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Model Released MSRP Synopsis Ebay Description
Synthex 1981 2500 A versatile synth, similar to a Roland Jupiter 6. The Elka Synthex is a 61 key, 8 voice, duo-timbral digital/analog hybrid synthesizer, featuring dual oscillators (with sync and ring mod), resonant low, band, or high pass (CEM) filter, dedicated filter and amplifier envelopes, dual LFOs, 4 track step/realtime sequencer, chorus, glide, and 80 program memories (40 preset, 40 user editable).
EK22 1986 $1495US 999 Hybrid synth, similar to Roland JX family. The Elka EK22 is a 61 key (velocity and pressure sensitive), 6 voice, duo-timbral digital/analog hybrid synthesizer, featuring dual oscillators (with sync), resonant 24dB low pass (CEM) filter, dual envelopes, LFO, chorus, portamento, MIDI, and 96 program memories (64 preset, 32 user editable).
EM22 1986 $1295US Table-top version The Elka EM22 is a table-top (velocity and pressure sensitive), 6 voice, duo-timbral digital/analog hybrid synthesizer, featuring dual oscillators (with sync), resonant 24dB low pass (CEM) filter, dual envelopes, LFO, chorus, portamento, MIDI, and 96 program memories (64 preset, 32 user editable).
Note: MSRP is the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price when in production (not a current price).