Teenage Engineering OP-1 Field

A Worthy Successor to the Iconic OP-1 - with 100 New Features

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SKU: TEE0100

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Product Description

Please Note: The TX-6 Field Mixer pictured is not included with the OP-1 Field. 

Teenage Engineering's first synth - the OP-1 - initially hit shelves in 2011. Almost overnight, this portable powerhouse developed a more-than justified reputation as an essential piece of gear that any self-respecting producer, sound designer or artist shouldn't be without. Ten years may have passed since its release, yet demand for the OP-1 has remained consistently high. 

Now, with over a decade of firmware updates, engineering ingenuity and advances in technology under their belts, Teenage Engineering return to centre stage with the latest iteration of their cult classic: the OP-1 Field. But what are the main surface-level differences when compared to its predecessor? How does a new field-specific colourway, low aluminium frame, glass screen and 100 exciting new features and functions sound? For a deeper dive, check out some of the key enhancements and additions below! 

What's New? 

  • 'Field' colour palette 
  • 24 hour battery life (increased from 16 hours)
  • Full UI overhaul 
  • Sleek aluminium construction
  • 32-bit audio across the signal chain
  • Reinforced Glass hi-res flush display (with adjustable brightness)
  • Increased 256MB of onboard memory
  • Additional drum kit packs 
  • Reverb effect: Mother 
  • Synth engine: Dimension 
  • Upgraded speaker (with passive radiator)
  • In-built FM radio transmission (with detailed country settings)
  • Receive and Transmit via an integrated FM antenna
  • Record with 8 swappable tapes 
  • Four unique tape styles 
  • MFI - iPhone USB MIDI and Audio Connectivity 
  • Updated original patches 
  • Twenty extra preset synth patches
  • More precise sample editing 
  • Low-energy Bluetooth (for wireless MIDI)
  • Stereo drum sampler engine 
  • Stereo synth sampler engine 
  • 160+ minutes of sample storage 
  • Stereo mixdown from drum and synth to stereo tape tracks 
  • Enhanced drum envelope (with improved transient control)
  • Drum sample stacking 
  • Stereo audio input processing 
  • Upgraded tape looping 
  • Headset microphone support via 4-pole audio jack 
  • Fully configurable MIDI filtering 
  • Dedicated volume setting per patch
  • Afterburner ground loop noise supressor 
  • Dual BLE antennas offering better wireless operation 
  • Enhanced in-built microphone 
  • Tape name editor 
  • Encoder click function 
  • External velocity LFO
  • Up to 500 user patches
  • Adjustable pitch bend range 
  • BLE advertising toggle, central for connecting controller and connection list view 
  • Click to hold sequencer
  • Custom volume encoder (with hi-resolution) and custom MIDI settings for any connected equipment
  • Dual purpose USB type C connector 
  • High-fidelity headphone output 
  • More accurate tap tempo through better averaging 
  • Hi-res accelerometer 
  • Improved hi-res equaliser with better interpolation and input signal to LFO with smoother envelope 
  • Extra random LFO target settings 
  • Improved tombola simulation accuracy 
  • More factory sequencer presets 
  • Better line in signal quality 
  • New keyboard module 
  • New square and sawooth LFO shapes 
  • Save sync and tempo parameters with tapes
  • Enhanced acoustic side shooting loudspeaker grill 
  • USB audio/MIDI host 
  • Stereo cluster synth engine
  • Stereo digital synth engine 
  • Stereo FM synth engine 
  • Stereo Phase synth engine 
  • Stereo pulse synth engine 
  • Stereo string synth engine 
  • Stereo voltage synth engine 
  • Stereo tape tracks 
  • OB-4 compatibility with FM TX or wire 
  • Wireless MIDI connectivity to TX-6 and OP-Z
  • USB Audio/MIDI connectivity to TX-6, OP-Z and OP-1

OP-1, but Better 

It's hard to improve on greatness, but Teenage Engineering have managed it here. Building on the solid design principles of the original, the OP-1 Field is slimmer and lighter than the OP-1, with a lowered aluminium body encasing the floating keyboard. They've even managed to squeeze a dual 2.4 GHz antenna system into the streamlined form factor. 

Other exciting augmentations include Bluetooth MIDI, 32-bit audio, stereo across the entire signal chain, and a new synth engine (Dimension) and reverb effect (Mother). Powerful, accurate, all-encompassing sound is delivered from a new speaker containing a passive driver.  

Sensational Stereo Sample Engine

The OP-1 Field is bolstered further with the addition of a new stereo sample engine. Use dual layer mode to immediatley mix your A and B channels and harness up to 20 seconds of total sampling time. You'll have 160+ minutes of sample storage available too!

Experiment with four completely new recording formats (Vintage 4-track, Porta, Studio 4-track and Disc Mini) - each featuring contrasting graphics and entirely unique sonic signatures.  

The Field System 

Combine the OP-1 Field with the TX-6 Field Mixer and take control of an extremely portable, powerful and professional performance and recording rig. With an upgraded 24-hour battery life (rechargable via USB-C) and flexible connectivity options, take it anywhere and get creative wherever inspiration strikes! Connect with your macOS, iOS or Windows device and get going in an instant.