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Korg EA-1mkII

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The EA-1mkII features analog synthesizer-like operation that lets you create a versatile range of sounds using two parts (each part with 2 OSC, 1 Filter, 1 Amp, and 3 Effects). By combining the two synthesizer parts you can create unique sequenced phrases. By using an external input as an oscillator, you can use the EA-1mkII as a filter bank with powerful resonance. Ring, Sync, and Cross functions allow oscillators to modulate each other.

The Motion Sequence function lets you record and loop knob movements, and these can be memorized separately for each part of a pattern. You can quickly modify sounds or phrases to change your performance while you play. You can create Pattern consisting of a sound for each part and a sequence phrase (up to 64 steps long), and store up to 256 of these patterns in memory. Furthermore, you can arrange patterns in the desired playback order and add knob movements etc. to create Songs, and store up to 16 of these songs in memory. Distortion, delay, and, chorus/flanger effects are provided for each part.

A Keyboard function lets you use the sixteen step keys as a keyboard on which to perform. Pattern Set Play lets you register sixty-four patterns in the sixteen step keys, and switch patterns as you perform. Tap tempo and MIDI Clock can be used to synchronize the EA-1mkII's performance with an external sequencer or turntable etc. The EA-1mkII can be controlled from an external sequencer or keyboard etc., and used as a MIDI expansion tone generator. The MIDI Dump function lets you save data on a computer or external sequencer etc.

Technical Specifications
Type: Digital
Synthesis: Virtual Analog
Oscillators: 2
Waveforms: Saw Down, Saw Up, Square, Triangle
Osc Modulation: Continuous Controller, Envelope, Input, Knob, LFO, Glide / Portamento
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay
Filters: 1
Types: Low Pass, Resonance
Filter Modulation: Envelope, Keyboard, Knob
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 2
Timbrality: 2
Tuning: Standard
Modes: Mono
Patches RAM: 256
Storage: Internal
Editing: MIDI
Delay, Normalize, Motion Sequence, Tempo Delay
Patterns: Maximum 64 steps per part
Maximum 256 patterns per song
Case: Desktop
Keyboard: Buttons, Plastic
Controls: Modulation - Audio Input, Buttons, Knobs, Sequencer, Tempo Knob
Display Type: Numeric
Dimensions (WxDxH): 296 x 220 x 55
Weight: 1.5kg
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
Audio Output Count: 3
Inputs: 1/4"
Power: 5.5w
Year Released: 2003
Year Discontinued: 2005
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MSRP List Price: $299 - convert
Retail Street Price: $249 - convert
Used Price: $100-$200 - convert

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