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history of doepfer
« on: November 20, 2015, 04:02:13 PM »
Product History

Doepfer MS-404 Synthesizer
Doepfer A-100 Synthesizer

early 1980s
1979 Voltage controlled phaser module for the German Formant modular synthesizer
1980 PMS Polyphonic modular system (quad-modules, like quad-VCO, quad-VCF...)
1982 Voice modular system (one synthesizer voice /w 2 VCOs,2ADSR,1VCF,1VCA on one board 100x160mm, designed /w CEM chips from Doug Curtis/USA)
1984 Sound Sampler (8 bit voltage controlled sampler /w interface+sampling software C64)

late 1980s
1985 Loop option, compander&synthesis software for sound sampler (FM, Fourier, Waveshaping + so on)
1986 MCV1 MIDI-to-CV interface (first version)
1987 CCM Computer controlled audio mixing console /w computer controlled faders (VCAs) + filters (VCFs), interface + software for c64 + AtariST
1989 LMK1 simple MIDI master keyboard
1989 MMK2 MIDI keyboard (e.g. used by Kraftwerk live for the Pocket Calculator song)
1989 MKC1/2 MIDI master keyboard controller  (for combination /w LMK1)

early 1990s
1990 LMK3 MIDI master keyboard /w piano touch simulation
1990 LMK1V2 MIDI master keyboard  (improved version of LMK1)
1990 SX-16 16 voice MIDI expander
1990 MBP1 MIDI Bass pedal
1990 DMC-8 Drum to MIDI converter
1990 MONA universal MIDI out interface
1991 K2B 2 manual MIDI keyboard
1991 MPC128 MIDI program change unit
1991 MTG128 MIDI-to-Gate interface /w up to 128 Gate outputs controlled via MIDI
1991 MTS128 MIDI-to-Switch interface /w up to 128 MIDI controlled electronic switches (e.g. as MIDI-In interface for any non-MIDI-keyboard)
1992 LMK1+/LMK2+/LMK4+ MIDI master keyboard series /w real hammer mechanics
1992 GMX-1 GM compatible MIDI expander
1992 MAQ16/3 MIDI analog sequencer  (designed in cooperation /w KRAFTWERK)
1993 MIDIM8 MIDI controller dimmer pack /w 8 power outputs
1993 MTP8 MIDI switchpack /w 8 power outputs
1993 MVP1 MIDI volume foot controller
1994 LMK4+ MIDI master keyboard top model
1994 MOGLI MIDI glove
1994 MEG universal MIDI event generator
1994 MTR128 MIDI to relays interface to control up to 128 relays via MIDI note on/off
1994 MSY1 MIDI-to-SYNC interface

late 1990s
1995 MS-404 monophonic analog MIDI synthesizer
1995 TMK2 2 manual MIDI master keyboard
1995 A-100 Analog modular system
1997 SCHALTWERK MIDI pattern sequencer
1997 MCV4 MIDI-to-CV interface
1997 MSY2 MIDI-to-SYNC interface
1998 REGELWERK MIDI fader box + pattern/analog sequencer
1998 PK88  MIDI Keyboard (control keyboard especially for piano expanders)
1998 MCV24  MIDI-to-CV/Gate interface (24 CV/Gate outputs)

2006 Thru-Zero Quadrature VCO
2006 30/60dB Switched Capacitor Filter
2006 A-100 Keyboard/Sequencer
2010 Dark Energy Mono Synth
2011 Dark Time Analog Sequencer
2012 Dark Energy II Mono Synth