Here's Korg's latest electronic keyboard with a big 75-note spread and stereo sound monitor/practice speakers at its ends. Six tone presets give piano 1 & 2, electric piano, vibraphone, clavichord and harpsichord. There's control of tremolo (panolo), chorus, key touch variation and transpose, plus a separate string orchestra section with attack, decay and volume setting. Retail price is likely to be around £850 inc. VAT (due for release in September).
Further details from Rose-Morris & Co. Ltd., (Contact Details).
The Stingray Electro-Acoustic is a new 2-channel 150 watt RMS speaker from Carlsbro which includes an L15 RCF driver and two J44 horns. It incorporates parametric EQ, reverb, a pre-amp and two slave sockets.
Also new is the 2 x 10, 1 horn PA cabinet rated at 50 watts.
Information from Carlsbro Sales Ltd., (Contact Details).
The CE20 is a 4-octave mono/poly instrument with six 8-note polyphonic voices and 14 high-note priority monophonic voices. The poly section contains brass, horn, organ, electric piano, harpsichord and strings. The mono voices range from piccolo and flute to electric bass sounds. The keyboard features dynamic touch control and, after initial depression, the keys remain touch sensitive. Its circuitry is based on the GS1's frequency modulation system (reviewed in February 1982).
Contact Kemble-Yamaha, (Contact Details).
1982 promises to be the year of the electric piano and Roland have incorporated some important features on this instrument. These include de-tuning of 2 oscillators per note, 3tonese lectors per voice (piano to harpsichord), adjustable decay, 6-stage graphic EQ, transpose and new style arpeggio control with timed variations.
Contact Roland (UK) Ltd., (Contact Details).
The new Atlantex 12 into 2 mixer has 3 band EQ, 2 auxiliary sends, pan, and an external power supply (+ 15 volts). It is priced at £335 inc. VAT.
Atlantex's quartz crystal tuner gives you a choice of analogue meter or LED readout; six buttons correspond to the six strings of a guitar. An electronic instrument can be plugged into a jack socket fora direct reading and another jack out socket allows monitoring. The Argus tuner costs £32.98.
Details from Atlantex Music Ltd., (Contact Details).
A new range of synthesisers from Teisco include the T77 Electronic Piano at a price of £399. The S60P preset synth is a small 36-note monophonic synthesiser at £450 and the EX300, a string/brass ensemble with bass and human voice, is priced at £649.
Contact John Hornby Skewes Ltd., (Contact Details).
Our roving editor was lucky enough to hear the new Roland instruments being demonstrated by the Roland team: Alan Townsend, Jay Stapeley and Dave Green.
Part of the ever-growing electromusic enthusiasts who visited our stand at the BMF recently.
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