UVI – Energy (UVI Falcon)

By | February 4, 2024

UVI – Energy (UVI Falcon)

Publisher: UVI
Website: www.uvi.net/energy.html
Format: SOUNDBANK
Quality: 24 bit 44.1 kHz stereo


Description: Energy is a product of a unique and extremely rare additive synthesizer of the early 80s – Digital Keyboards Synergy. Released in 1982, DK Synergy was based on an extremely sophisticated additive engine at the time, derived from the Crumar GDS (General Development System), which cost nearly $ 30,000 and was widely used by Wendy Carlos on the original TRON soundtrack. In fact, many of the Synergy presets were created by Wendy Carlos herself, who is known to still use the synthesizer.

Additional Information :
The Synergy had a short commercial run of over 3 years with fewer than 1,000 units produced as this was ultimately overshadowed by Yamaha’s rampant success with the much cheaper DX7. The actual number of instruments produced is less than 700 units, and very few of them have survived over the past 30 years, making it an extremely rare instrument.
Rarity, prestigious origins and synergy’s impact on pop culture are only part of the intrigue. Synergy was a controversial tool by design, especially at the time of its release. It offered an incredible sound engine with 32 oscillators, dual 16-step envelopes and a velocity-sensitive 74-note keyboard. At the same time, it was built with extremely prohibitive editing functionality, so that it looked like a more pre-installed player than its busy contemporaries. While Synergy programming is far from intuitive, it is indeed possible and the results can be truly


Installation :
A library with the ufs extension can be copied where it is convenient, in the Falcon settings (preferences \ soundbank) add the path to the library.
Copy the license file from the R2R folder with the R2RUVI extension to C: \ ProgramData \ UVI \ R2R

UVI Falcon sampler is required to work with the bank

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