PLEASE NOTE: One uber rare BPMC Touch is in stock. It is my personal Touch, built and used for a project this past winter. It is a cosmetic 6 It’s got some light scuffs on the control surface, the fade start button a little extra depressed (still fully functional) and a snapped off joystick top. Joystick still functions perfectly but this is not a part I’ve ever found a suitable replacement for. So there it is, please buy understanding these key factoids.
FEATURES: 8 glitch touch controls, 8 glitch knobs, 1 global CV/audio input, 1 joystick input, 3 magnetic switches for the joystick CV, 3 global magnetic switch based effects.
The BPMC Touch is an expressive multi-faceted glitch art tool. I know I speak highly of this thing, but even after all these years I still find it easy to geek out on it for hours. You can do a lot with your BPMC Touch. Using your fingers you have the ability to shape, distort, corrupt, fragment and obliterate your video signal in to shimmering fragments of TV dust. It has 16 body contacts (8 sets) producing a total of 8 effects that can be stacked on top of one another, thus composing new looks/effects. You’ve got an 8 glitch point knob-bay for knob based glitch fx combinations. You can plug a CV source into the CV input and feed CV to any of the 8 knobs. The same goes for an audio source which is where the AVE3 really shines. To top it all off we’ve also a series of magnetic switch based global effects that further expand the AVE3. It’s the culmination of well over thirteen years of working with this circuit.
These machines in their unmodified state, as simply the Panasonic WJ-AVE3, are reliably dope. They have great standard onboard effects, a superimpose layer and a really handy color corrector. In it’s modified state it is a whole other beast. There really is nothing better within the modified realm of DIGITAL glitch video hardware.