Teenage Engineering OP-Z

Performance Synthesiser

  • Fully-fledged digital workstation with synthesis parts, sequencer, effects and video output
  • 16 individual tracks for different synthesis forms and samplers
  • Innovative pattern sequencer with infinite pattern length and complex control options for each step
  • MIDI, CV, Trigger, Light and Motion Tracks
  • Stores up to 160 patterns
  • Modular and expandable effects technology
  • Output of pictures, videos and animations
  • DMX light control and sequencing via optional interface: Article number 245896 (not included)
  • 6-axis motion sensor
  • 51 Keys
  • 4 High-resolution encoders
  • Pressure-sensitive pitch bender
  • Volume control
  • Integrated microphone
  • USB-C port
  • 3.5 mm TRRS output
  • Bluetooth 5.0LE
  • iOS devices can be connected to the OP-Z as a display (iOS App free of charge)
  • Durable plastic fibreglass housing
  • Battery operation via built-in rechargeable battery
  • Dimensions: 212.5 x 57.5 x 10 mm
  • Includes USB-C cable

Further Information

Number Of Keys 24
Touch-Sensitive No
Aftertouch No
Split Zones No
Modulation Wheel No
Sound Engine Digital
MIDI interface 0
Storage Medium Internal
USB-port Yes
Effects Yes
Arpeggiator Yes
Number of Analog Outputs 2
Digital Output No
Display No
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4.9 / 5.0
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Amazing instrument! Lots of menu layers but highly intuitive.

Christi R , 18.12.2018
When you first open it you worry it will be difficult to learn how to use this because of it being so menu-driven but the quick-start guide and overlays are so intuitive that you learn the interface within 20 minutes.

I've been using this to write music while on planes and trains and to demo out new ideas worked on in the rehearsal room too.

One small issue I've noticed (and read online along with the OP-1) is that in some situations you get a loud buzzing noise if the instrument is charging via USB on a computer/laptop that is also being used to record the OP-Z from the line-out. (Only if it is the same laptop/computer). This is because it is non-isolated and creates a ground loop. I've seen isolators that can fix this problem so should be OK (and if you don't have it plugged in to charge it is no problem). For this reason I haven't marked down the OP-Z in my star rating as it is a work-around-able issue.

Overall it is incredible. Certainly very expensive but you can tell a lot of that cost is for the large amount of time spent on research and development from Teenage Engineering.
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Most powerful sequencer i've ever seen!

rastalukee, 08.03.2019
After few month of use I LOVE OP-Z so much! It has easy learning curve, good solid design and sound good on it's own (even it's sequencer is most important thing in it). Synth engines are not so complex but they're good sounding and if you dont like it - you can send MIDI to your favourite synth :) or use iPad synths via midi bluetooth.

I Love Teenage Engineering <3
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