Arturia announces new virtual synth OB-Xa V

Arturia has announced a new virtual synth, the OB-Xa V. The OB-Xa V is based on Oberheim's OB-Xa synth, with Arturia saying its virtual synth "recreates the fat, aggressive sound." Read this next: 5 of the best studio hacksWhile Arturia's OB-Xa V recreates features from Oberheim's iconic instrument - used by the likes of Prince and Chaka Khan - their version adds new features. These include a wide stereo spread, 16 voice polyphony (double the original), arpeggiator, huge unison, four function generators, embedded effect section and moe than 400 deep, piercing presets. Read this next: The best basslines ever
Arturia is offering a special deal on the OB-Xa V, with it available for €149/$149 until June 9. Get more information here. Read this next: Get the best of Mixmag direct to your Facebook DMs