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Carbon Electra

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"I love its integrated distortion and edgy sound".
Lowroller. Hardcore / Drum & Bass Producer.
‘"It’s absolutely brilliant - my go to synth".
Carl Cox. Dance Music Pioneer.
"Amazingly Tough".
Freemasons. One of the most successful dance acts in the UK thanks to their remixes of major artists like Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, Kylie as well as their own productions.

4 Oscillator Subtractive Synthesiser Featuring Informative Displays, Editable Step Sequencer, Vocal Filter, Integrated Distortion and Analog Control

Plugin Boutique & S:amplify present Carbon Electra. Carbon Electra is a powerful and intuitive synth built by producers, for producers. It’s a four-oscillator subtractive synth with a modern feature set. It has been developed as an advanced learning tool whilst also being a powerful and easy to program synth. Being based on vintage analogue routing and featuring flexible modulation options including an editable stepper and note performer.

The graphical displays act as a comprehensive information tool as well as an accurate guide to each parameter change. Best of all, it sounds incredible. 


  • Powerful synth engine that is easy to learn and use with no hidden menus
  • 4 Analog style sync-able oscillators with adjustable pulse width, frequency modulation and multiple wave types including pitch-able noise
  • Ability to run the amp section "too hot" into the built-in optional limiter at the main output, creating a modern hyper-compressed sound
  • Super flexible unison control ranging from subtle warmth to massive super saw or super square sound
  • Multiple stereo width parameters allowing high precision control of the stereo field

Informative Physics Based Graphics Displays with Comprehensive Info Pane

6 Filter Types Including Powerful Vocal Filter with Filter Drive and Saturation

Simple, Incredibly Usable and Useful FX Section, Like Having a Bunch of Great Guitar Pedals

Editable Step Sequencer Can be Assigned to Pitch, Volume or Cut-Off Independently / Simultaneously with Various Wave Types & Edit Mode Allowing Node Creation and Line Curve

Over 600 Factory Presets Covering Sequences, Chords, Motions, Bass, Leads, Keys, Pads & Effects

Onboard Artists Presets By:

  • Mike Huckaby
  • Kosheen
  • Freemasons
  • Carl Cox 
  • DJ Pierre
  • D Product
  • Rob Lee
  • Dom Kane
  • Timo Garcia...and more!

Review Quotes:

  • 'A very powerful synth with a character of its own, the envelope step sequencer is one of the most clever additions I’ve seen.' Producer Spot
  • 'A digital beast perfectly easy to approach, yet complex for your sound design needs. A focused instrument geared for the modern producer.' Ask Audio Mag
  • 'Carbon Electra has a sonic richness, the raw oscillators are fat, buzzy and especially delicious in the lower octaves. The precision and clarity of modern VA synthesizers with the wild aggressive nature of an analogue beast.' Bedroom Producers Blog
  • 'The synth’s sounds definitely cut through mixes. Basses really bring the bottom end of mixes to life and some of the leads and incidental effects add angles to tracks I can only dream of.' MusicTech
  • 'An easy to use synth with stunning visuals and incredible sound.' Computer Music Academy
  • 'Directly from a future: a modern aggressive sound with best step sequencer ever and lots of presets from star producers.' Sound Bytes Mag
  • ‘Carbon Electra steps up the game. This synth is a goldmine. Lush pads, wicked bass and leads that melt your brain.' Nine to Five
  • ‘Carbon Electra is a great sounding, versatile, powerful and easy-to-use synth with a massive library of presets that will be an asset to anyone aiming to create interesting electronic music — it's great for novices and pros alike.’ DJ Mag
  • ‘Carbon Electra does a great job on combining analogue features and modern graphical tools within one interface. Programmers should be able to create a wide range of vintage-style noises with it.' Sound On Sound

Carbon Electra Expansion Packs Available!

There is a great collection of bespoke, genre inspired Expansion Packs specifically designed and available for Carbon Electra!

FREE Cinematic Dimensions Expansion

The Cinematic Dimensions expansion for Carbon Electra journeys through ambient cinematic electronica, film sound design and thrilling effects. These timbres have been carefully designed for creating emotive sounds suitable for all styles of productions requiring a level of depth.  

Cinematic Dimensions consists of 64 patches with drifting keys, luscious pads, sweet bells and rich bass. The included textures, drones and fx will suit scoring scenes and adding an element of sci-fi, mystery, suspense and drama for your tracks. 


  • 13 x Keys
  • 10 x Pads
  • 9 x Textures
  • 7 x Bells
  • 6 x Bass
  • 5 x Sequencers
  • 3 x Drones
  • 3 x Plucks
  • 2 x Perccussion
  • 2 x Lead
  • 4 x FX

System Requirements


  • OS X 10.6 or later (OS X 10.8 or higher is recommended)


  • AU - Audio Units (32 and 64-bit)
  • VST 2.4 (32 and 64-bit)


  • Windows 7 SP1 (Direct2D) or newer


  • VST 2.4 (32 and 64-bit)

Note: Carbon Electra is compatible with most major DAW platforms, and is available for both PC and Mac computers.  


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