Iconic synthesiser design and manufacturing company Korg has released details this week of a new DIY synthesiser they are creating called the NTS1 Digital Kit which can be assembled without the need for any soldering. The devices currently in its prototyping stage of development that can be seen in action in the videos embedded below.
At Superbooth 2019 last week, Korg showcase the prototype for attendees to see, offering a NTS1 Digital Kit, design to provide the “the evolution” of the development board it released last year for the Prologue’s oscillators and effects. “The digital Dev board which was part of the SDK for Prologue and XD oscillators. This features a complete digital voice with three simultanious fx.”
The new digital synth is based on the custom digital oscillator found in the Prologue and Minilogue XD. It is thought that Korg will be launching the new NTS1 Digital Kit sometime during the summer months of 2019, making it available for less than $100, although this price point or release date has not yet been confirmed by Korg itself the current time. As more information, specifications and pricing is made available we will keep you up to speed as always.