Waldorf nw1 Wavetable Eurorack Module


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Waldorf Eurorack Wavetable Synthesizer Module

Waldorf nw1 includes an advanced wavetable engine with independent control of spectral envelope and noisiness, just like Waldorf Nave.

Wavetable scanning is cyclic with optional modulation of travel speed, position, spectrum and more. By providing the popular Waldorf wavetable set from the classic Microwave and Wave synthesizers, nw1 will enrich your eurorack modular system as a potently powerful sound source. The nw1 sound engine also allows for onboard creation of user wavetables via time domain multiple foldover analysis — all you need to do is connect any sound source to the nw1 to transfer audio into a wavetable. Or use the integrated speech synthesizer to translate typed text into wavetables.

Wavetable synthesis is an extremely powerful sound source suited to producing all kinds of vivid metallic hues and digital clangorous tones. It can create organic, bell-like timbres, as well as spectacular-sounding scans through various waveforms with truly ear-opening results. It was almost impossible to create these kinds of sharp-edged, digital sounds back before the invention of wavetable synthesis in the late seventies.

Starting with the wavetable synthesizers of those days, a whole new sound palette left its imprint on so many hit records. Today, with Waldorf's neatly-sized nw1 Wavetable Module, this sound is readily available for the popular Eurorack standard, sounding just as pure, sharp, and massively destructive as it did back in the golden days of digital!

  • Features
    • 21st century advanced wavetable engine
    • Cyclic wavetable scanning with modulatable position and travel speed
    • Control of spectral envelope independent of pitch
    • Adjustable periodicity up to noisy reproduction
    • Classic Waldorf wavetables included
    • Integrated speech synthesizer for wavetables
    • User-recordable wavetables
  • Connections
    • Gate input for triggering wavetable travel and recording
    • Main 1V/oct CV input with trim for pitch control
    • 3 additional CV inputs for modulation and realtime wavetable recording
    • Audio output
    • USB port with galvanic isolation for wavetable transfer and text input
    • Eurorack power connector
  • Powder coated metal surface with:
    • 10 rotary knobs
    • Wavetable select/encoder
    • 2×7 segment display
    • 6 three-position switches
  • Physical specifications
    • Size: 32hp
    • Module depth: 25mm
    • Power usage: 150mA @ +12V, 150mA @ -12V
More Information
MPN nw1
Manufacturer Waldorf
Condition New
Mfg. Included Accessories  
Module Type Oscillator
Module Width 32hp
Depth 25mm
1U Module No
Module Power Usage 150mA @ +12V
150mA @ -12V
+5V Required No
Unique Features Classic Waldorf wavetables included
Integrated speech synthesizer for wavetables

Waldorf Limited Warranty

This warranty covers all defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from the date of original purchase.

During this time, Waldorf Music will repair or replace the product without charge for materials or labor, provided the product was first inspected and found faulty by Waldorf Music or an authorized service center.

You must first contact your dealer or distributor by telephone. Products that were mailed without prior agreement cannot be exchanged or repaired free of charge. The unit must be insured and sent prepared in its original package. Please include a detailed description of the defect. Products that were not send prepared or in the original package will be returned unopened. Waldorf Music reserves the right to upgrade the unit with the latest technological advances if necessary.

This warranty does not cover defects due to abuse, operation under other than specified conditions, or repair by unauthorized persons. The warranty covers only those malfunctions caused by material or workmanship defects that occur during normal operation.

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