The new Korg opsix mk II Altered FM Synth

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The new Korg opsix mk II Altered FM Synth

Korg opsix mk2
Words by Mixdown staff

The Korg opsix Operator Mixer simplified FM synthesis for the first time, making it not just comprehensible but also controllable. With the addition of extra synthesis capabilities and programming, it offered a more efficient workflow and an even richer sound.

The Korg opsix mk II is a digital synth like no other. Based on the sound engine of the original opsix, the number of simultaneous voices and voicings has been expanded to an astounding 64 voices. The result is superior performance and precise control.

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And, it is fully compatible with the sounds and samples from both the original opsix and the opsix Native software, including numerous high-quality libraries.

Key Features:

– Evolved to an astounding 64 voices
– Get Illuminated with the Operator Mixer
– Direct Hands-on Control
– Six in One Synthesis
– Altered FM architecture delivers sounds across a vast spectrum
– Powerful Effects Processing
– Automatable 16-step sequencer
– Monster Modulation Matrix
– Dice to generate new, unique sounds
– Free Librarian Software
– Many ready-to-go sound packs are now available at KORG Shop
– Special crossgrade to opsix native (software)

At the heart of every sound is opsix mk II’s Operator Mixer – a simple set of six faders and knobs that invite exploration. Each part lights up red to indicate carriers or blue for modulators. Manipulating them opens up new sound-shaping possibilities to breathe fresh life into your musical ideas. This straightforward, hands-on workflow is part of what makes opsix mk II so unique, just like the sounds it offers.

Korg opsix mk2 controls

Direct Hands-On Control

Whether you’re tweaking a preset or building a patch from the ground up, the six data entry knobs on the right give you quick access to the parameters you need and seamlessly sync with the large OLED display, giving you a clear, focused direction to your workflow. Coupled with the mixer, it makes creating fresh sounds super easy and, most importantly, fun!

Select from a full range of analog-style filters, from the radical Korg MS-20 low-pass/high-pass filter to the powerful yet smooth KORG Polysix low-pass filter that gives your sound a vintage feel. There are also two or four-pole low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, and band-reject filters with resonance.

There’s even a built-in spectrum analyser and oscilloscope that gives you visual feedback via the screen on the music you’re making.

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