Arturia MiniBrute SE Analog SynthesizerThe Minibrute SE is discontinued, this page has only been left up for reference purposes.
MiniBrute is a revolutionary analog synthesizer from Arturia that
redefined the price/performance/sound ratio of modern synths. Updated
with a new Step sequencer and stylish good looks, the MiniBrute SE is
designed to perform.
Its 100% analog audio signal path features a VCO wave mixer, the classic
Steiner-Parker multimode filter, as well as numerous analog innovations
such as the Metalizer, Ultrasaw, and the Brute Factor™. Boasting a
complete MIDI, CV and USB connectivity, MiniBrute is right at home with
your computer or your vintage synths, making it the ideal companion to
deliver a pure analog blast anywhere you go.
100% Analog Power
Combining the renowned savoir-faire of ARTURIA for designing
professional musical instruments, and the expertise of synth "guru" Yves
Usson in crafting the finest analog modules, MiniBrute is a
revolutionary analog synthesizer.
MiniBrute was built with a simple goal in mind: offer great analog
sound, through a very easy to use interface, and without ever
compromising on quality.
The result of fine R&D and skilled craftsmanship: a 100% Analog
Audio signal path, delivering huge basslines, screaming leads,
outstanding arpeggios and FX’s.
Analog synthesizers of yesteryear are highly sought-after on the second
hand market for their warmth, fatness, slight instability, and their
unmistakable sonic character. Digital synths, for their part, offer more
possibilities but tend to sound sometimes sterile and loose musicians
in endless menus and boring sound digest concepts.
Today, MiniBrute comes as a bold statement, standing proudly among
legendary analog machines like the Minimoog, Pro-One, SH-101, MS-20, and
Odyssey. MiniBrute brings the finest analog sounds as heard on iconic
electronic records, whilst imprinting its own unique features and strong
Forget about tiny LCD screens, forget about menus and sub-menus, forget
about double functions and complex control. Minibrute brings back the
fun and the immediate hands-on experience of synthesis.
You want to
make it stronger? Grab the sub-osc slider and move it up. You want it
brighter? Grab the filter cutoff knob and turn it up. You want your
sound to grow fangs and snarl like a beast? Grab the Brute Factor™ knob
and turn it up! It’s that easy.
Connect to the World
Thanks to its full MIDI/CV/USB connectivity, MiniBrute is designed to fit seamlessly in any modern or vintage studio.
• MIDI In/Out : Sequence MiniBrute from your computer’s MIDI
interface and DAW, or any other MIDI-Out enabled gear you have.
Alternatively use MiniBrute as a master keyboard for your DAW or other
• CV In/Out : Chain MiniBrute to your vintage synthesizer, or
modular, to get a beefier sound. Expand, control and sequence MiniBrute
from your vintage equipment. Use MiniBrute to control your vintage
synths (It conforms to the classic 1 Volt per Octave scaling system).
Use MiniBrute as a MIDI to CV converter.
• USB In/Out: Sequence MiniBrute directly from your computer’s
DAW without needing a MIDI interface. Use MiniBrute as a USB-MIDI
controller, use MiniBrute as a USB MIDI to CV converter.
• Audio In: Process any external sound through MiniBrute’s
filter, VCA and Brute Factor™ circuit. MiniBrute can be used as an
analog powerhouse for adding warmth, grit and filter effects to drums,
guitars, vocals, and more. It will alternatively generate automatic
basslines from percussive sounds by switching the Gate source selector