The standalone device sports more controls on the outside, including eight new assignable potentiometer knobs, four freely-assignable push buttons and two instant “snapshot” push buttons.
The Duo X also comes with Control Voltage input and output, a buffed up new processor, as well as new software features such as MIDI Slave Sync and Stereo Link.
With its fully-assignable knobs and push buttons, including instant recall capabilities, the MOD Duo X is geared towards hands-on use cases such as studio work, electronic music production and performance, and even DJing.
“When I was first introduced to the MOD Duo, I immediately envisioned a product line rather than one singular design,” said Ronny Krieger, MOD Devices’ CEO.
“In the same way that the regular Duo is optimised for the guitar player, the Duo X is tailored for studio use and the needs of electronic music production and live acts. It also integrates well with a modular Eurorack setup, courtesy of its CV input and output.
“The Duo X is a product I would have dreamed of having in my music-making days. I am incredibly excited that we will bring this wonderful multi-effects processor to the world soon.”
A prototype of the MOD Duo X is on show at the Sónar+D MarketLab between June 13th and 16th 2018 in Barcelona.
Pre-orders are now open for a limited edition run of the Duo X, which will be shipped late September. The product will then be made officially available through international distribution and retail partners in late Q4 2018 or early Q1 2019.
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