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  • Polivoks Filter Upgrade for Waldorf Pulse

    The Polivoks Multimode Filter integrated in the Pulse - a Synthesizer on Steroid!

    The filter of the Russian Polivoks synthesizer is legendary for its powerful and mangy sound. Nothing in the world is that fat! The new Virtual Music Polivoks Filter Upgrade is an adequate replica. It is a small circuit board, designed for installation in the Waldorf Pulse.

    Polivoks + Pulse = A powerful team!

    The distinctive aesthetics of the Polivoks filter under the control of a powerful modulation matrix make sonic dreams come true. With relatively little effort, this Filter Upgrade transforms the Pulse into a fantastic sounding analog monster that even outshines some famous vintage synthesizers.

    All features of the Polivoks Filter Upgrade

    • Vintage sound an analogue warmth for Waldorf Pulse / Pulse Plus
    • Authentic fat Polivoks sound Polivoks Filter Upgrade - Board
    • Multimode filter with low pass and band pass characteristics
    • Optional filter modulation by Oscillator 3
    • The orignal Pulse filter still remains
    • All filters can be selected quickly via the panel
    • Seamless integration into the Pulse sound generation
    • Kit for self-installation - optional installation by Virtual Music
    • Installation without any optical change of the Pulse
    • The filter's audio path is built in the style of the 80s
    • Handmade boutique ware built in small batch in Vienna

    A very powerful Sound

    The Polivoks Filter Upgrade sounds like the legendary original. The sound is creamy and powerfully mangy. Higher oscillator levels produce juicy saturation effects. With stronger resonances, the filter begins to scream passionately.


    The Filter Modes Polivoks Filter Upgrade - Signal Flow

    According to the Russian original filter, this Filter Upgrade offers low pass and band pass filter modes. The original Pulse filter still remains and can be used at any time.

    Filter Modulation by Oscillator 3

    Oscillator 3 can be used as modulator for the filter cutoff frequency. In that case OSC 3 level defines the strength of the modulation. Filter modulations in the audio range create spectacular effects in a simple way - previously impossible for the Pulse.

    Easy Operation

    The desired filter setting and the filter modulation by Oscillator 3 can be selected directly from the panel - a simple and quick process.

    Design and Manufacturing

    The signal path of the Polivoks Filter Upgrade is intransigently kept in the style of the 80s. The handmade production and the use of authentic components are our commitment to local workplaces and high quality. Therefore we are happy that we can offer this fantastic filter for the price of a Eurorack module!

    Installing the Polivoks Filter Upgrade

    Polivoks Filter Upgrade - Board installed

    The Polivoks Filter Upgrade consits of afully assembled and tested circuit board that is designed for self-installation. Smaller soldering and screwing work is required. The circuit board disappears completely in the Pulse, the instrument remains unchanged in its appearance. A detailed instruction makes the installation relatively easy. Alternatively, Virtual Music can take over the installation for you.

    Ordering the Polivoks Filter Upgrade

    Polivoks Filter Upgrade for Waldorf Pulse – Ready bulit kit for self-installation
    Price: 195,- Euro net / 234,- Euro gross

    Polivoks Filter Upgrade for Waldorf Pulse – Installation by Virtual Music
    Price: 275.- Euro net / 330,- Euro gross

    Status: The Polivoks Filter Upgrade for Pulse is available in small quantities.

    For ordering please send us an e-mail with your address and your VAT number (In EU, if applicable) to Open contact page (no Javascript). If you request an installation by Virtual Music, please state that in your e-mail – we will guide you through the process. Thank you!

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