POLY D by Behringer

  • By: Thorsten Meyer
  • Date: Tuesday, 3 December 2019
  • Time to read: 2 min.

A Behringer Synth with the huge, deep, warp drive: POLY D

Behringer has announced its latest Synth, Behringer Poly D (Affiliate Link) is a Polyphonic Minimoog Clone. The synth comes with a 4-voice engine, a paraphonic model of one of the most wanted synthesizers in the industry.

POLY D Features

Behringer Poly D (Affiliate Link) features Analog 4-Voice Polyphonic Synthesizer with 37 Full-Size Keys, 4 VCOs, Classic Ladder Filter, LFO, BBD Stereo Chorus, Distortion, 32-Step Sequencer, and Arpeggiator.

Four VCOs

The Behringer Poly D (Affiliate Link)has four highly-flexible Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCOs. The VCOs provide an incredible range of 5 waveforms for sculpting the perfect sound. Oscillators 1, 2 and 3 options include: triangular; triangular/saw; saw; square; wide pulse; and narrow pulse, while OSC 4 features: triangular; reverse saw; saw; square; wide pulse; and narrow pulse. Additionally, all 4 VCOs can be adjusted across an extremely-wide, 6-octave range (LO, 32’, 16’, 8’, 4’ and 2’). This amazing flexibility gives you all the tools you need to be your creative best.


The 1970s spawned the first truly portable analog synthesizer. It was quickly adopted by lots of renowned musical artists including Jan Hammer, Chick Corea, Rick Wakeman, Jean-Michel Jarre, Isao Tomita, and Keith Emerson to name a few. An ultra-affordable tribute to that iconic synthesizer. With all the features of the original and then amazing, the Behringer POLY D lets you conjure up virtually any monophonic or polyphonic sound imaginable with incredible finesse and ease. The pure analog signal path is based on authentic VCO, VCF, VCA and ladder filter designs in combination with a dedicated and fully analog triangle/square wave LFO. Having a POLY D is like having your own personal time machine. Enabling you to freely embrace the past – or shape the future!

24 dB Ladder Filter and VCA

The very heart of the Behringer Poly D (Affiliate Link) sound is its highly flexible 24 dB Ladder Filter. It let you smoothly experiment with the Cutoff Frequency, Emphasis and Contour to dial in the perfect sound. POLY D’s Filter Mode switch can be set to either Lo- or Hi-pass for selecting the range of your choice. You can also adjust the Attack, Decay and Sustain controls to affect the cutoff frequency with time.

Three Modes to Choose From

With the Behringer Poly D (Affiliate Link), you can get the best of three worlds by switching between monophonic, polyphonic or unison modes. With the POLY D set to Mono, you can have the characteristics of a classic monophonic synth with fuller. Best for powerful solos, bass lines, and portamentos. Flipping the switch to Poly allows you to play more than one note at the same time to create stunning chord harmonies and luscious pads. Unison Mode thickens up your sound by layering all of the POLY D’s voices on top of each other. Your choice for attaching more harmonic content and creating a more vibrant sound.

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