Behringer TD-3 Analog Bass Line Synthesizer Leaked, Roland TB-303 Clone

Behringer TD-3 is a new analog bassline Synthesizer that is an authentic reproduction of the Roland TB-303 with several new features according to Gearslutz

One day before the official introduction of the new TB-303 clone by Behringer, there is a leak. According to Gearslutz, the device will be called TD-3 and be fully analog. The internals are an authentic reproduction of the original circuitry with matched transistors. Interestingly, the Behringer developers added a distortion circuitry in the TD-3 modeled after the DS-1 that adds spice and edge to your sounds.

It features also full MIDI & USB implementation with MIDI channel and Voice Priority selection. Plus, it includes a little patchbay with different inputs (filter, sync) and outputs (cv out, gate out and phones). Also interesting: it is the first Behringer Synthesizer from the new Italian developers. According to Gearslutz, the price will be 149€ but let see what the final price will be.

Behringer TD-3

Leaked Features

  • Amazing Bass Line synthesizer with true analog circuitry for bass and groove sounds
  • Authentic reproduction of original circuitry with matched transistors
  • Pure analog signal path based on legendary VCO, VCF and VCA designs
  • Sawtooth and square waveform VCO with transistor wave-shaping circuitry
  • Amazing 4-pole low-pass resonant filter with cut-off, resonance, envelope, decay and accent controls
  • Easy-to-use 16-step sequencer with 7 tracks, each with 250 user patterns
  • Arpeggiator with wide patterns for great sound effects
  • Distortion circuitry modeled after the DS-1* adds insane spice and edge to your sounds
  • 16-voice Poly Chain allows combining multiple synthesizers for up to 16 voice polyphony
  • 11 controls and 28 switches to give you direct and real-time access to all important parameters
  • MIDI and USB implementation with MIDI channel and Voice Priority selection
  • 3-Year Warranty Program*
  • Designed and engineered in Italy
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In a new video, Behringer teases a new Synthesizer that is very good at acid grooves and that is probably an analog TB-303 clone.

Already during NAMM, there were first rumors about a Behringer TB-303 Clone. Now this seems to come. In a new video, Behringer teases a synthesizer with a grinning smiley (typically 303) and classic acid grooves.

Next, Behringer gives us a mathematical task: 3 + 3 + 2. 3 x 3 +. 2 If one adds this together, one arrives on the 8/11 or the Friday 8 November 2019 where probably the TB-303 clone becomes official. What we know now is certain, a Behringer TB-303 clone will come, I’m sure.


NAMM 2019 Rumours

As most of you already know, Behringer will not be exhibiting at the NAMM 2019 but they are organizing a pre-NAMM event in LA. They will present here various new products of the Music Tribe group (Behringer, TC Electronic, Bugera…). In the Synthesizer section you can play with the Odyssey, MS-101, VP-330 or also with the RD-808 drum machine but they will also introduce a new synth.

Which synth this is, betrays probably a Facebook video of today. So you can see in the background in addition to the RD-909 the secret new synth, which may be an analog clone of the TB-303. It would make sense because they have already cloned the well-known Roland Products TR-808, TR-909 and SH-101. An analog clone would fit in this cloned synth range and would be again a best-seller! Also, we need more Acid Synths!

Behringer TB-303

These are just observations and speculations. Whether it is true, we will see next week. You can watch the video on the Behringer Facebook page.

Hello fellow Tribers! I am excited to invite you all to our Pre-NAMM show 2019 event.I look forward to seeing you all there!

Gepostet von Robert Winterhoff am Donnerstag, 17. Januar 2019

Behringer Pre-NAMM Event

Who’s ready to kick off 2019 with us? You are cordially invited to join us for our special premiere Pre-NAMM Event which will be taking place at our Music Tribe Experience Center in Los Angeles, CA! This is a completely FREE event and is open to the general public.

This will be a truly inspiring event featuring special live artist performances, product demonstrations, some new unreleased product surprises to try out, games and other interactive activities, prize giveaways, complimentary food/drink, and some other special surprises that will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Doors will be open from 10am to 5pm PST, Wed through Sat. Please RSVP and stay tuned here for official updates and announcements regarding the event. We look forward to seeing all of you!

More information here: Behringer 

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2 Comments

  1. It’s nice of Roland to have straight up announced they were never going to do this or the analog Jupiter, it removes any lingering guilt I’d feel over this.

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