Waldorf Iridium Keyboard 16-Voice Digital Polyphonic Synthesizer


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Waldorf Iridium Keyboard 16-Voice Digital Polyphonic Synthesizer

Key Features

- Fatar 49 Keys with Polyphonic Aftertouch

- 16-Voices, Dual Timbral (Split/Layer)

- Three Digital Oscillators per Voice

- Five Synthesis Algorithms per Oscillator

- Wavetable Creation, Up to 7000 Patches

- Dual Multimode Filter with Link Function

- Color Multitouch Display + 16-Pad Matrix

- 8 CV Inputs/Outputs for Eurorack Modules

- 6 LFOs and 6 Loopable Envelopes

- 5 Master Effects per Timbre, Aux I/O

Waldorf Iridium Keyboard 16-Voice Specs

Type     Digital Keyboard Synthesizer

Polyphony     16 Voices

Multitimbral     Dual Timbral: Split or Layered Mode with Separate Stereo Audio Outputs

Oscillators     3 Digital Oscillators Per Voice, Each Capable of Five Synthesis Algorithms

Wavetable: Waldorf Style with Latest Additions from Nave Including Speech Synthesis and Wavetable Generation from Audio

Waveform: Waveform with Up to 8 Simultaneous Waves per Oscillator in Detuned or Chordal Mode with Hard-Sync, Warp, and PWM, as Well as Tunable Noise

Particle: Sampler in Traditional and Granular Mode Using Multisamples or Live Input

Resonator: Exciter Using Multisampling Plus Filterbank Sound Model

Kernel: 6 Internal Kernel Operators per Osc Using Various FM, Ring-Mod, AM, or Wavetable Based Audio-Rate Modulations

Filters     Two Digital Stereo Filters in Various Modes and Configurations Including Innovative Link Modes

Digital Former: Additional Digital Algorithms per Voice Like Comb, High-Pass, Band-Pass, and Notch Filters (Nave, Largo, or PPG models), Bit-Crusher, Drive, and More

Modulation     Complex Multistage LFO/Envelope Modulators

6 LFO in Poly and Global Mode with Extensive Parameter Set

6 Loopable Envelopes

Extensive Modulation Matrix with 40 Slots and Easy Control Assignments

Effects     Master Effect Rack of 5 Slots for Each Timbre, Choosing from FX like Phaser, Flanger, Chorus, Reverb, Drive, EQ, and More

Main Output: Compressor

Step Sequencer     Step Sequencer with Step Recording, Parameter Automation, and Scale-Based Pitch Quantization

Tuning     Microtonal Pitch Configurations Capable of Importing Skala SCL Files

Arpeggiator     Yes

Chord     Chord-Play Mode with Hold and Latch

Unison Mode     Yes

Presets     Module-Based Preset System for Effects, Oscillators, and Complex Modulators

Controls     Single-Function Potentiometer and Encoder Controls for Intuitive Editing

Pad Button Matrix: 4x4 Pads for Sequencer, Arpeggiator, Sampler, or Live Performance Control

Supports Polyphonic Aftertouch

Automation of Sound Parameters from MIDI Inputs via MIDI CC Learn Function

Display     Visualization and Deeper Sound Editing via Context-Sensitive High-Resolution Capacitive 

Multitouch Display

Spectral Analyzer     Spectrum Analyzer and Oscilloscope at Various Processing Stages

Memory     Internal Flash Memory: 4 GB for Presets, Samples, and Wavetables

Up to 7000 Sound Patch Capacity Organized by Banks, Attributes, Author, and Patch Number

Favorites Lists for Quick Recall of Sound Patches Like for Setlists

Preloaded with a Wide Variety of Patches by Acclaimed Sound Designers like Howard Scarr

Preloaded with More than 1 GB Sample Data

Inputs and Outputs     Main Output: 2 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm

Headphone Output: 1 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm and 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm

Inputs: 2 x 1/4" / 6.3 mm

4 CV Continuous Control Inputs Including CV Gate, CV Clock, and CV Start Inputs for Connecting Eurorack Modules or Compatible Devices


Sampling     Recording of Samples from Audio Inputs or Self-Recording of Audio Outputs

USB     Computer: USB Type-B

Controller: USB Type-A

MIDI     Connectors:

Input: 5-Pin DIN

Out: 5-Pin DIN

Thru: 5-Pin DIN

SD Card Slot     Export and Import of Presets, Samples, Wavetable, and Software Updates

Import of Nave Presets

Power     Voltage Input: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz

External Power Supply: 12 VDC, 3 A (Included)

Max Power Consumption: 15 W

Dimensions (W x D x H)     33.5 x 14.0 x 4.3" / 85.1 x 35.5 x 11.0 cm

Weight     26.5 lb / 12.0 kg

Packaging Info

Package Weight     31.24 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)     37 x 19.25 x 7.5"