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The 500 Series is not a modular synthesizer format but a modular audio processing stack and was originally developed by API.

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There are 624 500 Series modules to choose from. Users build 4149 Racks in this universe.

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Tre Modular Switch Divider
19 May 2024 Tre Modular
Introducing our newest module Switch Divider. Switch Divider is a versatile quad clock divider that is ideal for live performances and dynamic patches that require change of the rhythm on the go. Watch our demo video to find out more about this module: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hBK2KCBLXg Visit our website for this and other modules: www.tremodular.com  
Fully Wired Electronics Triple Latching Switch
There is just over 2 weeks left to secure a Triple Latching Switch before it's release, and guarantee you get one of the first modules to be made. The TLS is available from our store for just £87.50/ $110.74(USD)/ €101.98! https://www.fullywiredelectronics.com/product-page/triple-latching-switch  
Jolin AVALITH
16 May 2024 Jolin
**new release** AVALITH is a drone synthesizer with a matrix of 100 raw oscillators in an open design configuration framed by a four-pole analog lowpass filter. https://jolin.tech/avalith  
Liquid Sky d-vices
15 May 2024 Liquid Sky d-vices
daniel katzenstab & dr walker - ufo system jam 01 #techno recorded with 2x v4co & 1x glithc https://djunglefever.bandcamp.com/track/ufo-system-jam-01 
Joranalogue Audio Design Cycle 5
A small oscillator that packs a punch: that’s the best way to summarise Cycle 5. Octave and fifth switches, LFO operation, dual V/octave ins, pre-tuned, hard sync, all the classic waveforms and a super-deep vari-wave function. Learn more: https://joranalogue.com/cycle-5 
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Top Modules rated by users

  1. Elysia Nvelope 500 Ø 5.00 (4)
  2. Serpent SB4001 Ø 5.00 (3)
  3. Smart Research C1LA Ø 5.00 (3)
  4. Classic API VP28 Ø 5.00 (3)
  5. API 550A Ø 5.00 (3)
  6. Pete’s Place Electrodyne 501 Ø 5.00 (2)
  7. Louder Than Liftoff Chroma Ø 5.00 (2)
  8. Kush Audio Electra Ø 5.00 (2)
  9. Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph Ø 5.00 (2)
  10. Solid State Logic ULTRAVIOLET Stereo Equaliser Ø 5.00 (2)
  11. Louder Than Liftoff Chop Shop Void Corp Edition Ø 5.00 (2)
  12. IGS Audio S-Type 500 Ø 5.00 (2)
  13. WES Audio Rhea Ø 5.00 (2)
  14. FMR Audio RNC 500 Ø 5.00 (2)
  15. Elysia Xfilter 500 Ø 4.75 (4)
  16. DIYRE Colour Palette MK2 Ø 4.67 (3)
  17. Elysia Xpressor 500 Ø 4.60 (5)
  18. Elysia Karacter 500 Ø 4.50 (4)
  19. Sound Skulptor MP573 Ø 4.50 (2)
  20. API 512c Ø 4.50 (2)
  21. Trident Audio Developments 80B 500 Series EQ Ø 4.50 (2)

Modules have to be rated at least 2 times to appear in this list. Any module with a rating better than Ø 4.35 is considered to be above average.

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