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Description

The minilogue xd module is a desktop version of one of the most popular synthesizers in its class. It is a superb option for the synth lover who works in home studio DAW environments with a MIDI controller. 

The voice structure of the minilogue xdm consists of 2VCO + MULTI ENGINE, 1VCF, 2EG, 1VCA, and 1LFO. In addition to the distinctive circuits found in the series, like wave shaping for the overtones of the oscillator and a sync/ring switch, there's also cross modulation, a sharp two-pole filter, and a drive switch that adds thickness and drives signal into minilogue xd’s filter. The sounds range from the warm pads to fat basses and crisp lead sounds.

Digital multi-engine
To take its sound shaping capabilities even further, minilogue xd uses a digital multi-engine that provides a third oscillator in addition to the two analog VCOs. The engine is equipped with three different types of sound generators (noise, VPM, and user slot).

Noise generator
The noise generator provides four types of noise that are indispensable for percussive sounds or for sound effects. You can use the digital filter to directly change the color of the noise.

VPM oscillator
The VPM (Variable Phase Modulation)/FM oscillator can produce sharp, metallic sounds with complex overtones beyond the possibilities offered by analog systems. With 16 types of oscillator and a SHAPE knob control, you'll be able to create complex sounds intuitively.

User oscillators
User oscillators allow you to load your own oscillator programs. There are 16 user slots, as well as one type of morphing wavetable oscillator provided as a preset.

High-quality digital effects
minilogue xd’s digital effects use 32-bit floating point DSP processing, adding a finishing touch to its deep sound design platform. The three types (modulation effects, reverb, and delay) can be used simultaneously, letting you choose from a wide range of variations including chorus, ensemble, warm tape delay, and a diverse variety of reverb.

User customization
The minilogue xd features a customizable open environment. The unit comes with 16 user oscillator slots and 16 user effect slots you can customize. Oscillators and user programs that you've created with the SDK (Software Development Kit) can be loaded into the minilogue xd via the dedicated librarian software. Create original programs, share code, and participate in the user community. You can start with sample code provided by Korg.

Polyphonic step sequencer 
The step sequencer provides 16 steps and supports both real-time recording and step recording. Motion sequence lets you record the movements of up to four knobs, adding time-varying change to the sound, and you can record not only smooth changes in value but also values that change precisely at each step.

Micro tuning
The minilogue xd is equipped with the micro tuning function featured on the monologue, allowing you to individually adjust the pitch of each key. There are also 23 preset tunings built-in, including some created by Aphex Twin and Dorian Concept, and users can also create and store six user scales and six user octaves. 
Features
  • Analog sound generator + Multi digital sound generator (Noise, VPM, User)
  • 4-voice polyphony with 4 separate voice modes (POLY, UNISON, CHORD, ARP / LATCH)
  • Interface with a monologue xd keyboard for 8 voices
  • Fully programmable, with 500 voices (more than 200 preload, 300 user programs)
  • 16-step polyphonic sequencer with 16 individual step buttons
  • Built-in digital stereo effects including modulation, reverb and delay
  • Digital LED display and real-time OLED oscilloscope for visual feedback of parameter changes
  • Enhanced connectivity with stereo outputs, CV input and more
Specifications
  • Sound Generation: Analog synthesis
  • Maximum Polyphony: 4 voices
  • Program: 200 programs (100 Presets / 100 Users)
  • Each program includes voice mode and sequence data settings
  • Up to eight favorite programs can be registered
  • Voice Modes: 8 modes (Poly, Duo, Unison, Mono, Chord, Delay, Arp, Side Chain)
  • VOICE MODE DEPTH can vary different parameters in each mode
  • Main Synthesis Parameters
    • VCO1 Octave, Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), Pitch, Shape
    • VCO2 Octave, Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), Pitch, Shape
    • VCO2 MODULATION Cross Mod Depth, Pitch EG Int, Sync, Ring
    • MIXER VCO1, VCO2, Noise
    • FILTER Cutoff, Resonance, EG Int, Filter Type (2-Pole, 4-Pole), Keytrack, Velocity
    • AMP EG Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
    • EG Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
    • LFO Wave (Saw, Triangle, Square), EG Mod (Int, Rate, Off), Rate, Int, Target (Pitch, Shape, Cutoff)
    • DELAY Hi Pass Cutoff, Time, Feedback, Output Routing (Post Filter, Pre Filter, Bypass)
    • Sequencer: 16-step polyphonic sequencer
    • Motion sequence can be used on up to four parameters
    • Connectors: Headphones (6.3mm stereo phone jack)
    • Output (6.3mm monaural phone jack)
    • Audio In (6.3mm monaural phone jack)
    • Sync In (3.5mm monaural mini jack)
    • Sync Out (3.5mm monaural mini jack)
    • MIDI In
    • MIDI Out
    • USB Type B
    Warranty
    USA Warranty Policy

    All Korg products purchased from a Korg USA authorized dealer are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship to the original consumer purchaser as listed below:

    Labor: 1 Year
    Parts: 1 Year

    Exceptions: Tubes, AC Adapters, Foot Switches: 90 days

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    -Proof of Warranty - The customer must provide proof of purchase in order to obtain warranty service. The dated sales slip or copy thereof is the only acceptable proof of purchase.

    -The product must be purchased from a Korg USA authorized dealer and have a valid serial number.

    Damage resulting from the following causes are excluded from the warranty set forth above:
    -Misuse, including damage occurring during shipment, damage caused by battery leakage, accident, fire, unauthorized repairs, tampering, cosmetic damage or other types of damage which are the result of improper handling or abuse.
    -The cleaning of controls or contacts due to exposure to dirty, dusty, or otherwise contaminated environment.
    -Damage resulting from modification.
    -Damage to units used for loan or rental.

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