Orba Is A $99 Portable Synth, Looper and MIDI Controller
Artiphon has introduced Orba, a $99 portable synth, looper, and MIDI controller that’s designed to allow for very quick music creation with a minimalist design.
- Eight capacitive-sensing pads for feather-touch control
- Accelerometer and gyroscope capture a range of gestures
- Center menu button accesses four presets, the looper, and other functions
- Onboard synthesizer and built-in speaker offer an immediate playing experience
- Connect to the cross-platform Orba app for more sounds, songs, and settings
- Use MIDI over Bluetooth or USB to plug into any of your favorite music apps
- Use the ⅛” (3.5mm) output to listen on headphones, speakers, and amps
- Multicolor LEDs respond to the way you play
- Embedded haptics offer vibration feedback
- USB Rechargeable battery
Pricing and Availability
The Orba is priced at $99 (currently $89 for a limited time) and will begin shipping in April 2020. You can visit the Kickstarter page to learn more.