Sonus 70 Dlx

The largest organ sound in the smallest 3 manuals console with Physis technology ®! Thanks to the sound coming from multiple sources, we can simulate multiple reflections of the walls, ceiling and floor of a large reverberant environment. The new ‘Pipe-organ real audio rendering’ system (with 8.1 channels and 13 speakers) makes feel the organist at the center of the stage for a new and engaging sound experience.

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Description

The SONUS 70 Dlx is a three -manual organ with a 32 note pedalboard and  54 register-tabs, each of which can select hundreds of organ and orchestra voices.

the SONUS 70 Dlx comes with  8 organ styles (4 preset  and 4 programmable) that allow the organist to create and store an infinite number of combinations, either in the 128 internal memory locations or externally via USB memory. The parameter settings are easily accessible through the graphic display on the front panel. The “Tracker Action” style keyboard accurately detects touch by obtaining the speed of actuation of the keys, making it possible to feel a “Tracker Touch” effect, i.e .the correlation between the “touch” of the organist and the transient attack of each virtual pipe.

Developed with the award-winning and patented Physis® physical modeling technology, which reproduces the physical phenomena involved in the sound generation of the pipe organ, the Sonus 70 Dlx is capable of generating the highest-fidelity, most authentic church organ sound.

Parameter settings are easy to access, modify and store through the graphic display on the front panel.

The SONUS 70 Dlx uses a revolutionary new sound system developed by Viscount called RAR (Real Audio Rendering). It is able to simulate multiple sound reflections of the walls, projecting the organist at center stage and involving them in an unforgettable sound experience – even from their living room or studio.

SPECIFICATIONS

OVERVIEW

Tecnology PHYSISᆴ PHYSICAL MODELING
Manuals 3 x 61 keys "Tracker Touch" keyboards, with velocity control for MIDI and Orchestra sections
Pedalboard 32 keys straight, straight concave or radiating concave AGO
Stop Controls Tilt Tabs
Internal Amplification 9 Channels, 13 Speakers, 580 W Total (8 x 60 Watt + 1 x 100 Watt)
Expression Pedals 2
Crescendo Pedal Yes

STOPS & VOICES

Organ Stops 53
Pedal 11
Great 14
Swell 16
Choir 12
Couplers 6
Tremulants 3, Programmable with independent Depth and Speed for each Organ Division and for Tremulant A and Tremulant B
Total Organ Voices > 460
Total Orchestral Voices >100
Orchestral Voices Stops 4
Styles 4 Preset: Baroque, North German Barock, Romantic, Symphonic + 4 editable User Styles. Hundreds Organ Styles can be loaded and/or stored from/to internal memory and Pen Drive
Temperaments 17
Ensemble Adjustable
Air Supply Emulator Adjustable

MEMORIES

General Pistons 8
Total General Memories 128: 16*8 Banks
Divisional Pistons 24: 6 for each Organ Division
Piston Sequencer Previous, Next, Memory Bank-, Memory Bank+
Return to Handset Registration Individual HR for General and Divisional Pistons
Tutti Programmable

ACCESSORIES

Transposer -6/+5 semitones
Automatic Pedal Yes, Programmable as Automatic Piano or Pedal to Manual Mono Coupler
Enclosed Yes, Programmable section by section assignment to any shoe
Midi Trasmission Enable Yes, Independent for each Organ Section activable with thumb piston
Toe Pistons 9
Reverb 8 different venues emulator
EQ 5 bands digital Graphic EQ for each channel
MIDI Sequencer Interactive sequencer with Overdubbing function
Remote Control optional
Organ Solo Coupler yes
MIDI Solo Couplers yes
Keyboard Inversion Yes, Fully customizable
Demo Songs yes
Organ Setup lock With Password
ON/OFF switch Switch

EXTERNAL AUDIO SYSTEM

Line Outputs 5
Voices Output Routing Programmable
Output EQ 5 bands digital Graphic EQ for each output

INTERFACE

MIDI Interface In, Out and Thru
Stereo Headphone Output yes
Stereo Aux Input yes
Mic Input With rotative Gain Control
USB for Pen Drive Yes
USB for PC Yes

CONSOLE

Cabinet Wooden Moldings
Music Rack Wooden lighted
Rolltop Wooden with Key lock
Bench With Music Storage shelf
Dimensions (WxHxD) cm 145,2 x 144 x 113,5 - 57,17" x 56,69" x 44,69"
Colours and Finishes Light oak real wood veneer, Dark oak real wood veneer
Weight Kg 159 / Lbs 350

DETAILS

INTERFACE

Interface

The buttons and tabs to turn registers on and off, the pistons and all the other commands are ergonomically designed to respond quickly and easily to the demands of the user. The display is conveniently located on the side panel with it’s own set of designated controls. The layout is smartly integrated with the instrument to allow unlimited possibility and personalization at the user’s fingertips.

KEYBOARD

Keyboard

“Tracker Touch” style keyboard 

Knowing the importance of the classic-organ keyboard, we’ve taken the utmost care in selecting the absolute best components. The mechanics of the keys gives the impression of a true “Tracker Action”, by obtaining the speed of actuation of the keys – making it possible to feel the “Tracker Touch” effect. i.e. the correlation between the “touch” of the organist and the transient attack of each virtual pipe.  The keyboard is not only comfortable and consistent to play, but also dynamically sensitive, which is useful for the MIDI and Orchestral sounds – but also essential to provide the “Tracker Touch” effect.

SOUND GENERATION

SOUND GENERATION

Powered by Physis®

Sonus sets a new milestone in the reproduction of the classic organ sound as it effectively combines the unique RAR (Real Audio Rendering) and Physis® technologies, both developed by the Viscount Research & Development department. Physis® is a technology based on the creation of complex mathematical algorithms capable of simulating the physical and acoustical phenomena underlying the generation of sound in the pipe organ. It’s a completely different approach from common digital sound sampling because every single note, every chord, every slightest nuance of the performance is not the result of a simple “playback” of a sound but it stems from a sound generation process which operates fluidly in real time, just as it occurs organically and naturally in a physical instrument. The modeling algorithms that make Physis® organs so unique is the result of a monumental amount of work that now allows the creation of innovative and versatile instruments, redefining the state of the art.

AMPLIFICATION

Amplification

Amplification RAR (Real Audio Rendering)

Starting with Physis® sound generation technology, we have designed a revolutionary new audio system called RAR (Real Audio Rendering). The heart of the system is a powerful realtime sound processing algorithm that, in conjunction with four new additional audio channels located at specific points on the console, is able to recreate with great accuracy the acoustic field produced by a real pipe organ in a large reverberant space. Thanks to RAR technology, you can totally manage the impression of three-dimensional space in which the instrument sits all the way up to a large cathedral setting. All this is possible without connecting any additional speakers. The versatility of Physis® technology, together with a painstaking study on the optimization of components, has allowed us to integrate the entire system inside the new organ consoles, in an extremely compact design.

In addition to the traditional amplification, we placed two pairs of full-range speakers at strategic points on the console: one pair on the outside panels and one pair on the top stop jamb panel. In this way, as the sound comes from different positions, it is possible to simulate the multiple reflections of the walls, ceiling and floor of a large reverberant space. The effect is quite startling. You will experience a difference just as significant as that achieved when you add a surround sound system to your home television.

CONNECTIONS

Connections

Complete Connections

A complete selection of external connections is smartly situated.

In addition to Standard connections (MIDI In, Out, Thru; Headphones, stereo inputs), there’s a microphone with gain control, 4 external multiple outs + Sub – with the option to expand these to 12+1(Sub). There are also USB host and Device connections.

For the USB Host connection, it’s possible to use a thumb drive to save and upload sound settings.

For the USB Device connection, you can connect to a PC to personalize all aspects of the organ. With the Optional “Physis Editor” for PC, you can modify every single register for every single note – including volume, pitch, spacial disposition – and many other parameters

PEDALS

Pedals

Three Pedals

The three pedals provide a fluid and precise movement – allowing complete control of the volume for Manual I, the volume for Manual III – as well as the Crescendo.

VIDEOS

Introduction to Physis Voicing Flexibility

Modifying a Voicing Style

Physis Voicing Parameters

Tuning Options for Physis Organs

Advanced Tuning, Winding and Touch

Introduction to Audio System Setup

Using External Audio

Physis Technology - Behind the Scenes - part 1 - [HD]

Physis Technology - Behind the Scenes - part 2 - [HD]

Physis Technology - Behind the Scenes - part 3 - [HD]

SUPPORT

SOFTWARE

“Physis-The Editor” is an excellent software tool for Physis Organs editing.
It allows the finest finishing and personalization like stop by stop, note by note volume and pitch regulation, stop disposition, internal and external routing, and all you need to make Your Organ “Like No Other”.
Here you can download the latest available release, or a DEMO version of the software package.
Who is interested in purchasing “Physis – The Editor” may request information (costs, how to get it) by sending an email to: organs@viscount.it or info@physisorgans.com

Compatibility:
Editor Version    O.S. Version
1.7.1         1.6.0 – 1.12.3
1.8.1         1.13.0 – 1.13.3
1.9.0         1.13.4
1.10.2         1.14.0 – 1.14.15
1.11.0         1.14.16 – and above

OPERATING SYSTEM UPDATE

O.S. Current Release: 1.14.16

Before installing, please read carefully the update guide. WARNING: To install the currente release you must have already installed the 1.3.0 release or above. For assistance with the update package, contact customer service at service@viscount.it

DISPOSITIONS

STANDARD

Pedal

Untersatz 32′

Principalbass 16′

Subbass 16′

Octavbass 8′

Gedacktbass 8′

Choralbass 4′

Mixtur IV

Contra Posaune 32′

Posaune 16′

Trompete 8′

Klarine 4′

Coupler I / P

Coupler II / P

Coupler III / P

Manual I

Rohrgedackt 8′

Quintadena 8′

Principal 4′

Gedacktflöte 4′

Octave 2′

Quinte 1 1/3′

Sesquialtera II

Scharff III

Dulzian 16′

Cromorne 8′

Vox Humana 8′

Tremulant

Coupler III / I

Manual II

Principal 16′

Principal 8′

Flûte Harmonique 8′

Rohrflöte 8′

Gemshorn 8′

Octave 4′

Blockflöte 4′

Quinte 2 2/3′

Superoctave 2′

Mixtur V

Cornett IV

Trompete 16′

Trompete 8′

Tremulant

Coupler I / II

Coupler III / II

Manual III

Bourdon 16′

Principal 8′

Gedackt 8′

Salicional 8′

Vox Celeste 8′

Octave 4′

Traversflöte 4′

Nasard 2 2/3′

Waldflöte 2′

Terz 1 3/5′

Plein Jeu IV

Fagott 16′

Trompette Harmonique 8′

Oboe 8′

Clairon 4′

Tremulant

Orchestra

Pedal: Cello

Manual I: Harpsichord

Manual II: Harp

Manual III: Chimes

SONUS 70 EU STANDARD – Alternative Voices.pdf

SONUS 70 EU STANDARD – Styles.pdf

ITALY

Pedale

Bordone 32′

Principale 16′

Subbasso 16′

Ottava 8′

Bordone 8′

Basso Corale 4′

Ripieno 4 f.

Controbombarda 32′

Trombone 16′

Tromba 8′

Clarone 4′

Unione I/P

Unione II/P

Unione III/P

Positivo

Principale 8′

Flauto Coperto 8′

Ottava 4′

Flauto in VIII 4′

Flauto in XII 2 2/3′

XV 2′

XIX 1 1/3′

Tre di Ripieno

Voce Umana 8′

Cromorno 8′

Regale 8′

Tremolo

Unione III/I

Grand’organo

Principale 16′

Principale 8′

Flauto Aperto 8′

Dulciana 8′

Ottava 4′

Flauto a Cuspide 4′

Quinta 2 2/3′

Superottava 2′

Ripieno Grave 4 f.

Ripieno Acuto 3 f.

Sesquialtera 2 f.

Tromba 16′

Tromba 8′

Tremolo

Unione I/II

Unione III/II

Recitativo

Bordone 16′

Principale Violino 8′

Bordone di Legno 8′

Viola da Gamba 8′

Ottava 4′

Flauto Armonico 4′

Nazardo 2 2/3′

Flauto Silvestre 2′

Cornetta 1 3/5′

Ripieno 3 f.

Voce Celeste 8′

Fagotto 16′

Tromba Armonica 8′

Oboe 8′

Chiarina 4′

Tremolo

Orchestra

Pedaliera: Violoncello

Positivo: Clavicembalo

Grande Organo: Arpa

Recitativo: Campane Tubolari

SONUS 70 EU STANDARD – Alternative Voices.pdf

SONUS 70 EU STANDARD – Styles.pdf

FRANCE

Pedale

Bourdon 32′

Contrebasse 16′

Soubasse 16′

Basse 8′

Bourdon 8′

Principal 4′

Fourniture IV

Contre Bombarde 32′

Bombarde 16′

Trompette 8′

Clairon 4′

Tirasse POS

Tirasse G.O

Tirasse REC

Positif

Flûte à Cheminée 8′

Salicional 8′

Prestant 4′

Flûte à Bec 4′

Nazard 2 2/3′

Doublette 2′

Tierce 1 3/5′

Larigot 1 1/3′

Cymbale III

Trompette 8′

Cromorne 8′

Tremblant

REC / POS

Grand Orgue

Montre 16′

Montre 8′

Flûte Harmonique 8′

Bourdon 8′

Prestant 4′

Flûte Ouverte 4′

Quinte 2 2/3′

Doublette 2′

Plein Jeu V

Cornet IV

Bombarde 16′

Trompette 8′

Clairon 4′

Tremblant

POS / G.O

REC / G.O

Recit

Bourdon 16′

Principal 8′

Cor de Nuit 8′

Gambe 8′

Voix Céleste 8′

Prestant 4′

Flûte Octaviante 4′

Octavin 2′

Fourniture IV

Cornet III

Basson 16′

Trompette Harmonique 8′

Hautbois 8′

Voix Humaine 8′

Clairon 4′

Tremblant

Orchestra

Pédale: Violoncelle

Positif: Clavecin

Grand Orgue: Harpe

Recit: Cloches

SONUS 70 FR – Alternative Voices.pdf

SONUS 70 FR – Styles.pdf