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When the classic MS-20 analog synthesizer appeared in 1978, it had a trusted partner in the SQ-10 step sequencer. Now, after thirty years, the MS-20 has been reborn as the MS-20 mini, and the SQ-10 has evolved into the more modern SQ-1 The SQ-1 is a compact step sequencer with 2 x 8 steps. It's wealth of connection jacks allows it to be connected to the MS-20 and a variety of other synthesizers. Vintage analog synths or the latest compact synths can be controlled from this single unit. You can also switch between a variety of synthesizer modes and use the step buttons to create performances overflowing with spontaneity, just as when using a volca unit. Liberate yourself from the numerically-bound parameter editing that's typical on a DAW; you'll enjoy truly musical inspiration as you train your ears and concentrate on what your fingertips are doing. Don't miss the experience of music that's driven by your instinct Connect and control the MS-20 and many other types of equipment A variety of sequencer modes Step edit buttons inherited from the volca, providing excellent improvisatory possibilities Sturdy and compact body, with battery operation


Tatsuya Takahashi moving away from Korg

...creating their own sound using technology amidst a world that is inundated with it. monotrons, monotribe, volcas, minilogue, monologue, some reissues, SQ-1, littleBits synth kit - we put out a lot of gear. After a blur of 21 products we released over seven years, I look at the world of synthesizers and it's a pretty cool...

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Behringer Model D

Not Eurorack, but I'm thinking a Korg SQ-1 for $100 would be a cool add-on for the D. Really dislike this USB-Midi trend tho.

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CR-78 programmer?

I've used an SQ-1 and it cetainly works to program a CR-78, though you'll have to play a bit with the trigger polarity and the pulse width on the SQ -- the upside there's lots of happy accidents to be found though because of the way the CR-78 quantizes to 12 ppq. ...

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