Arturia MicroFreak Experimental Hybrid Synthesizer


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Arturia MicroFreak Experimental Hybrid Keyboard Synth


The Arturia MicroFreak takes a different approach to compact synths, the most distinct of which is the use of a flat "touch plate" keyboard. It has 25 pressure sensitive keys on a flat surface, that also features polyphonic aftertouch.

The MicroFreak also houses a distinct combination of digital oscillators with analog filters, which together with its arpeggiator and sequencer allows for quite a lot of sonic flexibility. This enables it to have a "paraphonic" configuration, where it can sound multiple notes simultaneously like polyphonic keyboards, but all the notes are processed via a common oscillator and filter.

Finally you can save your settings in one of the 64 user presets, or you can revert to one of its 128 factory presets.


  • Polyphony: Paraphonic
  • Keys: 25 Touch Keyboard with Aftertouch
  • Oscillator: 11 x Digital Oscillators (engine type, wave, timbre, shape)
  • Filter: Analog filters
  • Envelope: 1 x ADSR, Cycling Envelope
  • LFO: 1 x LFO with Sync (sine, sawtooth, square, triangle, random, slew random)
  • Effects: None
  • Additional Controllers: Capacitive Touch Strip
  • Step Sequencer: 2 pattern per preset, 64-steps
  • Audio Input: None
  • Audio Output: 1 x 1/4" (master out), 1 x 1/8" (headphones)
  • Other Connectivity: USB (Type B)
  • Power: 12V DC 1A power supply (included)
  • Dimensions: 2.2" x 12.5" x 9.2"
  • Weight: 2.5 lbs.