Korg Minilogue Review

The korg minilogue is a four-voice polyphonic true-analog synth. The interface of this cool polyphonic analog synth is designed for accessibility. The minilogue is really fast and it can be used to explore and implement real analog synthesis in any situation. The four voice of this particular product can be used in unison mode, polyphonic mode, duophonic mode, delay mode and various other modes.
A korg minilogue is fully polyphonic. The structure of the minilogue consists of 2VCO, 1VCF, 2EG, 1VCA, 1 LFO and has unique wave shape ability and the ability can be used to fine tune the oscillators harmonics. The minilogue has a variety of modulations like cross modulation, ring modulator, oscillator sync and delay with a high-pass filter. There are 200 preset locations available in a korg minilogue. You can select a program for instant access to great sounds. You do not need a lot of knowledge when you are operating the minilogue as you can choose a sound and then tweak that sound. This product is analog and it has analog voltage controlled oscillators.
There are selectable voice modes that let you freely configure the four voices that this device has. A 16-step sequencer is available along with motion sequence recording capabilities. You can use the device for real-time recording with overdubbing, and step recording. Step recording lets you record by consecutively specifying notes.
The display is LED and it shows waveform. You will get visual feedback as you create the sound and that is entertaining as well as helpful. This device is cheap but it does not look cheap at all. The product has a sand blasted aluminum panel along with real wood to cover the back. It also has metal shaft potentiometers, chassis-mounted metal potentiometers, rubber coated knobs so it looks tough and behaves tough. You can use the sync connector to attach the device with the Korg’s groove machines. The minilogue also comes with standard MIDI connectors.
I know you want to know how much it is worth but you should be patient as patience can be rewarding. Let us take a look at the Specifications.

-Keyboard
-37-keys (Slim-key, velocity sensitive)
-Maximum Polyphony
-4 voices
-Sound Generation
-Analog synthesis
-Program
-200 programs (100 Presets / 100 Users)
-Each program includes voice mode and sequence data settings
-Up to eight favorite programs can be registered
-Voice Modes
-8 modes (Poly, Duo, Unison, Mono, Chord, Delay, Arp, Side Chain)
-VOICE MODE DEPTH can vary different parameters in each mode
-Main Synthesis Parameter
-VCO1
-Octave, Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), Pitch, Shape
-VCO2
-Octave, Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), Pitch, Shape
-VCO2 MODULATION
-Cross Mod Depth, Pitch EG Int, Sync, Ring
-FILTER
-Cutoff, Resonance, EG Int, Filter Type (2-Pole, 4-Pole), Keytrack, Velocity
-MIXER
-VCO1, VCO2, Noise
-AMP EG
-Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
-EG
-Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
-LFO
-Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), EG Mod (Int, Rate, Off), Rate, Int, Target (Pitch, Shape, Cutoff)
-DELAY
-Hi Pass Cutoff, Time, Feedback, Output Routing (Post Filter, Pre Filter, Bypass)
-Controls
-41 dedicated panel controls deliver immediate parameter access
-A slider can control different parameters for each program
-Sequencer
-16-step polyphonic sequencer
-Motion sequence can be used on up to four parameters
-Display
-Real-time OLED oscilloscope provides visual feedback of parameter changes
-Connectors
-Headphones (6.3mm stereo phone jack)
-Output (6.3mm monaural phone jack)
-Audio In (6.3mm monaural phone jack)
-Sync In (3.5mm monaural mini jack)
-Sync Out (3.5mm monaural mini jack)
-MIDI In
-MIDI Out
-USB Type B
-Dimensions (W x D x H)
-500 x 300 x 85 mm / 19.69″ x 11.81″ x 3.35″
-Power Supply
-AC adapter (DC9V) KA350
-Power Consumption
-8 W

Weight
2.8 kg / 6.17 lbs.
Included Items:
AC adapter

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Pros
Now let us talk about the pros of this product. A minilogue will surely impress people who like simplicity. Following are the things I like about the device.
The price of the korg minilogue is low and that makes it more interesting, it is affordable and many people who wanted a decent synthesizer at an affordable price will definitely like the minilogue.
A korg minilogue is simple to use and it works really fast. A pro is not needed to use this synth but anyone who has some knowledge can learn to use it really fast.

Cons
At the price of the minilogue I think it is not fair to ask for more. I do not dislike anything about the device at all.
Price
I had told you to be patient and now it is time to tell you the price of the product. The price of the product is around 500 dollars and I am not lying. I know the price is great and it is one of the biggest advantages of the Korg minilogue.
Conclusion
The korg minilogue is destined for greatness. I know what I have said is a big thing but I truly believe that it is one of the best synthesizer at this price. I have visited sites that are supplying the product and even they admit that the demand is much more than supply. This review is unbiased and I have no relation to the product or the company but still they have managed to impress me. I recommend you to first hear the sound of the minilogue before you buy it. I highly recommend this product and I think you will also recommend it to other once you see it in action.

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