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Top 25+ Controller Modules 2022

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  1. Doepfer A-198 (Module + Manual)
  2. Intellijel Designs Planar 2
  3. Mutable Instruments Ears
  4. Doepfer A-173-1/2
  5. Doepfer A-174-2
  6. Doepfer A-198 (Module only)
  7. Erica Synths Black Joystick 2
  8. Robaux 3PT
  9. Behringer CP3A-O OSC Controller
  10. Befaco Joystick
  11. ADDAC 304 Manual Gates
  12. Doepfer A-178 Theremin
  13. Doepfer A-177-2
  14. Intellijel Designs Tetrapad
  15. Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick
  16. Behringer 992 Control Voltages
  17. Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick VE
  18. ADDAC 305 Manual Latches
  19. ADDAC 307 Heart Sensing
  20. ADDAC 503 Marble Physics
  21. Verbos Electronics Touchplate Keyboard
  22. ADDAC 306 VC Transitions
  23. ADDAC 308 Light To CV
  24. Verbos Electronics Mini Horse
  25. EMW Pot Action Recorder

1. Doepfer A-198 (Module + Manual)

Doepfer A-198 (Module + Manual)

Trautonium Controller

  • Consists of Doepfer A-198 Module and Ribbon Controller
  • Ribbon Controller: Generates a control voltage for the pitch of the oscillators by touching the position sensor
  • Further control voltage can be generated via integrated pressure sensor
  • Two sub-units: position and pressure
  • Controller dimensions: approx. 600 x 30 x 30 mm (with hood on right edge)
  • Eurorack format
  • Width: 8 HP
  • Depth: 40 mm
  • Power requirement: + 40mA (+ 12V) / -20mA (-12V)

2. Intellijel Designs Planar 2

Intellijel Designs Planar 2

Eurorack Module

  • Joystick CV controller
  • Unipolar and bipolar X / Y outputs
  • 4 Quadrant outputs A-D (0 V – 10 V)
  • 4 Inputs for audio and control signals for use as a vector mixer, quadraphonic pan controller or crossfader
  • Generation of gate signals by push button or joystick movements
  • CV Recorder: Joystick gestures can be recorded for up to 30 seconds
  • Playback of joystick movements as Loop and One Shot, synchronized to external triggers
  • Power requirement: 85 mA (+12 V) / 32 mA (-12 V)
  • Width: 14 TE
  • Depth: 40 mm

3. Mutable Instruments Ears

Mutable Instruments Ears

Eurorack Module

  • Contact microphone and Envelope Follower
  • Contact microphone integrated in the front plate reacts to Triggers, Rubbing, Vibrations etc.
  • Amplifier with +40dB Gain
  • Hi-Z Input for an external contact microphone
  • Audio-Output, outputs for Envelope-Follower and Gate-Signal
  • Envelope-Follower Reaction time and Gate-Detector Threshold can be set by way of Jumper
  • Power requirement: 5 mA (+12 V) / 5 mA (-12 V)
  • Width: 4 Horizontal pitch (HP)
  • Depth: 25 mm

4. Doepfer A-173-1/2

Doepfer A-173-1/2

Micro Keyboard

  • Module combination outputs the manually generated 1V / octave control voltage and up to 15 different gate and trigger signals
  • “Send” module A-173-1 with 18 keys and octave switch
  • “Receive” module A-173-2 with 15 gate / trigger outputs, 1V / octave compatible CV output and normal gate output
  • Outputs individually switchable between gate or toggle mode
  • Learn Function allows you to decouple individual keys from the CV path
  • Width: 2 x 6 HP
  • Depth: 45 mm
  • Power requirement: +100 mA (+12 V) / -10 mA (-12 V)

5. Doepfer A-174-2

Doepfer A-174-2

Module

  • With two modulation wheels
  • The factory setting is a spring loaded wheel on the left side with bipolar voltage output (i.e. 0V in the centre position, positive voltage in the upper range, negative voltage in the lower range; voltage range approx. -5.5 V … 0 V … +5.5 V)
  • The wheel to the right side is without spring and has a positive voltage output (i.e. 0V in the lowest position and positive voltage when operated upwards; voltage range approx. 0…+8 V)
  • For the spring loaded wheel a voltage “plateau” around 0 V is the preset, so the output voltage is always 0 V in a small range near to the centre position
  • Width: 14 HP
  • Depth: 40 mm
  • Power requirement: +10 mA (+12 V) / -10 mA (-12 V)

6. Doepfer A-198 (Module only)

Doepfer A-198 (Module only)

Trautonium Controller

  • For connecting with the Doepfer ribbon controller
  • Produces a control voltage for the pitch of the oscillators
  • 2 Sub units: Position and pressure
  • Width: 8 HP
  • Depth: 40 mm
  • Power requirement: +40 mA (+12V) / -20 mA (-12V)

Only module is included, controller not included and must be ordered separatley!


7. Erica Synths Black Joystick 2

Erica Synths Black Joystick 2

Erica Synths Black Joystick 2; Eurorack module; Joystick with 8 CV outputs (4 channels, each with outputs for X and Y axis); 2 Gate outputs; Joystick motion recorder with 8 sec. recording time for each channel; LFO and Drone Oscillator modes; CV output range:-5V to +5V; LFO frequency range: 0.1Hz – 10Hz; Drone Oscillator frequency range: 50Hz – 1kHz; power consumption: 71mA (+12V) / 20mA (-12V); width: 12 TE; depth: 30mm


8. Robaux 3PT

Robaux 3PT

Robaux 3PT; Eurorack module; 3-channel Multimode Controller; three trimpots for each channel to define Minimum, Offset and Maximum values; CV control knob with LED rings to control all three channels simultaniously (also via CV input); 7 selectable modes: Mactro Controller, 3-channel LFO, Chord Generator, Quantizer, Random Generator, Sequencer and Euclidean Pattern Generator; power consumtion: 20mA (+12V) / 0mA (-12V); width: 10 HP; depth: 25mm


9. Behringer CP3A-O OSC Controller

Behringer CP3A-O OSC Controller

Behringer CP3A-O OSC Controller; Eurorack module; 4 CV inputs; CV input 4 with attenuator; 4 switches to switch and sum CV signals; 3 CV outputs with identical signal; width: 8 HP; current consumption: 5 mA (+12 V) / 5 mA (-12 V)


10. Befaco Joystick

Befaco Joystick

Eurorack Module

  • Input / output for X and Y axis with range and offset control
  • Each axis can work as a bipolar attenuator or DC source
  • 2 Gate outputs with trigger button
  • Power requirement: 25 mA (+12 V) / 10 mA (-12 V)
  • Width: 12 HP
  • Depth: 35 mm

11. ADDAC 304 Manual Gates

ADDAC 304 Manual Gates

ADDAC 304 Manual Gates; Eurorack module; 8 switches for creating manual gate signals (+5V); 4 of the 8 channels offer a signal input and can be used as momentary switches; power consumption: 10mA (+12V) / 10mA (-12V); width: 8 HP; depth: 25mm


12. Doepfer A-178 Theremin

Doepfer A-178 Theremin

Theremin Module

  • Produces variable control voltage when hand is moved around the antenna
  • Range approx. 30 cm
  • Maximum output voltage: 10V
  • Euro rack format
  • Power requirements: 60 MA (+12 V) / 20 mA -12 V)
  • Width: 8 HP / 40.3 mm
  • Depth: 40 mm (measured from the rear of the front panel)

13. Doepfer A-177-2

Doepfer A-177-2

External Foot Controller Module

  • Foot controller connector and dual foot switch connector to provide analogue control voltages (foot controller) and two gate / trigger signals (footswitches) to control other A-100 modules
  • Width: 4 HP
  • Depth: 30 mm
  • Current consumption: +10mA (+12V) / -10mA (-12V)

14. Intellijel Designs Tetrapad

Intellijel Designs Tetrapad

Multi-Dimensional Performance Touch Controller

  • Responds to the vertical position of the finger and the applied pressure
  • Can be configured in different modes
  • The selected mode determines which type of signal (CV, note, trigger, gate, etc.) is sent from each of the eight independent outputs
  • Multi-colour LEDs for control
  • Width: 20 TE / HP
  • Depth: 19 mm
  • Power requirement: +130 mA (+12 V) / -15 mA (-12 V)

15. Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick

Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick

Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick; Eurorack module; Joystick with X/Y axis, rotating Z axis control and Gate button; spring-loaded X, Y an Z axis; CV outputs for X, Y and Z as non-inverted and inverted version (range: -5V to +5V); CV offset control for each axis; 4 quadrant CV outputs (Q1-Q4) with controllable overlap (range: 0V to +10V); Gate output; power consumption: 50mA (+12V) / 20mA (-12V); width: 12 HP; depth: 50mm; Joystick heigth: 70mm


16. Behringer 992 Control Voltages

Behringer 992 Control Voltages

Behringer 992 Control Voltages; Eurorack module; utility-module for mixing 4 CV inputs to 3 parallel outputs; inputs 1-3 at unity gain, input 4 with bi-polar attenuverter; on/off switch for each input; power consumption: 10mA (+12V) / 10mA (-12V); width: 8 HP; depth: 35mm


17. Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick VE

Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick VE

Doepfer A-174-4 3D Joystick VE; Eurorack module; Vintage Edition with black front panel; Joystick with X/Y axis, rotating Z axis control and Gate button; spring-loaded X, Y an Z axis; CV outputs for X, Y and Z as non-inverted and inverted version (range: -5V to +5V); CV offset control for each axis; 4 quadrant CV outputs (Q1-Q4) with controllable overlap (range: 0V to +10V); Gate output; power consumption: 50mA (+12V) / 20mA (-12V); width: 12 HP; depth: 50mm; Joystick heigth: 70mm


18. ADDAC 305 Manual Latches

ADDAC 305 Manual Latches

ADDAC 305 Manual Latches; Eurorack module; 8 illuminated switches for manual creation of fixed voltages (+5V); 4 of the 8 channels offer a signal input and can be used as latching switches; power consumption: 10mA (+12V) / 10mA (-12V); width: 8 HP; depth: 25mm


19. ADDAC 307 Heart Sensing

ADDAC 307 Heart Sensing

ADDAC 307 Heart Sensing; Eurorack module; generates a Gate signal and AD-Envelope from the users heartbeat; manual controls for Attack, Decay, Amplitude and Offset; positive and inverted Envelope outputs; Trigger output; Sensor input; includes a clip-on sensor for attachment to a finger or an earlobe; power consumption: 60mA (+12V) / 10mA (-12V); width: 4 HP; depth: 35mm


20. ADDAC 503 Marble Physics

ADDAC 503 Marble Physics

ADDAC 503 Marble Physics; Eurorack module; CV generator based on the mechanics behavior of a marble on a tray; the virtual marble can be influenced by 5 parameters with manual controls: movement on X and Y axis, speed, bouncing behaviour when hitting the elastic walls, strenghts of a bump; CV inputs for all parameters; CV outputs for X nd Y position, Velocity and Bounce; power consumption: 80mA (+12V) / 40mA (-12V); width: 10 HP; depth: 52mm


21. Verbos Electronics Touchplate Keyboard

Verbos Electronics Touchplate Keyboard

Capacitive Touchplate Controller

  • 32 Chromatic touchplates generate gate
  • 10 ms trigger
  • Grade CV (1 V / Oct)
  • Pressure-CV
  • 2 Bender touch plates with separate output
  • 8 Additional touch plates with adjustable output voltage
  • Pressure CV and gate
  • Optionally with 9-15 VDC power supply for operation
  • Width: 84 HP
  • Depth: 27 mm
  • Power requirement: +120 mA (+12 V) / -0 mA (-12 V)

22. ADDAC 306 VC Transitions

ADDAC 306 VC Transitions

ADDAC 306 VC Transitions; Eurorack module; 5-channel CV source & Patch-Controller; definable voltage range per channel via “Minimum” and “Span” (Offset to Minimum) controls; voltage transition selectable per channel (minimum to maximum or vice versa); Transition-Slider controls the CV output of all 5 channels at once; output-voltage per channel selectable between +5V or +10V; CV input for Transition-Controller; 5 CV outputs; power consumption: 40mA (+12v) / 20mA (+12V); width: 8 HP; depth: 40mm


23. ADDAC 308 Light To CV

ADDAC 308 Light To CV

ADDAC 308 Light To CV; Eurorack module; converts the signal of an external light sensor (LDR) to control voltage; controls for Sensitivity and Gain to adapt the LDR signal; 3 selectable response times; positive and inverted CV output, each with Offset control; light sensor connects simply through a 3.5mm mono patch cable; light sensor included; power consumption: 50mA (+12V) / 50mA (-12V); width: 4 HP; depth: 45mm


24. Verbos Electronics Mini Horse

Verbos Electronics Mini Horse

Verbos Electronics Mini Horse; Eurorack module; multi-dimentional touch.controller; 12 touch-sensitive gold-plated pads; for each pad: Tuning control (0-12V) and CV outs for Position, Pressure and Gate; Master outputs for Position, Pressure and Gate as well as for the variable tuning CV (e.g. for pitch control); Fixed CV out offers an equally scaled voltage across the pads (0-10V); power consumption: 140mA (+12V) / 115mA (-12V); width: 42 HP; depth: 15mm


25. EMW Pot Action Recorder

EMW Pot Action Recorder

Eurorack Module

  • CV recorder
  • Records the movement of the action poti to create individual modulation curves
  • Recording time: 2.5 Seconds
  • Alternative to classic LFOs
  • Voltage range -2.5 V to +2.5 V
  • CV Playback can be synchronized to external signals
  • CV Playback speed variable
  • Power requirement: 18 mA (+12 V) / 18 mA (-12 V)
  • Width: 8 TE
  • Depth: 50 mm

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