It could be powered with batteries and had guitar strap pegs so that it could be worn like a guitar and played live.
The Poly-800 included a 256-step sequencer. It had basic MIDI support, but patches could not be backed up MIDI and it still used a cassette interface for backing up patches.
Year Released: 1983
Keyboard: 49 mini keys
Polyphony: 8 notes
Multitimbral: 2 parts
User Patches: 64
Power Consumption: 9V, 300 mA (negative-tip power supply)
Dimensions: 780 mm x 286 mm x 89 mm
Weight: 4.3 kg
Korg Poly-800 MKII ($200)
Korg Poly-800 (Serviced / Warranty ($497.12)
Korg Poly-800 ($699.99)
Korg Poly-800 Cassette Tape ($86.91)
Korg Poly-800 MKII ($35)
Korg Poly-800ii ($350)