• Waldorf Music GmbH, Neustrasse 12, D-53498 Waldorf, If you decide to read the following manual we promise you a Germany lot of fun while reading about and working with the Waldorf Blofeld. Your Waldorf Team Blofeld User´s Manual. • Foreword We would like to thank Blofeld Development Team Willie Eckl, Joachim Flor, Michael von Garnier, Florian Software: Stefan Stenzel, Wolfram Franke Gypser, Frank Lauterbach, Achim Lenzgen, Kurt “Lu” Wangard, and anyone we have forgotten. Hardware/ Housing: Frank Schneider Design: Axel Hartmann Manual/ Layout: Holger Steinbrink. • Content Maintenance..13 Content Proper Use..13 Foreword... 2 Setup and Connection..14 What to read?..2 Inventory.. 14 Setup..14 Hint..2 Connections..14 Blofeld Development Team..3 We would like to thank..
Waldorf microWAVE Wavetables. 033 SawSync 1 Sawtooth wave table with oscillator sync 1. Waldorf, microwave, wavetable, synthesizer.
3 The USB connection.. • Content Multi Part Parameter..24 Modulation Matrix Parameter Controls.60 Modulation Matrix Edit Menu.61 Menu Pages Overview..29 Modifier...61 Sound Parameters..35 Amplifier Edit Menu..63 Overview of Functions.35 Effects Parameter Controls..64 Oscillator Section..35 Effects Edit Menu..64 Oscillator Parameter Controls. • Content Receiving System Exclusive Data.87 Updating the System Software.109 Tips & Tricks..111 Sound Synthesis Basics..89 Oscillators Introduction..89 Technical Data..112 Filter Introduction..96 Controller Numbers..
113 The Comb Filter Types.98 Glossary.. • Control Features and Connections Control Features and Connections Front Panel Blofeld Desktop Display System Volume Dial Parameter Matrix Display Parameter Dials Selection Dial with Play button Blofeld User´s Manual. • Control Features and Connections Connections Blofeld Desktop Power supply socket MIDI In jack USB port for connection to a suited computer Stereo audio output left/right (only left: mono, only rights: stereo) Stereo Headphone jack Power switch Blofeld User´s Manual. • Control Features and Connections Front Panel Blofeld Keyboard Display Display Parameter Dials Parameter Matrix Pitch Bend Wheel and Modulation Wheel Selection Dial with Play button Octave Up and Down Button System Volume Dial Free Button Blofeld User´s Manual. • Control Features and Connections Connections Blofeld Keyboard Power supply socket Power switch MIDI In jack MIDI Out jack USB port for connection to a suited computer Pedal input Stereo audio output left/right (only left: mono, only rights: stereo) Stereo Headphone jack Blofeld User´s Manual. • Introduction ☞ Introduction Instruction – Follow these guidelines to execute a desired function.
About this Manual ✻ Example – Real-world examples to try out. This manual was written to help you to become familiar Highlighted Control Features and Parameters with the Blofeld synthesizer. It will also aid experienced users with routine tasks. • Introduction Power Supply General Safety Guidelines Never use a different power cable than the one that • came with the Blofeld. Please read the following safety tips carefully!
They include several precautions you should always Unplug the device when you are not using it for •. • Any other use is prohibited and voids the warranty extended by Waldorf Music. Waldorf Music is not liable for damages due to incorrect use.
Don´t let your Blofeld beside children, mothers-in- law or pets. • AC power outlet, a mixing console, an amp or/ and an Inventory audio monitor such as a speaker cabinet and last but not The Waldorf Blofeld comes complete with: least a MIDI master keyboard for the Blofeld Desktop. The Waldorf Blofeld (Keyboard) Synthesizer You can also use a computer or sequencer to make use of •. • Setup and Connection (Windows PC or Apple Mac). After that the Before connecting and disconnecting the Blofeld to Blofeld is automatically available as a MIDI unit. A power supply source, turn your amp’s volume control all the way down to avoid damage due to 6. Grizzly Bear Mediafire. • Setup and Connection Pitch Bend Wheel Keep in mind that you use a USB 2 port of your computer and a USB 2 suited cable to avoid Use this wheel to alter the pitch of the played notes.