[sdiy] Korg release full-size MS-20 kit

Jean-Pierre Desrochers jpdesroc at oricom.ca
Fri Jan 24 03:10:02 CET 2014


Check the pots used at around 0:19sec of the clip..
-Was Korg using those type of pots (that have a short life span)
  in the original 80's design ?
-Weren't they Alpha type at that time ?
-SMD parts... good luck for any 'fast repairs'
-What is the price for it ?
Hmmmmm...


Le 2014-01-23 17:50, Robin Whittle a écrit :
> Contrary to what I wrote recently about large manufacturers not wanting
> to produce complex analogue gear - which was already falsified by the
> mini-MS-20 - here is something I just read about on the Analogue Heaven
> mailing list:
> 
> 
> http://www.synthtopia.com/content/2014/01/23/korg-ms-20-kit-lets-you-build-a-full-size-analog-monophonic-synth-classic/
> 
>   http://www.korg.com/au/products/dj/ms_20kit
> 
> It is a full-size MS-20 recreation, with SMD components, PCBs already
> assembled, switchable between the early and late production filters and
> with MIDI In via DIN socket and USB.  It uses an external power adaptor
> rather than having mains in.
> 
> It is relatively expensive and the Synthtopia page indicates it is a
> limited run, but there's no mention of this at the Korg page.
> 
>   - Robin
> 
> 
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