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Namm 2017: Watch Korg Explain Their Reasons For Building A Full Size ARP Odyssey

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Posted on: February 6, 2017
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Korg has been wowing us with its software recently but hardware is in the company’s DNA, and at NAMM 2017 we got a demo of the new ARP Odyssey FS, a faithful recreation of the full size (FS) classic synthesizer from the 1970s. As well as being larger than the previous model from a couple of years ago, with 37 full size keys, it maintains the original circuitry and layout design while incorporating newer technologies like USB for today’s musician. 

Korg has moved production of this particular model back to the U.S to “capture the spirit of the original” and it even comes in a choice of three gorgeous color schemes. 

ARP Odyssey FS

ARP Odyssey FS

ARP Odyssey FS Specifications

Sound Engine Type  

Analog

Number of Keys

37

Type of Keys

Synth action, Full size keys

Polyphony

2 voice duophonic

Oscillators

2 x VCO with Sawtooth, Square, Dynamic Pulse

Audio Inputs

1 x 1/4″ TS (audio in)

Audio Outputs

1 x 1/4″ TS (low), 1 x XLR (high), 1 x 1/4″ TRS (headphones)

USB

1 x Type B

MIDI I/O

In

Pedal Inputs

2 x 1/4″ (pedal, portamento)

Other I/O

CV in/out, Gate in/out, Trig in/out

The ARP Odyssey FS retails for $1599 and is available now.

Read more about the ARP Odyssey FS here. 

 

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