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 KORG Volca Keys Analog Synthesizer + TR sequencer

Korg Volca Keys synthesizer
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other KORG gear..
Built 2013
Type: analog
Hybrid: no
3 Voice / Stimmen
3x Multitimbral
small Memory / Speicher
Value / Wert in 2017 ca. 140 (-)
Synthesis: subtractive

OSC Features ring
Wave Shapes saw triangle square
1 OSCs
1 Filter lpf self reso 2 Pole
1 LFOs saw triangle square
1 Envelope Generators 1x ADSR (D=R)

MIDI Control / Triggering
16 Keys with no

Arpeggiator no
Sequencer TR sequencer
(ID 828)
  deutsch - german
ABOUT sort of mini Electribe, just a hand's size and analog. Electribe-kind of user interface. 3 voices with one VCO

it's a motion sequencer inside, so you can automate the parameters.

well, it's only 16 steps, but maybe there will be some a/b system after updates? but it has 2 nice performance additions:
- delay effect (with automation)
- active step allows to keep it running through some of the steps (the tribes could not do this)
ABOUT Kleine Mini-Electribe mit analogen Sounds und Hand-Größe.
Sogar die Motion-Sequence (Automation der Parameter) ist hier möglich.

Leider nur 16 Steps, dafür gibt es aber eine Stutter-Funktion als Effekt und mit Active Step kann man nur einige Steps spielen (das konnten die Tribes nicht)

Die Filter stammen aus dem MS20.
DETAILS it's a simple synth but each voice can ringmodulate each other as unison or as poly-mode. nice idea to get more out of a very simple synth. the other dirt comes from the MS20 filter.

the ring-mod idea may work fine since it's 32' to 1' octave range. and you need the high frequencies for sick sounds!

Decay is set by the Release knob (or vice versa)

MIDI Input for Clock-Signal.

since there's just a MIDI-in the Volca series and some other analog gear are equipped with simple trigger signal in/outs, so one machine will be the interface to the analog clock signal to sync up the others.
DETAILS Ring Modulation zwischen den Stimmen oder im Unisono-Modus unter diesen (!)
Deshalb hilft es auch, dass die Oktavreichweite von 32' bis 1' geht.

MIDI Eingang für Clocking.

Trigger Aus- und Eingang für Sync per einfachem Triggerpuls unter den Volcas und anderen analogen Maschinen.

Das Decay ist identisch mit dem Release (gleicher Knopf).
SOUND very live-able very analog electro synth tool, but you need to keep your hands near it. with a touch of MS20 dirt
SOUND Einfache Analog-Sequenzen mit dem MS20 "Dreck" - macht Spaß -
Sehr livetaugliches analog electro Teil, aber damit es komplex genug ist muss man die Finger in der Nähe haben für Variationen
VERSION 2 weitere volca Synthesizer:
keys und bass

3 voice polyphonic synth with one VCO or one synth with 3 VCOs

and the analog drum machine volca beats
VERSION es gibt noch 2 volca synthesizer:
bass und keys

3 OSCs synth oder polyphon mit einem VCO dreistimmig

und die (analoge) Drum Machine Volca Beats

KORG known or written as Keio formerly Univox, Donca Matic, Diamond, Keio Organ

Mr Tsutomu Katoh, founder of KEIO
aka KORG = Keio ORGans.

Analogue Trigger Korg: gate pulse in/out 5V negative 5V pos to GROUND
MS-20 and some others are: 'S-Trig' (Moog Type) - Kurzschlusstrigger = to GND = shorting connection.
v-trig also.

Official Intl. Site :
ueber Synthesizer Hersteller KORG

Korg wurde von Tsutomu Katoh aus Japan gegründet.

Offizielle Site (D)


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