Description

The ARP Synthesizers 2600 M LTD synthesizer delivers the sound of one of the most iconic and recognizable synthesizers of all time, in a more compact and portable format—along with a case and KORG microKEY2 37-key controller in this limited-edition bundle. It includes a slew of added features that make it the ideal incarnation of this historic synth.

A Legend, Reborn

The ARP 2600 M LTD is around 60% the original size, making it lighter, more portable and easier to place and use in a studio. It integrates the same analog circuitry and components as the ARP 2600 FS, thus faithfully reproducing the characteristic ARP sound.

Proudly Designed and Made in Japan

The ARP 2600 M LTD is built in Japan with the same care and extraordinary quality standard as the ARP 2600 FS, and uses the same analog components to accurately reproduce the sound and feel of the original. The spring reverb has been re-engineered and adapted to the new size body with the same lush effect.

With the intense focus on quality, the largely hand-assembled ARP 2600 M LTD is not a typical mass-produced instrument. Due to this boutique nature, manufacturing quantities each month will be in line with the commitment of delivering a truly prized investment.

The ARP 2600 M LTD comes with a dedicated carry case, a set of exclusive ARP stickers, as well as a KORG microKEY2 37-key controller so you can start playing right away.

Its dedicated case not only protects your instrument, but also makes it easier to transport, thanks to its custom casters with special anti-shock damping technology. There is also enough space to carry other gear together, like your favorite volca, SQ-64 or MIDI controller.

A Must-Have in the Studio

It is not by chance that the ARP 2600 has been so extremely popular to this day. More than a synthesizer, the ARP 2600 M LTD is a complete sound design studio. Even today, the ARP 2600 stands as a bridge between the individual elements of modular synthesis and the immediacy of a production/performance instrument.

Included are an ample supply of oscillators, envelopes, a filter and amplifier—all of the building blocks of analog synthesis. The ARP 2600 M LTD goes even further, with a spring reverb tank and a pair of built-in monitor speakers. Also present is much of the versatility of a vintage modular system, including ring modulation, lag and voltage processors, an envelope follower, audio preamp, clockable switch, noise source, sample-and-hold module, signal inverters, auxiliary mixer and even a set of parallel-wired/multi jacks.

Free Bundle of Music Software

The ARP 2600 M LTD comes with a diverse variety of music software from iZotope including Ozone Elements, which lets you not only create songs, but also master them using AI; Skoove, which helps you improve your keyboard playing skills; Reason Lite DAW software, as well as software synths from KORG and other brands.

In other words, the moment you get your hands on this synthesizer you'll have a variety of tools to help you take your music to the next level.

Features
  • Faithful to the original, but also includes an array of added features that make it easier to use
  • Plug and play: Connect any class-compliant MIDI controller, such as KORG microKEY controllers, nanokeys or SQ-64 to one of the ARP 2600 M’s USB ports (USB-A and USB-B) and automatically get full control of your instrument
  • Resized: The new size makes it easier to visualize your patch and also allows you to use shorter patch cables
  • Two types of filters from two versions of the original ARP 2600 (4012 type, 4072 type with DIN MIDI IN added)
  • Pitch Bend, Modulation and Portamento ON/OFF can be controlled through MIDI CC messages (USB/DIN MIDI)
  • Normalized voltage: The threshold of the trigger signal required to activate the ADSR through the S/H GATE jack is now 5V, making it much easier to use in combination with other gear such as volcas or Eurorack modules
  • Improved attack and release time ratios
  • L/R stereo output jack (instead of XLR)
  • Speakers turn off automatically when using headphones
  • Improved, smoother sliders
  • Apps for iPad/iPhone
    • KORG Gadget 2 Le (music production studio DAW app)
    • KORG Module (piano/keyboard sound module app)
    Software for Mac/Windows
    • KORG Collection M1 Le (synthesizer sound module)
    • UVI Digital Synsations (synthesizer sound module)
    • AAS Ultra Analog Session (synthesizer sound module)
    • AAS Strum Session (acoustic guitar sound module)
    • AAS Lounge Lizard Session (electric piano sound module)
    • Propellerhead Reason Lite (DAW music production software)
    • Skoove free 3-month trial of Skoove Premium (online piano lesson)
    • KORG Gadget 2 Le for Mac (DAW music production software)
    • iZotope Ozone Elements (audio mastering plug-in software)
    Included items
    • Road case
    • AC power cord (KA320)
    • Patch cables
    • Owner’s manual
    • ARP sticker
    • microKEY 2-37
    Specifications
    General
    • Operating temperature range: 0–+40°C (non‐condensing)
    • Maximum Polyphony: 2 voices for duophonic; normally monophonic
    • VCO-1 (Voltage Controlled Oscilator 1) waveforms: Sawtooth, square
    • Frequency range: Approx. 0.03Hz–30Hz (low freq. mode), approx. 10Hz–10kHz (audio mode)
    • Voltage controlled response: 1V/oct.
    • VCO-2 (Voltage Controlled Oscillator 2) waveforms: Sawtooth, pulse (dynamic pulse), triangle, sine
    • Frequency range: Approx. 0.03Hz–30Hz (low freq. mode), approx. 10Hz–10kHz (audio mode)
    • Pulse width: 10%–90%
    • Voltage controlled response: 1V/oct.
    • VCO-3 (Voltage Controlled Oscilator 3) waveforms: Sawtooth, pulse (dynamic pulse)
    • Frequency range: Approx. 0.03Hz–30Hz (low freq. mode), approx. 10Hz–0kHz (audio mode)
    • Pulse width: 10%–90%
    • Voltage controlled response: 1V/oct.
    • VCF (Voltage Controlled Filter) type: Low-pass (TYPE I: early 24dB/oct., TYPE II: late 24dB/oct.)
    • Frequency range: Approx. 10Hz–10kHz
    • Resonance: 1/2 self-oscillate
    • VCA (Voltage Controlled Amplifier) control voltage: AR type (internally connected), ADSR type (internally connected)
    • Noise generator: Noise spectrum types (white and pink)
    • Ring modulator type: Analog multiplier
    • Input signal (internally connected): VCO-1 sawtooth wave, VCO-2 sine wave
    Sample and Hold
    • Sampled signal: Noise (internally connected)
    Audio Output Jacks
    • Front panel L/R output jack connector: 3.5 mm monaural phone jack
    • Maximum output level: +9dBu @ 10 kohms load
    • Output impedance: 1.2 kohms
    • Side panel connector: 6.3 mm monaural phone jack
    • Maximum output level +4dBu @ 600 kohms load
    • Output impedance: 1.2 kohms
    • Headphone jack connector: 6.3 mm stereo phone jack
    • Maximum output level: 50 mW + 50mW @ 33 ohm load
    • Output impedance: 20 ohms
    External Audio Input (Preamplifier Input)
    • Jack connector: 3.5 mm monaural phone jack
    • Maximum input level +2dBu *range x10, GAIN knob
    • Max input impedance: 10 kohms
    • MIDI connector in: USB port Type A, Type B
    Other
    • Power supply: AC power supply terminal (KA320)
    • Power consumption: 13W
    • Dimensions (WxDxH): 20.5" x 5" x 12.2"
    • Weight: 13 lb.

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