Login or Sign Up
Welcome, !
Join the HC Newsletter
Subscribe Now!
(Click for a close-up)

GMEDIA Music continue their line of classic synthesiser emulations with the impOSCar. This plug-in instrument is based on the original UK-designed OSCar synthesiser, released in 1984 and which subsequently became a favourite instrument of Ultravox, S-express, Jean Michel Jarre and Underworld. Only 2000 OSCars were ever produced and today it remains a highly sought after instrument due to its unmistakable blitzkrieg sound quality and unique feature-set.

The impOSCar is a component model of this original synth but also contains a raft of new features such as polyphony, improved UserWave editing, enhanced filter modes, synchronised LFO and increased LFO waveforms, delay and chorus effects, and mono, duo and poly arpeggios.


  • Mono, duo and 4 polyphonic modes
  • 2 Oscillators, 13 Waveforms
  • Programmable Additive Wave Matrix
  • Filter section: 9 filter types with Drive, Cutoff, Q and Separation
  • Two Envelope Generators
  • Mono, duo and polyphonic arpeggiator with 4 modes
  • 5 Keyboard Triggering modes
  • Extensive LFO section with sync
  • 6 portamento modes
  • Effects section
  • Programmable Velocity responses
  • MIDI Learn with storable CC maps
  • Retractable keyboard
  • 500+ Patch library. Including sounds from many original OSCar users including Billy Currie (Ultravox), Mark Moore (S-Express) Rick Smith (Underworld), Lee Groves (Basement Jaxx, Terminalhead), Tim Dorney (Republica) and Paul Wiffen, original OSCar sound designer and OSCar programmer to Stevie Wonder & Jean Michel Jarre.

The impOSCar is available in PC VSTi, Mac VSTi (OS9 and X) and Audio Unit versions, and is priced at £99.95 ($179.95). Demo versions are available for download.

No comments
Join the discussion...
Post Comment
More Cool Stuff
Breaking Boundaries  And the love of music gets all the credit   by Cr...
Audified TNT Voice Executor Plug-In Fix it in the mix—with a couple clix &...
sign in
contact us
*Indicates required fields
Name *
Email Address *
Issue Type *
please wait