The Korg M1 is an iconic synthesizer that made a significant impact in the 1980s and 1990s. Renowned for its electric piano and string sounds, the M1 revolutionized the musical landscape by introducing Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) technology to reproduce realistic sound samples. With an intuitive interface, 61 velocity-sensitive keys, and extended polyphony, the M1 found widespread use in a variety of musical genres, including pop, rock, and electronic music.