The XILS Vocoder 5000 emulates the sophisticated filtering techniques and incredibly complex circuitry of its analog counterpart to achieve the same organic sound, precision and … clarity.
The Vocoder 5000 can speak a perfectly clear and understandable English, or German as well as Japanese.
Easy to use for beginners, yet incredibly powerful for Veterans : The user interface offers a standard single panel view. Everything is there, right under your hands, with a lot of presets to get you started.
Should you want, or need, to go further, the Logo Center Panel will switch to a vast choice of advanced panels displaying the advanced parameters of the module of the Vocoder 5000 you wish to explore and experiment with. And there are dozens of advanced parameters, for your joy.
Back in 21st Century : Because it’s a Xils, it offers many advanced features that its ancestor could not have offered in its time : We added Bands number, Filter types, Filter’s Emphasis and Emphasis ponderation, more Slew Rate mods, more Freeze mods, 2 LFOs ( Original had none ), Detailed FM and PWM, more Oscillators Waveforms, an improved Input detector ( Sibilants), Gate input.
You can also populate the Matrix by freely drawing lines, and it has its own presets. (Very useful once you’ve found the perfect template for a certain voice).
The XILS Vocoder 5000 provides all the modules of its legendary ancestor and more :
A Matrix Patch Area (22x22 or 20x20)
Two Synthesizer core
Two oscillators per core, modelled from the EMS VCS3 oscillator
One noise per core
Two LFOs per core
One VCA-ADSR per core
One 22 bands filter vocoder.
One 20 bands filter vocoder
Stereo analysis and synthesis available
Side chain for adding external audio source to the carrier
A virtual keyboard, which can be saved within your presets.
A finely tweak analog-like pitch tracker.
An input gate for reducing the noise
A Voice/unVoise detector
A full output mixer applied to any of the internal audio path
A huge Frequency shifter effect.
All parameters are MIDI controllable
Presets for using quickly the XILS 5000 in all is glory
____________________________________________ System Requirements
Mac OSX 10.5 and later : VST, Audio Unit, RTAS (Protools 7.0 and later),AAX (32&64 bits, native)
Windows XP, Vista and 7,8,10 ; VST, RTAS (Protools 7.0 and later),AAX (32&64 bits, native)
Minimum system requirements
1 Gigabyte of RAM and a 2 GHz processor
The XILS Vocoder 5000 is not a stand alone application, but a plug-in to be inserted into a music software application.