Reason RE Ammo 1200BR Modulation Synthesizer [WiN]

Publisher: Reason Studios & Jiggery-Pokery Sound
Product: Ammo 1200BR Modulation Synthesizer
Version: 2.0.0-DECiBEL
Format: Reason Rack Extension
Requirements: You need R2R Reason release and TEAM R2R Reason Rack Extension Cache Builder
  • Publisher: Reason Studios & Jiggery-Pokery Sound
  • Product: Ammo 1200BR Modulation Synthesizer
  • Version: 2.0.0-DECiBEL
  • Format: Reason Rack Extension
  • Requirements: You need R2R Reason release and TEAM R2R Reason Rack Extension Cache Builder

Arm your rack and take Reason modulation to the next level with Ammo’s 136 basic and complex waveforms. With four audio oscillators that can be freely mixed and routed, and a massive frequency range, Ammo features an all-audio rate internal oscillator path suitable for both audio and CV output.

Available in three variants, the single oscillator 100LA, the four syncable oscillator 400R with internal mixer and routing bus, and the flagship 1200BR available here, which includes 8 further CV-rate LFOs, four of which can be routed internally or externally, in the Battery Low Frequency Ordnance Processor for automatic waveform and external audio crossfading and switching, and lo-fi S&H (sample and hold) effects.

Designed and built by Reason users with over ten years experience in the software, Ammo provides a set of unique modulation tools, including features never seen before in Reason, including multiple oscillator sync modes, and dual-mode/dual-slope lag controls to independently smooth abrupt voltage changes of the up and down waveform slopes.

Ammo 1200BR features

Four audio oscillators
135 preset waveforms provide easy-to-use, predictable but complex modulation curves, and a random stepped wave
Massive native frequency range from 0.001 Hz to 8,372 Hz, plus 31 tempo sync speeds from 32/1 to 1/128T
Select “always on” oscillator output, or retriggered keyboard control, including a built-in 6-stage amp envelope
360° phase adjustment
Invertible waveform depth control
Set portamento time per oscillator with legato – play Ammo like a Theremin!
One-shot mode plays a selected waveform once per gate
Apply a single “Master” rate (Oscillator A) to control rates all other “Slave” oscillators (B, C and D)
Choose from three oscillator synchronisation modes, Hard, Soft Phase or Soft Overlap, to sync slave oscillators to the master oscillator

Voltage Processing Matrix

Add or subtract all four oscillators with each other, individually per oscillator output
Lag controls: for the first time in Reason use separate lag control (slew limit) for the up and/or down stages of the waveform, and choose whether the slew limiting should be linear or logarithmic
Lag controls can be used as low-pass filters
Fine-tune the output level with a master channel output adjustment
Crossfade an oscillator with summed inputs from other oscillators, or select to sum by itself
Positive and negative waveform value indicators for each output
Four CV rate outputs per channel
One audio output per channel
Send button to route signals through the Battery Low Frequency Ordnance Processor

Battery Low Frequency Ordnance Processor

Process four channels of external audio, and/or the Ammo oscillators through it’s built-in chain of module
Sample & Hold, with noise modulation, with a separate square wave oscillator per channel to set the S&H rate
Comparator outputs either the highest, lowest or difference value of each input pair per sample batch for near-instant waveform switching to create brand new, fluid waveforms
Advanced proprietary electro-switch can modulate the input waveform with itself, extra LFOs, or it’s paired oscillator channel. Features four additional CV-rate LFOs with 25 waveforms, which can additionally be used via ReARM either internally, or made available to output via extra CV Outputs
Attentuator with Scale (an extra waveform depth control), Shift (+/- voltage with no scaling, for bipolar to unipolar conversion) and a soft Limiter (0 dB)
Envelope mode switcher: set the envelope to use Charlotte’s CF mode instead of standard Reset
Set ReARM internal CV-rate FM from exponential to linear. (Audio-rate FM is currently available as exponential only)
Choose linear or logarithmic modes independently for lag up and lag down controllers
Electro-Switch pulse width adjustment allows you to individually set the pulse width for the each of the Electro-Switch LFOs for shuffle effects

Re-ARM: Remote Analogue Routing Matrix

Quickly set up performance controllers for Pitch Wheel, Mod Wheel, Aftertouch and Expression to major Ammo targets
Use the Internal Routing Matrix to direct up to four sources to three targets each. Includes all the major targets plus deeper control possibilities, with an automatable Off/On switch for each row of sources
Audio rate FM and AM available from the next adjacent oscillator
Adjust the sensitivity of Re-ARM sources to rate modulation – a 7th, one or two octaves, or full range (26 octaves)!
An “extra” set of four CV inputs and outputs are available
Further targets are available in the Performance section
The Internal Routing Matrix features many more selectable sources and targets from the Battery section

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