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KORG opsix SE & SE Platinum Arrives

New altered FM synthesiser offers power and performance.

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28 June 2023

Since its sneak preview at NAMM 2020, musicians worldwide have been waiting for the extended version of the opsix, and it is finally here. KORG’s new opsix SE is a digital synth with a premium all-metal design, 61-keys, and aftertouch.

Building on the expansive sound engine in the original opsix, opsix SE unlocks a new world of sonic capabilities, with increased polyphony and voicing which results in a synthesizer created for superior performance and precise control.

The opsix Operator Mixer simplified FM synthesis for the first time, making it not just comprehensible but also controllable. With the addition of extra synthesis capabilities and programming, it offered a more efficient workflow and an even richer sound. The opsix SE takes this even further.

It is equipped with Korg’s premium 61-key natural-touch keyboard, complete with aftertouch, delivering the exceptional tactile experience expected from Korg’s flagship workstations. With a sleek, robust metal body, it’s built for both the intensity of live gigs and the precision of studio sessions. The metallic knobs are optimally weighted for effortless adjustments. Underneath its exterior, the opsix SE boasts an incredible capacity of 80 stereo voices of polyphony.

The opsix SE arrives preloaded with hundreds of sounds enhanced for aftertouch control. Moreover, it is fully compatible with the sounds and samples from both the original opsix and the opsix Native software, including numerous high-quality libraries.

The synth also showcases a notable upgrade in aesthetics. A slim body, specifically designed for this instrument, features a striking brown painted aluminium control panel, paying homage to vintage machines. Together with the vivid, illuminating LEDs, it brings a vibrant energy to any stage performance. The side panels, painted in a sleek black metal, amplify the overall aesthetics for a luxurious finish.

The opsix SE ships in a dedicated hard case, including space for cables and a sustain pedal. Your instrument can travel protected, whether you’re carrying it to a rehearsal downtown or packing it up for a tour.

Limited Edition opsix SE Platinum
Celebrating the release of the long awaited opsix SE, a stunning Platinum model will be available in very limited quantities. While this model shares the same features as the standard model, it boasts a high-end metallic finish with an aluminium front panel and stainless steel side panels. This magnificent instrument is bound to command attention, whether on stage or in the studio.

opsix SE
A$3,899 (RRP)

opsix SE Platinum
A$3,999 (RRP)

Available to order now, expected to ship from July.

CONTACT

KORG: korg.com
Australian Distributor: cmi.com.au
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