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Korg Volca Keys Analog Synth Machine

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Product highlights

  • Simple three-voice analog synthesizer
  • Voicing function lets anyone create sounds easily
  • Delay effect for even more sonic possibilities
  • Loop sequencer lets you record phases just as you play them
  • Motion Sequence function to meticulously craft your loops
  • Active Step function and Flux function
  • Self-tuning function overcomes pitch drift
  • SYNC jack and MIDI IN connector
  • Compact size, battery-powered operation
  • Built-in speaker for enjoyment anywhere

Korg Volca Keys Analog Synth Machine

Combining the sonic power of true analogue synthesis with intuitive user controls, the Volca Keys delivers immense versatility in sound creation and loop making. Volca Keys is a lead synthesizer offering three note true analogue synthesis. It's equipped with a 16-step sequencer as well as Ring Modulation and Delay effects for far out sonic possibilities. There's also a MIDI Input for note entry, plus external sync and control from your DAW. Battery operation and built-in speakers mean that you can conveniently play anywhere and anytime. Sync In and Out allows clock sync of multiple instruments from the Volca Series as well as Korg's Monotribe. With its compact size, battery operation, and built-in speaker, it's easy to take the Volca anywhere and perform any time.

Three-Voice Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer

The Volca Keys has a recognizable, versatile structure. The ability to generate diverse and powerful sounds with just a few carefully selected parameters is a distinctive characteristic of analog synthesizers. The possibilities are endless; you can use the three oscillators to play chords, use them in unison with detune to produce solid lead lines, or apply ring modulation to create far-out metallic sounds. This is also an ideal beginner's instrument for learning the enjoyment of creating your own sounds.

Voicing Function to Create Sounds Easily

The Voicing function makes it easy to specify how the three oscillators will be combined. Simply turn the knob to choose one of six combinations: Poly, Unison, Octave, Fifth, Unison Ring, or Poly Ring. Without complicating the Volca's simple design, this feature makes it easy to obtain a wide variety of sounds.

Delay Effect for Even More Sonic Possibilities

The Volca Keys contains a delay effect that's indispensable for creating spacey synthesizer sounds. This effect also reproduces the pitch change that occurs when you change the delay time on an analog tape echo unit.

Loop Sequencer to Record Phrases

There's a loop sequencer with up to 16 steps, allowing you to record your performance on the touch panel keyboard just as you play. It's easy to create phrases that come to mind, and you can also use overdub recording to produce complex loops that could not be played individually. Up to eight sequence patterns can be stored in internal memory.

Motion Sequence Function

The Motion Sequence function lets you record knob movements, letting you apply time-varying changes to your sound that will enhance your loops and add originality to your live performances.

Active Step and Flux Functions

Active Step is a function that lets you skip a step during sequence playback. It can create effects similar to a short loop or unexpectedly irregular rhythms, allowing dynamic performances just as though you were performing the sequence itself. By turning on the Flex function, you can play back the phrase without quantizing the steps, producing a loop with a distinctive sense of groove.

Self-Tuning Function

Until now, the problem with analog synthesizers has been that the pitch would drift with changes in temperature or the passage of time. The Volca solves this by providing a Self-tuning function that constantly tunes the oscillators. You'll never need to tune during a performance, or wait for the pitch to stabilize after turning the power on.

Synchronized Performance with Multiple Units or with Your DAW

By using the sync jack you can enjoy synchronized playback with multiple Volcas or with a monotribe. You can also use the SyncKontrol iPhone app to wirelessly control tap tempo, swing settings, and synchronized playback with iOS music apps via WIST. The MIDI IN connector lets you synchronize with other devices, as well as play the Volca from any MIDI keyboard. You can also send note messages from your DAW and use the Volca as an analog sound module.

Specifications

Main
Configuration Core
Action Touch Sensitive
MIDI/USB MIDI Only

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