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Korg Delta


Released: 1979

MSRP: Y250,000 ($995US)


"Ensemble" synth with synthesizer and string sections (a.k.a. DL-50). Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Korg Delta is a 49 key (fully polyphonic) synthesizer, featuring separate Synthe and String sections. The single oscillator String section has a dedicated AR volume envelope and EQ. The single oscillator Synthe section features white noise, a dedicated low pass analog filter, LFO and ADSR envelope (both routed to pitch and filter, envelope also routed to volume).


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
49 keys W:836mm D:378mm H:153mm 10kg filter LoZ HiZ Strings Synthe no filter trigger trigger no AC:wired (15W)


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


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no full (divided oscillator) no VCO->VCF->VCA


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
no no EG StringsEG yes


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


Key Pressure Chord Memory External Control External Sustain Key Scaling Velocity Curves
no no no no no N/A


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
Synthe analog ? +1 simultaneous:2-16' no no joystick MG EG no
Strings analog ? 8' 16' no no no 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 24dB low or band pass key MG EG no no
StringsEQ analog discrete no low and high bands no no no


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


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
MG triangle? no no no no joystick no
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