Desktop Korg Arp Odysseys

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Re: Desktop Korg Arp Odysseys

Post by abruzzi » Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:59 pm

meatballfulton wrote:
Broadwave wrote:you can now pitchbend via MIDI
There is a God after all... :yahoo:

Looked at the MIDI spec and see there is no support for mod wheel. All that PPC allowed was vibrato (it was in parallel to any LFO pitch modulation) and my old whiteface had no PPC anyway...I can live with that.

Manual is here.
If it's anything like the MS20m, MiDI is on a separate board, meaning the main board is probably the same, the MIDI board is probably updated to take pitch bend into account before sending CV to the main board.

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Re: Desktop Korg Arp Odysseys

Post by Broadwave » Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:08 am

You could always add Roman Sowa's Midimplant PCB - Take the Mod from that to a simple VCA to control Mod Depth via MIDI - There's always a way ;)

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Korg Odyssey desktop module

Post by clubbedtodeath » Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:41 pm

Evening all

Desktop version of the ARP Odyssey just out:



Selling in the UK for £519. That's a bloody steal in m opinion. Already ordered mine!

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Re: Korg Odyssey desktop module

Post by griffin avid » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:44 am

That translated to $688 USD.
Wonder what that will turn out to be street-wise.I wonder if they have any plans for making a 2600.
THAT would be crazy.
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Re: Desktop Korg Arp Odysseys

Post by wiss » Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:46 am

It's up on Sweetwater for 599.99, shipping in October.
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Re: Desktop Korg Arp Odysseys

Post by haj » Mon Sep 26, 2016 1:36 pm

Broadwave wrote: Most of the CV in/outs are available directly from the selector switches - it should be quite easy to insert a switched jack for each of the signals. That sloping panel at the front looks like an ideal place to put the patch points ;)

One of the good things with the module, is that you can now pitchbend via MIDI (no mention of Mod), which means Korg have changed a few things.

Time for me to reconsider, and at $599 (£450) it looks like a pretty good deal.

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I have a keyboard version but if somebody come with a detailed description of those inserts/outs I'll be really interested... I want a TTSH or Korg 2600 but a patchable KARP could do it for me!

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Re: Desktop Korg Arp Odysseys

Post by Broadwave » Thu Sep 29, 2016 8:37 am

Regarding adding patch points - The link below is very useful for modding the original Oddy/Avatar, but for the Korg, you'll need to do a bit of reverse engineering, but it CAN be done ;) As I mentioned before, the majority of the i/o points come directly from the switches.

My desktop module is on order (late November/early December), so I'll take a closer look when it arrives.

http://www.newenglandanalog.com/images/ ... Manual.pdf

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Re: Desktop Korg Arp Odysseys

Post by haj » Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:29 am

Hope you'll make it! Looking forward to see the mod. I can solder but that's about what I can do so I guess it's risky to do anything with only schematics (and if I'd have to solder SMD it'll be a challenge..) But I'd look in the manual, thanks for the link.

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