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3rd Wave not booting after a firmware update? How do I reset? Instructions HERE


Latest 3rd Wave OS version 1.7a, released Feb 2, 2024: (same for keyboard and desktop module, includes Prophet VS waveforms in zip as well as OS ldr file)
OS version 1.7b: w3_1_7b.ldr (version 1.7b includes a small hotfix for a test that our contract manufacturer runs to validate units are working properly before shipping. Units that come from the factory with version 1.7b installed already have the Prophet VS wavetables loaded in slots P34 and P35)
Latest version README: HERE
How do I load a new OS? Check instructions HERE

A BIG thank you to Starsky Carr, Jason Proctor, Patrick Edwards, and Chris Meyer for sharing their expertise on the Prophet VS!
The VS waveforms can be downloaded separately HERE
How do I load in the Prophet VS waveforms? Check instructions HERE
Find older OS versions HERE

Latest 3rd Wave Keyboard Manual: pdf
Version 1.5 Manual addendum: pdf
Latest 3rd Wave Desktop Manual: pdf

3rd Wave factory sound banks download HERE
An index of the 3rd Wave factory programs by name HERE
A simple and primitive librarian tool for the 3rd Wave programs (python) HERE
Factory U Wavetables download HERE
Factory P Wavetables download HERE (P00-P33)

Info about the 3rd Wave midi implementation HERE

Terms & Conditions

  1. Serial numbers are assigned by date and time of your pre-order.
  2. The 3rd Wave now comes with a 2-year warranty on parts and labor if purchased directly from Groove Synthesis. Currently all sales are directly from Groove Synthesis. When a dealer network is put in place, we will update this warranty. 
  3. Prices and terms are subject to change without notice. 
  4. All synthesizer sales are guaranteed; if you are unhappy with your purchase, you can return it within 3 weeks for a refund of the purchase price, along with any associated sales tax in the U.S., as long as the synth is still in new condition. You are responsible for paying shipping on the return. Any damage to the unit (scratches, dings, etc.) will be accounted for by a deduction of your refund.
  5. Shipping is non-refundable.