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Sequential Circuits Prophet 2000 Sampler Vintage Design by DAVE SMITH

Estimated price for orientation: 995 $

Category: Other Vintage Pianos

Condition: Used: An item that has been used previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition Marke: Sequential Circuits
Jahr: 1985 Herstellernummer: 2000
Herstellungsland und -region: Vereinigte Staaten

Sequential Circuits Prophet 2000 Sampler Vintage Design by DAVE SMITH - MADE IN USA- Vintage & Collectable- incl. Sound Library- incl. brand new replacement floppy drive from Wine Country- worldwide shipping
An early and affordable sampler synth. It's similar to the Emulators and old Ensoniqs. It is a low quality sampler with a tiny 256k (or 512k) memory and 12 bit sampling. However it has analog VCF's and VCA's which give you analog tweak-control over the sounds you sample. Though it does not even come close to modern day synth samplers like the Kurzweil , it is an affordable classic that, with a little creativity is capable of some great and unusual lo-fi sounds. It has 8 voices of polyphony, the keyboard can be split into 8 layers, MIDI equipped, and there is an arpeggiator.
The Prophet 2000 was also released in a rackmount version called the Prophet 2002. These have been used by: Hardfloor, Depeche Mode, Ultravox, Information Society, Mark Isham, filmmaker/composer John Carpenter, and D:ream.
SpecificationsPolyphony - 8 voicesSampler - 12-bit at 16khz, 32khz or 42khzEffects - ArpeggiatorFilter - 8 analog VCF's: 1 per voiceVCA - 8 analog ADSR's: 1 per voiceKeyboard - 61 keys with VelocityMemory - 256 to 512K (up to 30 seconds) + 3.5" disk storageControl - MIDIDate Produced - 1985