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Category:  Products / synth / old analog poly

Added: 13-Dec-98  |  Author: admin

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Ok.... I'm gonna add all the old commonly found/used vintage synths... not that i've used them all myself.. but i'm gonna add the spec's then people can add comments based on real-life use.... so , as i had nothing to do today, i thought i'd start to add them as basic page templates... so...

The KORG POLYSIX.....coming in around 1981, and, surprise surprise.. It's SIX note poly !... with a single VCO and a sub osc', and like the Juno 106, you can put the Polysix into a 'Unison-mode', stacking all the oscillators for a fat 6 osc monosynth... The Polysix has a 61 note keyboard & features a cool arpeggiator with fairly comprehensive features including a chord memory type .... The unit also has a sync IN facility so you can clock up the arp with a few converters...

It's a great synth, more commonly available than others..... please add your comments

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Product:  Korg - POLYSIX
Name: superscience
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Date: 22-Apr-00

This is a totally playable synth. it's heavy and solid and when you twist a knob back and forth really fast, it feels solid, not like you're gonna break it...like most of the new knob happy toys. The sounds on the Polysix tend to be on the abrasive side...this is not a silky pad machine. the filter sounds fantastic. it's easy as hell to program. the apreggiator is good, covering all the basics...up, down, U+D, one octave range, two octave range, full keyboard, latch.... It also has a hold switch and a chord memory function (insta house - just add water) which is triggerable via footswitch. Hold and chord memory can be used together, which is great for interesting drones. Chord memory and the arpeggiator can be used together as well. Really really fun. The Polysix retains the voicing for the chord memory chord but uses each note in the arpreggio as the new root note for that chord. As a simple example, if you put a Cmag into chord memory, then turn on the apreggiator, then play a a low G note and a high G note, it will play a low Gmag and then a high Gmag. Damn i hope that made sense! This example aint to thrilling but you can imagine... It also as effects:chorus, phasor and an ensemble effect (superchorus). Unlike the Roland Juno family, you can actually adjust how much of the effect you want with a knob - it's ALL knobs. The LFO can modulate the VCA, VCO or VCF. VCF can also be modulated by the ENV...korg uses differnt names for most of these...i'm not next to the keyboard at the moment. 32 patch memories and you can dump to cassette. bitchin. If you see one, buy it.

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Product:  Korg - POLYSIX
Name: Justin Havu
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Date: 21-May-01

This is a great analog synth. Great for brass leads, strange noises, strings etc.

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Product:  Korg - POLYSIX
Name: Christopher
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Date: 20-Apr-03

Please help.
Just bought a used Polysix and need to know if there is an easy way to restore or reset to factory defaults.
Thanx in advance.

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Product:  Korg - POLYSIX
Name: Noah
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Date: 22-Oct-03

Is the original programming tape for the korg polysix avalable anywhere.

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