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KORG MS10 japan 1978 



The semi-modular MS10 is the simplest MS in the Korg MS series (MS20, MS50), it has 1 VCO, 1 very juicy sounding VCF, 1 LFO (that goes from square to sine) ,1 Envelope generator and pink and white noise generators. You can feed an external signal through the filter and use the MS10 as a filterbank. I use this filterbank stuff a lot with the Amiga 1200 outputs going through the MS10.
Though it seems an extremely simple synthesizer on paper it has a huge sonic potential, especially due to its semi-modulair structure.

Listen to the Korg MS10 droning through a Roland RE20 space echo

How to feed an external signal through the filter
Put the signal in EXT SIGNAL IN. Set the VCO on the PWM waveform and turn the PWM  width control all the way to the right so there is no sound. Now put a paper between the keys so a key remains depressed.

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