Casio CZ-1000

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Casio CZ-1000
Casio CZ-1000
Manufacturer Casio
Dates 1985
Price Approx. US$ 1000
Technical specifications
Polyphony 8 voices (4 voices with most patches)
Timbrality 8
Oscillator digital
Synthesis type Phase distortion synthesis
Filter phase distortion
Attenuator 8 step envelop generators
Aftertouch No
Velocity sensitive No
Memory 32 patches
Effects none
Keyboard 49-note, no velocity
Left-hand control pitch-bend wheel
External control MIDI

The Casio CZ-1000 was the second programmable Casio synthesizer after the CZ-101, and is the full key size version of that synthesizer. All other characteristics are similar.

It uses the phase distortion synthesis related to all other Casio CZ synthesizer models. It was also one of the first low cost multi-timbral synthesizers with normal-sized keyboard.

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