Oscillators Comparison chart by Shadowbait (WIP)
Brand Model Price Keys Aftertouch Voices Memory Multitimbrality Analog Digital Noise FM Notes LFOs Modulation Filters Effects Special Features Notes Video
Access Virus TI Desktop  $1,999.00 None N/A 20+ Yes 16   3 + sub   Yes VA, Wavetable, Grain, Formant 3 6 Slots 2 Multimode Digital 192 Digital effects Unprecedented DAW integration   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLvfRxiNXXs
Access Virus TI Keyboard  $2,915.00 61 Yes 20+ Yes 16   3 + sub   Yes VA, Wavetable, Grain, Formant 3 6 Slots 2 Multimode Digital 192 Digital effects Unprecedented DAW integration   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLvfRxiNXXs
Access Virus TI Polar  $2,915.00 37 Yes 20+ Yes 16   3 + sub   Yes VA, Wavetable, Grain, Formant 3 6 Slots 2 Multimode Digital 192 Digital effects Unprecedented DAW integration   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLvfRxiNXXs
Arturia Microbrute  $   299.00 25 Mini No 1 No 1 1     No Blend 3 shapeable waves 1 2x6 Modular 1 Multimode Analog None     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1feSmaeZ1CY
Arturia Microfreak  $   299.00 25 PCB Yes 4 Yes 1   1   2 operator VA, Wavetable and other modes 1 5x7 Matrix 1 Multimode Analog None Uncommon variety of oscillator types Paraphonic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RT6GSgkdzf0
Arturia MiniBrute 2  $   649.00 25 Mini Yes 1 No 1 2     Yes   2 48 CV Patch Points 1 Multimode Analog None   Up to 6 note paraphonic using one oscillator per note https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBCdbFKQs1w
Arturia MiniBrute 2S  $   649.00 None Yes 1 No 1 2     Yes   2 48 CV Patch Points 1 Multimode Analog None      
Arturia MatrixBrute  $2,299.00 49 Yes 1* Yes 2* 3   Yes Yes OSC 1 & 2 blend 3 shapeable waves each 2* 16x16 Matrix 2 Multimode Analog 1 Analog effects unit w/ 5 effects Unique physical mod matrix, CV in/out Up to 3 part polyphony or 2 timbres when using only 1 oscillator each. 3rd oscillator can be used as LFO. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRoqZyNMa8E
Behringer Deepmind 6  $   549.99 67 Yes 6 Yes 1 2   Yes Yes Only saw or square! 2 8 Slots 1 LP, 1 HP Analog 4 Digital engines w/ 30+ effects Great remote control app   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-kfYzn5VvQ
Behringer Deepmind 12 Desktop  $   599.99 None N/A 12 Yes 1 2   Yes Yes Only saw or square! 2 8 Slots 1 LP, 1 HP Analog 4 Digital engines w/ 30+ effects Great remote control app    
Behringer Deepmind 12  $   699.99 49 Yes 12 Yes 1 2   Yes Yes Only saw or square! 2 8 Slots 1 LP, 1 HP Analog 4 Digital engines w/ 30+ effects Great remote control app   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-kfYzn5VvQ
Clavia Nord Lead A1  $1,799.00 49 No 24 Yes 4   1*   No* Some osc modes blend noise or a second wave 1 Fixed routing* 1 Multimode Digital 1 Digital effects unit w/ 6 effects + digital delay and reverb Randomize/mutate sounds Modulation routing is fixed, except wheel/expression and velocity, which can modify almost any knob. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfzVCOBNp9Y
Clavia Nord Lead 4  $2,299.00 49 No 20 Yes 4   2   Yes VA, Static wavetable 2 Fixed routing* 1 Multimode Digital 1 Digital effects unit w/ 6 effects + digital delay and reverb Randomize/mutate sounds Modulation routing is fixed, except wheel/expression and velocity, which can modify almost any knob. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sixEO3q4FlQ
Dreadbox Medusa  $1,199.00 Pads Yes 1* Yes 1 3 3   Yes VA, Wavetable, Noise 5 1 Slot per source 1 Multimode Analog   X+Y motion on each pad   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JsJ3yPOigk
Korg MS-20 Mini  $   459.99 37 Mini* No 1 No 1 2   No Patchable   1 33 Patch Points 1 LP, 1 HP Analog None     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQ_Q1Qw1IgE
Korg Minilogue  $   519.99 37 No 4 Yes 1 2   Yes Cross-mod   1 Fixed routing 1 LP, 1 HP Analog Analog delay Oscilloscope No stereo output! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eR1PrKfUvsQ
Korg Minilogue XD  $   619.99 37 No 4 Yes 1 2 1   No* User programmable digital oscillator, also wavetable and limited pre-configured FM sounds 1 Fixed routing 1 Analog Lowpass 1 digital "mod" effect + digital reverb and delay Oscilloscope, SDK to create custom oscillators and effects   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuJIjMjvgvg
Korg Prologue 8  $1,299.99 49 No 8 Yes 2 2 1   No* User programmable digital oscillator, also wavetable and limited pre-configured FM sounds 1 Fixed routing 1 Analog Lowpass 1 digital "mod" effect + digital reverb or delay Oscilloscope, SDK to create custom oscillators and effects    
Korg Prologue 16  $1,799.99 61 No 16 Yes 2 2 1   No* User programmable digital oscillator, also wavetable and limited pre-configured FM sounds 1 Fixed routing 1 Analog Lowpass 1 digital "mod" effect + digital reverb or delay Oscilloscope, SDK to create custom oscillators and effects    
Moog Subsequent 37  $1,499.00 37 Yes 1* Yes 1 2   Yes No   2 Fixed routing 1 Analog Lowpass None   Up to 2 note paraphonic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaiB7WRxxCk
Moog One  $5,999.00 61 Yes 8 Yes 3 3   Yes Yes   4 Extensive routing 2 Analog Multimode Digital, 1 Per-timbre, 1 master unit Multiple oscilloscopes   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqBTDiNdFmg
Moog One  $7,999.00 61 Yes 16 Yes 3 3   Yes Yes   4 Extensive routing 2 Analog Multimode Digital, 1 Per-timbre, 1 master unit Multiple oscilloscopes    
Novation Peak  $1,399.00 None N/A 8 Yes               16 slots          
Roland JD-XI  $   499.99 37 Mini No 128* Yes 4* 1 + Sub 3* No No Also sample-based sounds and a "drums" part 1 Fixed routing 1 Analog Lowpass, 1 Digital Multimode 4 digital effects slots with 1-4 choices each Vocoder Analog part is monophonic, monotimbral, and cannot route through digital filter. The 3-oscillator VA digital sounds require menu diving to configure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI81zS_5IGU
Roland System-8  $1,499.99 49 No 8 Yes 2   3   No* Limited pre-configured FM sounds 1* Fixed routing 1 Multimode Digital 3 digital effects slots* Emulates Jupter 8, Juno 106, and more Only 1 effect slot lets you choose effect. Additional synth engines can be downloaded. LFO can be set to a composite of 2 LFOs, but they can't be routed independently. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd3fx7vZm6w
Roland JD-XA  $1,899.99 49 Yes 4* Yes 4* 2 3   No   1 Fixed routing Digital + Analog Multimode 2 digital effects slots plus reverb, delay Vocoder Up to 64 voice digital, up to 4 voice analog, fewer if multi-timbral https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64uk__7ryZY
Sequential Mopho x4  $   999.00 44 Yes 4 Yes 1 2 + 2 Sub   Yes No   4 20x43 Matrix 1 Analog Lowpass None     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbYeGztwiLg
Sequential Prophet Rev 2 8-voice Desktop  $1,299.00 None N/A 8 Yes 2 2 + Sub     No   4 8 Slots 1 Analog Lowpass 1 digital effect slot per timbre     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2FO0dw7Nk
Sequential Prophet Rev 2 8-voice  $1,499.00 61 Yes 8 Yes 2 2 + Sub     No   4 8 Slots 1 Analog Lowpass 1 digital effect slot per timbre     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2FO0dw7Nk
Sequential Prophet Rev 2 16-voice Desktop  $1,799.00 None N/A 16 Yes 2 2 + Sub     No   4 8 Slots 1 Analog Lowpass 1 digital effect slot per timbre     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2FO0dw7Nk
Sequential Prophet Rev 2 16-voice  $1,999.00 61 Yes 16 Yes 2 2 + Sub     No   4 8 Slots 1 Analog Lowpass 1 digital effect slot per timbre     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh2FO0dw7Nk
Sequential Prophet 6  $2,199.00 49 Yes 6 Yes 1 2 + Sub   Yes No   1* Fixed routing 1 LP, 1 HP Analog 2 digital effects slots   Osc 2 can be used as a second LFO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m65rAfsjllw
Sequential Prophet 6 Desktop  $2,199.00 None N/A 6 Yes 1 2 + Sub   Yes No   1* Fixed routing 1 LP, 1 HP Analog 2 digital effects slots   Osc 2 can be used as a second LFO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m65rAfsjllw
Sequential OB-6  $2,999.00 49 Yes 6 Yes 1 2 + Sub   No No   1* Fixed routing 1 Multimode Analog 2 Digital effects units   Osc 2 can be used as a second LFO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPVhtVuYk8w
Sequential Prophet 12  $2,999.00 61 Yes 12 Yes 2 2 + Sub   Yes No   1* Fixed routing 1 LP, 1 HP Analog 2 digital effects slots   Osc 2 can be used as a second LFO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m65rAfsjllw
Sequential Prophet X  $3,999.00 61 Yes 16* Yes 2   2 Yes Mod Matrix Also includes sampler 4 16 slots 2 Analog Lowpass 2 digital effects slots   Only 8 voices in stereo mode. The two filters are used for stereo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pMDVBkiLso
Sequential Prophet XL  $4,399.00                                  
Studiologic Sledge 2.0  $   899.95 61   24                            
Waldorf Quantum  $4,299.00 61 Yes 8 Yes 2   3 Yes No Wavetable, sampler, resonator, or 8 VA waves for each "oscillator" 6 40 Slots 2 Analog Lowpass 5 digital master effects slots   Much of the configuration is via touch display https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6d2l8v8sVfc