation included software that can give you a much easier way to access your synth engine by connecting it to your DAW letting you visualize and modify its parameters. It is USB bus-powered but there is a 9V DC power supply that is also included. The MiniNova is a tough and compact synth with 37 mini keys. It has modulation, effects, filters, knobs and buttons to let your creativity loose for creating vintage sounds or power bass to soaring leads.

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