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Jomox Resonator Neuronium brand new board!!

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Once in a lifetime the stars will align and you will get the oportunity to own one of the most seeked after and obscure synthesizers ever made, the Jomox Resonator Neuronium, this machine is a dream come true in the shape of a synthesizer, capable of generating never heard sounds ever before, and the beast part is this particular unit with serial number number 17 (out of 25 ever made) had had the main board replaced for a new one, so on reality you are getting a Brand new unit, the man itself Jurgen completed the swap over at the Jomox head quarters in Germany as an extra this unit was shipped back to me with a US power supply, no more step up converter in the middle!!
So in short if you been looking for one Now is your chance to own a pice of history !!

More info about this wonderful machine :

This is the first realisation of a device with Resonant Neuron Synthesis, called the "Resonator Neuronium".

The new paradigmas are named complexity, order from chaos, self organisation of complex systems, networking and cooperation. From a certain complexity onwards a system is not even the sum total of its parts but a greater whole which gains totally new attributes than its sub structures. More about the philosophy of this device you can learn at

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The Resonator Neuronium has 6 analog resonant neurons. The net parameters can be programmed by the lefthand structure in form of a hexagon by use of knobs, buttons and LEDs.

We have 6 neurons with 6x6 = 36 net connections for one parameter. In order that summation and FM is connected, we have 2x36 = 72 net connections with individual pots for each node.

Net Programming


The rotary knobs are touch-sensitive and allow the net links by a simple touch of the metal coated knobs. The intensities of "wi" or amounts are then displayed and edited by turning the respective knob of the receiving neuron. For better understanding, the routed net connection is displayed as a matrix-LED and displayed in the LCD as Tx (transmitter) -> Rx (receiver) value. If you have a summing net connection, LEDs lit green, with FM connections LEDs lit red.

The loops indicate the self-networking connection of a neuron. As described in the article, one can let the neuron become self oscillating by resonance or let it toggle swing with positive feedback dependent of the sign of the loop value.
The menu selection is made by the buttons within the hexagon to let the user not unnessecarily step through awkward menus. The menus are:

Summing Node

summing input node of the neuron

Neuron Frequency

basic frequency of the resonant neuron = cutoff

Frequency Modulation

frequency modulation input of the neuron

Stimulus Recombination

Recombination of wave segments (DNA) of the stimulus with other neuron's DNA by mating of the DNA

Stimulus Edit

Alteration (editing) of wave forms (DNA) of the stimulus of a neuron. Input by knobs at the LCD display.

Neuron Envelope

VCA envelope of each neuron with ADSR. Each neuron is led through an ADSR envelope which time-slices the signal and lets it being played from a midi keyboard.

Display/Menü

On the right side there is a 24 character LCD display placed with 6 soft buttons and 2 knobs. The pots at the display are used for different tasks, e.g. input of DNA waveform of the stimulus of a selected neuron. In the menu selection there are different things to be programmed, like e.g. the midi channel, multi mode (ranking of different channels to different neurons), VCA envelopes of the neurons and more. The rest of the keys is used for selection of the preset memory and the switching between main menu and edit menu.

All analog neurons in- and outputs are lead out through a 25 pin D-SUB connector at the console back. By this you can cascade 2 or more Resonators to a greater network.

In/Outputs

Two audio inputs are available who feed neuron 1 and 4. Thus you can use any kind of external signal to excite the network. So the Resonator becomes a tool for sound processing as well as a sound production instrument.

Each neuron has an own last stage VCA envelope with its own output. It is imagineable to let the outputs drive 6 single speakers in a room to form a sound installation; a sourround 5.1 application could be possible as well.

The 6 neurons with their individual VCA envelope are mixed to a stereo mix with an additional VCA envelope. Those appear at the output jacks L=left and R=right.

Midi

At the back side there is the well-known midi trio to trigger the neuron envelopes and stimuli by an external keyboard or sequencer. Also certain CC controllers can be sent or received for parameter changes and neuron interactions.

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