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MiniKorg 700

Korg MiniKorg 700

MiniKorg 700.
MiniKorg 700

Released: 1973

MSRP: Y120,000 ($880US?)


This is a basic monosynth family that was also distributed in the US under the Univox name. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Korg MiniKorg 700 is a 37 key (monophonic) synthesizer, featuring a single oscillator (saw/square/triangle/chorus waveforms), high and low pass analog filters, AD|R envelope (optionally triggered by a dedicated LFO), vibrato, chorus/phasor, auto-bend, and portamento.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
37 keys ? ? no loZ hiZ no no no no AC:wired


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


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


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
chorus/phasor no EG no


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 no no pitch only no


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
VCO analog triangle square saw chorus 2 4 8 16 32 no no auto-bend portamento Vibrato no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
HPF analog discrete switch high pass EG no no
LPF analog discrete switch low pass EG no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
EG - attack decay/release no no LFO no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
Vibrato triangle? yes no no no no no
LFO square? no no no no no no
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