Polyphonic Synthesizer:

Modal 002
Modal Argon8
Moog One 16
Nonlinear Labs C15
Waldorf Blofeld
Waldorf Quantum
Waldorf XTk30
Wersi Stage Performer

Monophonic Synthesizer:

Behringer Odyssey
Casio VL-1 Tone
Dübreq Stylophone
Korg M500 MicroPreset (for sale)
MeeBlip (for sale)
Modal 001 (for sale)
Modal CRAFTsynth
Modal CRAFTsynth 2.0
Modal Skulpt
Modulus monoWave
Moog miniMoog (1979 & 2017)
Moog Minitaur
Moog Prodigy
Moog Sub Phatty
Moog Taurus III
Moog Voyager
Sequential Circuits Pro-One
VacoLoco Zira
Waldorf Pulse (for sale)
Waldorf Pulse 2


Synth-Werk Modular
Synthesizers.com Modular


Korg MS-20 mini (for sale)
TTSH (ARP 2600 clone)

String Machines:

ELKA Rhapsody 610
Eminent 310 theatre (for free!)
Hohner String Vox
Logan String Melody
Waldorf Streichfett
Waldorf STVC

Other Keyboards:

Manikin Memotron
Mellotron Micro


ARP Sequencer (clone)
Baloran TriKo
Behringer Mixer MX2642A
Behringer Mixer MX8000
Behringer Rack Mixer RX1602 (2x)
Boss DR-220E
Digital Raagini
EEH DS 500
Electro-Harmonix Small Stone
Georg Mahr Midi-Ratsche
Georg Mahr Transpo-An-Se
Ibanez Digital Delay DM1000
IBK 10 Control
Korg K25
Kurzweil XM-1 Expression-Mate
Lexicon Model 200 reverb
Modal Craft Rhythm
Mode Machines Krautrock Phaser
Moogerfooger Ring Modulator 102
Moogerfooger 12-Stage Phaser 103
Moogerfooger Analog Delay 104Z
Moogerfooger Murf 105
Moog MP201
OTO Machines BAM
Roland TR-08
Schrittmacher's Inside
Schulte Compact Phaser (19")
Simmons SDS-V
Strymon Timeline
Synthoma Élkorus
VacoLoco Tron
Waldorf 4Pole
Waldorf EQ27
Wersi Voice (BBD FX)
Waldorf midiBay
Waldorf Becher/Mugs


Access MicroWave controller
Alesis Andromeda A6
ARP (Korg mini) Odyssey
ARP Quartet
Crumar Multiman S
Crumar Performer
EES Midi CV7
ELKA Solist 505
ELKA x705
Emu Emax II
Farfisa Soundmaker
Farfisa Syntorchestra
Grp A4
Hohner ADAM
Hohner String Performer
Jen SX1000
Kawai SX-210
Keio Mini Pops 3
Korg PE1000 (Poly Ensemble)
Korg PE2000 (Poly Ensemble S)
Modal 008
Moog Satellite
Oberheim Matrix 6
PPG waves
PPG wave 2.3 (V8.3)
Rhythm Ace 2l
Roland TR 606
Roland M-VS1
SCI model 700
Seiko DS 202+310
Sound-Art Chameleon
Technosaurus Cyclodon
Vermona Piano-Strings
Waldorf microQ keyboard
Waldorf Q
Waldorf XT30
Waldorf Gekko Chords
Waldorf Gekko Arp
Waldorf microWave
Waldorf rackAttack
Waldorf Wave
Waldorf waveSlave
Wersi Baß Synth
Wersi String Orchestra


K. Schulze's "Sense"

Helper Apps:

Hz-2-cent Calculator

M@ail & Impressum

© Till Kopper

Moog Sub Phatty

Moog Sub Phatty

It looks quite basic if judged by the front panel. But most 2 buttons and 10 knobs have a second parameter in the special shift mode. You enter it by pressing Bank 4 + Active Panel buttons. You may leave this mode by pressing Active Panel again.
The 10 additional knob parameters are (original knob name in brackets):

Filter Envelope Section

  • Filter Envelope Delay (Filter Envelope Attack)
  • Filter Envelope Hold Time (Filter Envelope Decay)
  • Velocity to Filter Envelope Amount (Filter Envelope Sustain)
  • Velocity to Filter Envelope Decay/Release (Filter Envelope Release)

Amplifier Envelope Section

  • Amplifier Envelope Delay (Amplifier Envelope Attack)
  • Amplifier Envelope Hold Time (Amplifier Envelope Decay)
  • Velocity to Amplifier Envelope Amount (Amplifier Envelope Sustain)
  • Velocity to Amplifier Envelope Decay/Release (Amplifier Envelope Release)

Oscillator and Mixer Section

  • Oscillator 2 Beat Frequency (Oscillator 2 Frequency = detune)
  • External Input Level (Mixer Noise Volume)

And the buttons

  • LFO Gate Reset (Modulation Pitch Amt OSC 2 Only) to retrigger the waveshape on a note on
  • Oscillator Gate Reset (Oscillator Hard Sync Osc 2) to retrigger the waveshape on a note on

And while you are in this mode, you can also do things like setting the note priority, the envelope trigger modes per envelope, set the number of filter poles, MIDI settings (Channel, sending sysex data, ...), initialize the current preset, and note calibration. The keybed's lower notes are used to select values or to start function in this mode. Please read the manual.

Moog Sub Phatty side view

You can't read the black labels for all those connections available on the left hand side in normal studio light, as it they are black on black.

  • Power (obvious)
  • Audio Out (another obvious one)
  • External Audio In
  • Pitch CV
  • Filter CV
  • Volume CV
  • KB Gate
  • MIDI In
  • MIDI Out
  • USB


  • Moog Prodigy alike sound character is not too much distortion is used
  • Compact design, but full size keys
  • Many features for its size


  • Not intuitive or labeled way to reach the second parameter mode
  • Second parameter mode function Oberheim OB 8 alike not labeled (were they introduced after the design was fixed?)
  • Unreadable socket labels under average lightning
The two first cons where fixed when the Moog Sub 37 was introduced: It got more knobs and buttons to reach all those special sound parameters and a display with menues for the MIDI and other options. And an arpeggiator and a sequencer built in. And an additional octave of keys, and ...


To me, the Sub Phatty is the modern equivalent in sound and size to the Moog Prodigy in the early eighties.