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Dave Smith Instruments Prophet 08 panel layout

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Prophet 08

Top Panel

Text within [] indicates the control function when in the sequencer. These function labels appear in orange text on the control panel itself.

EG3 Destination

EG3 Amount

EG3 Velocity

EG3 Delay

LFO 1 button

LFO Frequency

LFO Amount


Hold: Latch [Arpeggiator]

Stack A/B



+/Yes button


  • Voice Volume
  • Name
  • Osc1 Key
  • Osc2 Key
  • Osc Slop
  • Glide Mode


  • Pitch Wheel Range
  • Unison Mode
  • Unison Assign
  • Sequencer Trigger
  • Arpeggiator Mode
  • EG3 Repeat
  • Mod Slot 1 (Track 1] button
  • Mod. Slot 2 (Track 2) button

Mod. Source:

  • Mod Wheel
  • Pressure
  • Breath
  • Velocity
  • Foot Controller

Mod. Destination

Mod. Amount

EG3 Attack

EG3 Decay

EG3 Sustain

EG3 Release

LFO2 button

LFO Shape with Key Sync button

LFO Destination

LFO Clock Divide

[Gated Sequencer]

Program button, Edit Layer B button, Global button, Compare button, Write button

Param 2

-/No button

  • Mod. Slot 3 (Track 3) button
  • Mod. Slot 4 (Track 4) button
  • [Edit Sequencer button]
  • Misc. button

Voice LEDs 1-4

Osc1 Frequency

Osc1 Fine

Osc1 Shape/PW

Osc1 Glide

Osc1/2 Mix

LPF Frequency

LPF Resonance

LPF Envelope Amount (LED 1)

LPF Velocity (LED 2)

LPF Key Amount (LED 3)

LPF Audio Mod (LED 4)

Amp VCA Level (LED 5)

Amp Env Amount (LED 6)

Amp Velocity (LED 7)

Amp Pan Speed (LED 8)

Voice LEDs 5-8

Transpose Down button

Transpose Up button


Osc2 Frequency (with Sync 2:1 button)

Osc2 Fine

Osc2 Shape/PW

Osc2 Glide


LPF 4-Pole button

LPF Delay

LPF Attack (LED 9)

LPF Decay (LED 10)

LPF Sustain (LED11)

LPF Release (LED12)

Amp Delay (LED13)

Amp Attack (LED 14)

Amp Decay (LED 15)

Amp Sustain (LED 16)

Amp Release

Master Volume

Rear Panel

  • DC in
  • Power switch
  • MIDI In
  • MIDI Out
  • MIDI Thru
  • MIDI Poly Chain Out
  • Pedal/CV in
  • Sustain pedal in
  • Main Output – A (left)
  • Main Output – A (right)
  • Output B (left)
  • Output B (right)
  • Headphones


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