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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by mute » Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:35 am

Sexor wrote:What about the "education version" of the MS20? Not really a one-off, but probably not a very big production run either.
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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by cgren72 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:04 pm

wait, thats not photoshopped?

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by Sexor » Fri Apr 13, 2012 5:59 pm

No, it's the so-called "educational version" of the KORG MS20.

It was designed by KORG to be used in classrooms to teach signal flow and synthesis. The idea was that you could hang it on a wall/blackboard, and the whole class could easily see the knob settings and patching from their seat.
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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by SKINNYPIG » Fri Apr 13, 2012 6:40 pm

Moog Sonic Six?
I never met one in person but always thought they seemed a bit on the chunky side

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by space6oy » Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:12 pm

not sure exactly how wide it is but both halves of the sonic six are really thin in depth. & that, the micro, multi & polymoog were all in cheap plastic housings. makes it not seem too big to me...

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by SSquirrel » Fri Apr 13, 2012 8:13 pm

The Moog Voyager XL doesn't have exact dimensions listed, but it is a 5 octave keyboard so seems safe to figure it is slightly wider than that CS-30.

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by Sexor » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:31 pm

Teisco 110f?
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Next to a JX8P:

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by space6oy » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:45 pm

damn, yeah that's big. just inefficient arrangement?

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by Sexor » Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:50 pm

Yeah, it's just chunky overall. Look how much space there is between the last key on the right until the synth ends...

I actually have its big brother, the SX-400. It pretty much defines "chunky".
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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by 30h5 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:11 am

Macbeth M5N?

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Sun Apr 15, 2012 4:31 pm

30h5 wrote:Macbeth M5N?
I thought of that but the McBeth M5/M5N had a pretty limited run, I asked Mr. MacBeth how many were made and even he doesn't really know (or isn't saying). Somewhere between 80 and 120 were made.
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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by calyx93 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 4:51 pm

Not sure how many were produced, but this is certainly an enormous monosynth :)

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by space6oy » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:23 pm

what is that? i don't know much about PPG aside from the two here on the site.

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by Virgule » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:06 am

How about the Maplin 5600?

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Re: largest monophonic that was mass produced

Post by space6oy » Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:56 am

don't think i've heard of that one before, were they mass produced?

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