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MOTM is also referred as 5U format. It shares the same height with the MU format but differs in width. MOTM is 1.75" wide per unit.

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There are 373 MOTM modules to choose from. Users build 1171 Racks in this universe.

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    A little snakeskin in your case? The blank panels with silver reflections are available! Reversible, the front has a black panel, sober, with the mention "ph" 
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    Ever wonder what a CGS85 Serge Triple Wave Shaper does to shape waves? Check out this short video... https://youtu.be/VCxEFN2bbkI 
  • MRG Synthesizers MRG RING MRG Synthesizers  Jun 6th, 00:50
    The MRG RING combines a dual ring modulator and a CV cross fader in a single 4HP eurorack module. A module perfect for experimenting with new sounds, ranging from dirty bass sounds to metalling and ethereal high frequency sounds.  
  • Synthfox SLEDGEHAMMER Synthfox  May 30th, 18:28
    Happy to announce that the modulargrid entry and the overview video for our newest design, SLEDGEHAMMER, are up! SLEDGEHAMMER is a feedback-aimed dynamics and harmonics processor with many features and possibilities. This tiny test batch will start selling soon, too, so stay tuned at the SYNTHFOX instagram or twitter!  
  • CaviSynth AMBIVALENT CaviSynth  May 25th, 14:13
    Release day!!! Need a simple but usefull dual normalised crossfader for your rack? Don't [ be ambivalent ], make a decision ;) 
  • Der Mann mit der Maschine DROID Der Mann mit der Maschine  May 20th, 09:41
    On sunday June 23 (19:00 MEST, 10am pacific time) we do our first DROID community meeting. Together we will do a DROID workshop and write some patches, discuss ideas, answer questions and have fun making music. If you want to take part please join my Discord server on https://discord.com/invite/9TUcRmH for details on how to join. You are also welcome to watch our livestream on https://youtu.be/lKFplv3Cgpc
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Top Modules rated by users

  1. Oakley Oakley VCO Ø 5.00 (4)
  2. Synthesis Technology MOTM 300 Ultra Voltage-Controlled Oscillator Ø 5.00 (3)
  3. Modcan Dual Quantizer 55B Ø 5.00 (2)
  4. Blacet TimeMachine Ø 5.00 (2)
  5. Oakley Looping ADSR/VCA Ø 5.00 (2)
  6. Oakley SVF Ø 5.00 (2)
  7. YuSynth VCO Ø 5.00 (2)
  8. Modcan Matrix Filter 68B Ø 5.00 (2)
  9. CGS CGS-65 Tube VCA Ø 5.00 (2)
  10. Synthesis Technology MOTM 440 LPF Ø 5.00 (2)
  11. Synthesis Technology MOTM 900 Power Supply Ø 5.00 (2)
  12. Synthesis Technology MOTM 410 Triple Resonant Filter with Dual VCLFO Ø 5.00 (2)
  13. Oakley Journeyman VCF Ø 4.67 (3)
  14. Encore Electronics UEG Ø 4.67 (3)
  15. Oakley MidiDAC Ø 4.50 (4)
  16. MFOS 16 Step Rotary Sequencer Ø 4.50 (4)
  17. YuSynth arp vcf Ø 4.50 (2)
  18. Synthesis Technology MOTM 101 Noise/S&H Ø 4.00 (2)
  19. Soundtronics MFOS VCO Ø 4.00 (2)
  20. Oakley PSU Ø 4.00 (2)
  21. Synthesis Technology MOTM 485 GX-1 Filter Ø 4.00 (2)
  22. Oakley Croglin 2U Ø 4.00 (2)
  23. Synthesis Technology MOTM 120 Sub-Octave Ø 3.67 (3)
  24. Synthesis Technology MOTM 420 Voltage-Controlled Filter Ø 3.50 (2)
  25. Oakley RM-4014 Ø 3.50 (2)

Modules have to be rated at least 2 times to appear in this list. Any module with a rating better than Ø 4.34 is considered to be above average.

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Popular Modules in racks

  1. Oakley Oakley VCO in 583 Racks
  2. Synthesis Technology MOTM 800 ADSR Envelope Generator in 536 Racks
  3. Oakley Looping ADSR/VCA in 496 Racks
  4. Synthesis Technology MOTM 300 Ultra Voltage-Controlled Oscillator in 466 Racks
  5. Synthesis Technology MOTM 910 Mult in 400 Racks
  6. Oakley MultiMix 5 in 327 Racks
  7. Oakley MidiDAC in 290 Racks
  8. Synthesis Technology MOTM 190 µVCA in 277 Racks
  9. Synthesis Technology MOTM 440 LPF in 273 Racks
  10. Oakley VC-LFO (Issue 3) in 246 Racks
  11. Modcan VCO 01B in 211 Racks
  12. Synthesis Technology MOTM 310 Micro Voltage-Controlled Oscillator in 209 Racks
  13. Synthesis Technology MOTM 420 Voltage-Controlled Filter in 195 Racks
  14. Synthesis Technology MOTM 320 LFO in 186 Racks
  15. Oakley Quad VCA in 181 Racks
  16. Oakley SVF (1U) in 174 Racks
  17. Synthesis Technology MOTM 410 Triple Resonant Filter with Dual VCLFO in 159 Racks
  18. Synthesis Technology MOTM 101 Noise/S&H in 157 Racks
  19. Synthesis Technology MOTM 830 Dual-Mode Mixer in 157 Racks
  20. Oakley Noise and Dual Filter (1U) in 151 Racks
  21. Modcan Mult 48B in 146 Racks
  22. Synthesis Technology MOTM 480 CS-80 Filter in 141 Racks
  23. Oakley VRG in 134 Racks
  24. Synthesis Technology MOTM 120 Sub-Octave in 134 Racks
  25. Oakley ADSR/VCA in 129 Racks

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