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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by sam » Tue May 19, 2015 5:56 pm

A monopoly would be great....or a 2 osc polysix.
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Post by ryryoftokyo » Tue May 19, 2015 6:11 pm

Yamaha GX-1 made into Monotron size :lol:
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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by Walter Ego » Tue May 19, 2015 8:31 pm

I would like to see them reissue the Korg ARP Odyssey reissue, but at 86% the size of the original 86%-sized reissue. Maybe they could resurrect the Univox name and do it under that title:

The Univox Korg ARP Odyssey Reissue Reissue (or, UKOARR (makes as much sense as Volca :lol: )), at 73.96% scale of the original original.
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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by meatballfulton » Tue May 19, 2015 8:39 pm

DesolationBlvd wrote:Poly-800.
You seriously want a Poly 800 reissue? Why bother when used ones are plentiful and cheap.

Korg would have to sell it for $99 just to be competitive :lol:
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Post by Bitexion » Tue May 19, 2015 11:02 pm

A micro CS-80 with just 2 knobs and computer editor interface :)

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Post by Aaron2 » Wed May 20, 2015 5:44 am

sam wrote:A monopoly would be great....or a 2 osc polysix.
I think a Mono/Poly is totally logical and doable. I would love to see a 2-osc Polysix...but the original had only one. So that wouldn't really be a "reissue" or reproduction. Still, it would be cool.

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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by loungedumore » Wed May 20, 2015 12:13 pm

I would like to see them take the Mono/Poly and shove it inside a Volca personally .
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Post by Re-Member » Wed May 20, 2015 5:44 pm

Re-Member wrote:With the Prophet 6 and Roland JD-XA coming out soon, it seems like a scaled down Polysix would be the next logical release. Instead of a direct "mini" reissue, they should do something like this:

Korg Polyfive - $1,500
Five VCO voices instead of six
Four octaves of full-size keys instead of five octaves
Same features as the Polysix, but with MIDI/USB control
Patches can be also be saved and loaded through USB, allowing for online patch sharing
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When you look at how the DSI Mopho X4 is designed and priced, it seems like this would totally be possible if you tried fitting a slimmed down "Polyfive" into something that exact size. The original Polysix actually has less knobs than the Mopho X4, plus all those extra patch buttons could be swapped out with a simple Volca style screen for selecting sounds.

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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by coastalscrub » Wed May 20, 2015 6:21 pm

I would love to see a Mono/Polysix. 6 VCO synth with the all the features of both and the ability to stack or round-robin the voices like the Mono/Poly. With full size keys & only miniaturizing the controls a bit to fit more on the panel. Leaking batteries not included... :-D

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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by antilles » Wed May 20, 2015 9:25 pm

Now, that they've done the Odyssey, a 2600 would be amazing. With all the analog mono's, I think the natural next move would be a polysynth. I'd love a Polysix.

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Post by Bitexion » Wed May 20, 2015 10:27 pm

A full-on 2600 would be too expensive anyway.

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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by vinyl_junkie » Wed May 20, 2015 11:26 pm

Seriously? Korg PS-3100

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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by Weirdofromouterspace » Thu May 21, 2015 7:36 am

antilles wrote:With all the analog mono's, I think the natural next move would be a polysynth. I'd love a Polysix.
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Re: What classic synth would you like to see Korg mini-ize n

Post by Hybrid88 » Thu May 21, 2015 9:46 am

Bitexion wrote:A full-on 2600 would be too expensive anyway.
Maybe for large scale mass production but it's all relative. They beat vintage prices with the Odyssey, no reason they can't do it with a 2600.
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