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Kawai 60F

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Released: 1980



Single oscillator, single envelope Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Kawai/Teisco 60F is a 32 key monophonic synthesizer, featuring a single oscillator (saw/pulse/noise waveforms), a resonant low pass analog filter, a high pass filter, ADSR envelope, an LFO (pulse/saw/triangle/square/random waveforms), portamento, filter input, and CV/gate inputs.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
32 keys (F-C) W:560mm D:370mm H:100mm 8kg filter low high no CV (1V/oct) gate pedal no no AC (7W)


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- N/A no no no sliders/switches LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 1 no VCO->VCF->VCA->HPF


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no EG pedal yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A no N/A N/A no no


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no CV gate no no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
VCO analog saw pulse 4'-64' LFO:0.3Hz no PWM:EG/LFO EG LFO PitchBend portamento no
Noise analog noise:white - no no no no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
VCF analog discrete yes low pass (16Hz-20kHz) EG key LFO no no
HPF analog discrete no high pass (16Hz-16kHz) no no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
EG sustain attack decay release no no key no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
LFO pulse saw:down/up triangle square S/H vibrato no no no no no
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