||The MS-20 Kit gives a new generation of synth fans a chance to complete their own analogue synthesiser. Every detail of the classic MS-20 has been recreated, with design overseen by the original engineers.
MS20 Kit Features:
- The Full Size MS-20 - With standard size keys and 1/4" phone plugs like the original, it's a complete recreation.
- Both Filter Types - Korg revised the filter in later production runs, use an internal jumper on the board to select between raging self oscillation and mellower, smooth filtering.
- Classic And Contemporary - Replicating every detail down to the packaging and manual, the MS-20 Kit is a dream for vintage enthusiasts. Adding MIDI In and USB MIDI control keeps it right up to date in modern setups.
Korg On The MS-20 Kit
Creating an instrument your own hands is the part of the true enjoyment of an analog synthesizer. The MS-20 Kit lets you obtain a real, full-sized MS-20 by assembling it yourself. It goes without saying that, Just like the MS-20 mini released in January 2013, the engineers who developed the original MS-20 have overseen this project - ensuring that its historic sound is reproduced with complete fidelity. In addition, the MS-20 Kit provides the filters from both the early and late versions of this classic instrument and it even allows you to switch between them. Today, 36 years after this historic instrument was first unveiled in 1978, the MS-20 returns to its true origin.
2VCO / 2VCF / 2VCA / 2EG / 1LFO structure
The MS-20 kit reproduces the distinctive synthesis of the MS-20; two oscillators with ring modulation, and envelope generators with hold and delay.
External signal processor (ESP) for processing an external signal
The ESP carries on the experimental spirit of MS-20; it allows you to use the pitch or volume of an external audio source to control the synthesizer. For example you can input an electric guitar and use the MS-20 kit as a guitar synthesizer, or input a mic and use it as a vocal synthesizer.
Extremely flexible patching system
The patching system provided to the right of the panel lets you create complex sounds by plugging-in cables to change the connections between the various units. The possibilities are limited only by the user's imagination; different combinations of the modulation input/output and trigger, sample and hold, and noise generator can produce an incredible variety of sounds. By patching according to the MS-20 flow chart that’s printed on the panel, even the beginner can start taking advantage of these possibilities right away.
Package contents of the MS-20 Kit
Front panel, Rear panel, Bottom panel, L-shaped bracket(x 2), Left side pane, Right side panel, Left side shield, Right side shield, Panel support, Knob (large) (x 7), Knob (small) (x 29), Rubber bushing (x 10), Rubber feet (x 4), Cord hook, Nut 12 mm - shiny (x 36), Washer (x 36), Screw (x 36), Nut 11 mm – matte (x 30), Nut 11 mm – shiny (x 6), Keyboard unit, Wheel unit, Rear jack circuit board unit, Left panel circuit board, Right panel circuit board & VR circuit board (small), VR circuit board (large), Power supply circuit board, Box-end wrench (included)