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Gladiator 2 Expanded
release date: 26.10.2009

Gladiator 2 Expanded

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Gladiator2 Expanded - including "The Electronic Expansion"!

A revolution in synthesis!

The award winning Gladiator gives you a groundbreaking approach to sound generation. Its exclusive HCM synthesis technique, covers new and unique aural territory, only possible with Gladiator. The innovative synthesis, design and unmatched sound quality, make this not only the perfect instrument, but also the best virtual synthesizer and go-to instrument for all those looking for the ultimate creative tool.

Gladiator is one of the most powerful synthesizers ever created and supports an exhaustive list of synthesis methods. All synthesis types can be combined freely to create new and exciting sounds.


Synthesis types supported by Gladiator 2 are:

  • Tone2´s award winning Harmonic Content Morphing synthesis (HCM),
  • Frequency Modulation (FM)
  • Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)
  • Analog osciallators
  • Resynthesized instruments
  • Vocoder sounds
  • Oscillator sync
  • Phase Distortion
  • Amplitude Modulation (AM)
  • Phase Modulation
  • Waveshaping
  • Super-saw
  • Additive synthesis
  • Sample playback

Additionally existing osciallators can be morphed or ´modified´ with special algorithms to alter the sound.
Gladiator supports up to 18 oscillators per voice with 4x stereo unison and crystal clear sound quality.

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The analog modeled filter section uses high-end quality stereo filters, most of which are exclusive to Tone2 products.
Gladiator 2 ships with 40 different filter types: Moog, Low Pass, High Pass, Band Pass, Vocals, Comb, EQ, FM, AM, Phaser, Resample, Analog, ...


Gladiator 2 ships with an inspiring library of 1105 outstanding presets from top sound designers plus the ´Electronic Expansion´ with additional 300+ Patches. All sounds are arranged into categories for easy access to the sound you require.

The ´Electronic Expansion´ is a preset and feature expansion pack for Gladiator 2 with more than 300 sounds, new add-on features, skins and additional effects. It is included in the boxed version of Gladiator2 Complete.
Impressive arpeggiator sequences, resonant basses, groovy drumlines, vocaloid sounds, cutting leads, chiptune sounds, techno stabs, rhythmic trancegates, deep housechords, atmospheric pads and ambient textures are among the many types of electronic sounds featured inside this expansion. A must have if you´re looking for new sounds or if you want to expand Gladiator with more features.


Gladiator 2 comes with an impressive reverb that offers a warm sound similar to high-end hardware units. 37 different stereo effects are included, all carefully crafted to offer the highest quality possible:
Reverbs, Delays, Flanger, Phaser, Chorus, Ensemble, Rotary, Bitcrusher, Talkbox, Ringmod, Tube Amp, Dolby Prologic II compatible surround encoding, Waveshaper, Pingpong, Filters, ...


Gladiator 2 has a powerful and flexible modulation section which is easy to setup. The analog modeled envelopes sound punchy. LFOs offer 22 different waveforms and can be synced to BPM. The Step LFO´s design was inspired by the old analog step sequencers and can be used to create rhythmic sequences and trance gates.
With ´midi-learn´ you can assign your hardware controller with a single mouse click.

Psychoacoustic processing

The exclusive IQM algorithm (Intelligent Microtuning) makes the synthesizer sound fatter and cleaner by automatically detuning notes for lush chords. The innovative phase modulator module in the OSC section is based on the latest knowledge in phonetic science. It makes a digital spectrum sound warm, silky and analogue. A special post-processing module in Gladiator mimics effects of the human ear. It creates deeper basses and more transparency.

What is the advantage compared to other synthesizers?

  • True high-end quality: analog, warm, crystal clear, rich sound
  • New synthesis method (HCM)
  • New unique sounds which no other synthesizer can create
  • Huge sonic range
  • Boundless possibilities
  • Psychoacoustic processing
  • Different synthesis methods can be combined freely
  • Flexibility, expandability
  • Easy to use
  • Low CPU and high reliability
  • 1105 professional preset sounds included plus 300+ expansion sounds
  • Gladiator can replace a room full of hardware
  • Detailed handbook in 5 languages
  • Excellent value for the money



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The following reviews have been placed by customers who also bought this product from us. All reviews are provided through eKomi, Europes largest independent customer review company.

Language: englisch
5.0 of 5

Great product for different applications, especially if you need modern and futuristic sound. I know that this synth has beed on the market for some time now, but still there is little competition for it in terms of sound it can produce.

Language: englisch
5.0 of 5

Gladiator 2 is my 2nd Tone2 product purchase. I was so impressed with Electra2 that it was a no brainer for me to buy Gladiator 2. It's another powerhouse synth - loads of quality, emminently usable presets & a deep synthesis engine that allows you to create any sound imaginable! I highly recommend this versatile synth to anyone interested in creating electronic music of any style.

Language: englisch
5.0 of 5

I'm a professional composer and studio musician. I use Tone2 products in my writing because the wonderful sounds and textures inspire me. I would recommend all of Tone2's products to anyone who is interested in music production. Tone2 products are of the very highest quality. If you should ever need to ask them a question they are very friendly and quick to respond. The support for their products is Fantastic. They are a very honorable company!!!!!

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PC: Windows XP / ME / 7 / 8 / 10 / Vista (32 bit or 64 bit)
MAC: Mac OSX 10.5 or higher

PC formats: 32-bit VSTi, 64-bit VSTi, 32 bit standalone, 64 bit standalone
Mac formats: 32-bit VSTi, 64-bit VSTi, 32-bit Audiounit, 64-bit Audiounit



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