Electronic Dream Plant – Gnat Special (1980 – 1983)


An advanced digital synthesizer, totally portable, based on the world famous British ‘Wasp’ synthesizer.

The EDP Gnat Special gives you more facilities (some unique) than other synthesizers that are three times the price.

  • Easy to play.
  • Digital white noise.
  • A five position wave form control oscillator.
  • A powerful ‘low pass’ filter with ‘Q’ resonance and a control oscillator and control envelope to the filter for those rich synthesizer sounds.


Polyphony Monophonic
Oscillators 1 DCO (adjustable from 2′ to 32′), switchable between ramp, square, enhance, and noise
LFO one LFO with sine, ramp, sawtooth, square, and random waveforms
Filter one low-pass 12dB/oct filter with resonance
Keyboard 25 capacitive non-moving touch keys
Control EDP proprietary digital socket INPUT. MIDI retrofits and some MIDI-CV converters are able to provide control
Date produced 1980 – 1983
Number produced Around 50 units
Current price Approx. €1100 (2014)

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