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PG-8X
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PG-8X - Roland JX-8P emulation
PG-8X is inspired by the Roland JX-8P with the PG-800 programmer.

The synth architecture is a standard 2-oscillator > Filter > VCA design. These elements can be modulated by a common LFO and one of two ENVELOPEs.

The PG-8X is patch compatible with the JX-8P and can read and write JX-8P Sysex data.
  • Up to 12 voice polyphony.
  • 2 DCO's with Saw, Square, Pulse, Noise.
  • Hard Sync and Ring Modulation.
  • 2 exponential envelop generators.
  • 24 dB resonant LP filter.
  • HP filter (3 stages).
  • Stereo Chorus.
  • Import and Export of JX-8P Sysex data.
  • Detailed manual

Note : a folder named "patches" included in the zip contains 22 Sysex files to get started.



(2.7 Mb)
  V 2.0.12
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  V 2.0.12


 

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Sept 23 2017
  jmwnoble
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  5  / 5
Very impressive simulation.
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Sept 17 2017
  Ron
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  5  / 5
Absolut genialer Synth. W├╝rdiges Profi PlugIn.
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Sept 16 2017
  GabrielWest
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  5  / 5
MY favorite Synth VST so far! Just make sure you grab all of those nice presets from the web.(by googling for "PG-8X presets") Excellent work by Martin Luders!
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Jul 29 2017
  JUPITER-MAN
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  5  / 5
Very good analog synth, thanks! :)
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Jun 11 2017
  cylon
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  5  / 5
10/10... dude this is just amazing!!... highest award I can give for the sound and feel this thing delivers!
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May 15 2017
  XR95
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  5  / 5
One of the best free software synthesizers. PG-8X is an incredibly accurate emulation that sounds lush, warm and fat. Combine this with Synth1, Dexed, and you are ready to make awesome music.
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Mar 26 2017
  jonis
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  5  / 5
Awesome quality
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Mar 17 2017
  JE
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  5  / 5
I just want to say a massive THANK YOU for this! Stumbled across this site tonight after years of various other sites, can't believe it was all so easy created and so like the actual thing. A magnificent piece of work, thank you again. Please donate to the cause!
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Feb 25 2017
  Mato
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  5  / 5
This synth is legendary. Probably the closest if not THE first accurate hardware synthesizer emulation so far. And it is free! Donate to Martin!
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Nov 29 2016
  Angel Gaviria
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  5  / 5
Real Analog Synth. DONATE!!!!!
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Nov 24 2016
  Anonymous
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  4  / 5
The sound is almost perfect, BUT the controls aren't working and the GUI is too large.
Mato
Feb 25 2017
What do you mean? Which controls aren't working?
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Nov 02 2016
  molotov
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  ?  / 5
It is beautiful, the sound is very close to the original, good work.
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Oct 24 2016
  Aaron
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  ?  / 5
Why cant i get the component file for IOS? I cant get it to pop up in my DAW.
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Oct 10 2016
  Peter
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If you're looking for a Roland JX-8P, but cannot find one of some reason, or maybe feel it's not worth to spend those expensive money for this gear included the PG 800, then this freeware plug in is VERY recommended. This synth plug isn't only inspired by original thing... It really sounds like it to, with the posibility to load in the original JX-8P preset banks. I've tried them both, so I can say that the similarities between them are really close, and so close that there's no reason to lay your hands on "the real thing", if you don't want to... Because, with this one, you actually don't need it. It's really amazing that it's free, because it's a unbelievable great work behind.
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Sept 23 2016
  Gerry
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  5  / 5
I have an older version of the PG8. Will those patches work on this version?
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Jun 23 2016
  Natious
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  5  / 5
I like it! It's awesome!
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Jun 21 2016
  ctho
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  ?  / 5
Good synth, but GUI to large for 1366x768 screens, only really suitable for HD displays.
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Jun 21 2016
  Karma_tba
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  5  / 5
A Masterpiece...no exaggeration. Free synths of this quality are rare. Donate if you can Mr.Luders deserves it.
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