Korg to release ARP Odyssey

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by commodorejohn » Thu Jan 22, 2015 7:05 pm

The MS-20 Mini is 15% smaller than full-size; I doubt that there's really a difference of 1%, they probably just reused the keybed and made a typo or something.
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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by Walter Ego » Thu Jan 22, 2015 7:13 pm

calaverasgrande wrote:I'm reserving judgement on the mini/medi/micro keys.
They said 14% smaller which doesn't seem to me to be as much smaller as the MS20.
The MS-20 mini keys are 86% of the original key size. Math?
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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by meatballfulton » Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:59 pm

Korg spec'd the MS20 mini as 86% (i.e. 14% smaller). I wouldn't be surprised if it uses the exact same keybed.
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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by commodorejohn » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:02 pm

Huh, I recall them saying 85% at the time. Anyway, I'm certain it's the same keybed.
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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by Reginator » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:02 pm

Got a call from Sweetwater today - Whiteface Odyssey reserved!
..now to try and snag one of those Prophet 6's.

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Post by commodorejohn » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:05 pm

I have to admit, despite having the option for whiteface, I went with black-and-orange.
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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by Reginator » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:10 pm

The black-and-orange looks great too.. It's a win-win either way. :thumbright:

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by antilles » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:12 pm

I'd definitely go for at whiteface, all though I do love the orange-black design.

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by Bitexion » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:35 pm

Also Automatic Gainsay recently said he will most likely get a review copy shipped over, from his "contacts in Korg".
So expect a full-on review of oscillators and filters and whatnot from him.

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by Reginator » Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:41 pm

^- Excellent!! Always love his reviews.

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by Aaron2 » Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:24 pm

rob_lee wrote:
I also preordered the Korg SQ-1: $99.99! :)

FWIW, the MS-20 kit/SQ-1 bundle is $1,199 on Sweetwater.

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by calaverasgrande » Thu Jan 22, 2015 10:59 pm

The hard part is deciding whether the white edition (and 3-pay) from Sweetwater is more attractive than one of Novamusik's 'packages' for the standard.
I've been on a kind of 'white stuff' tear lately. Gotta stop hanging out at Ikea I guess.
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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by meatballfulton » Fri Jan 23, 2015 12:10 am

Remember, the oldest version is always the best (the Gearslutz law) so you must get it in white and only use the Mk1 filter.

What's with this drive circuit?

Why don't mfrs just permanently overdrive everything and get it over with :lazy:

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Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Post by rob_lee » Fri Jan 23, 2015 12:57 am

Longer video


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