Scan code: LN141623 Manufacturer code: Iridium Core

Waldorf Iridium Core Desktop Synthesizer

Waldorf - Iridium Core Polyphonic Desktop Synthesizer with 12 Voices Polyphony, 3 Stereo Digital Oscillators Per Voice

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Scan code: LN141623 Manufacturer code: Iridium Core
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Desktop Synthesizer
Waldorf - Iridium Core

Waldorf Iridium Core

Prepare to be inspiredThe Waldorf Iridium Core provides the core synthesis engine of the Quantum / Iridium platform. It is the result of Waldorf’s most advanced hardware-based synthesis and the essence of forward-looking sound. This contains 5 synthesis engines: Wavetable, Multi- & Granular-Sampling, Waveform, Kernel FM and Resonator. Together with a broad selection of digital filter and processing options Iridium Core lets you explore a huge sonic universe of electronic sound. Iridium Core’s intuitive and easy graphical interface helps you to keep your flow of creativity.

At A Glance • Polyphonic Desktop Synthesizer with 12 voices polyphony
• Digital dual resonant filter with selectable 2-pole and 4-pole slopes
• 3 stereo digital oscillators per voice, all capable of 5 synthesis algorithms
• 6 LFOs, 6 envelope generators, and multi-curve LFO
• 40-slot modulation matrix and 2 x 4 pad matrix
• 32-step sequencer and arpeggiator

A New World of Sounds

Waldorf Iridium Core

Wave TravellerThe compact form factor makes Iridium Core an ideal companion to travel with you to all your sonic explorations and performances. It fits well into laptop size bags and in carry on-baggage it leaves enough room for all your other devices you need for your performances.

Waldorf Iridium Core

Driven by InspirationIridium Core comes with a huge collection of more than 1700 factory presets and samples to drive your sonic Wanderlust. Get inspired what the broad and diverse range of sound designers have created to fuel your musical endeavours.

Waldorf Iridium Core

Team PlayerIridium Core integrates into various live performance and studio setups. Its connects with your modular synths, drum machines, sequencers and computers. The compact form factor fits well into your tabletop or space limited setups.

Waldorf Iridium Core

Family MemberIridium Core shares the same software platform like Quantum, Iridium Desktop & Iridium Keyboard. All instruments are powered by the Waldorf synthesiser OS and will receive joint updates. So the whole family participates from future enhancements and developments.

The Tech Spec

Features Specifications
Compatibility Compatible with the Waldorf Quantum synth engine
Software Waldorf Synthesis Platform OS
Oscillators 3 Oscillators each capable of 5 synthesis modes: Wavetable, Waveform (VA), Particle (Sampling and Granular Sampling), Resonator, Kernels (up to 6 sub-oscillators which can be interlinked through FM, AM or Wavetable-position at audio rate)
Dual Stereo Filters per voice True stereo pathDual Digital Filter with independent modes: 12/24dB LP/HP/BP in all combinations, Nave, Largo, PPG, Quantum and StateVariable models, Analyzer displayed in Filter view, Filter curve animation when modulated (optional), Sophisticated filter routing options with modulatable panning and levels
Digital Former Filter models like State Variable, Waldorf Nave, Largo and PPG in HP/LP/BP/Notch

Comb filters, Bit-Crusher, various Drives, Ring-Modulation
Modulators 6 Envelopes, 6 LFOs, Komplex Modulator (LFO/Envelope combination with user-definable shape and morphing)
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
Effects 5 slots per layer, Various parallel and sequential routing options, Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Phaser, Flanger, Drive, EQ, Compressor, Tremolo
Performance features Advanced Arpeggiator
Step-sequencer with up to 64 steps for notes and parameters
2x4 button pads assignable to notes or chords
4 user-assignable potentiometers
6 user-configurable macro buttons
Favourites screen for quick patch recall
XY control on touchscreen
Wheels touchscreen for MIDI controls like mod wheel, pitch bend, aftertouch and velocity
MPE capable
Screen Industrial-grade highly responsive touch screen with Brightness control
1024x600 pixels
Voices 12 voice polyphony
Mono, Legato and Unisono modes
Patches Over 1700 factory patches
Capacity of 7000 patch memory slots (numbers 0000-9999 can be used)
Patches from Quantum and other Iridium variants can be loaded and vice-versa
Category filter for patch list
2.6 GB sample flash memory preloaded with 2 GB factory samples
Connections Stereo Audio Out: 2x TS jacks
Stereo Audio In: 2x TS jacks
Headphones TRS output with level control
DIN MIDI IN & Out, mini-TRS Type A (two adapters to DIN MIDI sockets included)
USB Type B (device) for MIDI connection to computer
USB Type A (host) for storage media and MIDI devices
MicroSD slot
2 high-resolution CV Inputs which can be used as modulation sources in the Mod-Matrix
Analogue clock In & Out with clock divider settings
Dimensions (WxDxH) 346mm x 200mm x 64mm (including controls)
Weight 2.2 kg
External Power Supply Input 100-240 V / AC 50-60 Hz, Output 12 V DC / 3 A
What’s In the Box? Iridium Core Synthesizer
Two MIDI adapters: mini TRS to DIN sockets
Power Supply
Printed Quick Start Guide
Product Type Digital Synthesizer
PC Interface N/A
Connectivity (Input)
  • 2 x TS Jack
  • 1 x USB
  • 1 x USB Type B
Connectivity (Output)
  • 1 x Headphone (TRS)
  • 2 x TS Jack
Dimensions (mm) 346 x 64 x 200 (WxHxD)
Misc. Notes  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN141623
Model Number Iridium Core
GTIN 4260126380127

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