Sequential circuits Prophet 600 Keyboard. The Prophet 2000 was preceded by early samplers such as the Ensoniq Mirage and the E-mu Emulator, which both helped to introduce samplers into general markets. [2], While playing high frequencies, the Prophet 2000 had a tendency to fall out of tune. Engineer Chris Meyer corrected this issue for the Prophet VS, the first digital synthesizer given the green light by Sequential founder Dave Smith. [2] One year later, Sequential increased the Prophet sampler's bit depth to 16 with the rack-mounted Prophet 3000. This was in part due to their incorporation of manipulation techniques familiar to users of analog synthesizers. Reverb Sellers Are Still Shipping. Parts and accessories for Sequential Circuits keyboards. Sequential Circuits Split-8 The Split-8 is a polyphonic analogue keyboard synthesizer manufactured by Sequential Circuits . Add to Cart. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. The T8 is a monstrous sounding 8 Voice polyphonic synth with analog circuity under digital control allowing the user … Like Casio CZ synthesizers of the time, the Prophet 2000 was also multitimbral, making it possible for multiple samples to be triggered off its keyboard at one time. Sequential Circuits Keyboard Pro Audio Synthesizers, 1 product ratings - Sequential Circuits Vintage Prophet 600 Keyboard Synthesizer, Slide {current_page} of {total_pages} - You May Also Like. [2] Like the Prophet 3000, the Studio 440—and many of Sequential's products—lost sales due to the brand loyalty demanded by its competitors, including Akai Professional, Roland Corporation, and Korg. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time, One stop shop for all things from your favorite brand, {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. Back to Home Page The Prophet 2000 introduced features to enhance its looping capabilities, which resulted in easier use and reduction in clicking at the end of a loop. Back to Home Page View cart for details. Despite their technological limitations, early digital samplers like the Prophet 2000 are noted for their warm audio quality as a result of using analog VCFs and VCAs. Message this Seller if you have any questions. Most items on Reverb are being shipped within 48 hours. As low as $14/month with. It is also considered to be one of the earliest multitimbral samplers. It comes from the same period and genre as the Roland SH-101 and Moog Prodigy.The Pro One was basically Sequential's attempt at taking their legendary Prophet 5 poly-synth and packing it into a compact, inexpensive, monophonic analog synth! Using the technology developed for the 2000, Sequential also produced the Prophet 2002, a rack-mounted version of the 2000, and the Studio 440, a drum machine and sequencer that used a similar sampler at its core. Something went wrong. However, the 3000 was only manufactured in limited quantities as its release coincided with the gradual collapse of Sequential Circuits. External storage was available through 3.5" diskettes. Good. The 440 also made it easier to access the full 512 kilowords of available memory by allowing the creation of samples as long as 12 seconds. The Sequential Pro One is a wicked little monosynth! Watch. [1] However, these samplers operated at low fidelity with only 8 bits of depth. Vintage Sequential Circuits Electronic Keyboard Synthesizer Synth Original Box The Prophet 2000 was a sampler keyboard manufactured by Dave Smith's Sequential Circuits (SCI) and released in 1985. This SIXTRAK keyboard is in excellent electronic and cosmetic condition.The cpu & audio electronics were calibrated to factory specifications specification, a new memory back-up battery was installed along with factory programs and the tantalum caps were replaced. It was presented in the United Kingdom one month following its introduction; public release came in 1985. [2], "Emu Systems Emulator II, Part 1 (Retro)",, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 July 2019, at 03:28. $150. The 2002 also added some features to make the unit more responsive and accessible. [5] It is estimated that approximately 250 were produced before Yamaha's acquisition of Sequential. The Prophet 3000, a rack-mounted elaboration upon the 2000 and 2002, was released in limited quantities prior to the collapse of Sequential. Parts and accessories for Sequential Circuits keyboards. Built in Japan and going by the alternative name "Pro-8" in some markets, this was one of the last synthesizers produced by the company and was assigned model number 608. [4], Due to the success of the Prophet 2000, Sequential introduced a rack-mounted version of the Prophet 2000 a few months after its initial release. Watch this listing to get price drop alerts. "The Sequential Circuits Prophet T8 was released in 1983 when analog synthesizers were largely outnumbered by digital FM machines. The Prophet 2000 introduced a higher audio resolution, at 12 bits, and retailed for about GB£2,000, making it relatively affordable. [6], In 1987, Sequential introduced a follow-up to the Prophet 2000, the Studio 440. [2][3], Intended to represent Sequential's first entry into the low-cost digital sampler market, the Prophet 2000 was equipped with 256 kilowords of sample memory (word length of 12 bits = 1 sample), and sampling rates of 15.625, 31.250, and 41.667 kHz at 12-bit audio resolution.