Find great deals for Alesis Micron Keyboard Synthesizer. Shop with confidence on eBay!. Well based on the Ion.. it is one of the few modern synths that really tries to sound vintage/analog. The analog drift was nice on that one. The Alesis MICRON is a key Analog Modeling synthesizer with 8 Voices of polyphony and 3 real-time parameter control knobs. Each voice is backed by 3.

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So, if twiddling knobs all day is not your thing, but the sounds that come from such efforts are what you are looking for then the Micron may be the synth for you! So easy to use out of the box – even my wife was able to make decent sounds immediately These are going to be highly sought after in a few years.

Each voice is backed by 3 independent Oscillators, 3 Envelope Generators, 2 Filters and 2 LFO’s, all of which provide substantial sonic girth and texture. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Any Condition Any Condition. I bought this synthesizer to add to my current rig I’m a huge fan of mini synths.

Sure you can delve deeper into patch editing and even the extensive twelve-route modulation matrix with sources and 78 destinations but that’s tedious with so few controls. Furthermore, it’s been difficult to tweak it live, and it does take a good amount of time to create the sound you want. All wave shapes are continuously variable, and an FM Synthesis Mode menu is included as an alternative color in the Oscillator parameter group.

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Memory – 1, Programs preset programs, with space for more fully compatible with Ion programs. Save on Synthesizers Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Show More Show Less. Most relevant reviews See alesie 16 reviews. Although it looks like a toy, it feels extremely sturdy.


The Micron boasts the same analog modeling sound engine as the acclaimed Alesis Ionoffering breakthrough analog realism, high-resolution control, and tremendous value.

Alesis Micron Keyboard Synthesizer

Great little board that’s the little engine that really could. People who bought this also bought.

If your looking for a good compact Machine this one fits. Make no mistake, the MICRON is a synthesizer with lots of expressive nuance, depth, and precision in programming, serving xlesis portions of analog fat; it’s not a preset playback instrument with a spreadsheet’s worth of polyphony, and it wasn’t built to be one. See details for description of any imperfections.

Alesis MICRON – Key 8-Voice Polyphonic Synthesizer MICRON B&H

In addition to its powerful modulation matrix, the Micron offers a programmable step sequencer, an arpeggiator, a rhythm sequencer for micrkn kits, and a dynamic realtime phrase sequencer – all of which sync to MIDI clock. Most obviously, the Micron has done away with just about all the real-time controllers found on the Ion, offering just three degree endless parameter knobs, two assignable modulation sliders and one assignable backlit pitch wheel.

This synth is capable of so much more than synths costing 4 times what this costs. Really impressive playing of the Micron, sounds like a guitar player!

There are 2 separate multi-effects groups available for insertion on the MICRON ‘s part multi-timbral setups, in addition to a stereo Master Effects group. Although it creates wonderful sound due to its wonderful sound engine, it’s definitely micfon for those who know what they’re doing.

Effects include a 40 band vocoder that does not use up any polyphony, 4 insert effects, and stereo master effects. Instant access to thousands of incredibly realistic analog synth sounds with all the power and programmability alesjs the Ion.


This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Would like to see a couple more vintage style drums kits though – technica drums are too thumpy and hurts my ears – but I’m old school – remember when the first moog came out?

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Keypad and controls operate smoothly and sound quality is very good. Programmable step pattern sequencer; Dynamic real-time phrase sequencer; Drum Rhythm Sequencer. Rare Blue Micron I had mocron saved search for Alessis Micron for almost a year without seeing a blue one. It’s therefor best used as a preset type synthesizer – either alesie your own Ion patches or others into the Micron and take them on the go.

All analog style programming.

Then sometime later Alesis released a new firmware v. Be the first to review this item. Just like the Ion, the Micron offers continuously variable wave shapes, plus osc-sync and FM synthesis.

This item doesn’t belong on this page. Manual Alesis have made manuals and program charts mixron many of their products available on-line, for free download as. Has a ton of filter types, a vocoder and can do drums as well. Alesis Micron – Patch a Day Read more Slim pickin’s but enough for live performances you only have two hands!

Unit also has many different sounds and samples to fit most any need.