Early version with the Korg 35 chip which some (including us) prefer – the filter is more aggressive at higher resonance settings. Great condition.
Serviced, working well and awaiting voltage change. It is ready to ship pending, plus a small piece of cosmetic work to an end panel (see below). Shipping estimate is 10 working days from purchase.
Superb early/Mark 1 Korg MS-20 semi-modular analogue synthesizer for sale. Serviced and calibrated by our tech: it sounds great and plays wonderfully.
In full working order and covered by our usual guarantee of satisfaction.
NOTE: Synth will be cleaned properly before shipping! (these are just quick photos, straight from the bench). Condition is excellent throughout with just minor marks and signs of age. See close up photo for a small area of damage to one end panel – this will be repaired prior to shipping. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.
Will be set up for either 120 or 240v operation before shipping (originally a 100v machine).
For sales in UK the price will include 20% VAT. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.
Demos of previous units sold.
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🕺🏾💃Here's a peak time techno tour around last night's rhythm rig. Distortion, echo & drum synths. Sound is just through a phone but we did get some recorded through our freshly installed @uaudio Apollo (thanks @tumblekool!). So we have: Everything is being driven by an unmodded Mini Pops; that gets a double dose of rich, thick distortion via first the Boss KM-40 and then a Hawk HR-202 (it's a spring reverb but here it's just supplying some heavily pressured 70s circuitry for killer harmonic-rich overdrive); then that is split through two killer Space Echoes for wild stereo delays, a touch of reverb and some tape saturation; each Space Echo goes through half of the Bi-phase as well; meanwhile the other output from the KM-40 is split though the Ult Sound and Coron (aka Bias) drum synths (using the MS-20 as an audio to trigger converter); & finally the Coron has extra crazy added by driving it hard into the mic input of a Guyatone BBD echo. Oh, and the Chilton desk is adding some EQ and all-purpose magic to the top. . . #techno #dub #electronicmusic #beats #imakebeats #factinstabeats #geartalk #gearslutz #vintagegear #soundgas #supersonicgear
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Four Korg Jam - Part 2. When you have a stack of serviced Korgs in the building you could just take a nice photo, but it's much more fun to let Chris the synth tech in an extraordinary shirt patch them all together. MS-50 & MS-10 sequenced by SQ-10; SE-300 Stage Echo on delays. We also have a choice of different MS-20s ready to go, because, frankly, we just really love Korgs ☺️ . #korg #vintagesynth #synthstagram #modularsynth #analogsynth @synthtopia #factinstabeats #vintagegear #geartalk #soundgas #supersonicgear
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PUBLISHED: 21st Nov 2023
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