Korg Monotron Duo Analog Ribbon Synthesizer
Korg Monotron Duo Analog Ribbon SynthesizerDetails
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The Korg Monotron Duo has two oscillators delivering a more extreme sound. Tune them in unison for a rich, thick analog tone or in intervals for classic solo sounds and generating new effects. The X-MOD (cross modulation) circuit can introduce a mild or razor-sharp edge to the overall sound; everything from a rich vibrato to extreme metallic sounds reminiscent of an FM synth.
The Duo had a ribbon controller keyboard that features a Scale function which selects one of four scales - Chromatic, Major, Minor, or Off. Choose the Chromatic scale to play precise pitches as on a piano, or choose Major or Minor to generate musically coherent phrases by simply sliding your finger around on the keyboard.
The distinctive tone of an analog filter (VCF) can dramatically alter and enrich the sound. The monotron DUO uses the same highly acclaimed VCF circuit as KORG's classic MS-10 and MS-20 semi modular synthesizers. The VCF Cutoff knob sets the frequency or tone of the filter; the VCF Peak knob adds emphasis. A powerful filter is an essential aspect of any analog synthesizer, applying dramatic tonal changes to the sound, and projecting an intense personality that will stand out in any live performance.
Fully Patchable Filter
The input jack (AUX input) built into the Monotron Duo's compact body allow you to place any audio source into the signal path, directly before the analog filter. This provides a great way to connect a Kaossilator, a guitar, or a digital audio player to the monotron and enjoy tone-bending filter effects.
Compact and Portable
A miniature speaker is built into the monotron Duo. Along with the battery operation and compact size, this feature allows you to enjoy the monotron's analog synthesis sound with your friends, anywhere, at any time. There's also a headphone output that you can use when practicing in private, creating sounds at home, recording, or for connecting to an amplifier or PA system.
- Two analog oscillators (VCO) with individual tunings
- Edgy X-MOD circuit borrowed from Korg's classic Mono/Poly
- Ribbon controller keyboard with Scale Select
- Original Analog (VCF) Filter taken from the classic MS-10 & MS-20
- Aux input jack lets you apply filter to any audio source
- Built-in speaker and battery power for Go Anywhere Analog sound
- Headphone jack for private use
- Synthesizer structure: 2 VCOs with X-Mod; 1 VCF
- Switches: Standby / VCO1 / VCO1+2, Scale Select Button: (Chromatic -> Major -> Minor -> Off)
- Knobs: VCO1 Pitch, X-MOD Int., VCO2 Pitch, VCF Cutoff, VCF Peak
- Controller: Ribbon Controller
- Volume: Headphone Volume
- Aux Input: 1/8" Stereo Jack
- Headphone Output: 1/8" Stereo Jack
- Speaker: Miniature Internal; Disabled when headphones are in use
- Power Supply: AAA batteries (x2), recommended alkaline batteries
- Battery Life: Approximately 8 hours (with alkaline batteries)
- Dimensions: (W x D x H) 120 mm x 72 mm x 28 mm / 4.72" x 2.83" x 1.10"
- Weight: 95g / 3.35 oz. (without batteries)
- Accessories: AAA batteries x2 (for verifying operation)
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