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Behringer UB-Xa Clones Tom Oberheim’s OB-Xa – Did they Nail it?

The Behringer UB-Xa is Behringer’s take on the classic Oberheim OB-Xa synthesizer created by Tom Oberheim. It’s a polyphonic synth that comes in 3 different models; 4, 6, and 8 voices and holds a maximum of 120 patch memories.

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Famous Musicians Who Used The Oberheim OB-Xa

  • Bon Jovi
  • Brian Eno
  • Jethro Tull
  • Mike Oldfield
  • Miles Davis
  • Paul Sheafer
  • Prince
  • Richard Barbieri
  • Rush
  • Sneaker Pimps
  • Van Halen

Famous Songs Using Oberheim OB-Xa

  • Gary Numan, ‘Warriors’ (1983)
  • Miles Davis, ‘Star People’ (1983)
  • Prince, ‘1999’ (1982)
  • Queen, ‘Flash’ (1980)
  • Rod Stewart, ‘Young Turks’ (1981)
  • Rush, ‘Tom Sawyer’ (1980)
  • The Police, ‘Invisible Sun’ (1981)
  • Van Halen, ‘Jump’ (1984)

Behringer UB-Xa Specs

  • 16 voices
  • 2 analog Oscillators per Voice
  • Stereo output
  • 35 Split Keyboard Programs
  • 35 Double Programs

Check out the video for the rest of the specs as well as a demo of the synth

Behringer UB-Xa Video Demonstration 2022

How An Oberheim OB-Xa Sounds

More information // Behringer Site

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