Moog Memorymoog was released around
1982 - 1985 and sold for 1,650,000 yen ( about $14000 ).This
keyboard was Moog's first polysynth using key assigner.
CPU is Z80 + Z80CTC. Basic synth parameter is like Minimoog.
Memorymoog was verion uped in 1984 which called Memorymoog
Plus. Memorymoog Plus has MIDI and Sequencer. The sound
is not like Minimoog, it has another character. Of course,
very very fat sound.
1. KEYBOARD 61 keys
2. VOICE : 6-voice
Each Voice contains
3 oscillators - range 16', 8',
4', 2' (range is extended to 32' with transpose switch)
Waveforms - variable pulse, sawtooth,
Oscillators 2 & 3 have dual
concentric frequency pots; center knobs for
fine tune, outer knob
for coarse tune
Sync Osc 2 to Osc 1.
Osc 3 acts as an audio or modulation
oscillator, like Minimoog.
Osc 3 rate 0.2 Hz to 8 kHz.
3. VOICE MODULATION
Osc 3 or filter
contour can routed to Osc 1,2 Pulse width 1,2 or filter.
Filter contour can control amount
of Osc 3 modulation effect.
control for each osillator and pink noise source.
LFO - 0.1 Hz to
100 Hz. Waveform available triangle, reverse sawtooth,
sawtooth, square and sample &
hold. Routing to Osc 1,2,3, pulse width 1,2,3 and
Moog 24dB/oct filter
Keyboard tracking selectable
1/3, 2/3 or full.
7. Contour Generator
Two ADSR type contour
Attack Time : 10 seconds max
Decay & Release time : 20
Return to zero, unconditional
contour and keyboard follow modes are selectable
Two pedals can
be connect pitch, volume, filter, mod amount, Osc 2 pitch.
Type : Linear
Monophonic , Polyphonic Glide.
Weight : 17 kg
Size : 101.6 cm X 46.7 cm X 16.5
120-127 volts 50/60
200-254 volts 50/60 Hz
===== SYSTEM CONTROLLLER
C0 - Sequential Flash
C1 - Cassette Save
C2 - Cassette Load
C3 - Cassette Verify
C4 - Defeats voice sequentially
- a service routine
C5 - Frequency center for Osc 2,
3 to Osc 1 (Zero Beqt)
C6 - Tuning Calibration - Defeats
C7 - Auto assigend tuning
C8 - Program enable and disable
memory record function
C9 - live front panel
D0 to D9 - program sequence code
A - Advance program chain
B - Back program chain