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Korg PS-3200


Released: 1977

MSRP: Y750,000 ($7000US?)


The PS-3200 swaps resonators for EQs and adds a second oscillator and memory. Architecture Class: Conventional (subtractive).

Ebay Description:

The Korg PS-3200 is a 48 key (fully polyphonic) synthesizer, featuring dual oscillators (triangle, saw, square, pulse waveforms), resonant low pass analog filter, dedicated ADR filter and amp envelopes (optionally externally triggered), dual LFOs (one routed to pitch and amplifier, the other patched), ensemble effect, 7 band EQ, S/H, sum amp, voltage processor, and patch points.


Form Factor Dimensions Weight Audio Input Audio Output Communication Port Control Input Control Output Switch Input Power
48 keys W:920mm H:445mm D:345mm 30kg no direct final no pitch filter VCA1 VCA2 direct-out final-out MG-1 MG-1-amp S/H clock scale PWM GEG-attack GEG-release GEG-trig sum-amp:2 Vprocessor:2 MG-1 MG-2 S/H clock EG:3 sum-amp:2 Vprocessor:2 no AC:3p (55W)


Compatibility Multitimbral Memory Program Memory External Storage External Programming UI Input UI Output
- N/A 16 no no knobs switches LED


Multitimbral Polyphony Unison Architecture
no 48 no VCO1+VCO2->VCF->EQ->AM->VCA1->VCA2


Effects Pan Modulator Volume Modulator Headphone
"ensemble" 7-band-eq no key MG-1 GEG yes


Arpeggiator Arpeggiator External Sequencer Sequencer Memory Sequencer External Continuous Program Change
no N/A no N/A N/A PS3010(kbd):joystick no


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


Name Signal Class Waveform Octave Range Amplitude Modulator Harmonics Modulator Pitch Modulator Wave Assign Modulator
SG-1 analog triangle saw square pulse:2 2 4 8 16 MG-1 PWM external MG-1 no
SG-2 analog triangle saw square pulse:2 2 4 8 16 MG-1 PWM external MG-1 no


Name Signal Class IC Resonant Shape Frequency Modulator Resonance Modulator Shape Modulator
VCF analog discrete yes low pass external key MG-1 EM no no


Name Level Rate Loop Polarity Trigger Level Modulator Rate Modulator
EM sustain attack decay release no no external no no
GEG - attack decay release no no external no no


Name Waveform Delay Polarity Sync Delay Modulator Level Modulator Rate Modulator
MG-1 triangle saw:up saw:down square noise:pink noise:white random no no no no no external
MG-2 triangle no no no no no no
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