The Prophet-5 is an analog synthesizer that was manufactured by Sequential Circuits from 1978 to 1984. It had 5-voice polyphony and was one of the first synthesizers with patch memories. This synthesizer is widely known for its modulation capabilties, though it lacked MIDI support.
The Prophet 5 is known to have been used by David Bowie, John Carpenter, Phil Collins, Vince Clarke, Thomas Dolby, Duran Duran, Peter Gabriel, Philip Glass, Hall & Oates, INXS, Jean Michel Jarre, Kraftwerk, New Order, No Doubt, Gary Numan, Pet Shop Boys, Prodigy, Sneaker Pimps, Steely Dan, Talking Heads, and The Cars.
Year Released: 1978
Keyboard: 61 keys
Polyphony: 5 notes
Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 Rev 2 ($6,750)
Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 Rev 2 ($6,000)