Studio Electronics Boomstar Modular System STE. 16 Module

STE. 16

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Studio Electronics Eurorack Dual LFO Module

Studio Electronics STE. 16, the second collaboration between Studio Electronics and eowave designer Marc Sirguy, is a dual LFO featuring a high-frequency mode and complex waveform mixing possibilities. STE. 16 produces thousands of different modulation and audio frequency shifts and wiggles.

STE. 16's amplitude modulation, frequency modulation and waveform mixing/blending push the envelope far above and beyond typical/classic four-waveform LFOs' construction and limit. Its 1 SHOT function dramatically transforms STE. 16 into a punchy and varied percussive tool; applied to an external VCA, one can generate compact and expansive, concussive encounters. More experimental tonal space can be explored via the AM function, with LFO1's starting rate somewhere near the 5Hz low end of the STE.'s vibrational spectrum and LFO2 ultimately demanding its 6kHz scream, shatter and fracture ceiling of thrills and audio frequency chills.

With sixteen waveforms per LFO, setting the initial fragmentizing, gyrating, lo-fi digital oscillation process can be a most impulsive and highly engrossing pursuit.

  • Module controls
    • SPEED knobs: set the rates of LFOs 1 and 2.
    • 1-SHOT switches: in this mode the LFO waveform plays once and needs to be triggered again via the RESET input.
    • HI/LO switches: In HI mode (6kHz at the top of its range), the LFO reaches the audio range — think lo-fi digital oscillator. In LO mode (starting at 5Hz), a very patient 3:40 long sweep is possible.
    • WAVE knobs: Selects one of 16 different LFO waveforms: triangle, sine, dome, ramp up, ramp down, staircase, square, 1/2 square, impulse, four decreasing squares, random, random increasing, random pulse width, random triangles, pitched noise or digital noise.
    • FM/M/AM switch: FM setting offers frequency modulation from LFO2 on LFO1, while the AM setting offers amplitude modulation from LFO2 on LFO1. The center M position offers a mix of LFO1 and LFO2.
    • MIX knob: Sets the amount of modulation in both FM and AM modes, or sets the mix between LFO1 and LFO2 in mix mode.
  • Patch points
    • MX output: mix output of LFO1 and LFO2.
    • CV IN 1 and 2: sets LFO1 and LFO2 speeds via external control voltage.
    • RESET 1 and 2: resets the LFO waveforms.
    • OUT 1 and 2: balanced LFO outputs.
  • Physical specifications
    • Size: 10hp
    • Module depth: 25mm (with ribbon cable attached)
    • Power usage: 150mA @ +12V, 35mA @ -12V
More Information
Manufacturer Studio Electronics
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer  
Module Type LFO
Module Width 10hp
Depth 25mm (with ribbon cable attached)
1U Module No
Module Power Usage 150mA @ +12V
35mA @ -12V
+5V Required No
Unique Features
  • Complex waveform mixing possiblities
  • High frequency mode reaches into audio range

Studio Electronics / Analogia Inc. Limited Warranty

Studio Electronics / Analogia Inc. ('Analogia Inc.') warrants only to the original purchaser of this product from a Analogia Inc.-authorized reseller or distributor that this product will be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for one year after date of purchase.

Analogia Inc. reserves the right, before having any obligation under this limited warranty, to inspect the damaged Analogia Inc. product, and costs of shipping the Analogia Inc. product to Analogia Inc. for inspection shall be shared between purchaser and manufacturer: purchaser pays for shipping to Analogia Inc.; Analogia Inc. covers shipping costs back to purchaser.

In order to recover under this limited warranty, purchaser must make claim to Analogia Inc. within 30 days of occurrence of problem, and must present acceptable proof of original ownership: original receipt, warranty card registration, on-line registration, or other documentation Analogia Inc. deems acceptable. Analogia Inc., at its option, shall repair or replace the defective unit covered by this warranty. Please retain the dated sales receipt/invoice as evidence of the original purchaser's date of purchase. You will need it for warranty service. In order to keep this limited warranty in effect, the product must have been handled and used as carefully prescribed in the instructions accompanying the product.

This limited warranty does not cover any damage due to accident, misuse, abuse or negligence, whether willful or otherwise. This limited warranty is valid only if the product is used with the equipment specified in said equipment's manual or on the product box. Please check product manual or product box for details. This limited warranty is non-transferable and does not apply to any purchaser who bought the product from a reseller or distributor not authorized by Analogia Inc., including but not limited to purchases from internet auction sites. This warranty does not affect any other legal rights you may have by operation of law.

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Repair or replacement of this product, as provided herein, is your exclusive remedy. Analogia inc. shall not be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, lost revenues, lost profits, loss of use of software, loss or recovery of data, rental of replacement equipment, 'downtime,' damage to property, and third-party claims, arising out of any theory of recovery, including warranty, contract, statutory or tort. Notwithstanding the term of any limited warranty or any warranty implied by law, or in the event that any limited warranty fails of its essential purpose, in no event will Analogia Inc.'s entire liability exceed the purchase price of this product. Some states/provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state and province to province.

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