Teenage Engineering’s Game & Watch-inspired Pocket Operators cram a synth into your palm

Posted in Music, Technology
By Sam Bathe on 14 Apr 2015



Lauded in the music world for their innovative products, Teenage Engineering are back with the Game & Watch-inspired Pocket Operator series. Collaborating with fellow Swedes, Cheap Monday, the Pocket Operators are available in three different versions, the PO-16 Factory melody unit, PO-14 Sub bass synth and PO-12 Rhythm drum machine. Each with 16-step sequencing, 16 sounds to choose from and 16 additional effects, the tiny music-makers can turn out some pretty serious beats, despite being powered by just two AAA batteries. The stripped back synths come with a low-tech speaker though outpout is high quality through the audiojack, and are available from the Teenage Engineering online store for €69 each: www.teenageengineering.com

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