Korg: Volca FM Digital Synthesiser

Instruments | Synthesiser

Publisher: Korg
Format: Instruments | Instrument

The volca series has shed new light on classic technologies by linking classic sound engines such as the groove machines and early samplers of the past with the dance music of today. Now it's time for the series to gain an FM sound engine.

The volca fm is a three-voice digital FM synthesizer that completely reproduces the sound engine of a classic FM synthesizer, and provides compatibility with it as well. The unique volca interface makes it easy to manipulate distinctive FM sounds even if you're not familiar with the complexities of FM synthesis. The 16-step sequencer that's one of volca's features provides new functions such as WARP ACTIVE STEP and PATTERN CHAIN that let you make even more powerful rhythm patterns.

  • A super-portable FM synthesizer module based on the legendary DX7 archetecture
  • True DX7-style synth engine includes 6 operators and 32 algorithms for extensive sound design options
  • Supports original DX7 patch data, which you can upload via SYS-EX/SYS MIDI files (requires DX7 or MIDI interface)
  • Save 32 of your own sounds and 16 sequence patterns for instant recall
  • Loaded with 9 arpeggiator types (3 rise, 3 fall, and 3 random) that let you add energy and motion to your sounds
  • Poly, Mono, and Unison voice modes give allow you to dial in a wide range of different sound types
  • Built-in chorus effect provides a simple way to add shimmer and shine to your favorite patches
  • Tweak your patterns on the fly with Motion Sequence, Active Step, Warp Active Step, and Pattern Chain controls

Published on: 02 February 2018
Catalogue No: VOLCAFM
 

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