Sound Semiconductor Intros First New Electronic Music VCO IC In Decades

Based on a precision-generated triangle core, the SSI2130 also produces saw, reverse saw, pulse with width control, and open-collector square wave outputs.… Read More Sound Semiconductor Intros First New Electronic Music VCO IC In Decades

New Landmark SSI2130 VCO Chip from Sound Semiconductor

The press release:

SOUND SEMICONDUCTOR INTRO’S NEXT GENERATION VCO CHIP

First New Electronic Music VCO IC in Decades

September 16, 2020 – Sonora, California – Sound Semiconductor today announced the first new audio-band Voltage Controlled Oscillator (“VCO”) integrated circuit in decades, the SSI2130.

The SSI2130 VCO provides unprecedented performance and features for electronic music systems

Sound Semiconductor Intros Two New VCA Chips

Sound Semiconductor announced today that they have introduced two new analog audio chips for synths and other applications,  the ProCircuit SSI2161 and FatKeys SSI2162, single and dual channel VCAs.… Read More Sound Semiconductor Intros Two New VCA Chips

Sound Semiconductor Announces Two New VCA Chips

“SOUND SEMICONDUCTOR SPINS OUT SINGLE AND DUAL VCA CHIPS

VCA Range now spans Single, Dual, and Quad Versions

June 23, 2020 – Sonora, California – Sound Semiconductor today announced single and dual channel VCA additions to its product lineup, the ProCircuitTM SSI2161 and FatKeysTM SSI2162.

VCA’s – or Voltage Controlled Amplifiers – are used for automatic, remote, or CPU control of audio gain

Sound Semiconductor Intros Updated Version Of Classic SSM2040 Analog Filter Chip

Sound Semiconductor has announced a major addition to its product family with the SSI2140, an improved version of the classic SSM2040 chip design, by original designer Dave Rossum.… Read More Sound Semiconductor Intros Updated Version Of Classic SSM2040 Analog Filter Chip

Sound Semiconductor Announces New SSI2140 Filter Chip Based on the Classic SSM2040

The SSM2040 was used in the original Prophet-5 Rev 1 & 2.

Press release:

SOUND SEMICONDUCTOR UPDATES ICONIC FILTER CHIP

Retains Classic Sound and Adds Significant Features

May 26, 2020 – Sonora, California – Sound Semiconductor today announced a major addition to its product family with the SSI2140, an update to the revered SSM2040 by original designer Dave Rossum.

The SSM2040 Voltage

Analog Renaissance Tests Out the New Sound Semiconductor SSI2164

You might recall Sound Semiconductor announced the availability of the SSI2164 QUAD VCA chip back in March of 2018 (data sheet here). The SSI2154 is technically an updated design of the classic SSM2164 found in the Octave Voyetra Eight, Siel DK 600, Opera 6 & Kiwi, and the full blown Waldorf Wave. Analog Renaissance was commissioned by Sound Semiconductor to write an application note on the chip

SSM2044 Compared to SSI2144 at Resonance

Published on Aug 18, 2018 AMSynths

“SSM2044 VCF chip with resonance varied from minimum to maximum, so a comparison with the SSI2144 chip can be made.”

SSI2144 at Resonance

Published on Aug 18, 2018 AMSynths

“SSI2144 VCF chip with resonance varied from minimum to maximum, so a comparison with the SSM2044 chip can be made.”

SOUND SEMICONDUCTOR GOES BIG ON SSI2164 QUAD VCA DATA SHEET

via Sound Semiconductor

“SOUND SEMICONDUCTOR GOES BIG ON QUAD VCA DATA SHEET

Provides Broad Content on Use, Circuit Operation, and Numerous Applications

August 8, 2018 – Audio IC specialist Sound Semiconductor® today announced a significant update to the data sheet for its SSI2164 FatkeysTM Quad Voltage Controlled Amplifier.

The SSI2164 Quad VCA, introduced earlier this year, now has a