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Sequential Prophet VS Digital Vector Synthesizer

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    The Prophet VS introduced a revolutionary new type of digital synthesis called vector synthesis. With four digital oscillators per voice and 127 waveforms to choose from, the VS allowed players to dynamically crossfade between the oscillators in real time with a joystick. The sonic results were complex, evolving textures unlike anything heard before or since, making the VS an instrument that remains in high demand even today.
    Type: Analog, Digital
    Synthesis: Additive, Vector synthesis, Wave Table
    Oscillators: 4
    Waveforms: ROM, User Drawn, Wave Table
    ROM Resolution: 12 bit
    Osc Modulation: Envelope, Glide / Portamento, Keyboard, Knob, LFO, Mod Wheel, Oscillator, Pedal, Pitch Wheel, Velocity
    Oscillator Notes:
    + 127 waveforms
    + 32 user waveforms
    Envelopes: 4
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
    Filters: 1
    Types: 24dB Slope (4-pole), Low Pass, Resonance
    Filter Modulation: Envelope, Keyboard, Knob, LFO, Mod Wheel, Portamento, Velocity
    Filter Notes:
    + Curtis analog
    LFO: 2
    LFO Parameters: Saw Up, Saw Down, Triangle
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 8
    Timbrality: 2
    Tuning: Standard
    Modes: Polyphonic, Split, Unison
    Patches RAM: 100
    Storage: Internal, RAM Cartridge, 6
    Editing: MIDI
    + Modes: up, down, random
    + chorus, stereo effects panning
    Chips and Operating System
    + CPU: Motorola MC68000
    + DAC: CEM3365
    Case: Keyboard
    Keyboard: 61 keys, Non-weighted, Plastic
    Controls: Velocity, Buttons, Knobs, Switches, Motion Control, Mod - Wheel, Joy Stick, Pitch -Wheel, Modulation 1/8" Jacks, Pedal - Filter, Pedal - Patch Change, Pedal - Sustain
    Display Type: LCD, LED, Backlit
    Display Count H: 16
    Display Count V: 2
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo 2
    Audio Output Notes: .
    MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, THRU
    DAC Bits: 12
    Year Released: 1986
    Used By
    John Carpenter, David Sylvian, Nine Inch Nails,
    Manuals & Documents
    Repairs and Support
    [+] winecountrysequential.com

    Virtual Software
    MSRP List Price: $2,595 - convert
    Retail Street Price: $2,300 - convert
    Used Price: $2,800 - $3,000 - convert
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