Legend Soul 261

THE FIRST DIGITAL TONEWHEEL ORGAN WITH 9 CONTACTS

Legend Soul 261 organ, in collaboration with Joey DeFrancesco, excels for its powerful technology able to reproduce the iconic 9 contacts mechanic in digital way. Its innovative technology, combined with the improved keyclick simulation, gives to Legend Soul 261 a unique richness of the harmonic components and a realistic taste to the sounds. Its appealing style mixed with its advanced technology makes Legend Soul 261 one-of-a-kind.

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Description

  • Premium waterfall keyboards with 61 keys
  • Virtual 9 contact keyboard
  • Vintage transistor and pipe organ models
  • Enhanced rotary simulation
  • Powered DSP platform and new features
  • Two full sets of drawbars per manual
  • Harmonic percussion
  • Improved keyclick simulation, diversified on the 9 drawbar contacts
  • Effects volume vibrato and chorus
  • Upper and lower real-time controls
  • 11-pins connector
  • Improved Fx send/return
  • USB power charger

SPECIFICATIONS

KEYBOARD

Keyboard - 2 61 keys waterfall keyboards with 9 contacts mechanic digitally reproduced (with adjustable positions)

SOUND GENERATOR

Technology TMT (Tonewheel Modeling Technology)
Transposer -6 +5 semitones
Fine Tuning 427.5 Hz - 452.9 Hz (+/- 50 cents)
Organ models Several Tonewheels, Pipe, Transistor models. Option to choose a different model for the pedalboard.
Crosstalk Unique crosstalk created for each tonewheel model
Keyclick Reproduced in an excellent manner and diversified on the 9 drawbar contacts
Pedals Sustain On/Off, Decay Control
Harmonic Percussion On/Off, Volume Soft/Normal, Decay Fast/Slow, Harmonic 2nd/3rd, Volume control, Decay control

EFFECTS

Vibrato / Chorus Upper On/Off, Lower & Pedal (excludable) On/Off, V1 / V2 / V3 / C1 / C2 / C3 selector, selection of different V/C existing in different original electromechanics organs
Rotary / Amp Selection of several models of rotary speakers and amplifier. Input gain and quantity of distortion controls, bypass, Memphis Mode and Brake Mode options of the rotary speakers.
Reverb Selection of several settings. Pre/post Rotary Reverb configuration control.
Additional effects Ring Modulator, Overdrive, Flanger, Phaser, Wah, Tremolo, Vibrato, Delay. Selection of several configurations each effect type. On/Off and real-time control of two regulation parameters (depth and speed of modulation, resonance, time and duration of the repetitions, etc…)
Master EQ 3 bands (Bass,Middle,Treble) customizable for the type and bands frequency
Overdrive Quantity control of the distortion on the Rotary / Amp effect.

INTERFACE

Controls - Upper Panel: Volume, Keyclick, Crosstalk, Reverb, Rotary/Amp Gain, Volume Soft/Normal, Vibrato Upper On/Off, Vibrato Lower On/Off, 2 sets of Upper drawbars, 2 sets of Lower drawbars, 2 Pedals drawbars, Percussion Volume, Percussion Decay, Pedals Sustain, Percussion On/Off, Percussion Volume Soft/Normal, Percussion Decay Fast/Slow, Percussion Harmonic 2nd/3rd, Percussion Volume (fine control), Percussion Decay (fine control)
-Side Panels: programming section with 128x64 pixel OLED display, buttons for the Tonewheels, Pipe and Transistor selection, pitch bender, RotaryAmp Bypass, additional effects selector with knob for direct access to the regulation screen, FX On, Amount and Rate controls for additional effects, Tap tempo, Bass / Middle / Treble Eq master, Pedals Model, Pedals Lock, Pedals Split, Pedals To Lower
- Speed control lever of the internal Rotary effect (or of the external rotary speaker eventually connected)
Drawbars - Upper 2 sets of nine drawbars: 16' - 5 1/3' - 8' - 4' - 2 2/3' - 2' - 1 3/5' - 1 1/3' - 1'
Drawbars - Lower 2 sets of nine drawbars: 16' - 5 1/3' - 8' - 4' - 2 2/3' - 2' - 1 3/5' - 1 1/3' - 1'
Drawbars - Upper Preset 2 button presets different for Tonewheels, Pipe, Transistor models
Drawbars - Lower Preset 2 button presets different for Tonewheels, Pipe, Transistor models
Drawbars - Pedals 2 drawbars: 16' & 8'
Data Memory 128 Programs
Programming functions Output Destination for each manual, pedalboard and Left Hand.
Preset selection of V/C, Rotary/Amp and Reverb.
Preset selection and adjustment of the main parameters of the additional effects.
Configuration of the manuals for Gospel Mode, Lower Left Hand, 1st-9th Contacts Position.
Configuration of the pedalboard for Lock Mode, Pedals to Lower, To Lower Mode, Thud Mode.
Transpose, Fine Tuning, Equalizer settings, AO-28 Tone Control, Aux In Insert, Aux Out Volume knob on/off, Pedals Function / Polarity / Type / Calibration, MIDI settings, Program Recall settings.
Confirm Program selection, Display contrast, Led intensity, USB Device mode, USB Audio Level, Memory Lock, Auto Power Off time, Save & Load file, Factory Reset, OS Update.
Connections Audio Out: Main L/Mono & R Line Out 6.35 mm jack (with selection of the signal source), Pedals Out 6.35 mm jack (direct pedalboard signal), 2 Aux Out 6.35 mm jack, 11 pin Rotary Speaker, 1 headphone output 6.35 mm jack
Audio In: 2 Aux In 6.35 mm jack (with selection of the insert point and input sensitivity), Analog In 3.5 mm stereo minijack
Pedal: Expression TRS/RTS 6.35 mm jack, Foot Controller TRS/RTS 6.35 mm jack, 2 Foot Switch NO/NC 6.35 mm jack, Rotary Footswitch (speed control) NO/NC 6.35 mm jack, USB to Host; USB to Device.
Midi In, Out with Soft-Thru option, Pedalboard In, MIDI on USB

OTHER

Optionals Pedalboard 25 notes or 18 notes with expression pedal and switch control; Bench; Stand; Softbag
Colours and Finishes Red Walnut
Dimensions (WxHxD) cm 101 x 18 x 59 / 39,76" x 7,08" x 23,22"
Weight 22.5 Kg / 49.6 lbs

DETAILS

DESIGN

Design

PERFECT ARRANGEMENT
VISCOUNT Legend Soul 261 organ, designed and engineered in Italy in cooperation with Joey DeFrancesco, provides incredible expressive capabilities. It comes in a perfect portable solution with an easy-to-use interface. Legend Soul 261 uses the latest in tonewheel modelling technology with the addition of our patent pending keyboard able to reproduce the iconic 9 contacts mechanic in digital way, allowing exigent musicians to play without compromise the fabulous original organ sound.

INTERFACE

Interface

FULL SET OF DRAWBARS
Legend Soul 261 has two full sets of 9 drawbars for the upper keyboard, two full sets of 9 drawbars for the lower keyboard and 2 pedal drawbars.
PERCUSSION
Located right where they belong are the rocker tabs to control the 2nd and 3rd harmonic percussion. Soft and normal percussion volume, fast and slow percussion decay.
TOPPER/ UPPER / LOWER REALTIME CONTROLS
Topper Manual Realtime Controls include: Volume; Keyclick; Drive; Crosstalk; Reverb; Vibrato and Chours; Percussion (Decay, Volume); Pedals Sustain;
Upper Manual Realtime Controls include: Drawbars set; Transpose; Edit; Exit; Presets; Organ Model (T.Wheels, Pipe, Transistor);
Lower Manual Realtime Controls include: Rotary/Amp Bypass; Pedals (Direct, To Lower), Equalizer (Bass, Middle, Treble); ; Effects (Ring Modulator, Flanger, Phaser, Wah, Tremolo, Delay); Pedals model and presets;

VOLUME (SOFT/NORMAL) VIBRATO AND CHORUS
You can use vibrato/chorus independently for the upper and lower manuals or together. Use the familiar rotary control to select all three Vibrato and Chorus settings.

KEYBOARD

Keyboard

9 CONTACTS KEYBOARDS
Along with the best sound and being easy to play, Legend Soul 261 has two 61-note keyboards with the feel of a tonewheel organ. The innovation of Legend Soul line is the patent pending 9 contacts keyboard, which combined with the improved keyclick simulation, offers a unique richness of the harmonic components.

SOUND GENERATION

SOUND GENERATION

LATEST IN MODELING TECHNOLOGY
VISCOUNT Legend Soul 261 organ uses the innovative TMT (Tonewheel Modelling Technology) able to perfectly clone the classic tonewheel organ. The result is a natural sound that can’t be obtained by traditional sampling. In the Soul line our TMT has been combined with our patent pending 9 contacts keyboard and the improvement of the keyclick simulation, diversified on the 9 drawbar contacts, giving to Soul 261 a unique richness of the harmonic components and a realistic taste of the sounds.

CONNECTIONS

Connections

AUDIO CONNECTIONS
AUDIO IN/OUT: Legend Soul 261 can be connected to either a keyboard amplifier via outputs left / right. Possibly, via 11 pin connection, it can be connected to a Rotary Speaker.
AUDIO PEDALS OUTPUT: Legend Soul 261 is the only one with a pedals output dedicated to the sound of the pedalboard, without getting into the channel of Vibrato/Chorus and Rotary Emulation.
FX SEND/ RETURN: Be able to connect your favourite external effect.
ANALOG IN: It allows you to use the effects of an external instrument.
INPUT GAIN: It allows you to control the volume of an external instrument.
PEDAL CONTROLS
EXP: Expression pedal
ROTARY: To change the speed of the Rotary.
HOLD: Hold control both for Legend Soul 261 and for an external instrument.
MIDI
FULL MIDI: In, Out, Pedals KeyB Only.
USB
USB TO HOST: useful to connect a computer for MIDI and Editing App
POWER CHARGE DEVICE: useful for software update with a Usb Stick. You can power supply Smartphone / Tablet

VIDEOS

Legend Soul / Intro

Legend Soul / Gospel Demo

SUPPORT