Behringer UB-Xa Analogue 16-Voice Polyphonic Synthesizer
Embrace the legacy and make your mark on history with the UB-Xa from Behringer. More than just a recreation of a classic synthesizer, the UB-Xa has all the characteristics that came with the original. Also, it’s filled to the brim with modern features. It has velocity and after-touch, 512 user program memories and comprehensive MIDI implementation.
This makes for a well-rounded synth that’ll make friends with anything in your setup.
Faithful Recreation and More
To recreate its iconic growl and sizzle, Behringer dove deep into the inner workings of the original OB-Xa. They brought these elements into the 21st century including all its original factory patches that made the 80s roar.
Thanks to its VCOs and VCFs heavily based on the original 3340 and 3320 chip designs, 16 voices and the ability to split its keyboard so you can layer 2 different sounds, the UB-Xa is capable of conjuring up massive sounding riffs.
An Icon for the Icons
The UB-Xa is a synth like no other that stands on the shoulders of giants! Its legacy is what gave birth to the 80’s most iconic hits from the world’s most famous artists!
From Rush’s Geddy Lee, The Police, Prince to Van Halen, and even the iconic Terminator theme composed by Brad Fiedel, the UB-Xa’s lineage is filled only with the greats and now you can make your own mark on history as well.
Play Your Way
The UB-Xa comes with 61 full-sized, semi-weighted keys with polyphonic aftertouch and velocity sensitivity. They detect every nuance of your playing from soft, feather-like touches to an intense chordal bombardment. The 8-channel modulation matrix provides you with the extreme flexibility and expands what the UB-Xa can do sonically.
The 26 rotary controls plus a myriad of other functions give you direct control over the UB-Xa’s VCOs, LFOs, ADSR generators and VCAs to sculpt your sound in a nigh-on unlimited number of ways.
Finding that tone you’ve been looking for after tweaking and noodling is one of the most rewarding things when playing a synth. This is why there is an included 512 user program memories that allow you to save any setting. You can even assign them to any of the preset recall switches. Therefore, you can change presets on the fly, in the middle of a jam.
UB-Xa Key Highlights:
- Authentic reproduction of classic OB-Xa including original factory patches
- Vintage mode allows selection of 8 synthesizer signatures including OB-Xa, OB-8 and more
- 16 voices with 2 VCOs per voice and oscillator sync mode