Siel DK80

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The Siel DK-80 is an odd synth that could be said to bridge the gap between low end mid-eighties Roland and Sequential type synthesizers. It is an analog synth with digital control. It is also bi-timbral with a split keyboard mode giving you 2 polysynths in one keyboard! The sounds are OK, and the DK-80 makes a great backup synth. It has an on-board two-track sequencer, chord memory and hold, programmable stereo panning and sweeping. Parameters are edited one at a time and via membrane push buttons. For a fair price the DK-80 is certainly an exotic addition to any synth set up but may be too limited to use as your main or only analog synth. It is used by Eat Static

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SIEL DK80 Italo synth
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ManualDownload the original owner's manual from SoundProgramming.net.

Specifications

Polyphony - 12 voices
Oscillators - 2 DCO's (sine, sqr, tri), 1 pink noise gen
LFO - 2 LFOs
Filter - 2 24 dB/octave low pass VCFs
Envelopes - 2 six point envelope generators
Keyboard - 61 keys (velocity sensitive)
Sequencer - 2-track realtime sequencer
Memory - 40 preset, 10 user (50 external programs via RAM pack, 100 external programs via ROM pack)
Control - MIDI In/Out/Thru
Date Produced - 1985

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