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Complete Cell[48] Modular Synthesizer System
[No Longer In Production]



The ultimate Pittsburgh Modular Cell[48] modular synthesizer. The power of the Cell[48] Complete System far exceeds the sum of its parts. Huge sound with a small footprint, the complete system provides a unique canvas for endless experimentation.


Cell [48] System Complete Components:

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  • Cell [48] System 1
  • Cell [48] System 2
  • Cell [48] System 3
  • 1 Set of Single Row Hardwood Side Panels
  • 1 Set of Double Row Hardwood Side Panels

    Cell [48] System 1 Information

    The Cell [48] System 1 is a complete single voice, analog synthesizer and a great entry point into modular synthesis. Using the Synthesizer Block module as it's centerpiece, the System 1 contains all of the most important components of a modular synthesizer. Connected internally, the Cell[48] System 1 is hardwired to create a complete monophonic synthesizer without needing to add patch cables. However, each major component within the System 1 is fully patchable and can function independent to the rest of the system by using the available patch points and included patch cables.

    An unpatched Cell[48] System 1 offers direct access to a wide array of classic analog monosynth sounds. Without a single patch cable, deep bass and warm sweeping leads are just a few knob tweaks away. 

    Plugging in a few patch cables opens the Cell[48] System 1 to experimentation by offering unlimited control over both the modulation and audio signal paths. The full functionality of the Oscillator, Filter, LFO, Envelope Generator, VCA, Midi, and Outputs can be broken apart and used like standalone synthesizer modules. All of the elements of a classic voltage controlled, modular synthesizer are available as an open, patchable, modern synth.

    Cell [48] System 1 Components:

  • Synthesizer Block Module
  • M3 Module
  • Midi2 Module
  • Outs Module
  • 4hp Logo Panel
  • Cell [48] Case
  • Single Row Hardwood Side Panels
  • 450mA Linear Power Supply
  • 5 Patch Cables
  • System 1 User Manual


    Cell [48] System 2 Information

    The Cell [48] System 2 is a signal manipulation powerhouse. A modular multi-effects processor packed with all the tools needed to sculpt audio and twist control voltage signals. This system is packed with features. An 8 step sequencer pairs with the dual LFO to create complex control voltage patterns or clock the Sequencer with an external Oscillator to create a crushing sub-octave generator. At only 6hp in width, the Toolbox module is overstuffed with circuitry. Slew, sample & hold, noise, and a voltage inverter. Audio signals are covered with a triple mode ring modulator that can be used for everything from classic bell tones to bruising distortion and a full second of classic, voltage controllable analog delay. Free from the constraints of hardwired signal paths and limited routing options, the Cell[48] System 2 Modular Signal Processing Unit takes control to a new level.

    Cell [48] System 2 Components:

  • Analog Delay Module
  • Sequencer Module
  • LFO2 Module
  • Toolbox Module
  • Modulator Module
  • Cell [48] Case
  • Single Row Hardwood Side Panels
  • 450mA Linear Power Supply
  • 10 Patch Cables
  • System 2 User Manual


    Cell [48] System 3 Information

    The Cell [48] System 3 is an experimental analog modular synthesizer perfect for generating evolving textures and complex soundscapes. An eclectic selection of modules and extremely complex modulation options allow for unlimited musical creativity with a very small footprint. Not confined to the limitations of standard synthesizer routing conventions, the Cell [48] System 3 is a unique sonic laboratory.

    Cell [48] System 3 Components:

  • Oscillator Module
  • Bender Module
  • M3 Module
  • VC Bend Module
  • Filter Module
  • Dual VCA Module
  • Cell [48] Case
  • Single Row Hardwood Side Panels
  • 450mA Universal Linear Power Supply
  • 10 Patch Cables
  • System 3 User Manual