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Pittsburgh Modular Foundation 2.0

Complete Voice Analog Modular Synthesizer
[No Longer In Production]

The Foundation is a fully modular, eurorack, analog synthesizer.  A patchable system styled after the great monosynths of the past with no hardwired signal path or fixed voice architecture to restrict creativity.  Driven by two wide range analog oscillators the Foundation produces a huge, warm sound that can't be matched by digital or VST synths.  All of the elements of a classic voltage controlled synthesizer are available as an open, patchable, modern synth.

The Foundation is a "complete voice". It contains all the modules needed to produce a wide variety of complex sounds such as monster analog bass, cutting leads, evolving pads, and short percussive hits.  All of which can be controlled directly using the Foundations' 42 knobs and switches then played with any standard Midi controller.  The Midi module included in the Foundation allows for monophonic / duophonic / and dual monophonic patching for maximum flexability.

An unpatched Foundation offers a clean slate for sonic exploration and sound design.  The open format of a modular synthesizer allows for greater control and a deeper understanding of synthesis.  The Foundation is comprised of a heavy duty eurorack case and individual eurorack modules designed to work together and as part of a larger modular system.  Modules within the Foundation can be rearranged easily or replaced as a system grows or individual needs change.


Foundation 2.0 Modules

  • 2x Oscillator
         Multiple Analog Waveforms
         Wide Frequency Range
  • Dual LFO
         2 Independent Low Frequency Oscillators
  • Ring Modulator
         3 Modes
  • 4 Channel Mixer / Attenuator
         Multifunction Module
         4 Channel Mixer
         4 Independent Attenuators
  • Multi Mode Filter
         Lowpass, Highpass, Bandpass, Variable Outputs
         Voltage Controlled Frequency and Q
         Filter and Oscillator Modes
  • 2x Envelope Generator
         4 Stage (Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release)
         Fast and Slow Modes
  • Dual VCA
         Attenuated CV Input
         Individual and Mix Outputs
  • Headphone and ¼" Line Outs
         Stereo or Dual Mono Outputs
  • Midi to CV Converter
          Monophonic/Duophonic/Dual Monophonic Modes
          Dual CV Out
          Dual Gate Out
          Clock Sync Out
  • Signal Splitter and Dual Unity Gain Mixer/Splitter
          Audio and Control Voltage Signal Router



    Foundation Specs

  • Heavy Duty Custom Monorocket Case
         90hp Eurorack Case
         Sliding Nut Mounting Nut System
         Removable Lid
         Dimensions with Lid: 19.25 x 6.25 x 6
  • Integrated Power Supply
         +12v 800mA / -12v 500mA / +5v 250mA
         External 15v DC Power Adapter
  • 15 3.5mm Patch Cables from Ad Infinitum¹
          5x 6"
          5x 12"
          5x 24"
  • Manual and Patch Guide


    ¹The Ad Infinitum patch cables are fully-molded patch cables constructed of 26AWG stranded copper wire with a low-loss 95% spiral-wound copper shield in a 2.8mm PVC jacket. The copper is 99.99% pure and oxygen-free. The connectors are nickel-plated, providing high corrosion resistance.