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Kenton Pro Solo mk3

High specification single synth MIDI to CV converter

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Kenton Pro Solo mk3 - single channel MIDI to CV converter (includes power supply - signal leads not included   £132.00 £158.40 Qty:   
 

All leads are sold separately as we do not know what you want to connect to.
For our range of signal leads, please click here.
Remember to select the correct leads for your make and model of synth.
9V switch mode power supply included. Products bought directly from Kenton are supplied with the appropriate power supply for the delivery address. Four types are available, UK / EU / USA / Australia.
  Power:   9V DC (regulated or unregulated) – never apply more than 12V(never use an unregulated supply greater than 9V as unregulated supplies typically give a higher output than shown). 9V switch mode power supply included. Products bought directly from Kenton are supplied with the appropriate power supply for the delivery address. Four types are available, UK / EU / USA / Australia.
  Dimensions:   140 x 87 x 45 mm
  Weight:   210g
  MIDI:   In, Thru (selectable)
  Analogue Outputs:   CV on 3.5mm jack (V/oct or Hz/V)
Gate on 3.5mm jack (Gate or S-trig)
Aux 1, 2 & 3 on 3.5 mm jack
  Sync 24 Output:   MIDI Thru socket switchable to work as Sync 24 output instead, with variable CPQN ratio
       
      Please refer to the manual for more details

  • Designed to control all types of mono-synth
  • Super-fast response time
  • Famous Kenton build quality
  • Rugged brushed aluminium case
  • CV output uses high specification 16 bit D/A converter for rock-steady pitches
  • Runs from standard 9 volt power supply, 2.1mm centre positive
  • CV/Gate/Aux outputs on 3.5mm jack sockets (3.5mm to 1/4" cables are available in our cables section)
  • MIDI IN socket
  • MIDI THRU socket can be switched to become Sync 24
  • Any MIDI channel can be selected
  • Switchable for V/oct & Hz/V & 1.2V/oct scaling systems
  • Fine tune & scale are controllable using the edit buttons & settings can be stored
  • Transpose (coarse tune) - up & down 12 semitones
  • Adjustable pitchbend range
  • Programmable Gate V-trig (up to 15v) or S-trig (with or without pull-up)
  • Multiple and single trigger modes
  • Note priority selection - newest / lowest / highest
  • Old notes are remembered to facilitate trill effects and increase playability
  • Portamento - fixed rate or fixed time modes
  • Auto Portamento mode selectable (where legato playing turns on Portamento)
  • Portamento Controller is selectable
  • Three programmable Aux variable analogue outputs, controllable by any MIDI controller
  • Programmable LFO - 9 wave shapes inc. random
  • LFO can modulate pitch &/or Aux 1 output
  • Separate Controllers for LFO to CV and LFO to Aux 1
  • LFO can be synchronised to MIDI clock
  • LFO sync point can be selected
  • Key-on can reset LFO
  • Aux outputs can output clock, with two individual dividers to choose from
  • All parameters are controllable in real-time by SysEx
  • 32 setups can be stored in non-volatile memory for easy recall
  • MIDI Analyser mode - for easy MIDI troubleshooting
  • Power supply included - UK / EU / USA / Australian types available

What's new or different about the Mk3?

  • Aux 2 & Aux 3 are now continuously variable analogue outputs and are presented on 3.5mm jack sockets
  • Expanded selection of Controllers available for the Aux outputs
  • The Aux outputs now have adjustable slew rate (rise/fall time) to enable you to smooth out any controller jumps
  • Built-in ADSR envelope generator (the controls for which can be assigned to MIDI CCs)
  • Drum Trigger mode - Aux outputs can be set to produce a velocity-variable trigger pulse for drum synths, each with its own dedicated trigger note
  • Dual clock dividers, which can be used simultaneously on different outputs, including the DIN socket when not used as MIDI out
  • Variable gate-off time for re-trigger (multiple trigger)
  • 32 program memories which can store and recall setups
  • MIDI Program Changes can be used to recall setups
  • Pre-loaded setups for many of the most popular synths
  • Pitchbend range increased to 48 notes up & down
  • Flash upgradable using SysEx when updates become available
  • 32 bit ARM processor
  • Brushed aluminium case with black text

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Socket upgrades for Analogue Synthesisers

For those monosynths without the necessary inputs, Kenton have a range of Socket upgrades to enable you to add those all-important CV, Gate & Filter sockets and sometimes a few others too. We can fit such sockets for you or, alternatively, supply a kit of parts and instructions. Please look at our Socket upgrades page for further information.

 

Download the manual

To download the current Operating Manual click here (Acrobat File 586KB)

To download the current SysEx Manual click here (Acrobat File 200KB)

For earlier versions and other manuals click here

 

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Product Reviews

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Video


Pro Solo Mk3 Introduction at SynthFest 2018 (Sound On Sound)

 

   
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