Legend Soul 273

THE FIRST DIGITAL TONEWHEEL ORGAN WITH 9 CONTACTS

Legend Soul 273 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 273 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 273 one-of-a-kind.

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Description

  • Premium waterfall keyboards with 73 keys (61 + 12 reversed 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
  • Half-moon switch
  • 11-pins Leslie® connector
  • Improved Fx send/return
  • USB power charger

SPECIFICATIONS

KEYBOARD

Keyboard - Upper Keyboard - 73 notes (61 + 12 reversed keys) waterfall keyboard with 9 contacts mechanic digitally reproduced (with adjustable positions).
- Lower Keyboard - 73 notes (61 + 12 reversed keys) waterfall keyboard 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 cent)
Organ models Options of different Tonewheels, Pipe, and Transistor models. Option to choose 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
String Bass 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 On/Off, Select: V-1, V-2, V-3, C-1, C-2, C-3 selection of different V/C existing in different original electromechanics organs
Rotary / Amp Selection of different models of rotary speakers and amplifier. Bypass control and Memphis mode option
Reverb Selection of different settings. Pre/post Rotary Reverb configuration control.
Master EQ 3 bands (Bass, Middle, Treble) with adjustable parameters.
Overdrive Quantity control of the distortion on the Rotatory / Amp effect.
Additional effects Ring Modulator, Flanger, Phaser, Wah, Tremolo, Delay.
On/Off and in real-time control of two regulation parameters (depth and speed of modulation, resonance, time and duration of the repetitions, etc…)

INTERFACE

Controls - Upper Front Panel: Volume, Keyclick, Crosstalk, Reverb, Drive, Volume Soft/Normal, Vibrato Upper On/Off, Vibrato Lower On/Off, 2 set di drawbar Upper, 2 set di drawbar Lower, 2 pedalboard drawbars, Percussion Volume, Percussion Decay, Pedals Sustain, Percussion On/Off, Percussion Volume Soft/Normal, Percussion Decay Fast/Slow, Percussion Harmonic 2nd / 3rd
-Lateral Panels: programming section with OLED 128x64 pixel display, buttons for the selection of Tonewheels organ models, Pipe e Transistor, pitch bender, Rotary Bypass, additional effects selector with knob for direct access to the regulation screen, FX On, Amount e Rate additional effects, Tap time, Bass / Middle / Treble Eq master, Pedals Model, Pedals Lock, Pedals Thud, Pedals To Lower
- Rotary Speed Control lever
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 9 presets on reverse-coloured keys
Drawbars - Lower Preset 9 presets on reverse-coloured keys
Drawbars - Pedals 2 drawbars: 16' & 8'
Midi In, Out, Thru In, Out with Soft-Thru option, Pedalboard In, MIDI on USB
Programming functions Output Destination for each manual, pedalboard and Left Hand.
Preset selection of V/C, Rotary/Amp e Reverb.
Manual configuration for Gospel Mode, Thud Mode, Lower Left Hand, Layer Mode, Contact Positions.
Pedalboard configuration for Lock Mode, Pedals to Lower, To Lower Mode, Pedals Direct.
Transpose, Fine Tuning, Equalizer settings, AO-28 Control Tone, Aux In Insert, 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: L/Mono & R Line Out 6.35 mm jack, Pedals Out 6.35 mm jack (direct signal), 2 Aux Out 6.35 mm jack (with selection of the signal source), 11 pin Rotary Speaker, 1 headphone output 6.35 mm jack
Audio In: 2 Aux In 6.35 mm jack with adjusting gain pot, Analog In 3.5 mm stereo mini jack
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.

OTHER

Optional Pedalboard 25 notes; Pedalboard 18 notes; Expression Pedal and switch control; Bench; Stand; Softbag
Colours and Finishes Mahogany wood
Dimensions (WxHxD) 117 x 18 x 59 cm / 46,06' x 7.08' x 23,22'
Weight 22 kg / 48.5 lbs

DETAILS

DESIGN

Design

PERFECT ARRANGEMENT
VISCOUNT Legend Soul 273 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. The Legend Soul 273 uses the latest in tonewheel modelling technology with the addition of our patented technology 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 273 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; Crosstalk; Reverb; Drive; Vibrato and Chours; Pedals Sustain; Percussion (Decay, Volume); Percussion (On-Off); Percussion Volume (Soft-Normal); Percussion Decay (Fast-Slow); Percussion Harmonic Selector (Third-Second)
Upper Manual Realtime Controls include: Edit; Exit; Transpose; 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).

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 273 has two 73-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.

2 DRAWBARS PRESETS REALTIME CONTROLS
Two “Black Octaves” (one for each manual) are available on Legend Soul 273. You can change drawbars settings in real-time, like the original tonewheel organs; also there is the option of using the pre-sets keys as a proper key to play.

SOUND GENERATION

SOUND GENERATION

LATEST IN MODELING TECHNOLOGY
VISCOUNT Legend Soul 273 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 273 a unique richness of the harmonic components and a realistic taste of the sounds.

CONNECTIONS

Connections

AUDIO CONNECTIONS
AUDIO IN/OUT: Legend Soul 273 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 273 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 instruments.
PEDAL CONTROLS
EXP: Expression pedal
ROTARY: To change the speed of the Rotary.
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.

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