A rinky dink version of the Minitmoog for budding synthesists from the early seventies. The Satellite is shaped after the organ-type synthesizers from its era. Although cased in a nice looking wood case the Satellite boasts little features. It's a single-vco monophonic preset synthesizer. Preset sounds include brass, reeds, strings, bell, and the far-out new lunar sound. The 37-note keyboard is slim and presets are selected from the clunky flip-switches just below the keyboard. Left hand performance controls offer modulation, pitch bend and filter sweeps. You won't find much use for a synth like the Satellite these days but it would make a nice collector's item. It has been used by Vangelis.
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- Polyphony - Monophonic
- Oscillators - 1 VCO
- LFO - Yes
- Filter - Yes
- VCA - Yes
- Keyboard - 37 keys
- Memory - None, except for preset sounds
- Control - CV/Gate
- Date Produced - 1973-79
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