Modules Features Overview Accessories

upgradeable op os with multiple sound, effects and sequencer engines.

  • dr wave – raw 8-bit
  • fm – easy to tweak fm synthesis
  • pulse – square wave type
  • string – physical modeling
  • digital – raw digital type
  • phase – hase distortion
  • cluster – multiple wave cluster
  • dna – unique id synthesis
  • dsynth – dual oscillator
  • dbox – drum synthesis 

  • future additions of engines will be available with software upgrades
  • dedicated instant synth sampler with 6 seconds sampling time for each slot.
  • dedicated instant drum sampler with 12 seconds sampling time for each slot.
  • automated layout feature in drum sampler.
  • instant sampling using the built-in microphone or line in

  • delay – classic delay type
  • phone – hacked phone effect
  • punch – adds punch to your sound
  • grid – grid based echo
  • spring – spring reverb type
  • cwo – rhythmic delay
  • nitro – dynamic filter
  • future additions of effects will be available with software upgrades

  • 4 individual tracks with instant solo
  • instant variable tape speed
  • 6 minutes recording time in normal tape speed.
  • up to 24 minutes recording time in low tape speed
  • loop function with movable region
  • tape tricks for break tape, bits and reverse.
  • memo 1 & 2 for instant memorizing effects / eq / pan or levels / tape speed
  • reverse recording

  • 3 axis motion sensor (g-force) assignable to any synth, envelope, effect parameter or to pitch.
  • built-in fm radio – sample direct from any radio station or record straight to tape

OP-1 is designed around sound modules that are easy to swap. every ‘building block’ is exchangable which means that you may switch engine but keep envelope, effect and modulator type. over 1 thousand different combinations of engines, effects and modulation are possible.

  • classic adsr type envelope
  • dynamic envelope for drum sounds.
  • future additions of envelopes will be available with software upgrades


  • 400 MHz processor core (800 MMACSS performance)
  • 64 MB low-power SDRAM (12ns)
  • 512 MB Nand Flash storage
  • 24-bit 96kHz ADC/DAC

  • Li-Ion 1800 mAh
  • 16 hours active battery life
  • 2 years stand-by time
  • charge via USB port

  • USB 2.0 high speed (OTG)
  • 3.5 mm Line Input, Output
  • built-in microphone
  • high output mini speaker 8 ohm 1 watt
  • 3-axis accelerometer (g-force) sensor
  • worldwide fm band support (64-108 MHz)

  • amoled display running @ 60 fps
  • 320 x 160 pixel resolution
  • color depth: 16.7 M
  • contrast: 10000:1 (good for outdoor use.)
  • viewing angle: 170°
  • display life time: 30,000 hrs




here you'll find the latest downloadable version of OP-1 user manual and the OP-1 accessories manual. if you just have general interest in the OP-1, but still don't own one, reading these manuals is a good way to understand it's functions and features. the user manual is available online.
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check out the latest tutorial videos and learn how to get the most out of your OP-1. tons of pro-tips and other useful information is shared by our very own OP-1 genius.
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share sounds and presets here. everything from synthesizer sounds to complete drum sample kits.
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oplab is the perfect companion to your OP-1, letting you inter-connect virtually any synthesizer or computer.
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updating your OP-1 isn't harder than copying a file to an external USB disk. first download the latest os here. then connect your OP-1 to your computer with the USB cable. 
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