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Waldorf Iridium Synthesizer making the impossible possible

Waldorf Iridium

  • 16-voice polyphony, duo-timbral
  • Compatible with the Waldorf Quantum synth engine

3 Oscillators

  • Wavetable
  • Waveform (VA)
  • Particle (Sampling and Granular Sampling)
  • Resonator
  • Kernels (up to 6 sub-oscillators which can be interlinked through FM at audio rate)

3 Stereo Filters per voice

  • Two filters with independable modes
  • 12/24dB LP/HP/BP in all combinations
  • Nave, Largo, PPG, Quantum and StateVariable models

Digital Former:

  • Filter models from Waldorf Nave, Largo and PPG in HP/LP/BP/Notch
  • Comb filter
  • Bitcrusher
  • Drive
  • RingMod
  • StateVariable mode
  • Analyzer displayed in Filter view
  • Filter curve moves when modulated (optional)
  • Sophisticated filter routing options with modulatable panning and levels


  • 6 Envelopes
  • 6 LFOs
  • Komplex Modulator (LFO/Envelope combination with user-definable shape)

Mod Matrix:

  • 40 slots
  • Fast assign mode
  • One additional control amount per slot
  • Identical Sources and Destinations can be used multiple times until the matrix is full


  • 4x4 silicon pad matrix with RGB backlights
  • Pads can play notes, chords, arpeggios and sequences
  • Latch mode

Performance features:

  • Arpeggiator
  • Step sequencer with up to 32 steps for notes and parameters
  • Favorites screen for quick patch recall
  • Onscreen Mod Wheel, Pitch Bend and Aftertouch
  • Screen:

    • Industrial-grade highly responsive touch screen


    • Over 1000 factory sounds
    • Capacity of 7000 patch memory slots (numbers 0000-9999 can be used)
    • Patches from Quantum can be loaded and vice-versa
    • Category filter for patch list
    • 2GB user sample flash memory


    • 2x TS output
    • 2x TS input
    • Headphones output with Gain control
    • DIN MIDI In/Out/Thru
    • USB MIDI
    • USB host for storage and MIDI devices
    • MicroSD slot
    • Kensington® lock

    CV connections:

    • 4 CV inputs plus Gate In, Trigger In, Clock In, Clock Out
    • Inputs can be used as modulation sources in the Mod Matrix


    • Sturdy metal case with aluminum knobs
    • Dimensions: 440mm wide by 305mm depth by 85mm height (including controls)
    • Weight: 5.4kg
    • 19" rack assembly parts available in near future