All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

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All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by Blackie1 » Tue Sep 09, 2008 3:27 pm

Looking around, I see there are a few different versions of the MS2000...

MS2000
MS2000R
MS2000B
MS2000RB

Are the 'Bs" just the newer ones with the vocoder mic? I see the 'RB', which is the new rack version, but it doesn't have a mic input.

Are they all relatively the same?

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:09 pm

They all have mic inputs.

The rack versions are the same as the keyboard versions, except for the keyboard and wheels. The circuit boards are the same.

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by esqoner » Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:12 pm

i think the B had an xlr mic input...and it was black.

those were the only differences...
the little green buttons make the little

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by nigel » Tue Sep 09, 2008 4:37 pm

First there was the MS 2000 (keyboard) and the rack version without keys and wheels, MS2000R.

A couple years down the road, Korg decided they'd wanna release the new and improved Ms2k. When i saw the announcement, i jump for joy, in hope that they increased polyphony.. but, no. The MS2000B and BR are simply remakes with a black front and some different patches... LAME. Still a great synth though. Everytime i play one it kills me that I still haven't picked one up.

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by stephen » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:09 pm

I could be wrong, but didn't the B's fix a couple of bugs in the original synths? Was there some issue with syncing or timing?
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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by esqoner » Tue Sep 09, 2008 8:16 pm

stephen wrote:I could be wrong, but didn't the B's fix a couple of bugs in the original synths? Was there some issue with syncing or timing?
i think i remember reading that too...
the little green buttons make the little

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by n3wt15 » Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:31 pm

i had 2 ms2000rs for a while, and i never had a problem with them syncing with anything

great synth, i really miss having those

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by OriginalJambo » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:28 am

stephen wrote:I could be wrong, but didn't the B's fix a couple of bugs in the original synths? Was there some issue with syncing or timing?
MIDI clock timing for the arpeggiator was tightened if I remember rightly.

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by c1t1zen » Wed Sep 10, 2008 4:01 am

I think the R stands for Rack.
The B stands for Black.
Or else it's that blue-ish color.

I used to have a BR but it doesn't come anywhere near an MS-20.

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Re: All the versions of the Korg MS2000....

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Wed Sep 10, 2008 1:07 pm

I believe the first versions are made in Japan and the later versions are made in China.
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