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Buchla Electronic Musical Instruments was founded by synthesizer pioneer Don Buchla in 1963 in California.

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There are 376 Buchla modules to choose from. Users build 5256 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: Visit our website for this and other modules:  
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!  
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.  
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 
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: 
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Top Modules rated by users

  1. Studio H 258e / DPO Ø 5.00 (6)
  2. Vedic Scapes 13700 Ø 5.00 (5)
  3. Keen Association 282e Quad Transevent Generator Ø 5.00 (5)
  4. Buchla Model 296 Ø 5.00 (5)
  5. Buchla Model 259 Ø 5.00 (4)
  6. Keen Association Polyphonic Touch'n'Run Voltage Array Model 220/e Ø 5.00 (4)
  7. Buchla Model 250e Ø 5.00 (4)
  8. Keen Association Control Voltage Interpreter Model 253e Ø 5.00 (3)
  9. Buchla Model 266 Ø 5.00 (3)
  10. Other/unknown GAUSSIAN Ø 5.00 (3)
  11. Other/unknown Benjolin Ø 5.00 (3)
  12. Vedic Scapes Metatron Generator 618 II Ø 5.00 (2)
  13. Buchla Model 281 Ø 5.00 (2)
  14. Keen Association Multidomain Gatekeeper Model 293e Ø 5.00 (2)
  15. Northern Light Modular Dual CV Polymorpher - Model 2OC Ø 5.00 (2)
  16. Keen Association Spatial System Matrix Model 228e Ø 5.00 (2)
  17. Other/unknown Soundfreak Triple VCO Ø 5.00 (2)
  18. Studio H Control and Signal Router Ø 5.00 (2)
  19. Northern Light Modular CV Polymorpher - Model cardOC V2 Ø 5.00 (2)
  20. Keen Association 268e Graphic Waveform Generator Ø 5.00 (2)
  21. Buchla Model 206e Ø 5.00 (2)
  22. Other/unknown Soundfreak Envelope Shaper/Noise Generator Ø 5.00 (2)
  23. Vedic Scapes Dual Duality Processing Filter Ø 5.00 (2)
  24. Other/unknown Soundfreak Dual Filter/Oscillator Ø 5.00 (2)
  25. Buchla Model 292e Ø 4.83 (6)

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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Popular Modules in racks

  1. Buchla Model 281e in 2163 Racks
  2. Buchla Model 292e in 2047 Racks
  3. Buchla Model 261e in 1987 Racks
  4. Buchla Model 259e in 1722 Racks
  5. Buchla Model 259r in 1132 Racks
  6. Buchla Model 266e in 1130 Racks
  7. Buchla Model 291e in 1114 Racks
  8. Buchla Model 281 in 1040 Racks
  9. Buchla Model 225e in 1039 Racks
  10. Buchla Blank Panel in 993 Racks
  11. Buchla Model 223e in 959 Racks
  12. Buchla Model 292c in 952 Racks
  13. Buchla Model 251e in 920 Racks
  14. Buchla Model 250e in 899 Racks
  15. Buchla Model 285e in 847 Racks
  16. Buchla Model 227e in 840 Racks
  17. Buchla Model 267e in 801 Racks
  18. Buchla Model 296 in 695 Racks
  19. Buchla Model 248 in 665 Racks
  20. Buchla Model 207 in 653 Racks
  21. Buchla Model 256e in 652 Racks
  22. Buchla Model 222e in 630 Racks
  23. Buchla Model 296e in 624 Racks
  24. Buchla Model 206e in 621 Racks
  25. Buchla Model 258 in 608 Racks

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