New analog boxes from Korg?

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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by jcn7 » Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:19 pm

StepLogik wrote:
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jcn7 wrote:and now you've got a VERY inexpensive 4 voice! (except for patch storage)
Actually, patch storage is indeed possible since each knob responds to MIDI CC. Someone just needs to write a program similar to the MTribe software for the Monotribe to make it easy to do. Also, not sure if such a thing exists, but if there's a MIDI controller that can save and reload CC positions, that could work for patch storage as well.
If the MIDI implementation chart is accurate, some knobs (such as resonance) do not respond to MIDI CC.
...Even so, I can live with that considering the cost and that sound...it sounds huge in the Unison mode when detuned...then have 4 (or more) in the poly mode through Midi pal... simply :mrgreen:

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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by adamstan » Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:40 pm

That's because voltage controlled resonance isn't that easy to do if you want your circuit simple and cheap - you have either to "waste" one precious VCA for this or use some weird tricks like diode in PS-3100 or some single-transistor attenuator - which have poor performance when compared to simple pot.
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by JSRockit » Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:29 pm

Any new info on the true US release date?
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by megamanx » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:25 pm

I was told by sweetwater that it would be sometime in september

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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by JSRockit » Tue Jul 23, 2013 4:57 pm

Ouch, what the h**l happened to July?
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by meatballfulton » Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:01 pm

megamanx wrote:I was told by sweetwater that it would be sometime in september
September 2013 or 2014? :banghead:
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by StepLogik » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:12 pm

Next year.

The >2 delays rule ("If something is delayed greater than 2 times by unit of measure X, the actual delivery time will be 1 unit of measure Y, where Y is the next unit of measure up from X"). So, applying this well-proven rule, we get 1 year of delay (having been previously delayed three times, each time by 1 month).

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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by Z » Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:24 pm

BLOODY FRAKKING h**l!!!!

Just called MF to see if they got their Volcas in (were supposed to receive on 7/29), but their receive date has now been pushed to Sept. 15th and ship out around the 20ths.

At least I've got my Solaris to keep me busy for a while.

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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by meatballfulton » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:26 am

Z, you crack me up. You own a Solaris and you pre-ordered Volcas. :thumbsup:
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by griffin avid » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:09 pm

And the Solaris is just killing time till the Volcas arrive.

Somehow KORG Corporate needs to get a hold of that sentiment.

"I bought a $4499.00 Solaris and that's cool, but I'm wetting my pants over those Volcas!"
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by Sir Ruff » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:22 pm

griffin avid wrote: Somehow KORG Corporate needs to get a hold of that sentiment.

"I bought a $4499.00 Solaris and that's cool, but I'm wetting my pants over those Volcas!"
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haha!

But the main reason, I'm sure, is that the Solaris doesn't do drums... duh.
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by Z » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:41 pm

meatballfulton wrote:Z, you crack me up. You own a Solaris and you pre-ordered Volcas. :thumbsup:
For $150 each (actually less), they're no-brainer purchase. I think they'll be cool lined up on the back of my Jupe 4: bass, lead rhythm, drums and poly (JP-4).
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"I bought a $4499.00 Solaris and that's cool, but I'm wetting my pants over those Volcas!"
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Yeah, boyeee!

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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by griffin avid » Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:51 pm

That's an even worse way to look at it.
My production split:
$4,500 for music, $150 for drums.

I hope there's a lot of synth solos. Lol
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by atlantida » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:00 am

Some funny maths. If 2 Volca keys (3 voices) cost 150 USD each then a new Polysix would cost a little over 300 USD, lol. OK, add some extra circuitry and options so we land at 500-600 USD for a Korg Poly-Analog.

Pity that the Volca Keys is delayed, it's so hard to wait for that candy, lol.
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Re: New analog boxes from Korg?

Post by Jabberwalky » Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:25 pm

If they did re-issue the Polysix, everyone would complain that it only had 1 oscillator.

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