Konami Synthesizer (RC741): need info

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Por ARTRAG

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02-02-2022, 18:03

only one channel....

Por Stakker

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02-02-2022, 20:03

Oh ok, so it's basically a softsynth, exactly like plugins today. Interesting :-)
It has a DCO and a DCF, which clearly makes it a classic subtractive synth, not FM. (Or did I miss something in the manual?)
...Which makes sense, since there's already FM-PAC & MSX-MUSIC for that.

Yeah one channel only, but a softsynth is already quite a challenge for the Z80 :-D
Monosynths are very popular even today, so it's not really a limitation, just a different kind of an instrument. This cart is clearly meant for musicians as a synth to be used together with other instruments in a studio.

Thanks for the info!

Por Grauw

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03-02-2022, 01:06

Oh a filter! And EG controllable too. That’s quite impressive. I didn’t know it could do that.

Por gdx

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03-02-2022, 02:09

Stakker wrote:

...Which makes sense, since there's already FM-PAC & MSX-MUSIC for that.

The FM-PAC is a MSX-MUSIC + PAC.

Por Stakker

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03-02-2022, 09:49

Grauw wrote:

Oh a filter! And EG controllable too. That’s quite impressive. I didn’t know it could do that.

Yeah, I was also surprised by the filter, because that's the most CPU-intensive part... And it has resonance too. I wonder how resonant it is :-)

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