The Jomox Alpha Base is essentially a drum machine containing most of Jomox’s products. The unit was designed with simplicity in mind, and as such provides a quick and efficient workflow that most users should quickly understand. Internally, the Alpha Base consists of eleven drum synthesis instruments, affording a broad and effective sonic palette. As Jomox themselves state, this is the most versatile drum machine in their arsenal.
Alpha Base Features
11 Instruments: Kick, MBrane, Hat, Clap, Rim Shot, Crash, Ride, XSample1 XSample2, FM synth
Real analog Jomox kick drum
Real analog Jomox MBrane voice
2 coupleable F-OSC for complex analog snare, percussion, bass and tom sounds ranging from 16Hz to 20kHz
2 sample based instruments with analog VCA ADSR envelope and/or HH filter
4 sample based instruments with analog VCA ADSR envelope and/or resonating multimode filter
2 sample based instruments with external sampling input and pure digital playback.
1 FM synth with 4 operators and max. 6 voices for percussive sounds.
Effects delay, reverb with send per instrument
LFOs: per instrument one LFO (MBrane 2 LFOs) with 64 wave forms
250 samples 16 Bit/48kHz in internal flash memory.
Output Level: max. ca.+14dBu unbalanced, +20dBu balanced on all outputs
12V 2A DC external power supply
Size: 41cm (16.1") x 24cm (9.5") x 8cm (3.2") (back side)
Weight: ca. 3.3kg (7.26 lbs)
Product Demo Videos
Jomox Alpha Base Drum Machine
This video shows some sounds created with the Jomox Alpha Base drum machine. The Alpha base has an analog kick drum generator, analog mBrane generator for snare and percussion, 8 sample based voices, 6 of which have analog filters and VCAs and a 4 operator FM synth. The Alpha Base also features built in delay and reverb and a powerful sequencer.