At a time when roland was doing well with their junoseries, korg countered with a polysynth of their own in 1983 with the poly800. As an experienced synth player, programmer and composer i created these patches for professional use. I just got a korg poly 800, and i would just like if there is a way to reset the synth to its original state. In standard form, the korg poly800 is a pretty decent synth. Korg poly 800, ex800 sounds kid nepro sound patches and. A mark ii version was also made it could be powered with batteries and had guitar strap pegs so that it could be worn like a guitar and played live. These patches are for the korg poly800ii, and will not work on the original poly800.
Bass city by 99sounds sample based multi instrument. Patchman music poly 800 ex 800 pro patches were created in the studio by an experienced, professional sound designer carefully utilizing all of the programming nuances the korg will allow. Im guessing the reason your poly 800 has screwed up patches is either because the batteries died or there are no batteries in it. Heres a tutorial on how to change the battery on a korg dw8000 synthesizer. As far as the patches disappearing overnight is concerned, i think there could be different reasons for this. The library features a set of 26 classic analog and fm bass patches which have been multisampled from three different hardware synthesizers korg ex800, korg poly800, yamaha tx81z. The poly800 is an analog synthesizer in a small allplastic case with minikeys and no velocity sensitivity. Wav patches on cd no need to use cassette tape player, 18 minijack mono patch cord, 9 volt ac wall adapter. Affordable poly synth based on dco oscillators with internal step sequencer. Many people just want fresh and usable sounds quickly, so they can focus on the music. Gear overview the korg poly 800 packs a real punch of glorious 80s sounds. Sound is digitally generated from the dwgs digital waveform generator system and has been doubled from 8 sampled digital waveforms to 16 simple analog to complex digital waveforms. The sound co analog synth sounds and drum samples for. Audio samplers free delivery possible on eligible purchases.
Sorry to have to write this, but ive been through the net and this very forum in search of answers, but to no avail. The synth powered up and i was able to reload factory patches from a. Buy korg poly800 the very best of large sound library original samples in waves format on dvd or for download. Korg poly800 8voice programmable synthesizer with original padded korg flight case also included. This instrument has been engi neered for highest quality sounds and superb relia bility. The kid nepro poly 800 patches are available in the following formats. The bass bomb modification also see the hawk 800 mod, and keep an eye out for the atomahawk 800. The korg poly800 mdk was an upgrade kit for the poly800 mki that korg released for what seems like about 20 minutes in the late 80s. Affordable polysynth based on dco oscillators with internal step sequencer. Widely considered to be korgs answer to rolands affordable juno series, the poly800 employed similar digitally controlled oscillators to offer early 80s consumers an alternative to rolands budget model. Korg poly800 factory sequence a short demo showcasing the builtin sequencer. For our sample collection we used an unmodified korg poly800 mark 1 stats. Korg poly 800 8voice programmable synthesizer with original padded korg flight case also included. To obtain optimum performance from your new korg poly 800, please read this manual careful ly before using.
Take korgs first digitally controlled analog synth hybrid two steps higher and you get the more popular dw8000. I bought an old korg poly 800 for a few euro knowing it might never work so im willing to use it to learn some basic repair skills. Get the sound of the korg poly 800 if you are after classic 80s keyboard sounds, then this is the collection for you. Jul 04, 2011 poly 800 didnt have patches stored in rom anywhere, so a reset involves just restoring the original patches from tape. Hello i just got a korg poly 800, and i would just like if there is a way to reset the synth to its original state. Sonicstate present videos of the korg m3 part 1 and part 2. I only have a cassette and its so degraded that im only getting the dreaded err. The poly800 moog slayer, fm800 and filter mode mods. Duplication of contents of owners manuals andor product literature in part or in whole without the permission of the company for the purposes of sharing, massproducing. We specialise in crafting unique collections of samples and sounds for your music production, songwriting, film scoring and live performance. Gear overview the korg poly800 packs a real punch of glorious 80s sounds. Patch data sound for korg poly 800 by coloradosynthdoctor published on 20170327t20. Audio cassette of original patches korg poly800 youtube. Analog synth from the 80s with two dcos, three egs, a 24dboct filter, chorus.
Korg poly800 is an 8 voice polyphonic analog synthesizer with 64 memory patches and up to 50 editable parameters. Korg zone kingkorg is a new analog modelling synth from korg. What is does is allow you to load and dump the entire patch memory to and from your synth and your computer via midi system exclusive sysex data. Sound effectskorg poly 800korg poly 800 soundssynthmusical instrument. Available on data cassette, system exclusive, standard midi file or wav file. Korg poly800 factory presets steve hoffman music forums. Korg poly800 error after installing memory back battery. Poly 800s have been used by orbital, depeche mode, sneaker pimps, and jimi tenor.
Included is a pdf with exact instructions how to load the bank. Poly 800 patches available as wav files of the original tape backup. When your patches get erased theres lots of messed up filtered noise sounds. Korg poly800, ex 800, poly 800 mkii sounds and patches. The poly800 has a very recognizable sound typically 80s korg. The legendary korg poly800 sound library over 2,350 objects original multilayer 24bit samples in waves format korg poly800 pianos, strings, brass, bass, percussion, pads, synth bass, vox, fx, waves and more. The files will open in any program that plays wav files. New sounds available in system exclusive, midi file formats or wav files for easy loading into your synth. Korg poly800 factory preset tape file this is an alternate factory patch tape file recording should be same as the other one i posted, but better. The sound co is a collective of creative music producers, recording engineers and professional musicians. Wav files connect your computer audio output to your poly800 cassette interface input and you can load in the sounds the same way you would from the data cassette tape. To get the factory sounds back you need to load the sounds from. Highquality royaltyfree korg poly 800 organ c4 sample in. Also see the new fm 800 filter mod that provides fm like sounds.
Synthesizer demo of the polyphonic analog synthesizer korg poly800 mk ii. May 28, 2017 the patchbank comes as an audio file wav for the built in tape interface of your poly 8. Korg poly 800 issues trying to play wav of patch tape from. The korg poly 800 ii is an analog synth which can sound great as long as you program it yourself. Korg poly800 synth sample pack classic 80s retro sound. Theres also a similar howto for the korg poly800 ii. These patches tell of the retro glory days of when the sound of synthesizers ruled the music charts. Page 2 thank you and fongratulations on your choice of the korg poly 8oo. Korg kronos sets a new standard for electronic keyboards. Moog slayer by atom smasher filter mod for korg ex 800 and poly 800 aka. Download via our free email delivery and get your new poly 800 patches today.
The basic sound of the poly800 mk 2 is different to the original poly800 mk 1. The free encyclopedia korg poly800 korg poly800 with filter modification manufactured by korg dates 1983 1987 technical specifications polyphony 8 or 4 voices timbrality monotimbral oscillator 1 or 2 dcos per voice lfo 1 triangle synthesis type analog subtractive filter 1 resonant lowpass attenuator 3 adbssr memory 64 patches effects chorus. The korg poly800 series, produced between 1983 and 1987 was the first fully programmable synthesizer that sold for under a thousand bucks. Bass city is a free collection of synthesized bass samples created by chad beckwith from patcharena and tomislav zlatic from 99sounds.
At a time when roland was doing well with their junoseries, korg countered with a poly synth of their own in 1983 with the poly 800. Buy korg poly 800 the very best of large sound library original samples in waves format on dvd or for download. I recently acquired a korg poly 800 mk i as part of a trade and i havent been able to find any custom made patches on the web available for download. The hawk 800 kit gives those three music synthesizers amazing new sound capabilites, midi controls and many new user performance features. Back up your poly800ii to tape, unisyn, cubase, or whatever before sending any of these sysex files to your synth. Patch king poly 800 sounds and ex800 sounds are your best upgrade value. This is the synthesizer that made me upgrade to my first real synthesizer a casio cz in 1987. I had a wav file of the presets, and i connected the audio output from my pc to the tapein on my juno and replayed the wav through that.
Largest collection of sounds available for korg poly 800, poly 800ii, ex 800, and ps 800. Enjoy the full soundcloud experience with our free app. Free us continental shipping on dvd or free world download. The korg poly800 ii not to be confused with the original poly800 is an interesting polyphonic analog synthesizer with built in digital delay. Metros advice is good, i did something similar with a juno106 not long ago. The process is complicated by the fact that the battery is soldered onto one of the many pc boards inside the machine. I have tinkered a bit with the factory presets, but i always like seeing what other people have done.
The patchbank comes as an audio file wav for the built in tape interface of your poly 8. Moog slayer is a diy filter mod for the ex800 and poly800. Secondly, i was not able to receive any data from the korg on the opti 64. Back up your poly 800ii to tape, unisyn, cubase, or whatever before sending any of these sysex files to your synth. Poly 800 didnt have patches stored in rom anywhere, so a reset involves just restoring the original patches from tape. For instance, i think that korg uk sells a cassette copy of poly 800 presets. Hey guys, the korg poly 800 is notoriously difficultannoying to program, so i made a patch pack for it. Heres some tips for getting these patches into your poly800ii. It was an affordable addition for the studio or live gig and had easy access to.
The patch bank comes as a wav file for the built in tape interface of your synth. I figured if i didnt like it, i could sell it for atleast what i paid for it checking. Korg poly 800 reprogramming vintage synth explorer forums. Wav format, plus manuals and articles on the poly 800 series as well as a howto documentation and issues of the poly 800 users group in pdf format. Analogaudio1 is proud to present the professional poly800 classic analog soundset, featuring 64 highly useful patches lush analog pads, great retro sounds, fat basses, sequencer sounds and. These patches are for the korg poly 800ii, and will not work on the original poly 800. The poly 800 only keeps its memory as long as there are batteries in it.
Sep 17, 2004 sorry to have to write this, but ive been through the net and this very forum in search of answers, but to no avail. Wav format, plus manuals and articles on the poly800 series as well as a howto documentation and issues of the poly800 users group in pdf format. Largest collection of sounds available for korg poly800, poly800ii, ex800, and ps800. Get the sound of the korg poly800 if you are after classic 80s keyboard sounds, then this is the collection for you. The korg poly800 ii is an analog synth which can sound great as long as you program it yourself.
I made a demo video of some of my favorites also, does anybody have an unmodded poly 800 anymore. It was the first synthesizer manufactured with midi onboard, so it was a popular controller for other synthesizers. This can be heard in the subtle differences in attack, timbre, and vibrato in the four solo stringed instrument patches. Korg poly 800 is an 8 voice polyphonic analog synthesizer with 64 memory patches and up to 50 editable parameters. It might be worth looking for patch cassettes on ebay also. Download highquality royaltyfree korg poly 800 samples in. You need a midi interface or sound card to connect to the synths midi input. Heres some tips for getting these patches into your poly 800ii. Poly800s have been used by orbital, depeche mode, sneaker pimps, and jimi tenor. The mark 2 sample collection has been created using 4 notes per octave for our sample collection we used a korg poly800 mark 2 modded with pots for filter resonance and cutoff. Duplication of contents of owners manuals andor product literature in part or in whole without the permission of the company for the purposes of sharing. Korg poly 800 issues trying to play wav of patch tape.
Korg poly800 factory preset by kuma free listening on. The hawk 800 is an electronic hardware and software upgrade kit for the korg poly 800 mk1 ps 800, and the ex 800 or mk2 models. The korg poly800 came out 1984 and is an interesting. Korg poly 800 ii 1985 poly synthesizer updated version with digital delay. Korg ex800 patchman musickorg poly800 patches programs soundbanks sounds at patchman music the intent of these two soundbanks is. The files will open in any program that plays aiff or wav files. Korg poly800 analog synthesizer 1984 custom patches.
Also included is a patch list pdf, to find the right sounds quickly. Korg poly800 synth sample pack classic 80s retro sound the. Back then i had a gem dsk8 accompaniment keyboard, but a schoolmate of mine had a poly 800, and i often got to play it. Korg poly 800 reprogramming post by leonidspaul wed nov 09, 2011 9. Buy korg poly800 the very best of large original 24bit wavekontakt samples library on dvd or download. Korg poly800 1983 entrylevel 49 keys poly synthesizer. Korg poly61m photos click to enlarge year of release. Included is a step by step instruction on how to load the patches in your poly800 ii. A friend asked my help in setting up his korg poly 800 to utilize the general midi patches of the opti 64 sound card on his 486 sx computer win 3. They came from that strange era of korg synths where they couldnt seem to decide between analogue and digital, and so came up with a selection of hybrid synths that didnt seem to excel as either sound. I was able to receive one midi channel at a time on the korg, so how do you switch the poly 800 to omni mode. The korg poly800 and its rackmount tabletop cousin the ex800 are odd beasts.556 468 903 16 1453 1342 1057 846 551 1331 144 1432 411 1073 457 387 1170 1366 1085 1453 342 713 416 1215 1462 1488 1371 1429 789 1391 1080 1109 119 837 353 838 125 676 1234 1472 1306 614 1347 847