Oxford Synthesiser Company

OSCar

Synthesizer, Sequencer

Main Details
Maker Oxford Synthesiser Company Company
Function
Channels/Tracks
  • 1 × Voice
Form Factor Keyboard
Signal Path Analog Hardware
Date Produced 1983-1986
Notes Polyphony - Monophonic (Duophonic via built-in Sequencer)
Oscillators - 2 DCO's with sawtooth, triangle, and square-, variable- or modulated-pulse waveforms and 5 preset digital wavefroms
LFO - 1 LFO with square, triangle, sawtooth waveforms, sample-and-hold
Filter - Two 12dB/oct analog filters which can be linked in series for 24dB/oct configuration. Lowpass, bandpass, highpass modes. Dedicated ADSR envelope, Frequency Cutoff and Resonance controls.
VCA - Two ADSR Envelopes
Keyboard - 37 keys
Memory - Pre-MIDI Model: 12 user, 24 preset patches. MIDI-equipped models: 36 programmable patches. Custom Waveforms: 24 waves. Sequencer: 24 sequences.
Control - Trigger In, MIDI available on some later models
Date Produced - 1983 - 1986

Technical specifications
Polyphony 1 voice
Timbrality 1
Oscillator 2 digital oscillators per voice
LFO 1 triangle/sawtooth/square/sample & hold
Synthesis type Analog/Digital Hybrid Subtractive Additive
Filter 1 resonant multi-mode (lowpass/bandpass/hipass) filter
Attenuator 2 ADSR
Memory 24 patches
Input/output
Keyboard 37 keys
External control MIDI

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