The EssenceFM is the most powerful FM synthesizer ever made, allowing you to explore the endless soundscapes offered by FM synthesis. With a super-responsive touchscreen, assignable knobs and workflow optimized for sound design, creating rich and unique sounds is easier than on any other FM synthesizer.

This is the 4th EssenceFM production batch. This MKII version is very reliable and offers the following improvements compared to the MK1 units :
  • Anodized aluminium sides acting as a support
  • Removable rack ears
  • Thicker front panel (3mm)
  • Higher analog output level
  • Better rotary encoders

The only synth with 1800 oscillators and 4200 envelopes running simultaneously!

What the EssenceFM offers

Screenshot of an algorithm made of different connected operators
Design your own FM algorithms by connecting operators together. Create complex looped envelopes in seconds.

Screenshot of the waveform drawing interface
New waveforms can be drawn with your fingers or imported from wave files.

Screenshot of the patch page
Combine up to 128 6-OP FM voices to make huge sounds, with split points, round robin and other advanced features

Screenshot of the Voice Sequencer
The powerful Voice Sequencer allows you to create evolving sound textures, arps and rhythmic patterns

EssenceFM front panel view
Try, experiment, destroy, re-build... Unlimited* Undo/Redo steps with dedicated buttons, for a enjoyable sound design experience.
*Up to 1024 steps

Schematic showing how the EssenceFM can be integrated in a studio
Wide set of inputs and outputs for easy integration in your studio or live setup.

Schematic showing the EssenceFM touch screen
Super-responsive capacitive touch screen with multitouch support.

Demo tracks


The EssenceFM comes with a two-year manufacturer's warranty.

Feature List

  • 300 voice polyphony (6-op FM mode)
  • Free algorithm design
  • 6-point graphical envelopes with loop point, linear & exponential modes
  • 48 interpolated, editable waveforms, .wav import
  • Up to 128 splits & layers per patch, triggered by a powerful voice sequencer
  • 16 part / 300 voice multitimbral
  • 8 balanced audio outputs
  • 3328 memory slots for voices and patches
  • MIDI: In, Out, Thru, USB Host, USB Device
  • 2x stereo effect DSPs with Reverbs, Shimmers, Chorus, Delays, Distortions, Phaser, Bitcrush and more
  • 300 Resonant 6dB multimode filter (1 per voice, highpass/lowpass) with dedicated envelope
  • 300 Syncable LFO (1 per voice) with multiple waveforms and phase options - Additional LFOs can be simulated with envelope loops and operators
  • 32 bit processing, 24-bit DAC
  • Powerful 8-entry modulation matrix with 139 sources and 224 destinations
  • Custom scales support (microtuning, Scala file import)
  • Stand alone MIDI file playback (from USB drive)
  • Digital .wav audio rendering to USB drive, 16 or 24 bit
  • DX7 sysex import
  • Upgradable firmware

EssenceFM MKII

Available immediately
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Made in France
2-year warranty