MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by Solderman » Wed Nov 10, 2010 2:24 pm

Kidney05 wrote:so are these things supposed to be any good?
meatballfulton wrote:I've owned a couple of MFB synths over the years.
I bought MeatballFulton's Kraftzwerg a few weeks ago. Quite pleased overall. Build quality is sturdy, but not confident it would be durable enough for extensive touring.

All of these MFB synths look like alot of fun. The multimode in the Nano and Micro sounds pretty good in the demos. The flexibility and tone quality of the Micro makes it tempting for me to consider getting one, as it sounds different than the Kraft. I wouldn't consider the Mega as an expander for my Kraft, because most of its features I don't want, and I already have a Moog CP-251, also bought from Meatballfulton.
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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by Arddhu » Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:16 pm

Add the Urzwerg Pro to the mix

http://www.mfberlin.de/Produkte/Musikel ... g_pro.html

4x8 LEDs sounds a bit of an improvement on 1 per row as before.

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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by space6oy » Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:20 pm

http://www.analoguehaven.com/mfb/

AH still doesn't have the nano, micro & mega, did those ever become available?
(sorry if that's already been talked about, don't feel like reading this entire 8 page thread again...)

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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by Arddhu » Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:32 pm

I think they're available from MFB directly. There's a few videos on Youtube of the nano and micro. Dunno about the mega though.

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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by polardark » Fri Feb 18, 2011 10:30 pm

I ordered my mfb-503 and two nanozwergs directly from MFB. Worked great.
Manfred Fricke seems like a great guy.

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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by space6oy » Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:45 pm

good to know. i've bought a couple modules direct from manfred, but didn't know if he just hadn't sent any to AH or what was up.

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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by boxed » Sun Feb 27, 2011 8:26 pm

Any impressions of the Nanozwerg? How phat is it as a bass and Lead synth? I'm looking for something that really cuts through a mix.

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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by loungedumore » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:40 pm

So I am still looking at an MFB and will most likely go with the micro , but I have looked at the nanozwerg too and have been curious .... The sub osc has settings for 1/2 1/4 and mix which according to the vague manual is 1/2+1/4+5/8 But what ? Tuning , pulse with ? I have to assume it's not volume mix as there is a knob for that but if it were oct offset it .... Well idk any owners shed some light ? Thanks .
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Re: MFB Nanozwerg, Urzwerg, Microzwerg & Megazwerg

Post by polardark » Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:11 am

loungedumore wrote:So I am still looking at an MFB and will most likely go with the micro , but I have looked at the nanozwerg too and have been curious .... The sub osc has settings for 1/2 1/4 and mix which according to the vague manual is 1/2+1/4+5/8 But what ?
While many of these small synth companies often write less-than comprehensive manuals, in this case the manual describes it better than I ever could hope to:
The sub oscillator generates a rectangle-wave one or two octaves below the VCO’s tuning. Use Sub OSC to toggle between the settings 1/2, 1/4 or Mix. With Mix selected, 1/2, 1/4 and an additional 5/8 will sound simultaneously.

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