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Marion Systems MSR-2 (1994)
« on: September 01, 2017, 09:50:37 PM »
http://www.vintagesynth.com/misc/marion_msr2.php
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/1994_articles/dec94/marionmsr2.html


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The Marion MSR-2 was designed by Tom Oberheim and so it is known for having the 'Oberheim sound' packaged inside a compact single-space rackmount module with modern digital reliability and MIDI implementation. Despite its rather harmless and simple appearance, the MSR-2 allows for some fairly complex but intuitive programming. The filters, envelopes, LFOs and other parameters are very analog-like in their sound and editing methods. The module is also 16-part multitimbral. And external inputs route a signal through the envelope and filter sections. The MSR-2 is rare but definitely worth checking out.

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Polyphony - 8 voices (expandable to 16)
Oscillators - 2 oscillators per voice
LFO - matrix modulation built-in (up to 10 routings at the same time with 24 sources/33 destinations)
Filter - 12/24 dB/oct filter
Effects - None
Keyboard - None
Memory - 500 patches
Control - MIDI
Date Produced - 1994