Cyber Monday 2023: best synth deals under $1,000

We’ve rounded up the very best Cyber Monday synth deals to save you hours of scrolling. You’re welcome.

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Cyber Monday is finally here, swiftly following Black Friday. Doesn’t it just feel like Christmas morning? Or perhaps Boxing Day? We’re eyeing up the most eye-catching deals on music gear from across the web in giddy excitement, but until we clock off and go shopping ourselves, it’s our job to help you pick the best ones for you.

Have you been thinking about buying a new synth for months, but are somewhat constrained by budget? No problem. Below, we’ve rounded up the very best deals on synths under $1,000, so you can get the perfect one for you without breaking the bank.

Roland JUNO-DS88 Synthesizer – save $300

In this stellar Cyber Monday deal over at Guitar Center, you can pick up the classic Roland JUNO-DS88 synth – usually priced at $1,199.99 – for just $899.99. That’s a massive $300 saving, or 25 percent off. Enjoy 88 weighted-action keys, eight phrase pads, an absolutely massive set of sounds and an array of knobs and sliders with which to tweak them.

Roland JUNO-DS61 Synthesizer – $599

And if you don’t need 88 keys, you can grab the Roland JUNO-DS61 – which instead has 61 keys – and save yourself a pretty penny. In this sweet deal at Guitar Center, the JUNO-DS61 is only $599, down from $799. That represents a juicy 25 per cent saving. It sports all of the quality sounds, intuitive operation and portability of the JUNO-DS88, along with improved pianos, additional organs, waveform expansion capability, Phrase Pads, new vocal effects and more.

Korg Minilogue Bass – just $612

Over at Thomann, you can grab the Korg Minilogue Bass for just $612. It features two voltage-controlled oscillators with three waveforms each – sawtooth, triangle, rectangle – eight different voice modes, an analogue filter, 41 permanently assigned knobs and switches for direct access to sound-shaping parameters, two ADSR envelopes for amp, filter and pitch, one LFO, 200 sound presets, 100 synth bass presets, and a whole lot more.

ASM Ashun Sound Machines Hydrasynth Desktop/Rack Synthesizer

The Ashun Sound Machines Hydrasynth Desktop/Rack has the same killer sound engine as the ASM Hydrasynth keyboard version. This synth – designed for maximum flexibility – has a user interface which allows you to edit patches quickly and seamlessly with a minimal amount of paging and many workflow shortcuts. And right now, you can save $150 and grab it for just $649 over at zZounds.

Elektron Digitone Desktop FM Synthesizer – save $100

Elektron’s Digitone FM synth combines FM sound generation with a classic subtractive synthesis signal flow, resulting in possibilities from jagged chaos to mellow soundscapes. Aside from the array of customisable and tweakable parameters, the Digitone FM comes loaded with 512 sounds ranging from FM classics to out-of-this-world soundscapes created by Blush Response, DivKid, Hizmi, Mark Fell, Zabutom, the Elektron staff and more.

And you can get yours now for just $799 over at zZounds.


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