Is that a band in your pocket or a Pocket Operator synthesizer

The Gadgeteer is supported by readers like you! If you buy something through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Thank you! Learn more.

teenage engineering Pocket Operator

I will be the first to admit that I am not a great musician, but that does not mean I don’t like to dabble a bit. Now to be honest, I am mainly a guitar and bass guy, although since I have purchased my iPad I find myself doing more and more in Garage Band, which is basically making music with no instruments. This method has its advantages, especially when I travel. When I stumbled across the Pocket Operator set of three pocket-size synthesizers from teenage engineering, I thought what a cool idea. The Pocket Operator comes in three varieties; the PO-12 rhythm (drum synthesizer), the PO-14 Sub (sub baseline synthesizer) and the Po-16 factory (melody synthesizer) each one designed to offer different effects. All of the Pocket Operators are built in a minimalist fashion and include a LCD display and built-in speaker. All three devices can be chained together and integrated with other third-party devices for flexible use. With an optional silicone case, the Pocket Operator is a techno geeks dream. At $59 each from teenage engineering you can have the power of a synth in your pocket.

Support The Gadgeteer: The Gadgeteer is supported by readers like you! If you buy something through the links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Thank you! Learn more.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *