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    BEAT THE FUTURE

    Combining the power of analog synthesis, physical modelling and samples, through the intuitive workflow of a hardware drum machine, Spark is a highly creative beat production center.

    Spark will save you time when looking for the right drum kit, will get you hooked by its amazing simplicity, and will surprise you by its sonic possibilities.

    With a complete library including vintage drum machines, electronic analog kits, acoustic & physical drums, Spark is your weapon of choice to create unique grooves whether you are producing in the studio or performing on stage.

    MAIN FEATURES:
    • Pristine quality sound engines including : TAE® Analog synthesis, Multi layered sampling delivered by reference third-party companies, Physical modelling
    • 480 Instruments / 30 Kits :
      • Vintage drum machines : Analog emulations of the TR-808, TR-909, Simmons SDS-V, and Eprom based LinnDrum, Drumtraks, DMX, and more*.
      • Electronic kits covering the most popular modern music styles : Dub, House, Techno, Hip Hop, RnB… as well as experimental fields thanks to the physical modelling engine.
      • Acoustic drum kits mixing physical modelling and samples for high audio realism.
    • 16 key – 64 step sequencer
    • 8 velocity & pressure sensitive pads
    • Touch sensitive FX Pad with Repeat, Tape, Reverse, Strobe, Pan, Mix, Bit Crusher, 3 mode Filter and Roller
    • Advanced Loop mode with divide and move functions
    • Real-time automation on all parameters
    • 16 track mixer with 9 high quality effects : compressor, reverb, bit crusher, multiband EQ, chorus, delay, distortion, phaser, plate reverb
    • Song Mode with up to 64 patterns by song
    • Shuffle and Shift modes to humanize grooves
    • High precision rotary encoders
    • Aluminum enclosure
    • Works as a universal MIDI controller towards any third-party software
    Hardware Specifications :
    • 16 key - 64 step sequencer
    • 8 velocity & pressure sensitive pads
    • Touch sensitive FX Pad
    • High precision rotary encoders
    • Aluminum enclosure
    • Works as a universal MIDI controller towards any third-party software
    Software Specifications :
    • Pristine quality sound engines including : TAE® Analog synthesis, Multi layered sampling delivered by reference third-party companies, Physical modelling
    • More than 1300 Instruments / 90 Kits :
      • Vintage drum machines : Analog emulations of the TR-808, TR-909, TR-606, Simmons SDS-V, and Eprom based LinnDrum, Drumtraks, DMX, Drumulator and more*.
      • 10 new emulations from « Spark Vintage Drum Machines » (1.4.1 version) : CR-78, Mini Pops 7, Ace Tone FR-2L, Yamaha MR 10, Maestro Rhythm King MRK2, Boss DR-55, E-mu-SP-12, Roland DR-727, Roland R-8, Casio VL-Tone and SK-1.
      • Electronic kits covering the most popular modern music styles : Electro House, Techno, Hip Hop, RnB… as well as experimental fields thanks to the physical modelling engine.
      • Acoustic drum kits mixing physical modelling and samples for high audio realism.
    • 16 key – 64 step sequencer
    • 8 velocity & pressure sensitive pads
    • Touch sensitive FX Pad with Repeat, Tape, Reverse, Strobe, Pan, Mix, Bit Crusher, 3 mode Filter and Roller
    • Advanced Loop mode with divide and move functions
    • Real-time automation on all parameters
    • 16 track mixer with 14 high quality effects : Multiband Compressor, Reverb, Bit crusher, Multiband EQ, Chorus, Delay, Distortion, Phaser, Plate reverb, Destroyer, Flanger, Space pan, Limiter, Sub generator
    • Song Mode with up to 64 patterns by song
    • Shuffle and Shift modes to humanize grooves
    • High precision rotary encoders
    • Aluminum enclosure
    • Works as a universal MIDI controller towards any third-party software
    Perfect integration :
    • Seamless integration as a plugin and standalone (VST, AU, RTAS)
    • Easy Import of Wave and Aiff samples, MIDI files and Rex loops
    • Drag & drop Export of MIDI and Audio (Wave) patterns into your DAW


    PLATFORM SPECIFICATIONS
    • Windows: XP/Vista/Seven
    • Mac OS X: Mac OS X 10.5 or higher

    REQUIRED CONFIGURATION
    • PC/Windows: 2 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU
    • Mac (Intel only) : 2 GB RAM; 2 GHz CPU
    • 2GB free hard disk space

    PROTECTION

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    Thanks to its very intuitive controller, Spark will introduce you to a unique playing experience. Forget about your computer mouse, get inspired, dive into the creative workflow, and produce stunning beats in no time.

    Sound Engines

    Analog Synthesis
    ANALOG SYNTHESIS
      Digital sampling
    DIGITAL SAMPLING
      Physical modeling
    PHYSICAL MODELLING
    Based on Arturia TAE ® technology, Spark includes more than 200 analog instruments easily customizable thanks to in-depth control over all parameters.   Spark comes with a complete library of pristine quality samples selected in partnership with leading third party companies. On top of this, Spark also allows you to easily import your audio files with features such as multi-layering triggered by velocity response and envelope gate.   Embedding the latest physical modelling sounds, Spark lets you fine tune and distort the sound of your snare drums, bass drums, toms and access a world of unheard experimental percussion.

    Drums heaven

     Spark allows you to easily build your own signature drums by choosing from a wide variety of drumkits:

    Vintage drum machines
    VINTAGE DRUM MACHINES
      Electronic kits
    ELECTRONIC KITS
      Acoustic drumkits
    ACOUSTIC DRUM KITS
    Spark gives you access to analog recreations of the TR-808, TR-909, Simmons SDS-V, as well as Eprom based LinnDrum, Drumtraks, DMX, and more.*
    Other original analog instruments are also available, including basses and leads created by our international team of award-winning sound designers.
      Spark embeds a broad library of electronic kits covering all modern music styles: House, Dub, Techno, Hip Hop, RnB… as well as experimental fields thanks to the Physical Modelling instruments.   Acoustic drum kits are included covering the main drumming styles from rock, to jazz, funk, pop, etc.
    Samples are recorded and produced by the best third party companies for the highest audio realism, and multi-layered for accurate velocity response.

    Perfect Integration


    Import and Export
     
    Midi Controller
     
    DAW’s compatibility
    • Import Rex files, MIDI files, Audio files (Wave and Aiff).
    • Export Audio and MIDI patterns directly into your DAW.
    • Route your 16 instruments audio outputs into your favorite host sequencer.
      Spark ships with a MIDI Control Center application allowing you to easily control any third-party software or hardware. A template specifically designed for Ableton Live™ is available for download, making your ability to set-up and jam on Live™ a breeze.   Spark works in standalone and as a plugin within your host sequencer (Cubase, Logic, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Digital Performer…).