The Korg DSS-1 is a sampler synthesizer that left its mark in the 1980s with its innovative ability to combine subtractive synthesis and sampling. With its 61-key keyboard, it provides 16-voice polyphony and generous sample memory for its time. The DSS-1 stands out for its sample processing capabilities, offering features such as time-stretching and advanced modulation. Its unique sonic character makes it a favored choice among vintage synthesizer enthusiasts, contributing to its iconic status in the world of electronic music.